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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 10 Views 29 Downloads
War of 1812 in the Old Northwest Territory
Students 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 7 Views 35 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
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 26 Views 192 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 33 Views 30 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 6 Views 7 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 39 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Not So Big Book of Westward Expansion
From the thirteen colonies to the Mexican cession, your learners will track the territorial acquisitions made by the United States during eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with this printable booklet.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Territories: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
Fifth graders research territories of Canada. In this territories instructional activity, 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
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 63 Views 229 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 6 Views 8 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
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 11 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 99 Downloads
Northwest Coast Weaving
Fifth graders view step by step videos and learn to weave in the style of the Northwest Coast First Nations people. In this culture and natural resources lesson, 5th graders research the Northwest Coast First Nations people and design weaving projects in the style of the Northwest Coast First Nations people.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads