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Students examine the area where the Northwest Territory was located. They discover the steps territories need to follow to become states. They create a map of the Northwest Territory and label the states that came out of that region.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 26 Downloads
Millionaire Review Game: Pre-Civil War
Explore the era when James Madison was in charge, Federalists and Anti-Federalists battled it out, and slavery was still legal. Then, play this fun review version of the popular game, Who Wants to be a Millionaire. There are 15 questions included.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
At Risk!: International Development Board Game
Eighth graders participate in a role-playing game to discover the difficulties facing developing nations. Through the game, an adaptation of "Risk," they explore themes dealing with global poverty, humanitarian assistance, international development, and the Millennium Development Goals.
8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Explore the lives of American Indians and early settlers in the state of Ohio. Young native Ohioans (or members of another state) research primary and secondary multimedia sources that detail the history between American Indians and Ohio settlers.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 184 Downloads
Canada...A Visual Journey
Students work together to analyze the six natural regions of Canada. Using this information, they create a visual representation of each region on a large wall map and present it to the class. They must identify five key points of each region.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 38 Downloads
The Creation of Wisconsin Territory
Students see that the evolution of Wisconsin Territory follows the history of westward migration through the eastern half of the continent. They describe life in the Wisconsin Territory and construct maps showing boundaries and major trails.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Canada's Territorial Instincts
Students examine a map of Canada, differentiating among the provinces and territories. They explore the new Nunavut territory and its leader by reading and discussing "In New Land of Eskimos, a New Chief Offers Hope."
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Water: A Precioius Resource
Learners examine how water is used in Canada. Using an atlas, they work with a partner to complete an exercise on the water supply in the country. They map Canada's ocean drainage basins and create a graphic organizer to show the relationships between the water supply and geography.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
War of 1812 in the Old Northwest Territory
Young scholars write 1-4 sentence answers to the Time Travel worksheet (available online). They design period costumes, orally present their perspectives to the rest of the class, and explain why this war played an important role in the expansion of the United States.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 34 Downloads
The Territories: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
Fifth graders research territories of Canada. In this territories lesson, 5th graders explore maps, handouts, and websites to gather information on the Yukon, Northwest, and Nunavut territories. Students write a report detailing all the facts they have learned.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the characters, story structure, and themes of the text.
9th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review To Secede or Not to Secede: Events Leading to the Civil War
Should a teacher be allowed to "secede" from a school with his/her class and start a new program within the school? This question will guide your young historians as they learn about the road to secession prior to the Civil War in the United States.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Indian Removal Act: Was it Constitutional?
Pairs conduct an Internet search for a series of primary and secondary sources pertaining to the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia. Armed with information gathered, teams then debate whether the Indian Removal Act was justified and if it was constitutional.
7th - 8th Language Arts 33 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed
White Fang Teacher's Notes
If you're looking for a way to structure your unit on Jack London's White Fang, use a well-organized guide to bring the intrigue of the novel to your middle school classroom. Covering a biography of the author, main background and themes, and discussion activities for each chapter, the lesson plan is a great way to balance your readers' prior knowledge with the information they will glean from the book.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads
Surveying: 19 Chains and 50 Links
Through an interdisciplinary lesson, emerging engineers explore the history of surveying systems. After discussing various systems, they perform surveys on printable pages. Using their geometric skills, they physically stake out plots and use protractors to find correct angles.
6th - 8th Math 9 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Aboriginal Peoples And The Universals of Culture
Sixth graders research specific features of a province or territory of Canada. In this Canadian history lesson plan, 6th graders identify aboriginal culture areas on a map, identify cultural features represented in their region, and create an artifact that represents the culture.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 48 Downloads
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science experiments, and so much more!
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 49 Views 213 Downloads