17th Century Exploration Teacher Resources
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Honoring People of the Past in Ipswich
Third graders investigate primary documents to explore the history in Ipswich. In this Ipswich lesson, 3rd graders observe the Ebsco mural panels and gather information about Ipswich. Students work in groups of five to explore the panels.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Water: Our Most Important Beverage
Third graders complete a KWL chart on what they already know about water and what they want to know. As a class, they participate in an activity in which they discover the amount of drinkable water on Earth and are introduced to the water cycle.
3rd Science 3 Views 47 Downloads
Dude, Where's My Karma?
Students research various aspects of Indian culture. They create a Book of Knowledge about India. In a second activity they research the history behind any game. They make presentations and play the different games during Game Day.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 27 Views 195 Downloads
Happy Endings: The Final Battle
Fifth graders explore all the myths of the battle of Yorktown. A variety of primary documents are viewed and analyzed for discussion. They become aware that what one sees and hears is not always as it seems in reality. Each group critiques how the myths affected the global environment and backdrop to the war.
5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 49 Downloads
American Indian Technologies - Grade Four Interdisciplinary Lesson
Fourth graders investigate how technology effected the American Indian tribes of Ohio. In this Native peoples research lesson, 4th graders work in groups to determine how technology helped extend the tribes abilities and spread their cultural beliefs.
4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 57 Downloads
Understanding the Columbian Exchange
Eighth graders take a closer look at exploration. In this Columbian Exchange lesson, 8th graders read primary sources that require them to consider more than goods were traded in the exchange. Students discuss the exploitation of natives and implications of that exploitation.
8th Social Studies & History 33 Views 123 Downloads
Students investigate how different democracies treat juvenile offenders as well as compare/contrast the juvenile and adult justice systems in their own democracy. In addition, individually and as a group, they determine whether juvenile offenders should be prosecuted and punished as adults.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 52 Downloads
Middle and Southern Colonies
Students spend five days learning about the colonies. In this colonial instructional activity, students examine the life of the southern, middle, and first colonies in America. Students create projects and complete research on the colonies.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 27 Views 106 Downloads
Fair Game: Probability in Algebra
Students investigate the probability of an even occurring. In this algebra lesson plan, students analyze how a fair chance can happen both in a game and in the real world. They compare and contrast a good, a bad, and a fair chance.
9th - 11th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
Students examine the history of Canadian settlement through an interactive program. They learn why some parts of the country where more heavily populated than others. They discover what life is like for a Canadian and their government system.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 33 Downloads
British Royal Family Tree
Learners explore the rules of succession and how succession to the British throne works. Students arrange the royal family members in succession order. They explore the concept of lineage by constructing the British royal family tree.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Fan(tom) of the Opera
Students explore the ways in which the worlds of popular music and opera can work together to complement the other. They work in small groups to analyze plot, characters, setting and themes of a popular opera using a summary of that opera as a guide.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 20 Downloads
Economy vs. Humanity Exploring the Triangle Trade and The Middle Passage
Pupils examine the economic factors of the Triangle Trade as they related to slavery in the US. They use primary sources to study the experience of Africans as they traveled through the Middle Passage.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
King Phillip's War: A Primary Source, Exploring Options, and Sachem's Speech Writing Activity
Learners study the causes and effects of King Philip's War. In this Native American history lesson, students examine the options that the Native Americans had in 1676 New England. Learners weigh the pros and cons of the situation and then write expository essays about the content of Sachem's speech.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads