In Part 1 of this 2 part resource from Crash Course Literature, students will learn about Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel, 100 Years of Solitude. Students will focus on the Buendia family and their many generations of people with the same names, as well as the fascinating way the author thinks about time, and how time is represented in the book.
In Part 2 of this 2 part resource from Crash Course Literature, students will continue to delve into the rich text of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel, 100 Years of Solitude. Narrated by John Green.
This resource is a 4 day, 3rd grade unit on Soil and Plants.This resource has been enhanced with a section of resources including activities and digital learning opportunities.
This resource explains how the Romans established a form of government-a republic-that was copied by countries for centuries and how the United States is based partly on Rome's model.
This resource provides terms to know related to the concepts found in the Declaration of Independence and the Preamble to the Constitution.
Students will explore the fact that although America's student population is more racially diverse, American schools are becoming more racially segregated.
This page contains a transcript of part of an interview with Che Guevara at his home on April 18, 1959 by two Chinese journalists, K'ung Mai and Ping An.
This animated demonstration deals with the forces and acceleration that act upon a penny when placed on a moving turntable. The animation requires Flash.
VIDEO 1 OF 3 - This video addresses NC standard 5.NF.1. It explains WHY we create equivalent fractions when adding unlike denominators, and HOW to create equivalent fractions when adding unlike denominators.
This page contains a transcript of President Harry S. Truman's address before Congress seeking $400 million in military and economic assistance for Turkey and Greece.
This page contains a transcript of a speech by President John F. Kennedy regarding the installation of Soviet missiles in Cuba.
In this Crash Course Literature resource, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 2: The Raft, the River, and the Weird Ending of Huckleberry Finn, students will explore the metaphors in the book, a little bit about what the metaphors like the Island and the River and the Raft might mean, and why one should pay attention to said metaphors. Students will also look at the ending of the book, which a lot of people believe isn't up to the standards of the rest of the novel.
This page contains a transcript of a document describing the need for the United States to help South Vietnam fight for freedom.
In this film clip from GPB's Civil Rights journey, University of Georgia professor Dr. Barbara McCaskill remarks on how activists involved in the Albany Movement in south Georgia boldly sought to desegregate all institutions at the same time.
Students will explore the civil liberties issues surrounding the militarization of the police. This resource is a video clip where Alecia Phonesavanh recounts the story of when a SWAT Team threw a flash bang grenade in through a window, and it landed in the crib of her son, baby Bou Bou. The SWAT Team rushed the baby to the hospital, where he was in a medically induced coma for three weeks. To date Baby Bou Bou has had 14 surgeries.
In this video, students join Super Readers as they help bake a cake by following directions. Students learn that the steps to baking are to get the ingredients, measure and mix, and then bake. With the assistance of Alpha Pig, the Super Readers are able to use their spelling skills to find the ingredients necessary to make the cake. Alpha Pig is able to identify the different ingredients on the shelf by looking for the first letter of the word.
In this lesson, students learn about the American Flag, its history, what the symbols represent, and the proper way to display it. Students discuss how the American Flag has played a part in recent events and choose one or more of the American Flag activities for wearing, sharing, or displaying.
In this video resource from American Icons, students will learn how Walt Whitman was a progressive voice and innovative writer during a critical period of change in the United States. In the midst of the Civil War, his poetic and journalistic works, spanning topics from the personal to the political, marked the start of a new era for American literature. Through an examination of primary sources and watching a short video, students will learn about Whitmanâ€™s love for and criticism of the United States.
In this film clip from GPB's Civil Rights journey, Andrew Young, one of the most prominent figures of the Civil Rights Movement and US Ambassador to the United Nations, talks about his experiences as an activist for social equality.