Who Caused What?
Twelfth graders examine cause and effect in real-life reading selections. They read newspaper articles, headlines, and picture captions, identifying if they are the cause or the effect.
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General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Voices from Haiti": Using Poetry to Speak up for a Cause
Explore a real world use of poetry with your class! Young language arts pupils will consider the concept of advocacy and how journalism, photography, and yes, even poetry can raise awareness for a cause. Your class can read several poems...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Who Started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
The discussion continues: Who started the Civil War? So why not get your intelligent learners involved. Readers use the account of Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow to begin their analysis of who started the war. Scholars are...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Tales of Passion
What is feminism? Listen as renowned author and activist Isabel Allende champions the cause of passionate individuals, and in particular, women who have gone against the grain and challenged the status quo in order to make the world a...
19 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable