Iowa State History Teacher Resources
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The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Here is one of the best resources I've come across in quite a while. It's a series of six lesson plans produced by the US Government that have to do with the State Quarters. The titles of the six lessons are: Double Your Money!, How...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Prairie Voices: Iowa and the Civil War
Students study how the Civil War affected Iowa natives. In this Iowa history instructional activity, students read the provided article on Iowa and its Civil War experiences. Students analyze the article to determine how the war affected...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Against Their Will: North Carolina’s Eugenics Program & In re Moore
An engaging topic for ethics, psychology, or history classes, this resource on eugenics programs in the US has everything needed for a solid learning experience. It includes all of the necessary readings (including primary sources),...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
How People Have Used Soils: How Soils Have Affected U.S. History
Students read the activity sheet and brainstorm sources of information to answer the questions. They work in small groups to answer their questions, using a different source for each answer. They write a report with their group. More...
5th - 12th Science
Character Education: Responsibility
Students study Manuel de Zavala and his role in the history of Texas. In this character education lesson, students read about Manuel Lorenzo and underline the responsibilities he took on in his life. Students then answer questions about...
6th - 8th English Language Arts