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

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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

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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

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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

Media Literacy

Constitution Day Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

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