Students select one female veteran and research her background and contribution to the military. They explore the relationship between women and the military and how it has evolved since the Revolutionary War.
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"The Glorious Whitewasher" from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain with Mini-Assessment
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Canadians Remember in November
Learners discover the valuable contributions that Canadian soliders made during World Wars, Korea, Afghanistan, and in peacekeeping operations. They demonstrate their knowledge of Remembrance Day by creating a triptych depicting events...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
How One Teenager Unearthed Baseball's Untold History
Discover how one young man made a major impact on a generation of individuals through simple dedication, consideration, and passion for something he loved. Cam Perron discusses how after writing letters to retired baseball players from...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History