57 Varieties of Interdependence This lesson looks at Henry J. Heinz, his beginnings in the food processing industry, the key questions that drive the creation of products and services, and the concepts of specialization and interdependence as they relate to business.
A History of the Earth - Digging Up the Past Students learn how animals and plants have evolved and changed over time by studying fossils and Earth's climatic changes.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Public View of Lin... Students will interpret political cartoons and images of Abe Lincoln before his inauguration, during his presidency, during the Civil War and after his assassination. Then they will write letters in Lincoln's voice, in which he responds to these cartoons.
American Folksong Book Project Have your students choose a favorite American song and learn how to copy the music on score paper in the treble clef. Then have your students create a book as a keepsake that includes the music to the song and illustrated pages for the lyrics.
Ancient Times Students learn more about ancient civilizations by examining the written or illustrated records they left behind. They will also have the opportunity to create their own mural.
Animal Fables and Trickster Tales Have your students become familiar with fables and trickster tales from different cultural traditions. Then have your students see how stories change when transferred orally between generations and cultures.
Anishinabe, Ojibwe and Chippewa: Culture of an Indian N... Have your students learn about the past and present cultures of the Anishinabe and Ojibwe people. Then have your students research the historical migration of the Anishinabe and Ojibwe peoples.