Social Studies Education Articles for Teachers - Page 6
Mother's Day is one of those special holidays students love to get geared up for. They enjoy making cards, paintings, and other works of art to honor their relatives. However, the holiday can be educational as well.The history of Mother’s Day plays like a movie script. There is love, violence, an...
At the far end of town where the Grickle-grass grows and the wind smells slow-and-sour when it blows and no birds ever sing excepting the crows . . . is the Street of the Lifted Lorax. That's how one of the most famous books by Dr. Seuss, The Lorax, begins as it tells a tale of deforestation, g...
While piracy may seem like a thing of the past, sometimes we get a reminder that modern day pirates are still out there, boarding ships, and taking hostages. Even though the chances of encountering a pirate in real life are slim, students may find the connection to recent events an interesting wa...
While Easter is a religious holiday, most teachers choose to focus on the spring angle. They bring out the construction paper bunnies, the egg dyeing equipment, and the plastic eggs each year. If you work at a school with a religious curriculum, you can delve into the Christian meaning behind Ea...
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