Why Kosovo? Why Now?
Middle schoolers explain the establishment of the modern state of Yugoslavia and the breakup of the country. They examine the human characteristics of the region - ethnic groups, languages, and religions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Persuasion as Text: Organizational, Grammatical, and Lexical Moves in Barbara Jordan’s All Together Now
A thorough lesson on persuasive writing takes middle schoolers through several activities, including group discussion, collaborative posters, and independent writing. They compare historical speeches and analyze the persuasive techniques...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Your YUGO: Stayin' or Goin' Yonder?
Your sixth graders should enjoy this well-designed lesson plan on the five countries that once made up the country of Yugoslavia. They utilize websites embedded in the plan to gather information on many aspects of this region of Europe....
6th Social Studies & History
Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity
Middle schoolers brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak...
6th - 8th English Language Arts