Famous American Teacher Resources
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Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Life in Letters
If you could read the personal diary of any famous person, living or dead, who would it be? Explore the life of an influential American through primary sources such as letters, books, and speeches. The class compiles a biography of this...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Famous Americans Concentration Game
Second graders play a memory game. In this famous Americans instructional activity, 2nd graders view posters of famous Americans and review the facts about their lives. Students play a concentration/memory game using the pictures of...
2nd Social Studies & History
Matching: Famous Americans and their Achievements
Third graders review American historical figures. In this historical perspectives lesson, 3rd graders play a game that requires them to recall famous Americans and events where they utilize primary sources available from the...
3rd Social Studies & History
Contributions of Famous Americans: Thurgood Marshall
Third graders investigate a mysterious famous American. For this Thurgood Marshall lesson, 3rd graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress featuring Marshall and conduct further research to determine who the...
3rd Social Studies & History
Remembrance of Things Past
Engage critical and social thinking by exploring the value of language and word choice. The class considers the article "The Silence of the Historic Present" and analyzes several presidential speeches. They engage in class discussion,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Famous Americans Concentration Game for First Graders
Students discuss who famous Americans are. For this social science lesson, students use photos of the famous Americans to play a concentration or memory game. Students have fun playing the game, but also reinforce what they know about...
Pre-K Social Studies & History
Famous Americans, Events, and Places Matching Game
Students review American historical figures. In this historical perspectives lesson, students play a game that requires them to recall famous Americans and events that utilizes primary sources available from the Library of...
K Social Studies & History
Reading and Writing for Understanding: Booker T. and Langston Hughes
Explore famous Americans by viewing a slide-show presentation and reading their works. Learners view images of poetry by Langston Hughes and famous writings by Booker T. Washington. They read the book More Than Anything Else, and...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts