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Fifth graders examine historical documents. In this Tecumseh lesson, 5th graders investigate photographs and documents from the Library of Congress that allow students to learn of Tecumseh's life and accomplishments.
New! The War of 1812
While the War of 1812 may not have resulted in any great shift of territories, it did have significant effects on Native Americans and the status of the United States as an independent nation. Review the major events and lasting implications of the war with your young historians, including its connections to Tecumseh, Canadian nationalism, and the Napoleonic Wars.
Students research the events surrounding the Battle of Tippecanoe using the computer and a website. Students role play the Battle of Tippecanoe. Students write journal entries from the perspective of each side in the conflict. Students brainstorm and create an alternative solution to the problem.
Students examine the relations between Native Americans and European Americans in the late 1700's and early 1800's. In this Native American history lesson plan, students read and analyze quotes from Atiatoharongwen, Tecumseh, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson and then respond to the provided writing prompts.
In this everyday editing learning exercise, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Native American leader Tecumseh. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
Students design a candy container that contains a specific amount of candy. They demonstrate how an engineering problem can be solved with math and that there are multiple answers to the problem. They compute volume of spheres.
In this online interactive Civil War worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about the Battle of Shiloh. Students may check their answers immediately.
Students explore the impact of William Tecumseh Sherman's actions during the Civil War.
In this Westward Expansion learning exercise, students respond to 63 short answer questions about Manifest Destiny and the U.S. expansion into the West.
Second graders study individual leaders and their actions and character. They recognize the importance of the leaders' actions and character and how they contributed to our nation's heritage.
“First-Person Narratives of the American South,” a collection of primary source materials, offer class members a chance to compare the views of two women who experienced Major General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea. Using the provided worksheet, groups focus their comparisons on the women’s views on slavery, their experience of the march, or their beliefs. For the male perspective of this event a link to the journal of George Washington Baker is provided.
Students study key Fourth Amendment concepts by examining two Fourth Amendment decisions: (1) Katz v. United States, 389 U.S. 347 (1967); and (2) Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls, 536 U.S. 822 (2002) The discuss the extent to which the Fourth Amendment's protections apply to their daily lives in and outside school.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the War of 1812. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
You won't find a better worksheet than this! Here is a fabulous, comprehensive test on the War of 1812. Learners complete 50 questions of a wide variety; true or false, matching, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and essays. They must also draw a map.
Fifth graders describe the cooperation that existed between the colonists and Indians during the 1600s and 1700s (for example, in agriculture, the fur trade, military alliances, treaties, cultural interchanges).
Students use textbooks and other resources to understand the westward expansion of the US and the influences and effects that it had on American culture.
Now here is a very good presentation on the American Civil War, that you shouldn't pass up. Rich in text and images, the presentation covers all the bases. All of the major battles, key people, policies, and even a section describing the role women and African-Americans played during the war are discussed.
Students examine the different points of view regarding testing students for drug use. They then work in pairs to create and perform dialogues that flesh out two sides of the argument around this controversial issue.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students enjoy a biography of Francis Scott Key, the author of the National Anthem. The students then answer 20 questions, some of which call on them to recall the words to the song.
Students explore the frontier wars of the 1790s. After researching one battle, teams of students prepare a presentation for the class. Students compare and contrast the Columbian Tragedy with "broadsides" that were printed to announce events. Finally, students create a "broadside" to announce the researched battle.