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Immigration:  Then and Now

Immigration: Then and Now

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Canva (www.canva.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a scrapbook about what their life would be like as an immigrant, either in the past or present after researching the topic. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet and also supplied in Canva, to create a finished scrapbook that shows their “experience” as an immigrant. This is an excellent creative project to add to the end of a unit on Immigration. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Canva

By innovationsintechnology

Interwar Years Knowledge Organiser

Interwar Years Knowledge Organiser

A brief knowledge organiser for the interwar years in Europe. Included within this is a timeline for the period as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topic. It has been written with KS2 children in mind for a topic but is easily adaptable for KS3 and 4. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

AQA 8145 Medicine - Modern Treatment

AQA 8145 Medicine - Modern Treatment

A GCSE lesson in which students examine several strands of development of modern medicine to consider the impact on treating diseases. Students will evaluate the extent to which these measures have led to progress in health and life expectancy before reviewing change in understanding causes and cures of diseases over time.

By CABear

AQA 8145 Medicine - Development of Penicillin

AQA 8145 Medicine - Development of Penicillin

A GCSE lesson in which students explain and evaluate the role of key factors in the discovery and subsequent development of penicillin before using their understanding to complete an 8 mark 'compare' exam style question.

By CABear

USA: Prohibition Bundle (3 Lessons)

USA: Prohibition Bundle (3 Lessons)

A collection of three lessons about prohibition, with a lesson on the causes of prohibition, the failures of the prohibition and the role of Al Capone. The lessons are designed for an AQA sc

By j_leemosley

Events of the Progressive Era - Research & Presentation Project in Prezi

Events of the Progressive Era - Research & Presentation Project in Prezi

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Prezi (www.prezi.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a presentation about a topic of interest related to the Progressive Era from a provided list after researching the topic. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet and also supplied in Prezi, to create a finished presentation that explains their topic, and add their own opinions and insights to the project. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on the Progressive Era. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Prezi

By innovationsintechnology

USA: How should Al Capone be remembered? (L12)

USA: How should Al Capone be remembered? (L12)

A lesson that looks at Al Capone and gets students to evaluate his role in America. The lesson forms part of a 3 year SOW for AQA America 1920 -1932 Opportunity and Inequality.The lesson includes an idea for homework, a GCSE question with sentence starters for those that need it and challenge tasks to stretch and challenge the top end. Use the envelope sticker to add to an envelope or file to put the evidence sheets in to.

By j_leemosley

Winston Churchill's successes and failures

Winston Churchill's successes and failures

A display designed to encourage students to persist in overcoming their barriers to learning, the display provides 5 of the biggest failures and biggest successes of Churchill's career.

By tfinch2