Who Has Power?
Fourth graders discuss abuse of power in government and examine the Constitution for specific powers in each branch. They create a crossword puzzle utilizing terms and information regarding division of government powers and federalism
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Project Love: How Can We Help Other Children with Literacy?
Students help others learn to read and write. In this service learning lesson, students write letters that are assembled in Project Love Kits for students in other countries who need help with reading and writing.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Governmental Responsibilities: Community, Tribal, State, Federal
Fourth graders examine the American legal system by defining government vocabulary terms. In this U.S. Government lesson, 4th graders discuss sovereignty, and how it has been taken away from many Native American tribes. Students...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Visual Art: Houses of Power
Students discover the influence of classic architectural styles on government buildings. To begin, they research the classical period of architecture in Greece and Rome. Once they feel confident, students use modeling clay to create bas...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
From Earthworms to Chimps
Students research the life and achievements of one woman of their choosing and embrace the power of one person's dedication to society, They express their assessment of the individual's life and accomplishments in a detailed portrait of...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
A Peaceful Place is Powerful for the Mind
Learners explore conflict resolution techniques. They develop strong conflict resolution techniques and create a peaceful classroom environment that promotes learning. Students teach others in the community about how to create peace.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History