Lesson Plans

Literacy Day 2016

Fifty years ago, UNESCO officially proclaimed September 8 as International Literacy Day to actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies. Join the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the world by celebrating and encouraging literacy in our community.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17th but will be celebrated in schools on the 16th. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Miranda Warning. This middle to high school level set will help your students understand the Amendments that are behind the Warning. Students will...

Understand the historical events that led to the right to remain silent Recognize the...
Election 2016

This is an election year like no other! Topics in our elementary curriculum include why voting is important, vocabulary and how to analyze the candidates and their platforms. Lessons for middle and high school students take a close look at the enumerated powers of the Presidency and the Electoral College. Elementary and middle school students will become more familiar with...

Back to School

This six part series is designed to help parents help their children succeed in school. Family Involvement: A Key to Student Success Easing Back to School Jitters After School: What Parents Should Know Honing Math & Science Skills Helping with Homework Parent Teacher Conferences Created by Missouri State Teachers Association

People of Our Place

Three historical cultures were important in the founding and development of Missouri; the French, Scots-Irish and Germans. Of course, St. Louis was founded by the French but they settled throughout the state. The Scots-Irish came from the Appalachian region and mainly settled in the beautiful Ozarks. The Germans mostly settled along the Missouri River, an area that reminded them of...

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