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Kosovo: A Thousand Year Old Border Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers present proposals and negotiate with other representatives to bring lasting peace to the area through a simulated "Summit Conference."
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Telling Our Own Stories

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore online profiles and social media with your middle and high school classes. Use blogs to inspire your class to craft a well-written, thoughtful response to a prompt you give.  A few example prompts are given. 
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Writing a Myth

For Students 5th - 8th
Inspire your pupils to write their own myth with this writing prompt and related materials. The packet of materials starts with a basic brainstorm sheet and provides additional pages for details about each of the elements on the initial...
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Life in Old Babylonia: The Importance of Trade

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the trade network in Old Babylonia. They analyze maps, explore various websites, develop a list of goods imported to and exported from Babylonia, and write an essay.
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The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze primary source documents to understand the Korean War. For this Korean War lesson, students view a political cartoon and discuss the symbolism and perspective presented. High schoolers work in groups to complete a...
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Criminal or Hero

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars investigate slavery in America circa the American Revolution. They will examine point- of view and perspective as they research a variety of informational resources. While this is designed to be used with the PBS video...
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Reading Comprehension: Nepal

For Students 8th - 9th
It's important to build reading comprehension in your growing learners whether English is their native language or not. Give your eighth and ninth graders this passage about Nepal, a small country north of India. The reading comes with...
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Reacting to the Rapture

For Students 8th - 10th
FamilyRadio.com publicized that the Rapture or Judgement Day would happen on May 21, 2011, it didn't. Informed students read a New York Times article on the topic, then answer nine related comprehension questions. 
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Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and...
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Men of Steel

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore early 20th century steel making.  In this U.S. history steel making lesson, students view and describe a postcard and a picture depicting exaggerated aspects of the steel industry.  Students listen to a poem about Joe...
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The Changing Role of Women

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. As they analyze primary documents and discuss historical events, learners determine how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James...
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Homemade Holidays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Foster your high schoolers' creativity - and generosity - with this writing lesson. After reading the article "Homemade Holiday Gifts" by Frances Janisch (from the GALE Student Resource Center - Gold), pupils meet in groups to brainstorm...
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The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty and the Rise of the Ming

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Facts about the Mongol Dynasty are numbered in this short informational lesson. After reading the facts, learners are presented with four critical questions that they research with the use of the three resources provided. 
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Teach Ancient Civilizations: Africa

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Amazing! Teach learners about the wonders of ancient Africa and Asia with a comprehensive set of teaching tools. You'll click to find a well-constructed presentation, a worksheet that has kids compare and contrast ancient alphabets, a...
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Dedham Deed

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Class members examine primary source documents that expose the contrasting views of land ownership between the Pocumtuck and English settlers.
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Travel Agent to the Ancient World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students persuade others to visit ancient times. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students participate in a webquest that requires them to encourage others to visit ancient Greece, ancient Israel, Ancient Rome, ancient China,...