Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857 Teacher Resources
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1850s: Road to Secession
Detailing the political and social events leading up to the Civil War, this presentation provides students with maps, political cartoons, and photographs to put this time period into historical context. The Presidential Elections of 1852, 1856, and 1860 are summarized in the slides, complete with breakdowns and implications of results.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 37 Downloads
Portraits of the Presidents
Students study the United States Presidents through a variety of activities, games, and puzzles. In this United States President lesson plan, students are introduced to the Presidents and the role the president has played throughout American history.
2nd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 20 Downloads
They Were Born Where?
Young scholars assess where the presidents of the United States were born and analyze the role of geography in determining the outcome of presidential elections. They create graphs visualizing the birth and home states of the presidents along with the elections for President of the United States.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Nathaniel Hawthorne and Literary Humor
Students examine Nathaniel Hawthorne's style of humor and compare it to other humorists. They discuss the purpose of literary humor and determine how it develops characters and plots in stories. They analyze the use of different types of literary conventions as well.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
The U.S. Presidents
Young scholars identify the Presidents of the U.S. by their physical characteristics and their impact on America. In this Presidents lesson plan, students read about each President, look at their pictures, and identify each of them based on their look and their impact.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 17 Views 114 Downloads
Choosing the Next President
High schoolers use comparative Internet research to formulate a prediction regarding the next president of the United States. They give presentations each week on how his or her candidate is faring in the political race.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Grade 8: Intermediate-Level Test: Social Studies, Booklet 1 Objective and Constructed Response, 2009
In this 8th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 93 Downloads