The Summer Olympics is more than a bunch of athletes getting together and throwing a ball around. It’s about commitment, dedication, civil rights, political protests, and controversy. These Summer Olympic teaching ideas incorporate the best and worst of human behavior.
Teach your students about Flag Day with a community-wide ceremony. Students will work together to complete research tasks, write skits, speeches and poems and create original patriotic art to share with the neighborhood.
Helping students understand how people can unintentionally be indifferent to another person’s culture is the first standard of this cultural indifference lesson plan. Giving students the tools to be culturally sensitive is the second standard.
Are genetically modified foods a safe way to feed a lot of people? Or are they toxic to our health? This lesson will broaden the minds of your students on the good and bad associated with modified foods. Let’s examine this lesson.
When preparing culture lesson plans for sociology remember that culture within the study of sociology incorporates the study of the beginnings and development of groups of people, their beliefs and their traditions. Finding similarities and differences helps students develop understanding of others.
The physical features of Mexico and Central America offer diversity and beauty, from mountains and volcanoes, to forests, rivers and valleys. It pays to become acquainted with the landforms in this area of the world.
Need ideas for state projects? Here are three to keep you going. One is the most obvious–using posters. However, the other two ideas get a lot quirkier and can be a lot more fun to try out.
Help students understand the law-making process with this lesson plan on how a bill becomes a law.
When asked what is the largest desert in the world, does the Sahara come to your mind first? If it does, you are partially right. Here we explain why that is only “partially” true.
Teach your students a lesson on South America using activities and strategies that will optimize learning. Let them discover more about the continent’s culture, geography, and language as they go through a series of tasks that they will surely enjoy and learn from.