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ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
Social Studies (12)
Presidential Election Partners - Deciding on a Candidate Through an Online Discussion with the Community
As a presidential election approaches, have students recruit an adult "election partner" to discuss and debate candidate selection and important issues related to the campaign. Becoming an active participant in the civic process takes practice. Students will have the opportunity to practice for future participation in presidential elections with the help of an election partner.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Social Studies - Economics - Social Studies - Geography - Social Studies - United States History
Human Migration Within and Into the United States
In this Xpeditions lesson, students analyze 1980 and 1990 demographic data from the U.S. They determine net migration for the southern, northeastern, western, and midwestern regions of the United States and analyze the impact of migration shifts in these regions.
National Geographic Education
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, was born in 1951.
After exploring information about Sally Ride on the StarKids Who's Who site, students write a letter using the Letter Generator to Dr. Ride.
On this day in 1907, Rachel Carson was born.
Students learn about Rachel Carson, explore different environmental websites, and write a Diamante Poem about a particular habitat.