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Political Cartoons of the American Revolution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine various political cartoons from the American Revolution era. Using present day political cartoons, they compare and contrast the ones from the past to the ones of today. As a class, they discuss the use of...
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Westward Expansion-Manifest Destiny and its Affect on Indian People

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders consider how Westward Expansion affected Native Americans. In this Manifest Destiny lesson, 8th graders research the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the Dawes Act of 1897 to determine how the laws impacted Native Americans.
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Tears of Joy Theatre Presents Anansi the Spider

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Accompany the African folktale, Anansi the Spider, with a collection of five lessons, each equipped with supplemental activities. Lessons offer multidisciplinary reinforcement in English language arts, social studies, science, and arts...
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Ethnic Humor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define ethnicity and ethnic group in their own words. In groups, they view comic strips and identify how the strips relate to their family life. Individually, they write their own comic strip about their own ethnic group. To...
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Graphing Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students define polar equations and learn to plot them. In this calculus lesson, students relate polar equations to real life scenarios such as plants and comic strips. They discuss and define the curves of polar equations.
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Perceptions of Asian Americans

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine their own perceptions of Asian Americans and the origins of these perceptions and gain factual information about the Asian American culture and experience through completion of a quiz
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Analyzing Political Cartoons

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore social issues by examining cartoons. In this U.S. politics lesson, students view political cartoons which demonstrate a favoring or opposition to specific political ideals. Students utilize the web to search for cartoons...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: John Q. Public

For Students 11th - 12th
John Q. Public was a notable cartoon representation of the average American; but how accurate was this portrayal? Emergent analysts consider several topical points as they take a critical look into a cartoon portrayal of the American...
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Learning Adjectives through the Duke

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Duke Ellington, jazz, and jive kick-off a fun and creative lesson on responding emotionally to music. The class will learn about jive talk used in the 1920s and the life and music of Duke Ellington. They'll listen to a selection of his...
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Tales2Go

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
Listening to stories is not only enjoyable, it also helps children develop vocabulary and background knowledge, understand how to use intonation and emphasis, and strengthen their reading fluency. Play your students a selection of...
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Mythical Trees: Crash Course World Mythology #34

For Students 7th - 12th
Hopefully scholars won't make like a tree and leave before watching the 34th video in the Crash Course World Mythology series. Pupils analyze stories about mythical trees from Biblical, Norse, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions. In addition,...
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Heritage: Famous People of the West

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the impact of Brigham Young and Jim Bridger on westward expansion. They conduct research, develop a class information chart, and create a cartoon strip depicting what happened when Jim Bridger and Brigham Young...
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You've Been Lied To: The REAL Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for resources that explore alternative perspectives of the Christopher Columbus story? Check out the images, videos, cartoons, primary source documents, and other texts in a packet designed to spark debate.        
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Heritage: Famous People of the West

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine two famous people, Brigham Young and Jim Bridger, who made an impact on the westward expansion, and create cartoon strip using the information.
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ASL III: Classifiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Classifiers show movement, location, and appearance.  This basic presentation will introduce ASL learners to how classifiers are formed and what their functions are. Pair with practice opportunities to engage all learners! 
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George Washington Carver

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word search worksheet, students find ten words related to George Washington Carver. Teachers can change this worksheet on this worksheet builder to customize it to their own teaching objectives.
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ARTIFACT to ART to GLYPHS

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the development of early Latin American civilizations in unit one. The second part of the unit is based on early image-making attempts from the Cro-Magnon to the Peruvian Incas. Students create their own weavings using a...
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Mocking Modern Life

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read "The Nun's Priest's Tale" and "The Rape of the Lock" then brainstorm possible topics for a contemporary mock epic and possible "grandiose" words and phrases for common objects and activities. They write a mock epic...
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Take It Apart; Put It Together

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners design various items from recyclable materials. In this environmental friendly lesson, students study the construction of gift bags, envelopes and pocket folders and take them apart to make templates. Learners construct their...
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Technology Integration Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research a novel and provide a summary of the story. They relate this information to their lives and evaluate the positives and negatives of the American Revolution. Groups create a PowerPoint presentation on their findings.
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Boomtown

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a series of films that explore evolving concepts of civil rights in America. They consider the civil rights of African-Americans, the aged and homosexuals. They discuss the films and complete worksheets.
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Newscapade

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils work in teams to research specific eras of American history focusing on important events, sports, entertainment, music, games, books, famous firsts or quotes, science and technology or trivia. They prepare presentations for the...
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Comedy Across the Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The New York Times Learning Network provides the resources that permit pupils to examine and then write and perform a fake news broadcast in the vein of “The Daily Show” or “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update. The generated reports...
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Manga Mania

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create a word web on the word "manga" through Internet research, which contains a vast array of information on the topic. They research and complete their word web, along with a classification chart, quiz, and crossword...