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The Lake Champlain Highway
Ninth graders read and color “Boats, Boats, Boats on Lake Champlain.” In this US History lesson, 9th graders listen to more detailed descriptions of the history of boating on Lake Champlain. Students draw a picture of a boat used today.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
1776: The American Revolution in the Champlain Valley
Students examine the significance of Lake Champlain in the Revolutionary War. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students discuss how Lake Champlain was integral to the war, create war time lines, and identify the 13 original colonies.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 31 Downloads
New Review The War of 1812
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation and context for the Star-Spangled Banner, and finally create a movie poster to represent the war.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
The War of 1812
You won't find a better worksheet than this! Here is a fabulous, comprehensive test on the War of 1812. Learners complete 50 questions of a wide variety; true or false, matching, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and essays. They must also draw a map.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 56 Views 253 Downloads
Does it actually exist? Consider the sighting of a giant squid, much like the one that appears in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Middle and high schoolers read the article One Legend Found, Many Still to Go, and research other mysterious creatures.
6th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 142 Downloads
Samuel de Champlain
Invite your young historians to discover the man who founded the Canadian settlement of Quebec, and who was the first to explore much of northeastern America. This brief presentation highlights the major accomplishments of Samuel de Champlain, and includes a brief assessment on the final slide that covers all content in the presentation.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
Planning a Road Trip!
Students generate plans for a fictitious road trip. In this time management instructional activity, students investigate the most effective way to travel the country arriving at specific cities. Students create their plans based on time and distance.
5th - 6th Math 9 Views 22 Downloads
European Explorers of North and South America
Sixth graders explore the connection between the geography of America and the migration of the Native Americans to the American continents to the future conquering of the continents by the Europeans. They discuss the causes and effects of western European exploration.
6th Social Studies & History 26 Views 76 Downloads