Students will discover a cultural tradition of many Spanish speaking countries, compare it to cultural conventions in the United States, and create a tangible, memorable product to commemorate the learning and growth.
Students will create an artifact using Tinkercad and a 3D printer. The artifact must be a product that distinctly relates to their subject. orStudents will create a holographic presentation using Cospace and Merge Cube. The hologram will be representative of something distinct to their subject matter.
Students will create a digital presentation of their topic. Areas highlighted will be Human-Environment Interaction, Politics, Economics, Culture (to include Religion) and Technology. Students will also discuss the important points of the previously created timeline.
This collection uses primary sources to explore The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.
One of the heroes of the Battle of Bunker Hill was Salem Poor, an African American. Black people fought on both sides during the American Revolution. Census data also reveal that there were slaves and free Blacks living in the North in 1790 and after. What do we know about African-American communities in the North in the years after the American Revolution?
In this lesson, students view archival photographs, combine their efforts to comb through a database of more than 2,000 archival newspaper accounts about race relations in the United States, and read newspaper articles written from different points of view about post-war riots in Chicago.
"Democracy in America" by Alexis de Tocqueville is one of the most influential books ever written about America. While historians have viewed "Democracy" as a rich source about the age of Andrew Jackson, Tocqueville was more of a political thinker than a historian. His "new political science" offers insights into the problematic issues faced by democratic society.
This four-lesson curriculum unit will examine the nature of what Winston Churchill called the "Grand Alliance" between the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union in opposition to the aggression of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.
In this unit, students gain knowledge of how a civilization starts out and changes as time passes and identify how what they did in their time still affects our government and life.
This article describes several traditional Inuit games and provides background information and resources for incorporating them into a lesson or unit on Inuit culture.
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- Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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- Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
- Jessica Fries-Gaither
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In this lesson, students will learn about Celia Cruz and the use of objects to discuss people. They will understand how artifacts can help us understand people in the past.
In this German-language website, students can see what Burger King products are sold in Germany and learn their names in German. Products are pictured and described in detail.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class activity to observe their similarities and differences using the common theme of birthday celebrations. Students and their families will fill out a brief homework questionnaire about their family birthday traditions to be shared with the class. A reproducible copy of the questionnaire is included in the lesson. Students will also create a class graph of birthday months and write/draw a page for a class book about birthday celebrations.
In this lesson, students compare the similarities and differences between themselves and their classmates by helping to create a class quilt. Each student will contribute a square of the quilt by drawing a picture of an important event or special time in their lives. Each student will have a turn to describe their square, then the class will examine and discuss the quilt together. The class idscussion will highlight the similarities and differences among classmates' squares.