Yaks, Yurts, and Yogurt: A Look at China's Autonomous Regions
Middle schoolers are introduced to five Chinese geographical areas. They, in groups, research these areas and develop presentations including information on the physical characteristics, climate, elevation, agriculture and language.
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Learning English in China
Young scholars investigate economic growth in China. In this current events lesson, students review a news report about the 2008 Summer Olympics in China and the push for young people in China to learn the English language. An activity...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Coupling well with a unit on ancient cultures, this presentation covers ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumeria, Egypt, Indus, and China. It includes photographs of each region, their characteristics, and short quizzes after each section.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Kiev in Chaos: Teaching About the Crisis in Ukraine
Provide a historical context for the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine that began in late 2013. Learners review their prior knowledge and chronicle new understandings with a KWL chart, watch a video explaining the Ukrainian...
3 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed