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Constitutional Convention Simulation
Students explore the accomplishments at the Constitutional Convention. In this U. S. Constitution instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the convention prior to participating in a simulation of the event.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 65 Downloads
George Washington and Slavery: The 1799 Census of Slaves
Students discover details about the slave community at Mt. Vernon. In this George Washington lesson plan, students examine Washington's 1799 Slave Census in order to determine what life was like for slaves of the first president. An analysis sheet is included.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
George Washington Stood Here… On the Issue of Slavery
Students research George Washington's stance on slavery. In this slavery activity, students examine primary documents that reveal the relationship between Washington and his slaves at Mount Vernon.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sacred Places: California Missions from Different Perspectives
Students create a project poster displaying photos, drawings, and journal writings that incorporate the major themes of California's missions, and use perspective and point of view both visually and in writing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 32 Downloads
Hey Kid, Want To Buy A Bridge?
Students study the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and the inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. They design an infomercial to sell a product or a service for an invention. They create an invention that improves the world and write an article or news release.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 51 Downloads
"We, the People": New Voices in the Constitutional Debates
Students study the goals set out for the Constitution. They examine the resolutions arrived at to resolve three major conflicts which arose during the writing of the Constitution. They discuss or write down a one-sentence summary of what goals the Preamble sets out for the Constitution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 55 Downloads
The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume 1 by Michel Foucault
In this online interactive psychology worksheet, students respond to 24 multiple choice questions about Foucault's The History of Sexuality: An Introduction. Students submit their answers to be scored.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
How Did Slavery Impact Our Nation?
Fifth graders closely examine the effects of slavery on American society giving special emphasis to the issue of social injustice, the life of Harriet Tubman, the underground railroad and the achievements of Abraham Lincoln during this month long unit.
5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 95 Downloads
Why is there a Cod hanging in the Massachusetts Statehouse?
Students discover the purpose of the sacred cod carving in New England. In this New England history instructional activity, students read the story A Cod's Tale, and analyze photographs of Cod including their uses and size. Students utilize the Internet to further research the financial opportunities New England fisherman gained from harvesting a plentiful cod population.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Politics! Politics! The Emergence of Political Parties in the U.S.
Students are split into six small groups which focus on one of six websites, that tell the story of the emergence of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties at the end of the 18th century. They compile a chronological list of people and events from their research and create an annotated timeline from their material.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads
Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances
Students develop an understanding of art and history. In this lesson about sculpture and creating a mood, students will gain an understanding of a moment in history by observing art. Students observe busts, and paintings from the certain times.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Evolution of Mediums of Exchange
Fifth graders investigate currencies of the 17th and 18th century English colonists. For this currency lesson, 5th graders make connections between unit of account and the medium of exchange. Students create their own money using images from their school.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Moravian Migration: Before a visit to Bethabara
Second graders view a website to become familiar with Bethabara, a Moravian settlement. In this Moravian migration activity, 2nd graders find similarities and differences to the community of the Moravians in the 18th century. Students create a visual presentation based on pictures of the Moravian community.
2nd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students examine the role of the 'Salon'. In this historic communications lesson plan, students role play and use discussion to enhance their understanding of the role the Salon played in 18th century Europe. Students will divide into groups, engage in philosophical and scientific discussion, then re-group to engage in discourse with other small groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 31 Downloads
Lesson 11: Printed Materials (Ads and Broadsides) 1780-1820
Students use primary resources (gazettes, broadsides, advertisements) to consider life at the turn of the 18th century in Deerfield, Massachusetts. They infer observations about life in the nascent United States.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Tales of the Supernatural
Scary stuff! Whether approached as the first horror story or a "serious imaginative exploration of the human condition," Frankenstein continues to engage readers. Here's a packet of activities that uses Mary Shelley's gothic novel to launch an examination of supernatural tales.
9th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable