Students compare maps of European borders at three points in history: after World War I, after World War II, and the 2011 European Union (EU) countries.
Students look for political borders that have changed and others that have remained the same, and compare those to what they know about cultural and physical geography in Europe and in their own state or local area.
As a retired history teacher of forty years I am curious about the implications of Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts Literacy for history/social studies on the teaching and learning of history and social ...
The Zapruder film: Images as history in a pre-smartphone era Boston.com And yet the home movie that clothier Abraham Zapruder shot with his Bell & Howell camera may be the single most important piece of evidence in perhaps the most argued-about...
Music scholars are recreating ancient Greek songs that haven't been heard for thousands of years. The results aren't very inspiring, but we're finally getting a sense of what the ancients were listening to.
A great 12th grade English lesson that is inline with the ELA Common Core. This text analysis lesson incorporates student questions and textual symbols across a few activities to bolster understanding, engagement and learning.
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Easily adaptable for Social Studies/World History......
Warning: All anti-MAS right-wing haters of true facts of American history being taught, please read no further as this will only challenge the indoctrination you yourself have received in American history.
In this lesson we offer four student investigations about early Italian Renaissance art that integrate Times resources and borrow from the facilitation methods we use in our “What’s Going On in This Picture?