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Students view a PowerPoint presentation created by the teacher over a two week period about American Revolution and its causes and effects. They answer study guide questions, and participate in small and whole group discussions, worksheets, etc.
Students revisit issues of civil rights in the U.S. They use the recent national discussion of retiring Senator Strom Thurmond's 1948 Dixiecrat Presidential campaign as a starting point.
Students engage in a series of lessons about Arizona. They perform experiments and participate in activities across the curriculum. They perform research on websites imbedded in this plan to complete a variety of tasks.
Students discover where certain states are located and what the look like. They look for their information on a web site. Each student is assigned a state which they must research then present to the entire class.
Students engage in a lesson plan which lesson plan focuses on the Equal Access Act and a Supreme Court case involving the meeting of extracurricular religious clubs on school property.
An ambitious geography lesson is geared toward kindergartners. They discover what the differences are between states and countries. They look at maps of Arkansas, and learn what the shapes and lines mean. Additionally, they create a State of Arkansas necklace to finish things up. Everything you need to implement the lesson is included in this fine plan.
Students are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
Students research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
In this Olympic Rings research activity, students observe a picture of the Olympic rings and research their designer. They explore when and where they were first used, what they represent, what are the five major regions in the world, and the meaning of interlocking rings. Students write eight short answers.
Students analyze Bush's speech after the attacks of 2001, and FDR's "Infamy" speech. the compare and contrast the speeches and events that led to them followed by a duscussion based on included questions.
Students explore how one uses examples from history to inform themselves of past and present events. After reading an article, they examine the significance of renaming a base in Germany after a soldier who survived the Holocaust. They create a list of places that are named after people and research the people who have places named after them.
Students understand how Nevada became a state and the role of Abraham Lincoln in Nevada's statehood. In this Nevada statehood lesson, students listen to background information, primary sources and research about Nevada's statehood. Students write letters, and demonstrate knowledge of vocabulary. Students separate truth and falsehoods about Nevada statehood.
Students listen to information about Civil War flags and make an original flag.  In this Civil War flag lesson, students understand the important symbols on flags and explain the symbols on their flag. Students discuss the role of the flag bearer.
Students examine the history and origin of the United States Flag. They identify each symbol and discover the proper way to display it. They discuss how the flag itself has played a part in recent events.
Fifth graders research and create clothing for guy and gal dolls of the Civil War period. In this clothing of the Civil War lesson, 5th graders understand how clothing was different from the ready to wear clothing of today. Students present their dressed dolls and create a multimedia presentation to explain the clothing on the doll.
Students describe how symbolism is used in flags as they research the symbolism in country flags and create a new flag design. They begin investigating the meaning behind the Olympic flag and then continue with the flags of South Africa and the US.
Young scholars build their own nation in groups where they create a name, flag, declaration of independence, form of government, mathematical layout, and more. In this nation lesson plan, students also provide a scale drawing of their nation using metric units.
Students research their own and others' perceptions about Texas and become familiar with various symbols from other cultures. In this Texas in the Mirror lesson plan, students write a web page with a picture of a Texan symbol. Students use a variety of sources to research symbols for Texas and draw or locate on a graphic their selected symbols. Students follow the writing process as it pertains to Texas-related internet sites to obtain ideas.
Students examine the importance of celebrations in life. In this celebrations lesson, students determine what type of celebrations people participate in especially those that focus on corn. They read about different celebrations including Native American harvest festivities and Kwanzaa. They graph the information they collect. 
Students explore different countries, their locations, and their cultures. Using an encyclopedia, they locate the information, then write a report. Ultimately, they create a paper doll to represent their chosen country.