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Dreams for the WorldLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech "I Have a Dream" is the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to reflect on the famous work then compose a piece of their own. A whole-class discussion delves deep into the speech, taking a...
Hey, King: Get Off Our Backs!
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung historians explore the reason American colonists were unhappy under British rule. Class members complete hands-on activities and participate in a group discussions to understand why colonists drafted the Declaration of Independence.
New Mexico and Las Gorras BlancasLesson Planet
7 mins 4th - 12th
New ReviewFence cutters, lost land, and cattle ranchers. The video explains the plight of Hispanic Americans when New Mexico became a state. The video also shows young historians why New Mexico's statehood was less violent than that of Texas.
Grade 9-10 Literacy in Social Studies: ImperialismLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhy was imperialism so common in Europe? Young historians research reasons for European imperialism, and the consequences. Scholars demonstrate their findings in essays and also participate in group discussions, and weekly reflections to...
The First Martin Luther King, Jr. DayLesson Planet
21 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile most Americans can identify civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they often are not aware of how controversial he was in his time. Using video resources that include documentation of the first federal holiday to honor him...
On This Day: Life and Contributions of Alexander HamiltonLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHistorians have been fascinated by Alexander Hamilton long before he was the subject of a Broadway hit. Using video resources, scholars explore how his early upbringing as an orphan and social outcast may have influenced his role in the...
Global History and Geography Examination: January 2011Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewUsing primary and secondary sources—including classics such as the Communist Manifesto—class members consider the effects of these ideas on the course of history. Another essay prompt explores geography and history, while multiple-choice...
US History and Government Examination: June 2011Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThose who lived during the Great Depression could clearly draw a line between the roaring 1920s and the desolation of the following decade. Class members examine these two periods and compare them using an essay question prompt and...
US History and Government Examination: August 2010Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewGeography has played a complex role in America history. The Atlantic Ocean has served as a buffer to protect the United States from European Wars, but its proximity to Cuba, however, left it vulnerable to nuclear war during the Cuban...
Humans and AI Working Together: Crash Course AI #14Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThere's no need to be afraid of artificial intelligence. An educational video describes how humans and AI can work together to solve problems. It looks at Centaur chess, where humans and AI play as a team, and examines ways in which AI...
Rita Moreno and West Side StoryLesson Planet
6 mins 4th - 12th
New ReviewWest Side Story—a hit Broadway musical or a true-life tragedy about turf wars in New York City? The video shows young academics the gang wars and violence that led to the creation of the musical. It also describes how discrimination...
Grade 11 Literacy in Social Studies: Research PaperLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe lesson guides young academics through the steps in producing a 10-page research paper on any topic in American history. Historians begin by formulating a thesis and gathering resources, then move on to creating an outline, and end...
"We’re All in This Together: How Students like You Helped Win World War II" Electronic Field TripLesson Planet
48 mins 7th - 12th
New ReviewAn eye-opening video shows how young people aided in the war effort, from growing victory gardens to rationing supplies during World War II. It also features primary sources, including military documents, and explains how to use them to...
On This Day: The Tet OffensiveLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Tet Offensive is the focus of video clips that show academics how the media viewed the Tet Offensive and how they affected others' views of the Vietnam War. The clips include a mixture of archival footage and a taped lesson. A third...
On This Day: Space Shuttle Challenger DisasterLesson Planet
1 min 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewVideo clips show footage from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, an anniversary of the disaster, a report from the shuttle commission, and information about astronaut Christa McAuliffe. Young academics also learn how events like the...
On This Day: California Gold RushLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewUpon hearing of the gold discovery at Sutter's Mill in California in the 1840s, a flood of migrants went West in search of wealth and fame. Others, such as Chinese workers, came from farther away. Using video clips from historians and...