The Nietz Old Textbook Collection is a collection of 19th Century schoolbooks in the Untied States. The collection is used by faculty and students.
Researching different cultures in the Eastern and Western Hemisphere.
6.3.3 Describe and compare major physical characteristics of regions in Europe and the Americas.
6.3.4 Describe and compare major cultural characteristics of regions in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
This Ancient Indian Lesson Plan can fit a 1 or 2-week time frame. It focuses on the themes of Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structure (G.R.A.P.E.S.). Included in this unit of study is a breakdown of relevant NC Essential Standards, concepts, and skills that match the lesson goals. Some goals will overlap, additional standards and goals can be added to lengthen the unit. Student learning objectives, engagement opportunities, accommodations, and assessment ideas are included.
In this activity students identify the different relationships that can be found in a community and create a class Community ABC Book.
In this lesson, students identify the steps for success in saving, give examples of how saving for the future means giving up things today, and set a savings goal and develop a plan to reach it.
ADDING TEXT REMIX of Remix: Election Day: Our Civic Duty & Why It Matters: Grade 3-5
Students will build background and show understanding about government elections at the local, state, and national levels in the United States.
Students will write, revise, and edit an informational piece to demonstrate mastery of the topic of elections incorporating key academic content vocabulary.
Students will create a PPT with a teacher's model to demonstrate understanding and mastery of key content area vocabulary words.
Students will complete activities during independent work time or literacy stations. Provides a QR code for students to listen to stories (2 non-fiction and 1 fiction) about elections. After they listen to the stories they choose one of the non-fiction texts to write facts about, find the main idea and key details, and define new words
- English as a Second Language
- English Language Arts
- Composition and Rhetoric
- Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
- Reading Foundation Skills
- Reading Informational Text
- Speaking and Listening
- Exceptional Children
- Social Studies
- American History
- Civics and Economics
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- Marian Faulkner
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Students will consider the choices artists make when creating works of art that include people. They will consider style, medium, background, color, technique, and composition; compare images of women as represented by different artists; learn about where artists get their sources and inspiration.
Students will consider the ways that artists respond to political and social events and ideas; think about sources of inspiration; learn about symbols and think about what they represent.
Students will consider the choices artists make with regard to painting, focusing on color, shape, composition, proportion, balance, style, and scale; learn how to discuss and compare nonrepresentational works of art; think about their relationship as a viewer to works of art and will consider how an abstract work can evoke a sense of atmosphere or place.
Students will consider the choices artists make with regard to painting. They will focus on line, material, scale, and the artistic process; learn how to discuss, compare, and think critically about nonrepresentational, or abstract, paintings; think about the use of line in painting.
Students will consider how and why artists use everyday objects as subject matter; consider the choices artists make when creating works of art, exploring subject matter and sources of inspiration, medium, and style; make connections between consumer culture and art; learn about the technique of screen-printing.
This article explains the development and legacy of the Achaemenid Persian Empire.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to some of the ways in which advertisers used World War I to sell their products. Students will examine how these materials present a positive picture of the war. The class will also look at some of the materials produced for or by the troops themselves as amusements and propaganda.
Students will explore the various ways they can ensure their voices are heard regarding issues they care about. To help students appreciate their own value, intelligence, and potential as political actors (Anyon, 2005, p. 179) students will role play different ways of taking political action and reflect on ways to more effectively lobby for change.
In this resource, students learn to review primary sources about African Americans in aviation during the 1940s. They use their primary source study to answer two research questions: What obstacles to full participation in aviation did African Americans face? What strategies did they use to overcome these obstacles?
Students will learn about the roles of African Americans in Congress during Reconstruction. Through their participation in class discussion and the review of primary sources, students will explore the political climate and changes that took place during Reconstruction. Students will focus on the legislation that restricted and advanced the rights of African Americans throughout this period, examining how African American men were able to gain representation in Congress. Through creation of and participation in a group teaching activity, students will focus on the important roles these African American legislators filled. Access the PowerPoint to accompany this lesson here: https://database.civics.unc.edu/files/2012/10/AfAmUSCongressReconstructionPPT.pdf
This article explains how Christianity was adopted in Ethiopia in the fourth century. It also explains how Askum's geographic location played an important role in the development and spread of Christianity in this region.