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100 Years Later: The Armenian Genocide and Denial
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100 Years Later: The Armenian Genocide and Denial

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This lesson plan covers the Armenian Genocide and its effects on the world, and includes a procedural outline as well as discussion questions and activities.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Arizona
Date Added:
05/11/2017
10 FRED Activities in 10 Minutes
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10 FRED Activities in 10 Minutes

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This guide takes users through 10 step-by-step activities on FRED®, the free online economic database of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to show how quickly and easily it is to find and graph economic data and save and share them as a custom graph. The FRED database includes more than 390,000 economic data time series from dozens of national, international, public, and private sources. FRED allows users to combine and display data with an easy-to-master mix of tools. With just a few minutes of practice, anyone can use FRED to tell a story using data. The dataset used for these activities is real gross domestic product (GDP).

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Date Added:
04/19/2017
The 1183-1185 Hajj of Ibn Jubayr and Teaching Islam
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The 1183-1185 Hajj of Ibn Jubayr and Teaching Islam

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The goal of this unit is to guide students in a study of the early Islamic World through the eyes of a 12th century Spanish pilgrim, Abul-Husayn Muhammad ibn Ahmed ibn Jubayr, who undertook the Hajj in 1183 and traveled extensively throughout the Islamic world before his return to Spain, meticulousy documenting his travels.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Date Added:
05/26/2017
The 13 Colonies - 1700s
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The 13 Colonies - 1700s

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Explore climate and latitude relative to the settlement of the original 13 colonies.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
The 13 Colonies: Life in Early America

The 13 Colonies: Life in Early America

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This site provides information about colonial America, the immigration of different groups, commerce and industry, politics, and the influence of the church. Students will learn about the factors that categorized all of the American colonies, as well as the differences between the northern, middle and southern colonies. A video is included as well as a quiz.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Questionnaire
Reading
Provider:
Education Portal
Author:
Education-Portal.com
Date Added:
02/26/2019
1619 Project Curricular Materials
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1619 Project Curricular Materials

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The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date. This resource includes reading guides, activities, and other classroom materials from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reference Material
Author:
Ben Owens
Date Added:
11/26/2019
16.4 Issues and Problems in Education
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16.4 Issues and Problems in Education

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This resource discusses how and why social inequality in the larger society manifests itself in higher education, describes the extent of school violence and the controversy over zero-tolerance policies, and describes how schooling in the United States helps perpetuate social inequality.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Date Added:
08/17/2017
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson and the Growth of Party Politics
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The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson and the Growth of Party Politics

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Changes in voting qualifications and participation, the election of Andrew Jackson, and the formation of the Democratic Party"”due largely to the organizational skills of Martin Van Buren"”all contributed to making the election of 1828 and Jackson's presidency a watershed in the evolution of the American political system.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
09/06/2019
1830: Indian Removal Act

1830: Indian Removal Act

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This map and article detail the routes of the five southeastern tribes that were forced to leave their homelands in the Southeast and live in Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Caryl-Sue, National Geographic Society
Date Added:
06/24/2019
1860: The Election that Led to War
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1860: The Election that Led to War

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In this lesson, students will use information to draw conclusions from maps, charts, and graphs. After analyzing the information, they will determine the 1860 election results and the impact of the results on the Civil War.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
08/03/2018
18th Century Reforms
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18th Century Reforms

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State guidelines address various antebellum (pre-Civil War) reform movement - Abolition, Education, Women's Rights

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
JL Fleming
Date Added:
09/19/2017
1914: Identifying Players and Perspectives - A World War I Collaborative Activity
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1914: Identifying Players and Perspectives - A World War I Collaborative Activity

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In this collaborative activity, student groups are given a packet of primary source documents that relate to a specific country's role in WWI. Students are tasked with identifying their assigned country by examining the documents.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The MacArthur Memorial
Date Added:
04/07/2017
1961 in Mississippi: Beyond the Freedom Riders Lesson Plan
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1961 in Mississippi: Beyond the Freedom Riders Lesson Plan

