Historic Landmarks and Memorials Teacher Resources
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Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great activity on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Famous Landmarks Have You Visited?
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Memorial Day Syllables Worksheet
How many syllables are in the word American? Celebrate Memorial Day by practicing with four one- to three-syllable words that are related to the holiday. Learners clap out the syllables in each word and note how many each contains.
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Bill of Rights and Supreme Court Cases Project
Social media and United States history combine as your young historians design a Facebook page for two major defendants of landmark Supreme Court cases. The resource includes a detailed rubric for research and page design, as well as a...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Putting History in its Place
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This lesson requires informational reference materials...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Mapping Your State's Role in the Vietnam War
Learners recognize reasons to celebrate Memorial Day. Students create a map of victims of the VIetnam War. Using the internet, learners research information about soldiers from their state who were killd in action in Vietnam. Students...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Walking by the Wall: A Virtual Trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Learners study about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They express and share their thoughts and attitudes toward wars. They listen to a picture book about the Wall and read an introductory text about the Vietnam
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Leapin' Landmarks: Locating 10 man-made landmarks around the world
Third graders engage in a lesson which addresses their curiosity about some of the outstanding people-made landmarks of the world. They explore the geographical themes of location and place through literature.
3rd Social Studies & History
Public Christmas Displays and Lynch v. Donnelly
Does a Christmas display on government property violate the Constitution? Learners study the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and learn about the landmark Supreme Court case Lynch v. Donnelly through watching a documentary and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Young scholars explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. In this Memorial Day lesson plan, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Young...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts