America Before and After 9/11 - Where
were you during the 9/11 attacks? What were you doing? What do you
remember about that day? Students will have a chance to see how
this day changed America.
Americans and Their Music -
In this lesson, students will explore the differences between musical
eras and what elements may have brought about the changes in what
we listen to today.
Miracle On Ice - This lesson will be about the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey
team and how they inspired nationalism across the country after defeating
the dominant Soviet Union in the semifinals.
Landmarks - Where is the world's largest ball of twine? How about
the tallest building? Students will enjoy embarking on this journey of
discovering new places and what those places have to offer.
Frank and the Holocaust - The ability to relate to a human being who
lost their life in "The Final Solution" during W.W.II and understand that
6 million other people with characters and personalities of their own
died the same way.
Peninsula - Students will be able to identify and describe the ways
in which people had to adapt to the climate in the Arabian peninsula.
of the Revolution - Understand the chain of events in the revolutionary
war and understand how particular battles effected the outcome.
- Students will describes the social, political, cultural and interactions
among people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish
and Mexican periods.
Drawings - Are cave drawings "So easy, even a Caveman could do it",
as the popular commercial says? Students will get a chance to try their
hand at making similar drawings and learn about their origin and purpose.
of Hammurabi - This lesson will encourage students to study and compare
Hammurabi's laws with the laws we have in today's society. They will be
able to explain why the laws were important.
Have Had Enough - Students will also be able identify important figures
and groups from both colonial and British perspectives leading up to the
Camps - Have the kids understand and realize what concentration camps
symbolize in this world.
of Stratification - Students should be able to explain and define
the concept of stratification with appropriate examples.
the Underground Railroad - This lesson introduces students to the
Underground Railroad. They will learn about the places escaping slaves
hid, the dangers they faced along the way, and the people that they escaped
Events - Students will be able to increase critical thinking skills,
analysis and criticism.
to Avoid the Plague - This is a study of how the Bubonic Plague affected
the populations of Europe and Asia, in the Middle Ages, before antibiotics
were developed. Students will make public service announcements explaining
how the disease is spread and what people can do to stop it.
Mesopotamia and Egypt - At the end of the lesson the students will
be able to pick out several key things that made the river civilizations
of Mesopotamia and Egypt similar and different.
River - The student will be able to give a report on an occupation
associated with the Mississippi River now or in the past.
American Wonders - To introduce children to the culture of a variety
of Native American tribes through literature and related activities.
of the Constitution - Students will recognize the significance of
the Magna Carta; the English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, Virginia
Statutes of Religious Freedom, Colonial Assemblies, and the Articles of
to the Cherokee Culture - Students will be learning about the Cherokee
culture (in order to determine if Andrew Jackson's view about the Cherokee
people being uncivilized was a correct assumption).
the Stage - The learner will assess the impact of geography on the
settlement and developing economy of the Carolina colony by using a word
processor to create and produce a class assignment.
of Checks and Balances - Students will be able to identify the powers
delegated to the three branches of government, illustrate how the system
of checks and balances work and determine how the checks and balances
system can be seen in today's modern democratic system.
American Revolution: Causes - The student will understand the causes
of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in shaping
the revolutionary movement, and the reasons for the American victory.
Columbian Exchange - Students will have an understanding of the animals
and plants and diseases that were introduced the the Americans by Europe
and the effects on the Native American population.
Roman Empire - My major outcome is to teach students the history between
the roman times, and with this content specifically focusing on Julius
Website - The students will be researching religions, major land marks,
forms of government, indigenous people, and population distribution.
in a Name" - TLW Identify geographic and political reasons for the
creation of a distinct North Carolina colony and evaluate the effects
on the government and economics of the colony.
is a Griot? - Students will be become familiar with the purpose and
importance of the West African griot.
is the American Dream? - Working in a team and playing roles, there
will be research with several websites and the library to collect information
on people and events related to immigration to America.
Things Come From - The lesson examines the origin of products and
origin of materials using geography knowledge, face to face communication
skills, communication skills using cell phones and Internet research skills.
Were The Colonists So Mad? - Students will be able to explain how
the colonists responded to British policy and how this policy caused the
colonists to revolt.
Affairs - It will include reading in the content area concerning foreign-policy
issues, and use of maps to help the students understand and analyze the
relationships between various countries and regions across the world.
War II - To recognize that, despite America's eventual involvement
in the W.W.II, not everyone initially agreed that intervention was the