Using Fairy Tales to Promote Retention of Ethical Standards
Students explore ethical systems. Students read fairy tales and Bible stories to identify examples of ethical systems. Students brainstorm and discuss movies, songs and poems that exemplify ethical system.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
What Leads to Revolution?
From the essential question about the cause of the American Revolution to a Town Hall meeting hosted by and for your social studies class, a set of American history lessons are a great addition to your Revolutionary War unit. After...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sources of Law
From where do United States citizens derive their laws? This resource offers an overview of the various sources of law, such as the Constitution, statutes passed by Congress, and judicial precedents established through court cases. It...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Barter & Money
You want five pigs, but you only have four bails of hay. How will you manage to get your want? A great simulation begins this lesson plan into why the use of money has replaced the process of bartering. Then, after indulging in a comic...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Convict Leasing in Alabama: a System That Re-Enslaved Blacks After the Civil War
The post-Civil War convict leasing program, rarely covered in textbooks, is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use information drawn from primary source documents to assess the program. While the focus is on Alabama's...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Indiana Courts: How Do They Work?
Students identify the branches of Indiana's judicial system and determine the differences between the different courts and different types of cases. Students create a flow chart showing how a court case works its way through the legal...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Haven't I Seen You Somewhere Before?
High schoolers discover the true meaning of karma and the related concept of samsara by reading the Jataka Tales. Learners work in groups to become familiar with one form of Buddhist storytelling and examine how Jataka Tales are used as...
9th - 12th English Language Arts