War Story Documentary
Students review research skills and determine an aspect of war to research. They research an aspect of a war experience and bring history to life through iMovie.
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The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Oldest known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110
How do people overcome adversity? Alice Herz-Sommer survived the Holocaust and the spirit that sustained her is the focus of this resource. After reading her story, class members respond to both text-based and open-ended discussion...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Historical Perspectives: Coming Home from War
What do the homecoming experiences of soldiers who fought in WWII, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan reveal about the politics and culture of the US during the time period of each war? Young historians view The Way We Get By, which tells...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
World War II: Modern History of Hawaii
Students examine world geography by viewing a documentary film in class. In this World War II lesson, students discuss the role Hawaii played in the great battle and what type conflicts happened among the island chain. Students view a...
8th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
The War: Utah World War II Stories
Students study the contributions of World War II veterans and how the contributions affected the United States in the past and now. They watch videos at a website that show Utah World War II stories. While studying, they attempt to put...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Sort It Out - Primary Access Immigration Stories
Seventh graders produce digital documentaries. For this immigration lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast American immigration waves as they examine photographs and documents from the Library of Congress. Students conduct further...
7th Social Studies & History