Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 Teacher Resources
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Speeches, and Writings
Students examine the principles that shaped the beliefs of Abraham Lincoln and respond to a variety of essay questions. They gather information through Internet research and reading selected texts. They role-play as reporters and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Civil War Research Project
Give your WWI study collaborative energy using a group research project. Groups are assigned one of the six main themes (included). Each group has an outline to guide research but will need an assignment guide. Consider supplementing the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
U.S. Set to Celebrate Lincoln Bicentennial
Young scholars use a news article about the celebration of the Lincoln Bicentennial to answer questions about Abraham Lincoln and the celebration. In this current events and US history lesson based on a news article, students participate...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
In His Footsteps: Former Slave George Gilmore at Montpelier
Students explore the life of former slave George Gilmore. In this US History lesson, students analyze primary source documents and use data from these selections to inform the decision making process. Students demonstrate reasoning...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Abraham Lincoln and the Arts
Students engage in a study of history and how the figure of Abraham Lincoln has evolved into a national cultural icon. They discuss the importance of his life and how he influenced the political landscape of America in the past and present.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Formal and Informal Language
“C u l8r @ skool.” As part of a study of formal and informal language, class members examine excerpts from Lil’ Boosie lyrics, the Emancipation Proclamation, a speech by Martin Luther King. Links to the resources not provided; however,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions
Aaron Douglas, Meta Warrick Fuller, Palmer Hayden, William Johnson, and James Lesesne Wells, the painters and sculptors of the Harlem Renaissance, are featured in a unit study of artists of the Harlem Renaissance.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Plessy v. Ferguson & the Roots of Segregation
How far in the past do the roots of Jim Crow and segregation extend? Your young historians will closely consider this question using detailed PowerPoint slides as a basis for discussion rather than lecture, and culminating in an activity...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War - Create A Living Timeline
Take your traditional timeline project on the Civil War to the next level! From the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, your class members will research a particular event and then teach their...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan
Two great men, one time period, and one purpose; it sounds like a movie trailer, but it's not. It's a very good comparative analysis lesson focused on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Learners will research and read informational...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable