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"Story" Paintings

Teaching resource includes paintings that can be used as prompts for descriptive writing. Note the details first, then interpret them to create a narrative.
Michelle Smith
8
 

PA coal Mining

This is a collection of the history of one of Pennsylvania's largest natural resources coal
Kelly Heilman
12
 

Natural Resources of Pennsylvania

Which resources are naturally found in Pennsylvania? This collection of resources illustrates various natural resources found throughout Pennsylvania.
See if you can identify them and discuss what they are used for.
Kelly Heilman
15
 

Ancient Egypt: A Variety of Artifacts

A learning collection to be used for student research projects.
Kim Palermo
69
 

Roman Architecture: Arches and Columns

Roman architecture continued the legacy left by the Greeks. However, the Romans were great innovators and quickly adopted new construction techniques, used new materials, and uniquely combined existing techniques with creative design to create some of the worlds most amazing architectural structures.
Many Roman innovations were created in response to the practical changing needs of Roman society and were designed and built across the Roman world guaranteeing their permanence so that many of these great edifices still exist today.

Source citation: Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Architecture." Ancient History Encyclopedia. 2013. Web. 4 Jan. 2016.
Linda Muller
21
 

Great Jazz Musicians

Jerry Swiatek
3
 

Creating Landscapes

With the resources in this Collection, students will be able to:
1. Analyze various landscapes presented in a work of art.
2. Understand the relationship between humans and the natural world.
3. Identify ways artists use viewpoint, scale, and detail to communicate ideas.
Linda Muller
17
 

Powwows

Elizabeth Hoffmeyer
78
 

Bill of Rights/Civil Liberties

A collection of resources that represent the amendments that make up the Bill of Rights.
Resource representations as they relate to the Bill of Rights or Civil Liberties are as follows:
1. Bill of Rights
2. Freedom of Religion
3. Freedom of Speech
4. Freedom of the press
5. Right to assemble
6. Have a militia
7. Right to bear arms
8. Soldier's quartering in private homes
9. Illegal search and seizure
10. Right to due process
11. Right not to testify against yourself in court
12. Right to a speedy trial
13. Right to counsel
14. Cruel and unusual punishment
15. Emancipation proclaimation
16. Election of government representation (Congress)
17. Right for all free men including blacks to vote
18. Right of the government to collect taxes
19. Prohibition
20. Women's right to vote
21. Repeal of prohibition
22. Gay rights
23. American's with Disabilities Act
Linda Muller
23
 

Camas para suenos

Spanish
Artie Norm
0
 

Life in the 1880's

What was life like for Huck in the 1880's in the south? What was life like for whites in the north during that same time?
Shawn Rubin
2
 

Activity: Cloud Classification

Students learn and review cloud classification in this independent activity. Students first watch a short video, produced by NASA, before identifying properties of clouds depicted in photos. Students then observe, describe, and identify the clouds outside.
Emily Murgia
21
 

Review Activity: Biomes

A teaching guide for a review activity featuring biomes. In this hands-on and engaging activity, students sort and select postage stamps that represent the seven biomes then defend their choices.
Emily Murgia
13
 

Civil Liberties

Kris Hupp
6
 

Catcher in the Rye

This activity correlates with "Walking in Holden's Footsteps" at http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/01/28/nyregion/20100128-salinger-map.html.
Johnna Graff
20
 

Industrial Revolution

Items depicting the Industrial Revolution
Katie Manning
5
 

What Are Those?

Learn about life in early Chinese urban society by analyzing oracle bone divinations, the earliest form of writing in China. Students discuss with their groups what they think these pictures are showing then they compare early Chinese urban society to other Bronze Age societies in this student activity.
Monica Ziemski
6
 

Ancient Egypt: A Variety of Artifacts

A learning collection to be used for student research projects.
Jennifer Costello
55
 

Westinghouse: The Man and the Companies

This is a collection of teaching resources available on the topic of George Westinghouse as well as Westinghouse Electric Company (founded 1886) and its spinoffs (including the broadcasting company and nuclear energy company).

Fun fact: During the 20th century, Westinghouse engineers and scientists were granted more than 28,000 US government patents, the third most of any company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westinghouse_Electric_Company#cite_note-2009profile-14)
Adam Forgie
18
 

Trial by Jury

Examination of the 5th, 6th, and 7th amendment
Jason Smith
6
 

Introduction to Ancient Mayan Writing & Calendar

Discover the writing of the Ancient Mayans and how they used this in their calendar.
Aubrey Gennari
17
 

Photo Analysis

Francis Raitano
7
 

Ancient Egypt: Canopic Jars

This is a collection of canopic jars, which were used to store the organs of the deceased in the burial chambers of ancient Egyptians. As you look through these images, think about what kinds of characteristics they all have in common. What differences do you see? Pay attention to materials used, shape of the jars, and images on the lids.
Kim Palermo
7
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