Historic Landmarks and Memorials Teacher Resources
Find Historic Landmarks and Memorials educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 11,659 resources
Historical Landmark Project
Close a unit or the year with a five-step research project. Class members choose a US landmark, research the landmark, compose a report about it, build a model of it, and present their model and findings to the class. Each step is described in detail on this assignment page.
4th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 9 Downloads
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 landmarks, particularly the Hollywood sign.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students locate specific landmarks on a map. They define the term landmark. Students explain the difference between a manmade and natural landmark. They are explained why landmarks are important. Students discuss and research some manmade landmarks.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students investigate countries by identifying their national landmarks. In this World Geography instructional activity, students utilize the Internet to research a historic landmark in a foreign country and complete a landmark survey worksheet.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads
Landmarks Of Civilization
Middle schoolers research famous landmarks of the world. In this landmarks lesson, students determine why cultures build special structures and then find out more about specific world landmarks. Middle schoolers respond to the provided discussion questions and share their findings with their classmates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Art to Zoo: Memorials: Art for Remembering
Students examine how people from different societies and cultures remember those whom they have lost. In this lesson students analyze memorials from around the world, create their own, and find memorials that they have in their own homes.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
In this electrical worksheet, students design and build a circuit board to grasp the understanding of various electronic memory devices before answering a series of 18 open-ended questions that include analyzing schematics. This worksheet is printable and there are on-line answers to the questions.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 32 Downloads
Memorializing American History Project
Eleventh graders memorialize historical events. For this historic memorials lesson, 11th graders discuss the purpose of memorials as they view several in a PowerPoint presentation. Students then collaborate to create their own memorial.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Students explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. For this Memorial Day lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Students write letters to veterans and create a "memory wall" using photographs of former soldiers.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 84 Downloads
Learners discover the meaning of Memorial Day. In this Memorial Day lesson plan, students listen to a book entitled You're a Grand Old Flag and discuss the meaning of Memorial Day. Learners also rotate through centers in which they read, sing songs, and make crafts dealing with Memorial Day.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 9 Views 28 Downloads
What is a Memorial
Students explore how we remember and honor people in special ways. In this memorial lesson, students read poems and discuss their emotions. Students view pictures taken at memorial services and discuss what some symbols have come to represent.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
They say it's best to write about what you know. Scholars will write memory stories about the thing they know best, themselves. They share photographs and read the New York Times article, "Out of a Packing Box, Not Stuff, but Souls" to get inspired and then get to work.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Lesson: Dongducheon: A Walk to Remember, A Walk to Envision: Interpreting History, Memory, and Identity
Cultural discourse can start through a variety of venues. Learners begin to think about how our minds, memories, and identities shape our attitudes toward culture and history. They analyze seven pieces from the Dongducheon art exhibit and compose a narrative based on personal research.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
Slave Trade Memorial
Students develop a memorial to the slave who endured the Middle Passage. In this slavery memorial lesson, student culminate a unit of study about slavery by creating a memorial for Africans who traveled the Middle Passage to slavery. They develop an inscription for a plaque that tells about the Middle Passage, the economic factors that contributed to slavery and describes the terrible conditions on the ships.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads