ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies (8 - 12), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: European History Art Presentations
Description: The students are assigned an artist from the period of European history that the class is studying at the time of the assignment. The students will research their artist and write a one page paper giving the general background information on the artist. Additionally, the student will create a visual presentation of the artists' work and make a first person presentation to the class lasting not more than ten minutes.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies - Geography - Social Studies - World History
Title: Greek and Roman Land Use: What Was the Difference?
Description: This Xpeditions lesson helps students differentiate between ancient Greek and ancient Roman practices of land and natural resource use and assess the extent to which the Romans adopted Greek practices. They research Greek and Roman land use and illustrate maps with Greek and Roman land use practices.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 6,7,8
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Who's Bad - Roman Emperors
Digital Tool: Youtube Video: Slope Music Video
Digital Tool Description: This video can be used to introduce some infamous Roman emperors. It will provide the students with a entertaining, yet informative video of 4 Roman emperors who were considered to be the baddest of the bad.