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Students select a foreign city, research the city using the Internet, and plan an eleven-day vacation to that city. This lesson is ideal for a social studies classroom and includes ideas for using iMovie, Excel, and MS Works or AppleWorks.
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Banks, Credit & the Economy
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Italian Enemy Aliens During World War II: Evacuation from Prohibited Zones
Learners read and discuss the Enemy Alien Evacuation Order. They perform research by reading newspaper articles from February 1942 as well as investigating available information on the Internet. Students work in groups to create a...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Korea: An Introduction to the Land of Morning Calm
Students explore the culture of South Korea. In this South Korea instructional activity, students read several Korean folk tales. Students conduct research to create travel brochures that feature South Korea and its culture. Students...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Against All Odds: The African American Founding of Princeville, NC
Princeville, NC, the oldest town in the United States incorporated entirely by African Americans, is the focus of a 31-page packet that not only traces the history of the town, but also examines the challenges that city has faced over...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Consumer Price Index: A Measure of Inflation
Students examine inflation over the years and learn to calculate how it changes over time. In this money management lesson, students learn how price changes affect their purchasing power, how to come up with strategies for dealing with...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History