Students use primary sources to examine life in the Indian Schools. They brainstorm reasons why the Colorado Indian students were required to wear uniforms and debate the pros and cons of wearing uniforms in school.
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Heroes Among Us
A hero is not always dressed in uniform. Here, scholars gain insight into traits of heroism through images and a survivor's story about the heroic actions his colleagues took to save him from the September 11th terrorist attacks. With...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
School Uniforms: Debating the Issue and Creating an Advertisement
Fifth graders debate the issue of school uniforms. They research, finding supporting evidence supporting their stance. Using the Lincoln-Douglas form of debate, 5th graders discuss the positive and negative issues of the topic. They...
5th English Language Arts
U.S. Military and Service Project
The teacher uses resourses such as the World Map, Military Dress Uniform, Atlas, and recruiter information to expose the young scholars to facts about the military. The students memorize the name of the Commander and Chief, the purpose...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History