We found 436 reviewed resources for 1900s
Ghost Stories Published in Colorado Newspapers in the 1900s
6th - 12th
Students read Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection to locate ghost stories published in the 1900's. They select stories of interest from this primary resource. The stories are read in order to increase critical thinking skills and...
Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony
4th - 7th
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!
3rd - 5th
Students research types of technology available to Americans at the beginning of the 20th century and compare the style of living to modern times. They identify Thomas Edison's contributions to technology and their own current lifestyles.
Sports Equipment/Uniform Comparison 1900's v. Today
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare sports uniforms from the past to modern day. For this sports equipment and uniform lesson, students view images of players and games from the 1900's to present day. Middle schoolers observe, take notes, and draw...
Making Lemonade: Responding to Oppression in Empowering Ways
11th CCSS: Adaptable
An activity focused on tolerance encourages class members to consider how they might respond when they or someone else is the target of oppression and discrimination. After researching how some key figures responded to the anti-Semitism...
The Negro Leagues: The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching learners about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this instructional activity explores the widespread impact of...
Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich lesson in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while also...