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Heroes, Kindness and "To Kill A Mockingbird"

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read To Kill a Mockingbird and relate the action sof the characters to behaviors in students lives. In this heroism, bullying, kindness and compassion instructional activity, students identify characters who are heroes in the...
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In His Footsteps: General George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify key locations on a map of Virginia. In this Civil War lesson, students develop a military strategy that would solve the problems faced by McClellan. Students analyze primary source documents and participate in several...
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Don't Be Silly–Expression is Fun!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
As children observe the teacher reading Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, they take note of the role punctuation plays in the emotion or expression used. They then take turns reading a book with a partner so they can...
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The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World Through Trade

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to The Silk Road, the first world-wide web. The narrator of this short, animated video traces the pioneers of globalization and the impact they had on culture and economy. The Scythians, Darius the First, and Alexander...
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the rule of law and government in this civics lesson. They discover the origins and how it impacts them on a daily basis. They also analyze its role in the judicial system.
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The Hero: Writing and Responding

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars identify heroic character traits that they admire and that inspire trust and result in service to others. They identify the heroic traits of a character of their choosing and defend their reasoning using evidence from the...
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Distribution of Goods

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students study the concept of scarcity and that it requires people to make choices when trying to satisfy their unlimited wants. Groups are given bags of items and must distribute the items in the bag in a way that is acceptable to...
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Turning on Your Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify philanthropy in a character in "To Kill A Mockingbird". They describe the philanthropic acts in the novel and chart their findings. They write about the character and have their classmates peer edit the paper.
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From Book To The Big Screen

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a six-panel byobu (Japanese visual storytelling) based upon the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" in this lesson suitable for an early High School Language Arts or Social Studies classroom.
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Teaching Tolerance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the five elements necessary to write a persuasive composition. They conduct research about the history of the confederate flag. They compose a formal business letter to the building principal.
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Whether or Not to Come to the Aid of One's Countryman

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine a scenario and make decisions about how people would be likely to act in that situation, how people should act in that situation, and how difficult it would be to take certain actions in that situation.
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Constitutional Resources

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the REpublican Era and the writing of the constitution and Billof Rights through various links and activities included in this collection.
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There Was An Old Lady...

For Teachers K - 8th
Students participate in various activities using the story There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. In this reading fluency lesson, students read the story and then practice comprehension, fluency, and writing. An estimation activity...
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Selfless Sam- The Drive

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss how to address poverty in society. In this philanthropy lesson, students read the book Sam and the Lucky Money and discuss how they would handle hunger. Students role play situations and demonstrate philanthropic acts.
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Civil War Project

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore U.S. history by creating a research project/presentation. In this Civil War project lesson, students create a history project based on one of 20 Civil War topics of their choosing. Students create a diorama of a famous...
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Trees!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils are introduced to the parts of trees through discussion and participation in learning centers with hands on activities that focus on each part.
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Where, Oh Where, Did The Manatee Go?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders become researchers, looking for the factors that affect the manatee's environment in south Florida.
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What is Sensitivity?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the difference between internal and external differences in people. They identify prejudices in society and explain how important it is to be sensistive to others. They discover types of sensitivity in "To Kill A...
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Philanthropy, Literature and You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify philanthropic acts in the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird". They create a box of items that were found in the tree from the novel as well. They write journal reflections based on philanthropic acts they have done in...

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