Written in Stone
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Students explore history through a tour of a local cemetery. Students investigate tombstones for historical information, make stone rubbings, and use this secondary source reference to obtain primary sources.
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Historic Cemeteries: "History Written in Stone"
Students explore the history of their community through researching grave markers. They visit a local cemetary, partcipate in a cemetary scavenger hunt, conduct a survey for various graves, and write an essay describing their cemetary...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Rosetta Stone: Where Does It Belong?
In this Rosetta Stone worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article on the Rosetta Stone. Students respond to 4 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words from the article and their definitions are also...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Dreaming of Home: Personal Narratives from the Battle of Stones River
Young scholars gather information about the Civil War from letters to the soldiers wives. In this Civil War lesson, observe the descriptive accounts and list sensory words. Students write a letter or poem matching a scene in the...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
The Temptation of Jesus
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Built Great Zimbabwe? And why?
It's hard to image that a mystery surrounds the second largest settlement ruins found in Africa. Who built this stone city? Why was it built? What happened to it? Why was it abandoned? A short video explores the controversies surrounding...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Egypt Lesson 6: Language and Writing
Students explore Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. In this world history "Egypt" lesson, students decode messages written in hieroglyphics using a translator found on a given website. Students make cartouches with their name in...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed