Who Pays for City Hall?
Students take a virtual field trip to the city hall. They discover that local governments provide goods and services to the community by collecting taxes. They use the Internet to answer questions as a class to end the lesson.
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Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A President's Vision: George Washington
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Making of the United States Constitution
Pay tribute on Constitution Day with a activity designed to answer the who, what, where, when, why, and how of the U.S. Constitution. Scholars read a short informational text then answer questions—multiple choice and short answer.
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Roman Republican Government
What were the rights of citizens in ancient Rome, and who could actually call themselves citizens? From the wealthy patricians to the working plebeians, offer your learners a broad overview of the structure and constitutents of the Roman...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time
Students watch a video on the history of the city they live in. Individually, they take pictures of their community and identify the reasoning behind the picture. To end the instructional activity, they vote on their classmates...
K - 12th English Language Arts
Prince Hall and His Organization of Black Free Masons in the United States
Students examine the life of Prince Hall who became a member of the Free Masons during the time period of slavery. Depending on the grade level, they are shown pictures or read a reference guide listing the characteristics of each...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History