18th Century Influential Leaders Teacher Resources
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Ka'ianaa'ahu'ulu: A Leader of Hawai'i
Students evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. In this leadership skills lesson, students identify leadership traits and read the story of Ka’iana. Students monitor the leadership activities of a partner and research another leader to compare with Ka’iana.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 14 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate what a covenant was and how they relate to contemporary government ideals. In this comparing covenant lesson, 5th graders examine primary source documents that are examples of covenants from 18th century New England.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?
High schoolers list qualities they believe made George Washington an effective military leader. They discuss some difficulties Washington faced as Commander-in-Chief and describe his response to the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
A Day at Mount Vernon
Students discover daily life on George Washington's plantation, Mount Vernon. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students examine the life styles at four distinct sites at Mount Vernon to become familiar with the people, places, and objects that were part of 18th century life.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
We the People Level 2
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Students read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 145 Downloads
Lesson 4: Leadership in Victory: One Last Measure of the Man
High schoolers examine George Washington's contributions to the United States. In this George Washington lesson, students study the qualities that made Washington a military leader. High schoolers also explore the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Leadership of the Revolution
Fourth graders use primary sources to research information on Revolutionary War Leaders. In this Revolutionary War lesson, 4th graders work in groups find the content each leader influenced and explained details about home life. Students compare and contrast three leaders in a triple Venn.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The American Revolution: Moving West and South
Students examine several letters to the editor from both a local newspaper and national newspapers. After reviewing current letters, they write a letter to the editor of an 18th-century newspaper expressing their opinion about the American Revolution.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 91 Downloads
This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread disease on the imperialistic motivations of European powers.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a lesson on primary sources and research. Scholars use the library and online resources to form an opinion about Washington, after which they write a letter to the editor explaining why he would make a good father.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
Hammurabi's Code: What Does It Tell Us About Old Babylonia?
Students examine life in Babylonia during the time of King Hammurabi. They read and discuss excerpts of the Code of Hammurabi, participate in a simulation of advisors to the king, complete an online interactive activity, answer discussion questions, and write a five-paragraph essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 126 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 8 Views 54 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 9 Views 94 Downloads
Middle schoolers discuss how each leader was influenced by people close to him. They view a video "Troubled Leadership." Students discuss the two rulers featured: the Egyptian King Tutankhamen and the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman. They discuss people who were close to each leader.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Exploring George Washington's Leadership
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history activity, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading activities are included with this activity.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
The British Origins of Industrialism
Tenth graders brainstorm the Industrial Revolution and how it changed the lives of people. They describe rural life in preindustrial Britain. They identify the factors that allowed Britian to become the first industrialized nations.
10th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 40 Downloads
African-American Art and the Political Dissent during the Harlem Renaissance
Students are introduced to the culture of African American art. Using the internet, they research the events surrounding the Harlem Renaissance and discover how it produced a wide variety of art and literature. To end the instructional activity, by analyzing different pieces of artwork by various artists to identify the political statement in the art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
The American Revolution: Causes
Students investigate taxation of the American colonist by the British which led to the revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students analyze a poem called Revolution Tea, and then work in small groups to present an oral interpretation of the poem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 66 Downloads