The lesson uses the Russian Revolution as a point of entry for introducing students to the idea of historiography, that history is interpreted and those interpretations vary over time.
Have you ever wondered how we can introduce elementary students to as much STEM curriculum as possible? Do you wish you could get help from the outside world? As a 5th grade teacher interested in preparing my students for their future, the idea of participating in the Kenan Fellows Program was incredibly appealing to me.
Take a 10-minute guided tour of FRED, the St. Louis Fed's free economic data website. Simple step-by-step activities equip users to find and graph economic data, mastering FRED's look and feel. The guide also shows how to customize, save, and share a FRED graph.
In 1833 the Government passed a Factory Act to improve conditions for children working in factories. However, the passing of this act did not mean that the mistreatment of children stopped overnight. Using these sources, investigate how far the act had solved the problems of child labour.
What did people think of the new Poor Law? In 1834 a new Poor Law was introduced. The new Poor Law ensured that the poor were housed in workhouses, clothed and fed. However, not all Victorians shared this point of view. Some people spoke out against the new Poor Law, calling the workhouses ‘Prisons for the Poor’. The poor themselves hated and feared the threat of the workhouse so much that there were riots in northern towns.
The 1919 race riots were the first time many people became aware of the presence of black and minority ethnic people living in Britain, including those who had lived and worked here for many years and served in the war. At the end of the First World War, the demobilisation of troops caused severe post-war competition for jobs. The perception that foreigners were ‘stealing’ jobs was one of the triggers for the rioting and attacks on black and minority ethnic communities in British port cities. Use this lesson to find out more about the 1919 race riots in Cardiff and Liverpool. How significant a factor was race in these riots?
This lesson invites students to explore the significance of disco music in meeting the emotional needs of LGBTQ young people of color, and reinforcing a sense of community and shared identity.
For three days between 19 and 21 February 1882, the people of Trimdon Grange and Kelloe buried 74 people. What caused so many people to die? You are a reporter for The Trimdon Herald. You have to write an accurate story about these deaths for your newspaper. You must study the evidence carefully, putting all the pieces together like a jigsaw. When you have finished looking at the evidence you can write the story.
Old photographs have an immediate visual impact, and natural curiosity leads everyone to think ‘Who were these people? What were they called?’ This exercise aims to give pupils the opportunity to use two historical sources to answer these basic questions.
In this lesson, students will analyze and compare the rhetorical choices used to achieve a variety of purposes in two speeches written and delivered by high school students following the February, 14, 2018, school shooting in Parkland, Florida. This lesson asks you to consider the rhetorical strategies used Lily Lehman from Durham, NC, and Emma Gonzalez from Parkland, Florida, to persuade their audience to push for meaningful gun reform. Student speakers expertly used rhetoric to craft speeches for a variety of occasions, audiences, and purposes. Students will also explore the importance of speech delivery and how a speech’s “performance” can affect its audience and purpose. Finally, students will discuss how social media can encourage and enable young people to organize, protest, and contribute to real world meaningful change.
In this lesson, students will explore the history of the decennial census in the United States, including the purposes for conducting the census and how its administration has changed over time. Students will interact with the current 2020 census and consider how census results can impact local community projects.
Why do we conduct a decennial census?
How does the census impact my community?
Middle school students (grades 6-8) will be able to create custom 3D printed forms to add to Bosch's EcoShape Kit to invent a new way to use the kit, focusing on the discipline of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math).
The purpose of this resource is to put the wealth of information contained in the Slavevoyages Database at the pupils’ fingertips.The tasks are staged with the aim that pupils will swiftly approach the database with interest; with targeted aims and with a degree of historical professionalism.
68.77.89 is designed for students in grades 9-12. It provides a set of 12 learning activities in 4 modules that meet Common Core, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate standards. The activities can be used as a set designed to be used together, or in single modules as free-standing lessons.Students will read excerpts of relevant literature, listen and watch excerpts of oral histories, view excerpts of media of the time, and respond to compelling questions to stimulate deep class discussion.
Students will be challenged to apply the lessons from the experiences of Czechs and Slovaks to better understand issues of democracy today and their responsibility for preserving democracy for the future.
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This set is a compilation of maps by time period and theme for teaching AP U.S. History. It also contains a list of instructional strategies and a DBQ organizer for students.
This is an Inquiry Based Lesson in three parts using evolution of gender roles to study Colonial America through the New Republic. The lives of Abigail Adams, along with other women who played leadership roles that helped to shape the role of women in future years in America. Included in the inquiry are roles of Native American and African American women and resources.
The attached lesson icnludes different activites that can be used by teacher. The lesson plan can be modified and altered.
In this lesson from the New-York Historical Society, students will learn about the abolitionist movement and consider how those who participated in it spread their messages.
In this lesson from the New-York Historical Society, students will learn about Abraham Lincoln and the causes of the American Civil War by studying his famous Cooper Union speech.