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In this lesson, students will explore how, prior to the involvement of national initiatives in the 1960s, such as the Freedom Rides, local people worked to bring an end to discrimination in their communities. These efforts were led out of public view in private homes, churches, and small businesses, and thus, the early local leaders of the Civil Rights Movement are often overlooked in history. Students will learn how the work of these local leaders laid the foundation for national organizations such as SNCC and CORE to further facilitate the fight for civil rights within Mississippi as well as the nation.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mississippi History Now
Date Added:
08/26/2017
The 1986 Philippine Revolution
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The 1986 Philippine Revolution

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This article reflects on the events of the 1986 revolution in the Philippines that ultimately led to the fall of President Ferdinand Marcos.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Maptia
Date Added:
11/30/2017
19th Century Mining Disaster
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19th Century Mining Disaster

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This inquiry-led lesson guides students through writing a newspaper article about a mining accident in Trimdon Grange, discussing its causes, its consequences, and the impact on life in the town and elsewhere.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
07/17/2017
19th Century Prison Ships
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19th Century Prison Ships

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This lesson engages students with original documents related to prison hulks to discover how the criminal justice system worked in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, especially with respect to "mercy".

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The National Archives (United Kingdom)
Date Added:
06/21/2017
"$200 Reward"
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"$200 Reward"

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In this activity, students examine an advertisement from 1847 and answer a series of questions. The questions are designed to guide students into a deeper analysis of the source and sharpen associated cognitive skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The History Teaching Institute
Date Added:
02/27/2017
20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Historic Recipes
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20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Historic Recipes

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In this lesson, students use an analysis worksheet prompting students to read and analyze historic recipes using twenty questions. Included are sample recipes, including: Martha Washington's Great Cake Recipe, as well as 18th century recipes for Ice Cream, Broiled Herring, and Indian Pudding.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/22/2017
20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Objects
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20 Questions for Reading and Evaluating Objects

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In this lesson, students use an object analysis worksheet prompting students to read and analyze objects using twenty questions. Included are photographs of sample objects for analysis, including: the Key to the Bastille, Martha Washington's shoes, George Washington's Field Bedstead, the Houdon Bust of George Washington, and a Surveyor's Compass.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Date Added:
03/23/2017
2.6A FORTUNATELY, UNFORTUNATELY CHAIN STORY: Climate of the United States
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2.6A FORTUNATELY, UNFORTUNATELY CHAIN STORY: Climate of the United States

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For this activity, students research questions about the climate of the United States and the technology used in locating directions and areas on Earth. Students read the scenario, write & illustrate the chain of events to show the positive and negative situations surrounding the scenario. Vocabulary from the Challenging Social Studies Activities-Second Grade unit are needed for this activity.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Alabama State Personnel Development Grant
Date Added:
06/01/2017
2.6B FORTUNATELY, UNFORTUNATELY CHAIN STORY: Climate of the United States
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2.6B FORTUNATELY, UNFORTUNATELY CHAIN STORY: Climate of the United States

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For this activity, students research questions about the climate of the United States and the technology used in locating directions and areas on Earth. Students read the scenario, write & illustrate the chain of events to show the positive and negative situations surrounding the scenario. Vocabulary from the Challenging Social Studies Activities-Second Grade unit are needed for this activity.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Alabama State Personnel Development Grant
Date Added:
06/01/2017
The 26th Amendment
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The 26th Amendment

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In this lesson from Teaching Tolerance, students will focus the most recent constitutional expansion of voting rights: extending them to people between 18 and 21 years of age. Students will read the 26th Amendment and learn about its history. They will view an NBC report from Nov. 5, 2008, that explains how important the youth vote was to the election of Barack Obama. Finally, they will examine the results of a recent study showing that young voters have very different concerns than older voters, and hypothesize about how young voters might affect elections in the future.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Southern Poverty Law Center
Date Added:
09/04/2017
300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae: Herodotus's Real History

300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae: Herodotus's Real History

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Students learn about the historical background to the battle and are asked to ponder some of its legacy, including how history is reported and interpreted from different perspectives.

Subject:
English Language Arts
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
The National Endowment for the Humanities: EdSitement
Date Added:
02/26/2019