What's An Oasis?
Students view a film about the characteristics of an oasis. They discover it can be used as a type of shelter for animals. They work together to identify the basic needs of plants and animals.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have A Dream" is hailed as one of the most eloquent and moving speeches of the 20th century. But what makes his words hit his listeners' ears in just the right ways? Young orators study Dr. King's...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson, anticipatory set, and map...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Has society progressed to the dream Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in his famous address during the civil rights movement? Learners work with a partner to analyze one excerpt from King's "I Have A Dream" speech and find a current image...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Climate and Vegetation of Africa
Portray African climate and vegetation through this text-companion activity. Learners read about how climate and vegetation affect life in Africa, take notes, and answer 4 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Restoration
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz island by the introduction of species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the...
12 mins 4th - 12th Social Studies & History