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Jazz in Oklahoma

The Contributions of Oklahoma's Jazz Musicians

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students will explore the contributions of Oklahoma's jazz musicians through the analysis of music, images, and text. Students will summarize their understanding by creating Six-Word Memoirs for influential jazz musicians including the Blue Devils, Jimmy Rushing, and Charlie Christian.... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Jazz in Oklahoma

The Contributions of Oklahoma's Jazz Musicians

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • OKH.5.8
More 2 class periods
Time Frame 100 minutes
Industrialization and the Rise of Labor Unions

The Labor Movement

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students will explore the problems that industrialization created for workers by examining a collection of photos and texts. Next, students will read about the rise of labor unions in response to the problems previously identified and their overarching goals. To extend their learning,... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • ICAP, Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.2.1E
More 2-3 class periods
Time Frame 100-150 minutes
The Emancipation Proclamation

Expanding the Goals of the Civil War

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

In this lesson about the Emancipation Proclamation and expanding the goals of the Civil War, students will analyze the Emancipation Proclamation in comparison to an excerpt from President Lincoln's first inaugural address. Students will work in groups using a Card Sort strategy and Paired Text Analysis... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
The Emancipation Proclamation

Expanding the Goals of the Civil War

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 8.11.6
More 1-2 class period(s)
Time Frame 80 minutes
Progressivism, Organized Labor, and Oklahoma's Constitution

The Progressive Era in Oklahoma

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

After analyzing primary and secondary sources, students will describe the impact of the progressive and labor movements on the creation and ratification of the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma. Then, to extend their learning, students will view a video interview with AFL-CIO President Jimmy Curry... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Tag Related

  • Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Subject Subject

  • ICAP, Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • OKH.4.4
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
You Want a Revolution, I Want a Revelation!

Rethinking the Words of the Declaration of Independence

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Students, working in groups, use a "paired-text" strategy to analyze letters between Abigail and John Adams and the song "The Schuyler Sisters." Students create a "third text" by creating a hypothetical conversation between Abigail Adams and Angelica Schuyler regarding political and social issues facing... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
You Want a Revolution, I Want a Revelation!

Rethinking the Words of the Declaration of Independence

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 8.1.6, 8.1.6A, 8.1.6B, 8.1.6C, 8.2.2, 8.2.2C
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
The Seneca Falls Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments

Women's Rights Movement

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

In this lesson about the women's rights movement, students familiarize themselves with the experiences of women in the 19th century. Next, students interact with a short video summarizing the significance of the Seneca Falls Convention and the Declaration of Sentiments as the formal kickoff of the women's... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. Government

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 8.9, 8.9.5
More 150 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
Reconstruction Treaties of 1866

The Reconstruction In Indian Territory

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

This lesson explores the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the Five Tribes. Students will begin this lesson with a Word Splash activity to activate their prior knowledge about the Five Tribes' involvement in the Civil War. Next, students will explore the Reconstruction Treaties of 1866 (treaties... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Reconstruction Treaties of 1866

The Reconstruction In Indian Territory

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • OKH.3, OKH.3.1, OKH.3.1A, OKH.3.1B, OKH.3.1D, OKH.3.1E, OKH.3.1F
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 2 class period(s)
Know Your Rights

The Bill of Rights

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Students explore the meaning and application of the Bill of Rights. Working in groups, students summarize each of the amendments in the Bill of Rights in their own words. Next, students practice using their knowledge of the Bill of Rights by determining which amendment could be applied in specific... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Know Your Rights

The Bill of Rights

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. Government, U.S. History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 8.3.8
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
Worcester v. Georgia

Cherokee Sovereignty and Actions of the U.S. Government

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

Students will analyze the "Worcester v. Georgia" United States Supreme Court case, then work together to summarize and categorize actions that protected the sovereignty of the Cherokee Nation or undermined it. To extend knowledge, students will watch a video of a judge discussing the powers of the judicial... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Worcester v. Georgia

Cherokee Sovereignty and Actions of the U.S. Government

Tag Related

  • Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History, U.S. History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • OKH.2.3, 8.7.3B
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 2 class period(s)
Why is Africa Building a Great Green Wall?

Desertification of the Sahel

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th Grade

In this lesson, students will work together to determine the definition of desertification and create a chart to explain the causes and effects of desertification in the sub-Saharan Sahel region. Then, students will learn how Africa is responding to desertification with a project called the Great Green... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Why is Africa Building a Great Green Wall?

Desertification of the Sahel

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • World Geography

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 7.4.1, 7.4.2, 7.4.4, 7.IM.CT, MS-PS3, LS4.C, 7.PS3
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)