What's the Issue?
In this writing worksheet, students learn to write letters to a newspaper and give opinions about important issues. Students follow the steps on this page to identify a controversial issue and write a letter about it.
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Fashion and Gender Roles
What do the fashions of an era say about the values and gender roles of that era? Expert groups examine primary source documents and fashion visuals of the 1900s, 1920s, 1940s, and 1950s and consider how these fashions reflect economic...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who? What? When? Where? Asking Questions
Sixth graders interview Veterans or role play to answer who, what, where, when questions. In this Veteran's Day questioning activity, 6th graders learn about the events in the military service of veterans. Students may simulate...
6th Social Studies & History
What if Your Parent Ran for President?
Throughout history, many people have run for president. But, what is that like for the children of those individuals? Kids read a bit about Mitt Romney and his five children, then respond to a writing prompt in a blog post. They describe...
6th - 8th English Language Arts