Walk a Mile
Students examine how to encourage positive attitudes when they observe prejudiced behaviors. They discuss African-American history, complete a graphic organizer web to prepare notes for an essay on the book "Night John."
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Guided Reading: The Underground Railroad
Students summarize The Underground Railroad. In this guided reading lesson students read a nonfiction book about the Underground Railroad. Students use a timeline they have created while reading to assist in their writing of a summary...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Little Prince: Problematic Situation
Your plane has crashed in the Sahara desert. What do you do? Explore the possibilities with a role-playing activity based on Antoine de Saint Éxupery's The Little Prince. In groups, kids decide whether they would walk to find help to try...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Selma to Montgomery March
The hard-fought and hard-earned right to vote has many miles of marching in its history. Learn more about the famous Selma to Montgomery march with an informative article about how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led thousands to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Walking Down Main Street: The Changing Times of a Railroad Town
Students explore the historic district via a scavenger hunt. In this community history instructional activity, students complete a scavenger hunt using historic postcards and clues as guides. Students create a timeline demonstrating...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Build the Great Wall Lesson Plan
Pupils study the history and significance of the Great Wall of China. They examine the topography of the Chinese landscape before building a model of the Wall. Over the course of the school year, they use art supplies to build a wall...
6th - 12th English Language Arts