Tecumseh Teacher Resources
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American Biography: Tecumseh, Life in a Box, Antebellum Timeline, Pathfinder
Fifth graders examine historical documents. For 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.
Interpreting Quotes From Native Americans and European Americans
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, students read and analyze quotes from Atiatoharongwen, Tecumseh, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson and then respond to the provided writing prompts.
Every Day Edit - Tecumseh
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Native American leader Tecumseh. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
History of Tecumseh and Battle at Tippecanoe
Learners research the events surrounding the Battle of Tippecanoe using the computer and a website. Students role play the Battle of Tippecanoe. Learners write journal entries from the perspective of each side in the conflict. Students brainstorm and create an alternative solution to the problem.
The Candy Conundrum
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.
Atlanta and Sherman's March to the Sea
Students explore the impact of William Tecumseh Sherman's actions during the Civil War.
Westward Expansion Worksheet
In this Westward Expansion worksheet, students respond to 63 short answer questions about Manifest Destiny and the U.S. expansion into the West.
Making a Difference
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.
The Civil War
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.
Jeopardy Review Game: Westward Expansion
Some Jeopardy review games are OK, this one is great. Just like the real game, learners will have to determine the question that best fits each given answer. There are a total of 51 questions related to the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and westward expansion.
Study Guide: Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic
The early American Republic is what this study guide is all about. Kids will have no problem acing their next exam on early US history after completing this assignment. There are three vocabulary words, nine events, 11 important people, 12 main ideas, and two essay questions to get them ready for the big test.
Tennessee's Presidents: Andrew Jackson
Learn about the life, career, and policies established by President Andrew Jackson. Young historians can easily follow along with this resource or read about Jackson at an independent work station. Biographical information includes major battles, military and political career, as well as policies such as the Indian Removal Act.
Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea
“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.
Student Privacy Rights
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.
The War of 1812
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.
Westward Expansion- How U.S. took possession of its land areas and effects on natives when settled
Learners use textbooks and other resources to understand the westward expansion of the US and the influences and effects that it had on American culture.
Reading Comprehension-Multiple Matching 2
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article about 19th century American presidents. They answer ten multiple choice questions about the article. Each question asks students to identify one of four presidents; Van Buren, Harrison, Polk, or Fillmore.
The War of 1812 (1809-1815)
In this online interactive history quiz learning exercise, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the War of 1812. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
A Test Case for Individual Rights
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.