MIDDLE GRADES UNIT PLANS (GRADES 5-8)

THESE INTERDISCIPLINARY THEMATIC UNITS WERE DEVELOPED BY GRADUATE STUDENTS IN EDUCATION 543 MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Planets With A Plan Or Cosmic Collision: Seeing The Light In Our Solar System

It's All Greek to Me

"We Proceeded On": The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Dig In!: A Study of the Earth's Crust

The Quest for Independence

Kings, Castles, Catapults...and more: Life in the Middle Ages

The Power of Hope: End of Apartheid in South Africa

Ecuador

THESE INTERDISCIPLINARY THEMATIC UNITS WERE DEVELOPED BY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN EDUCATION 266: MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Hopping Through the Land Down Under: A Thematic Unit  on  Australia

Olympics '99: An Integrated Unit on the Olympic Games

Wagons West: A Thematic Unit on the Westward Movement in America

What's On Your Plate?: An Integrated Unit on Food

Heroes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Native Americans: An Interdisciplinary Unit

Survival: A Thematic Unit

Amazon Rainforest

The Life of the Ocean

Community

The Mississippi River

Media

The California Gold Rush

The Human Body

North to Alaska

USA Presidential Elections and Campaigns

Colonization of the New World

The Middle Ages

Spanish Culture

Civil Rights Movement

Vietnam War

The Holocaust

Ancient Rome

Be the Kiwi: An Integrated Unit on New Zealand

Mesoamerican Civilizations: The Mayans and the Aztecs

Explore the Ocean

Architecture through European Eyes

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Cars

The Great Depression

Freshwater Ecosystems

Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

Flight

Canada

The Gift of Life

The Solar System

Weather

Environmental Stewardship

The Civil War

World War II

Pirates

The Industrial Revolution

Eastern Africa