We Didn't Start the Fire project
Students, in groups, are given a section of the song. They are responsible for decoding the lyrics of the song. They are to place the following with each particular person, place, etc.
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World War I PowerPoint Projects
Use these project guidelines as a start to designing your own class PowerPoint project and to consider what elements you would like to assign and assess in your class. While the resource begins with instructions for researching World War...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
Young scholars develop their geography skills as they analyze map projections. In this ethnocentrism lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to draw maps and then analyze the projections they created for...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Current Event Project
One of the best ways to make history relevant and engaging is to analyze current events before they become history! Check out these project guidelines for a current event research paper, outlining the major required sections of the...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do We Have Museums?
How did the tradition of collecting and displaying interesting items to the public begin? How have museums evolved over time? Offer your young historians a fascinating look into a cultural pastime we so often take for granted in the...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
We the People Focusing on Details: Compare and Contrast
Even the most inspiring documents in American history had to go through a few drafts before they were ready for publication. Reinforce the importance of the writing process, as well as the collaborative nature of democracy, with an...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Language Arts Writing-We Didn't Start the Fire
Students examine musical lyrics as poetry. For this creative writing lesson, students use the lyrics from a popular Billy Joel song to examine American culture at the time. They follow the format of the song to write their own lyrics...
9th - 12th English Language Arts