WWI: Life in the Trenches Comic Strip
In this World War I learning exercise, students fill in 6 sections by creating a comic strip that depicts either what life was like in the trenches of WWI or what life was like for women on the Western Front.
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The Great Depression Comic Book
Did you know that the comic book made its debut during the 1930s? Using this resource as guidelines for their work, your young historians will use the creative medium of a comic book to summarize their understanding of major events...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
8th Grade Social Studies: Cumulative Scrapbook/Comic Book
While making a scrapbook or comic book may seem like a super fun project, kids will need to follow all the rules to get an A. Project focus, guidelines, and expectations are totally laid out. All the necessary project instructions,...
8th Social Studies & History
Barter & Money
You want five pigs, but you only have four bails of hay. How will you manage to get your want? A great simulation begins this activity into why the use of money has replaced the process of bartering. Then, after indulging in a comic book...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Trench Warfare in World War I
To gain a deeper understanding of the conditions in the trenches during World War I, class members engage in an experiential activity and then research topics related to the exercise. A very powerful and thought provoking activity.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
How does the Fed manipulate the money supply in the United States? After reading a comic book on monetary policy and answering guided questions, your class members will take part in an interactive online simulation in which they will...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
WW1 - Life in the Trenches
Feel the same gut-wrenching turn from optimism to sickening depression that soldiers felt as they entered the war and realized exactly how dire the situation was. This video, while not narrated, provides a close-up of how miserable life...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Jewish Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Birth of the Comic Book
Students examine Jewish immigration of the late ninteenth century and analyze Jewish contributions to popular American culture. They explore primary sources to study the Jewish immigration experience and analyze the birth of the comic book.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History