States and Territories of The United States Teacher Resources
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Check out this packet of worksheets involving mapping activities, vocabulary logging, reading and comprehending informational texts, etc., which focuses on Italian city-states during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. There are also activity and note-taking guidelines for designing a scrapbook on the culture, politics, and social systems of Florence and Venice.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 22 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Flag
Students study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols. Students design a classroom flag. Students identify and describe the American flag.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 136 Downloads
Manifest Destiny and the Commercial Conquest of the United States
Students examine the role of commerce in the United States to help fulfill Manifest Destiny. They write commercials that could have been used by the Mexicans or Americans during the Mexican War.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 50 Downloads
The United States Flag
Students engage in the study of the United States flag while accessing research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class project that focuses upon the meaning of freedom and The United State Flag Code.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 37 Downloads
United States Map Lesson
Students explore basic map skills. In this United States geography lesson plan, students define "country" and "state," locate their state on a United States map, and identify and trace state boundaries defining their state and surrounding areas.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 34 Views 155 Downloads
What's Your Territory?
Students consider how they, their pets, and their parents define and defend their personal spaces or territory. They discuss the reasons that countries sometimes fight over territories. Students conclude by drawing pictures of themselves, their pets, their parents, and their country's territories and by writing sentences describing scenarios in which territories are threatened.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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
Students compare a political map of North America today with one from 1845. They identify items of continuity in the political map of the United States today and that of 1845 and describe the influence of Indian and Hispanic cultures on the Southwest.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Territory and Statehood of Iowa
Fifth graders recognize the steps to create a territory, a district and a state. In this Iowa lesson, 5th graders discuss the three capitals and their importance. Students recognize the key people in the development of Iowa. Students research the Mississippi River and how the territories were formed.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
This Land is Your Land? This Land is My Land!
Students research the various territory acquisitions in United States history and create an annotated map that tells the history of U.S. expansion. Working in small groups, students outline the land acquisitions and purchases made by the United States and synthesize that information on their map.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 75 Downloads
Arkansas is Our State: Differentiating Between a State and a Country
An ambitious geography lesson is geared toward kindergartners. They discover what the differences are between states and countries. They look at maps of Arkansas, and learn what the shapes and lines mean. Additionally, they create a State of Arkansas necklace to finish things up.
K Social Studies & History 5 Views 9 Downloads
East Meets West: Americans on the Move
Young scholars examine the settlement of the Louisiana Territory. In this Westward Expansion activity, students watch segments of the Discovery video "East Meets West: Americans on the Move". Young scholars conduct further research pertaining to the Lewis and Clark expedition prior to completing a journal activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Province and Territories Poster
Learners create a poster of a Canadian province or territory. In this Canadian geography lesson, students research a Canadian province or territory and create a poster to present the information explored in class.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Western Expansion in the United States and Canada – The Transcontinental Railroad
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Western Expansion lesson, students conduct research to find out how the Transcontinental Railroad fueled territorial expansion in the United States and Canada.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 56 Downloads
The United States Flag
Learners discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag. Learners then research the Federal Flag Code and how that has shaped the meaning and usage of the US Flag.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 16 Views 90 Downloads