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Integrity and a Boy Called Slow

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the character trait of integrity in the main character, Slow, in "A Boy Called Slow." They participate in a discussion to determine what steps the main character took to earn his new name. Students write an essay...
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Social Studies: Presidential Mock Interviews

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students, working in pairs, conduct mock interviews of American presidents, highlighting personal and political details. They research their chosen president on the Internet prior to their role-playing presentation. Students publish...
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The Holocaust: Through the Eyes of Its Victims

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research topics relative to the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson, students discover details about Nazi terror, propaganda, Nuremberg, Kristallnacht, and racism. Students share their discoveries with their classmates and...
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Shadow People of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a simulation in which they discover what it was like in Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped. Using photographs, they discuss the effect of the bombing on people and the land. They participate in...
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Causes of the Revolutionary War

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders role play the "Pay Your Taxes Game," instructions included, each student has a role in the game. Students watch a HyperStudio stack about the causes of the Revolutionary War and complete a study guide using the Internet...
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A Journey Through The Seasons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders demonstrate creative movement, singing in canon or rounds, and playing instruments while taking "a musical journey through the seasons" in this second grade General Music lesson plan. Songs and discussion questions are...
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Singing In Canon

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders analyze and discuss the four seasons and how each can be represented in song form. This lesson is intended for the third grade Music classroom but could be adapted for any elementary grade. State and National Standards...
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Time for All Ages

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover time keeping by analyzing technological advances in history.  For this time lesson, 4th graders create and complete a KWL chart based on their research of a famous timekeeping invention, such as a sundial....
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Love Canal-A Man Made Disaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch a "Waste Management" Power Point as well as a "Love Canal" PowerPoint (a link is provided for the second presentation). Students write the chemical formula for each chemical and convert the contamination to grams...
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The United Nations

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners are introduced to the role of the United Nations. Using the internet, they research its history and its influence on politics and peace. In groups, they create a timeline of significant United Nations conventions since World...
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Significant Events

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners identify significant events in Australia's history. They speculate how they have influenced the development of our culturally diverse nation. Students write an imaginary interview with a person whose life was influenced by one...
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It Takes a Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine their own city governments. They investigate the rights and responsibilities of individuals as well as government services in their town. Students invite members of the governing body to speak to the class.
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Civil War Research

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research different aspects of the Civil War using various multi-media techniques. Students create a report based on their research that includes views of the war from the point of view of the North, South and slaves.
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Feudal Japan and the Samurai

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the similarities of Feudal Japan and Europe. They show the feudal society of Japan, recognize the role of the samurai and identify the code of bushido.
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Examining the Ties Between Abolitionism and the Women's Rights Movement

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the historical link between the abolition and women's movements. After a brief introduction and mini-lecture, students work in pairs or small groups to complete a web quest to answer instructor provided questions...
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Pacific War Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students apply chronlogy through the sequencing of significan events from World War II in the Pacific. They draw a timeline by making a straight line and marking a place for every year from 1937-1945. During the visit to the George Bush...
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All About Me Museum

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of self-esteem and image with the creation of a personal display of items of significance. They put together a project composed of pictures and writings to describe themselves and are assessed according...
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Technology: Narrative Procedure Web Site

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Young scholars use Web page templates to publish how-to instructions on the Internet. The Web sites are used as instructional databases for others to view. Students also participate in electronic message boards to post and answer...
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Technology of the Times: A Comparison

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders compare and contrast how changes in technology impacted the growth of ancient civilizations and modern cities. Using internet research, they identify the positive and negative aspects of technology society. At the...
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The Founding of Los Angeles, California

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the social and cultural impact of settler groups in California and the origins of the founding of Los Angeles, California. They read and discuss an informational handout, and discuss what it is and was like to...
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Antisemitism in Early America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the rise of antisemitism in the United States in the early 20th century. After reading a passage concerning one man's ordeal, 11th graders discuss how the civil rights of minority groups has been viewed in...
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Women Air Force Service Pilots

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders evaluate the contributions of female services pilots during World War II. They discuss the service of the women as well as the conditions they confronted. Students compare and contrast the treatment of male and female...
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Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They...
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Eli Whitney: A Top Ten Inventor?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers conduct research and present their findings in a persuasive manner. Then they work in groups to enhance the development of cooperative work skills. Students also present their findings through persuasive skills in...