This website gives you the opportunity see the world through different people all over the world on a variety of topics. Watch videos, see lesson plans about global issues and looking at it from a lense of focus on 100 people.
This is a community college History book chapter. Chapter 14 Discontent and Reform is the students text book for this unit.
Changes in voting qualifications and participation, the election of Andrew Jackson, and the formation of the Democratic Party"”due largely to the organizational skills of Martin Van Buren"”all contributed to making the election of 1828 and Jackson's presidency a watershed in the evolution of the American political system.
In this lesson, students use a guided reading to look at a report on the status of education in North Carolina in 1869, and discuss the reasons given then for why the Governor and Legislature should support educating North Carolina's children. They are provided an opportunity to compare and contrast the 1869 document against their own ideas about the civic duty to attend school through age sixteen, and its relative value to the state and the country.
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- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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- Victoria Schaefer
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This site recounts the struggle for control of Hawaii between native Hawaiians and American business interests in the late 1800s. This 1897 petition and a lobbying effort by native Hawaiians convinced the U.S. Congress not to annex the islands. But months later the U.S.S. Maine exploded in Havana and the Spanish-American War began. The U.S. needed a mid-Pacific fueling station and naval base.
Primary source images, standards correlation, and teaching activities are included in this resource.
The Washington State Women's Commission is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. These two videos are intended for educational purposes and to spark discussion about the importance of voting - "A Seat at the Table; Women's Sacred Right to Vote" and "The Untold Stories of Black Women in the Suffrage Movement"
As a culminating project for the 4th 9 weeks, students will identify an existing historical timeline and, changing one element, demonstrate how that timeline would play out differently.
This lesson will allow students to select and share what details are important on a topic. Groups of students will research a topic and then discuss and determine the top 25 important things someone should know about the topic.
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- Lynn Ann Wiscount
- Erin Halovanic
- Vince Mariner
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This lesson explores the most recent constitutional expansion of voting rights: extending them to people between 18 and 21 years of age. Students will read the 26th Amendment and learn about its history. They will view an NBC report from Nov. 5, 2008, that explains how important the youth vote was to the election of Barack Obama. Finally, they will examine the results of a recent study showing that young voters have very different concerns than older voters, and hypothesize about how young voters might affect elections in 2012 and beyond.
This tool is used for teachers to understand what the students are getting out of their learning by recording three things they learned, two questions and one main idea.
This unit on American Indians: By studying the regions of the United States and the cultures that live in each region, students are able to compare/contrast within regions and across regions how tribes used their environments, and their cultural and other contributions to American life.
Note that the emphasis here is on broader groups of tribes for each region with some instruction on specific tribes representing each region. In no way is this case study approach to learning about one tribe meant to be generalized to all tribes of that region. We understand that each tribe was and continues to be unique in its culture, practices, lifeways, and traditions.
Revolutionary history recipe word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
This video offers a brief review of 5 wonderful films that focus on specific topics in modern Latin American History.
This OER explores the basic organization of the Pythagorean Solids. It contains both an activity as well as resources for further exploration. It is a product of the OU Academy of the Lynx, developed in conjunction with the Galileo's World Exhibition at the University of Oklahoma.
MS Social Studies 714 7th Grade Social Studies Economic Themesand Creating Your Financial Future. Economic Themes and Creating Your Financial Future. Module Wrap Up Review Final Assessment 7th Grade Social Studies
MS Social Studies 714 7th Grade Social Studies Economicsand Environment Southern Eastern Asia. Economics and Environment in Southern and Eastern Asia. Economics and Environment in Southern and Eastern Asia A Lesson in General Economics A Lesson in Asian Economics A Look at the Rest of Asia People and the Environment in Southern and Eastern Asia Environment Module Wrap Up Review Final Assessments 7th Grade Social Studies