Zhuang: China's Largest Minority
Students, in groups, research Chinese ethnic minorities such as the Zhuang population. They identify the characteristics of different ethnic groups and consider the lives of ethnic groups worldwide.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire
This unit focuses on the differences between North and South Korea as they are seen from an American point of view. Learners view the Frontline documentary, "North Korea Suspicious Minds," complete a series of handouts, read a variety of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
5 Themes of Geography - China and the Silk Road.
Teens apply their knowledge of the five themes of geography and relate them to China's Silk Road. They investigate how the Silk Road ended China's isolation from the rest of the west. Note that some of the embedded links no longer work,...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
War & Expansion
How did the United States come to acquire two of its largest states? Your class members will learn about the sequence of events that led to and immediately followed the acquisition of Texas and California, including the Mexican-American...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Frontline Muslims: Overview of Muslim History and the Spread of Islam from the 7th to the 21st century
Students gain insight into how and when Islam was spread to various regions from the 7th century to today. They are able to identify and asses the importance of cultural and political factors in the spread of Islam and the effect it has...
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History