Map showing locations of several Native American tribes, including the Wampanoag, who first met with the Pilgrims at Plymouth.

On Thanksgiving, giving thanks to today’s Native Americans: Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about today’s Wampanoag people, the same Native American tribe who interacted with the Pilgrims at Plymouth nearly 400 years ago and examine current issues facing the Wampanoag tribes today. Continue reading


Not just world peace: U.N.’s goals on 70th anniversary – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) History, Social Studies, U.S. Government, Civics Note: This lesson may also apply to math, science, art and physical education teachers. Several major world issues…read more


Why I go to school: A student multimedia project – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) Journalism, Art, English, Social Studies Estimated Time: 45 to 60 minutes Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Students will brainstorm why they go to school every…read more


Constitution Day Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Give students the experience of building their own classroom government using this Constitution Day lesson plan. Continue reading

A young man sits high atop a hill reading a book on a park beach as the clouds pass overhead in San Marco, California March 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake        TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTR4UJWT

Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Douglas Ray Main lesson plan Subject English Estimated Time One class period, plus extension activities Grade Level 10 – 12 Materials Computer and Internet access Poem…read more

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