What's It Say Today?
Students consider important structures in their community -- specifically, those structures that have had a great impact on the history of their community.
3 Views 18 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
The Non-Importation MovementLesson Planet: Curated OER
Boycott for free trade! An eye-opening lesson explores the non-importation movement created by American colonists in response to the Stamp and Sugar Acts. Scholars specifically look at the impact the boycott had on colonial women who had...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Citizenship and Elections: The Importance of a BallotLesson Planet: Curated OER
Approximately 58 prcent of those eligible voted in the 2016 US Presidential election. In an attempt to impress upon learners the importance of voting and voting rights, class members examine primary source documents related to the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Impact of the California Missions on Native AmericansLesson Planet: Curated OER
While the Spanish claimed to bring civilization to California indigenous peoples, in reality, they also brought violence and forced assimilation to European values. Primary sources, such as the reports of Catholic priests and Europeans...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Close Reading: Unpacking Specific Articles of the UDHREngageNY
Lesson 6 of this extensive unit finally has your class begin to work their way through specific articles from the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Before examining the rights actually detailed in the document,...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Welcome to My American Farm!Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Take a step into the virtual farm world and explore the impact farming has on our everyday eating habits. Future farmers discover the meaning of agriculture and the hard work that goes into providing food for us to enjoy. A computer game...
3rd - 5th Career & Technical Education
Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) in the History ClassroomLesson Planet: Curated OER
SAC is a specific approach to discussing history and controversial issues. Rather than adhering to an either/or debate-style paradigm, it fosters speaking and constructivist listening to enable learners to build consensus through...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Looking for Trouble - Using the Internet to Research Structured ControversyLesson Planet: Curated OER
Discuss controversial issues with your charges. More importantly, discuss how you have to research both sides of a controversy before taking a stance. In groups, middle schoolers research the controversial issue of dog sled racing. They...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical PerspectiveLesson Planet: Curated OER
Second in a series of five lessons, this lesson encourages preteens to consider cities as urban ecosystems. First, they keep a food diary for a few days. They visit the Natrional Agricultural Statistics Service website for current data...
4th - 6th Science
The BombLesson Planet: Curated OER
The spectacular explosion of the first atomic weapon is documented with dramatic video footage in a short film. Using pictures and videos of the bomb's preparation, as well as its aftermath, scholars consider the ramifications of this...
3 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Impact of the Civil Rights MovementLesson Planet: Curated OER
Deepen understanding of the Civil Rights Movement with this collection of primary documents. This resource contains 22 video transcripts about desegregation, voting rights, black power, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and more. You might...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History