18th Century Events Teacher Resources
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Life on Two Colonial Plantations in South Carolina
Fourth graders compare two colonial plantations. In this South Carolina history lesson plan, 4th graders compare the Drayton Hill plantation of Charleston Co. to the Walnut Grove Plantation of Spartanburg Co. This lesson plan uses primary and secondary sources as the fundamental learning tools.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The African Burial Ground
Students analyze African American burial grounds. In this African American history lesson, students draw conclusions about African American communities in early New York and consider how archeology made it possible to study the communities.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Coming to California
Fifth graders read excerpts from the diary of Juan Bautista de Anza as an investigation of California history. In this California history lesson, 5th graders read fictional diary entries and discuss the questions. Students read Anza's diary and answer multiple questions for the topic.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
New England Colonies
Learners explore U.S. history by answering study questions with classmates. In this New England Colonies lesson, students identify the thirteen colonies and read assigned text about the creation of New England and the United States. Learners answer study questions based on the text and complete a test after several days of reading.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 51 Views 438 Downloads
Kiskiack: Changing Architectural Landscape
High schoolers compare and contrast the changing Native and English colonial architectural landscape of the 17th and 18th centuries. Students research and evaluate how economic technology, and the environment reflected cultural changes in the country, then write about their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson L - Hit The Road Jack (or Jill)
High schoolers discuss forms of transportation in Delaware during 18th Century, find approximate area of court order on current map of state, draw layout of their school, and decide where new hallway or outside pathway would be most needed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Nureyev: The Unconquerable Will
Students consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre lesson, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Students research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create collaborative projects to share their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads
A Golden Age: Three West African Empires
Seventh graders compare and contrast the three West African Kingdoms. In this World History lesson, 7th graders research the kingdoms and rulers of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. Students present their kingdom to the class.
7th Social Studies & History 30 Views 159 Downloads
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 20 Views 67 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
Moravian Migration: Before a visit to Bethabara
Second graders view a website to become familiar with Bethabara, a Moravian settlement. For this Moravian migration lesson, 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
Politics! Politics! The Emergence of Political Parties in the U.S.
High schoolers 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
Evolution of Mediums of Exchange
Fifth graders investigate currencies of the 17th and 18th century English colonists. In 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
What is the history of rice in the United States?
Fifth graders become familiar with the history of rice and create a board game. In this rice lesson, 5th graders understand the history of rice through the playing of a game. Students use vocabulary words related to the history of rice.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Industrial World Represented by 19th Century Artists
Students study paintings, sculptures and of objects d'art as documents to study the 19th century Industrial Revolution. In this art history lesson plan, students study a chronological timeline of art during the Industrial Revolution. Students read about the art and artists of this method and time.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 35 Downloads
History, Artifacts, and Museums
Eleventh graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this historical artifacts instructional activity, 11th graders select and research historical topics that require them to interpret calendars, timelines, maps, charts, paintings, cartoons, architecture and other artifacts.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
History of Business and Industry in West Virginia
Students discover business and industries located in West Virginia. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the West Virginia Encyclopedia in order to gather information about the industries of the state. Students take notes on index cards that they use to create a time using the information gathered.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Two Views of the Slave Ship Brookes
Actual ship diagrams and a table of voyage data gives young historians an authentic glimpse of on-board experiences during the Atlantic Slave Trade. The class examines a projected diagram of the slave ship Brooks, recording thoughts. Consider pair-share before the group discusses the image.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads