National Landmarks Teacher Resources
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US Geography Landmark Commercial
Experience famous geographical landmarks around the United States right from the comfort of your very own classroom. Learners research national landmarks, such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, and Niagara Falls, and then create a commercial of interesting facts and features that will convince others to visit their landmark.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars investigate countries by identifying their national landmarks. In this World Geography activity, students utilize the Internet to research a historic landmark in a foreign country and complete a landmark survey worksheet. Young scholars create a travel brochure of an assigned country using Microsoft Word.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 4 Downloads
Made in the USA
Students research one of the 50 states. In this United States lesson, each student lists all 50 states in alphabetical order and use National Geographic and the Internet to research one state of their choosing. Research will focus on environment, history, national landmarks, economics and manufacturing.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
Centers of the Storm: The Lyceum and the Circle at the University of Mississippi
Greek Revival architecture and the Civil Rights Movement? Sure! Examine how the Lyceum and Circle, two historic buildings located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, relate to integration and the 1962 riot on the university campus.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Taking From the Giving Tree
Students explore the ways in which various American cities negotiate the protection of their "green infrastructure," gaining a broader understanding of proposed and enacted legislation as it relates to preserving and planting trees in urban environments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 59 Downloads
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 instructional activity requires informational reference materials and includes great discussion questions and extension activities.
5th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 229 Downloads
Landmarks, "I See One!"
Students research community, state and national landmarks. They identify a researched landmark that they believe deserves protection and recognition. They, in groups, develop a promotional campaign for the specified landmark.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Discovering American Symbols
Help youngsters get to know their states and capitals, explore their own country, and study American symbolism. They take a "trip" across America collecting symbols, images, and information about each state as they go (through text and Internet research).
3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Transportation and Environment
Students make an eco-friendly vehicle to help make transportation better for the environment. In this transportation lesson, students learn how transportation inventions are bad for the environment. They then see how engineers have tried to make eco-friendly transportation devices.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Students investigate American presidential landmarks throughout the continental United States. They research and analyze American presidential landmarks to determine their value to American history and how they have been preserved over time.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Front Page History
Students consider how current events are directly and intricately tied to past events, decisions and other influences. The island of Guam is used as a case study as the events of WWII have continued to affect the people of Guam today.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 33 Downloads
Roll Along Wagon Communities in the 1850's
Second graders read and summarize information about the wagon train. For this wagon train lesson, 2nd graders complete a wordle. Students use the word wagon make an original flipbook. Students write original short scripts to describe the wagon train.
2nd Language Arts 5 Views 33 Downloads
Around the World Calendar
Students explore a country and its culture through its national landmarks. They use technology tools to research and communicate information. To demonstrate research skills, they use the Internet as well as print materials.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Claiming Common Ground? The Civil War and the Preservation of Claiming Common Ground? The Civil War and the Preservation of George Washington's Mount Vernon
Young scholars explore how people viewed George Washington in the 19th Century. In this U.S. History lesson, students create a timeline of events during the Civil War, including government and court decisions. Following this activity, young scholars read archives of The Mount of Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union and complete several activities centered around this reading.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Documents and Symbols and American Freedom
Students complete a unit of lessons on the documents, symbols, and famous people involved in the founding of the U.S. government. They create a personal bill of rights, write a found poem, design a flag, conduct research, and role-play events.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 68 Downloads
A Salute to American Symbols
Students research American symbols. In this American History lesson plan, students listen to the story The Wall and discuss the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They also listen to One Nation and research an American Symbol to create a poster.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 43 Downloads