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Hoosier Soldiers at Vicksburg
Eighth graders examine the role of Indiana soldiers at the Battle of Vicksburg. In this American Civil War instructional activity, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the battle and then analyze letters written home by the soldiers.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Making 3-D Concept Graphics
Students construct a generic graphic organizer. In this study skills lesson, students cut and fold paper according to the teacher's directions, creating a two or three flap concept organizer that could be used for topics in all content areas.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 18 Downloads
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 0 Downloads
Bring No Poor Articles with You
Students compare their travel needs to homesteaders from the late 1800's in this multi-instructional activity unit. Students analyze a historic document, explain modes of transportation of the homesteaders, and articulate the personal and economic realities of the times.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Roles of Leadership
Using a primary document from the journal of pioneer John Shaw, learners explore relations between the US government and Native Americans in Wisconsin during the early 1800s. Shaw recalls Tomah, Black Hawk, Keokuk, and other leaders. The reading leads to a class discussion of qualities and accomplishments that signify a good leader and a class game of Leader-O (like Bingo).
4th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Black Hawk War, 1832
Students read and discuss primary documents about the Black Hawk War. They choose one of the conflicts during the war and investigate primary documents to explain both sides of the conflicts, and to discover inconsistencies in the accounts.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Second graders explore major events in history relating to westward expansion, such as inventions of railroads and steamboats, simulate day on wagon train, and examine interactions and contributions of people and cultures that migrated to western territories.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 88 Downloads
The History of The Cyclorama and Moving Panorama
Here is a lesson designed to acquaint learners with two amazing forms of entertainment from the 19th century: The Cyclorama and the Moving Panorama. After seeing what these two contraptions were all about, pupils make their own version of a moving panorama that has images from their own lives.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Arkansas Festivals of the Land
Middle Schoolers research Arkansas community festivals which are tied to the landscape. They create brochures that reflect the festival from a geographical and historical perspective and share them with the class. This ambitious and creative plan should be ideal for middle schoolers.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Osage, Legend, and Arkansas History
Elementary schoolers evaluate the legend of Norristown Mountain by looking at facts about the Osage Indians and the legend itself. They do an exploration of Arkansas' Native American groups which includes a look at their legends, stories, culture, traditions, and way of life.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Was There an Industrial Revolution? New Workplace, New Technology, New Consumers
Students examine the changes in the U.S. in the period of industrialization before the Civil War. They analyze census data, list/describe inventions and innovations, explore various websites, conduct a Factory Simulation activity, and conduct a debate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 Downloads
Do You Have a Sinking Feeling
Students determine how marine archaeologists use historical and archaeological data to draw inferences about shipwrecks. Students plot the position of a shipwrecked vessel, and draw inferences about the shipwreck from artifacts that have been found.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Immigration Increase from 1789 to 1910
Students investigate immigration and settlement pattern in America from 1789 to the mid-1800's. They participate in a timeline activity and study a piece of artwork to infer lifestyles of this time period. They complete Immigration graphs and write about characters they study in the artwork.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 53 Downloads
Journey to America
Fifth graders carefully analyze the artwork, Les Emigrants, and explore the reasons that people emigrated to the United States, and what life was like for new arrivals. They discuss what things immigrants were able to bring with them and what they had to leave behind.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 20 Downloads
Use this lesson plan to discuss inventions that have changed your class's world and have impacted society. Middle schoolers investigate important inventions of their time and design an invention in a simulated business atmosphere. Modify this lesson plan to reflect the writing unit you are currently working on.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 76 Downloads
Civil War Battlefields
Eighth graders research a specific battle of the U.S. Civil War. Using the Internet and the Encarta Encyclopedia they conduct research, and create and publish a travel brochure that incorporates historical and visual information about their chosen battlefield.
8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 38 Downloads