18th Century Events Teacher Resources
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Constitutional Convention Simulation
Students explore the accomplishments at the Constitutional Convention. In this U. S. Constitution lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the convention prior to participating in a simulation of the event.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 64 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. In this Moravian migration instructional activity, 2nd graders find similarities and differences to the community of the Moravians in the 18th century.
2nd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 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
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, 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
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 24 Downloads
Ambassadors of Art
Have your class create their own art exhibit. Learners study the exchange of artwork between the Louvre in Paris and two American art museums, and create an introductory exhibit featuring European and American art from the Renaissance through the 20th century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 94 Downloads
Into the Wilderness: Habitat vs. Development
By studying the once-assumed extinction, then rediscovery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, learners look at the physical changes that have occured in habitats throughout Arkansas. This outstanding lesson is chock full of terrific educational resources and teaching ideas that should lead to a rich learning experience.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Vampires: Folklore, Fantasy and Fact
Who would've thought that a video on vampire imagery could also be such a fantastic resource on cultural folklore, European history, and human anatomy? This video illustrates how the vampire image has evolved throughout history across cultures and centuries of time, as people told fantastical tales, searched for supernatural causes, and interpreted symptoms of death as unholy reanimation.
7 mins 9th - 12th Science 10 Views 9 Downloads
Gas Prices Keep Rising
Students discuss rising gas prices, then read a news article about how the increase in fuel cost may affect other prices. For this economics and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 71 Downloads
Ben Franklin and the Rising Americans
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. In this history lesson plan, students support their studies with a field trip. This lesson plan could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
Tribes And Tribulations
Students explore South African history from pre-colonial times to today. They create a timeline of important events in South African history and reflect on connections between this timeline and the existence of tribal traditions in the country.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 115 Downloads
Students explore how empires around the globe have impacted the world in which they have existed. They analyze whether or not the United States is an imperialist nation and create their own empires based on their understanding of empires in history.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 93 Downloads
Students read "Slavery's Past, Paved Over or Forgotten" from The New York Times and discuss as a class. This activity is the introduction for researching a topic on the history of slavery in the U.S. Student groups present their information at a teach-in.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 117 Downloads