What to teach: conceptual frameworks
Students use conceptual frameworks to organize and explain historical information. They find themes, ask questions, develop timelines, and use other thinking strategies to make meaning of history.
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Welcome to the Blogosphere
Create a blog spot for your classroom and promote online discussions. There are several blogging websites listed here, and you can create one specific to each class or one collective site. Teach your learners how to post on the blog, and...
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Sociology Unit Six: Socialization Within the Group
How do we learn the rules of society? How do beliefs and ideas affect these rules? Introduce your young sociologists to the factors that socialize individuals with a unit that uses observation and experimentation to analyze how factors...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
Skill 18: Teach Others
The purpose of this exercise is to emphasize the importance of teaching others new skills and knowledge. After a brief whole-group discussion, pairs complete a handout on the types of information different individuals might teach someone...
2nd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Beauty of Anglo-Saxon Poetry: A Prelude to Beowulf
Riddle me this! What do kennings, caesura, and alliteration have to do with the Nowell Codex? Introduce class members to Anglo-Saxon poetry and prepare readers for a study of Beowulf with a series of activities that includes asking...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: The Hetch Hetchy Controversy
Should wilderness areas be preserved or managed? Class members examine primary source documents, including lecture notes, articles, essays and congressional records to better understand the Hetch Hetchy controversy that created a split...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable