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The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMarch 3, 1913, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Learn about the organizers and leaders of the protest with a short video that details how the protest reignited the fight for voting rights and...
I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"
6th - 12th
New ReviewIn our increasingly multi-ethnic society, many students find it difficult to identify themselves as belonging to any one ethnicity. Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, Filipino offers his personal experiences with these questions in his...
The Constitutional Convention
18 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Founding Fathers are larger than life in history books, but an engaging video resource brings them up close to your pupils. As viewers meet the founders in the National Constitution Center's Signers' Hall, they learn about the...
National Library Week | All About the Holidays
1 min K - 5th
New ReviewNational Library Week honors the American tradition of free access to information, to books, magazines, and even computers. Launch a celebration of the holiday with a short video that provides a brief history of lending libraries.
Mardis Gras | All About the Holidays
2 mins K - 5th
New ReviewMasks, beads, king cakes, costumes, and parades: it's carnival! A short video details the history of the Fat Tuesday celebration scheduled the day before Ash Wednesday (March 5, 2019, February 25, 2020, etc.) Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Missing Pieces of the Puzzle: African Americans in Revolutionary Times
New ReviewWhat's missing from most studies of the American Revolutionary War is information about the role African Americans played in the conflict. To correct this oversight, middle schoolers research groups like the Black Loyalists and Black...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Taking the Measure of a Man
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDuring his first few games as the first black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson proved that he could withstand the wily curveball of Johnny Sain as well as the racial epithets shouted from opposing teams' dugouts. A short...
International Women's Day | All About the Holidays
2 mins K - 5th
New ReviewWomen today enjoy many rights, privileges, and opportunities not afforded to generations past—but there is still work to be done. Learn about International Women's Day with a short video that details the historical path toward equality...
An Educator’s Guide to Ruta Sepetys
7th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewHistorical fiction novels give readers a chance to step into someone else's shoes. An educator's guide from Penguin Common Core Lesson Plans provides resources to accompany three historical fiction novels written by Ruta Sepetys: Between...
African Americans in the United States Congress During Reconstruction
New ReviewThe Civil Rights Act of 1866, which granted citizenship to all males in the U.S., resulted in the first African Americans to be elected to Congress. Class members research 11 of these men, the challenges they faced, and craft...
Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA reading of Tanya Lee Stones' biography of Ella Fitzgerald lets middle schoolers get up close and personal with the First Lady of Jazz. Stone recounts details of Fitzgerald's life from her early days through her experiences as a teenage...
Similes Activity using Jazz (featuring Duke Ellington)
New ReviewLanguage learners get into the swing of things with a jazzy lesson about similes. They read an article about Duke Ellington, listen to samples of his music, and then try their hand at crafting similes to describe his improvisational and...
An Educators' Guide to Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
7th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBooks can help teens understand complex global issues. A helpful educator's guide introduces readers to what it's like to be a refugee. Lesson components for the novel Shades of Gray include an anticipation guide and writing and research...