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New Review A President's Vision: Lyndon Baines Johnson
Learners take a closer look at the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, including the Great Society and the passage of the Voting Rights Act, through image analysis and primary source worksheets.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
Learners explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. For this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Learners respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Women in Texas Politics: Winning the Vote, Three Pioneers, and Serving the People
Fourth graders study women's involvement in Texas politics. In this US history lesson, 4th graders discuss woman suffrage, examine three Texas female pioneer legislators by reading biographies, and explore women's issues by generating a list of ideas of important issues and writing a letter to a Texas Legislator letting him or her know what issues are important.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Identifying Setting Using Evidence from the Text
Help young readers find the setting in the story. They will review what a setting is with a modeled example by the teacher. After reading The Cow Who Wouldn't Come Down by Paul Brett Johnson and completing a practice sheet, they will be able to identify the setting using evidence from the book.
K - 1st Language Arts 10 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
American Government: Does a State Have the Legal/Constitutional Right to Secede from the Union?
Are states prohibited or permitted by the wording of the Constitution to leave the Union? After analyzing the decisions of selected Supreme Court cases and other primary source documents, spark discussion and debate with your class on this fascinating topic.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lyndon B. Johnson
Students take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. Students use their findings to write collaborative reports.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Reading Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography. In this historical persons lesson, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her life's work. Students answer critical thinking questions about "Lady Bird" Johnson when they finish reading.
K - 4th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads
The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History
Learners research and analyze Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements as the 36th President focusing on his legislative program. They consider how the passage of time can influence a President's reputation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
New Review The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After reviewing the document, class members will break into groups and act out scenarios involving the primary concepts related to each of the first ten amendments.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 147 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Reconstruction After the Civil War
Learners draw an interesting parallel between Reconstruction after the Civil War and a child moving out from home in this lesson plan. They discuss the effect of the war on the Southern economy and region, and then engage in a simulation as a joint committee tasked with coming up with a plan for reconstructing the southern states and bringing them back to the Union.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 32 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Butterflies in Space
How does gravity affect the life cycle of a butterfly? Learn first-hand what types of investigations astronauts perform in space by following along with one of NASA's experiments. Create butterfly habitats in the classroom with specific factors to be studied (learners choose what to study).
K - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Title to Determine the Main Idea
Use the title of a book to determine the main idea. Readers will view the cover of The Wedding and predict what the story will be about. Graphic organizers help chart important information and build new vocabulary. Other stories are used for guided and independent practice.
K - 1st Language Arts 111 Views 160 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Texas State Capitol, Post-Visit Lesson Plan, 4th Grade
Fourth graders tour the Texas State Capitol and review historic figures discussed on the Capitol tour. They complete additional research to acquire additional information about important Texans. They write a report about the individual they researched.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Texas in the Mirror
Students learn what symbols are and become aware of many symbols that are important to other cultures. This is accomplished through conducting research, writing descriptively and persuasively, and examining their own and others' perceptions about Texas.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Thunderstorm On Narragansett Bay by Martin Johnson Heade
Thunderstorm On Narragansett Bay is an intriguing image, filled with ominous clouds and intrepid waters. Kids will write, use sensory detail, and sketch images filled with weather after discussing this fantastic painting.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful in business.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
Texas in the Mirror
Students research their own and others' perceptions about Texas and become familiar with various symbols from other cultures. In this Texas in the Mirror lesson plan, students write a web page with a picture of a Texan symbol. Students use a variety of sources to research symbols for Texas and draw or locate on a graphic their selected symbols.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Above the Law: Athletes in Trouble
Students watch segments of "Unforgiveable Blackness" in class. They analyze Jack Johnson's problems with the law and the legal trouble of other athletes today. They create a set of standards they believe athletes should follow.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 60 Downloads
US Geography, The Blues
This lesson enables teachers to use blues styles and performers to think about various geographical regions of the United States. By studying different blues styles from the Mississippi Delta, Texas, and the Piedmont region of the Southeastern Coast, or f
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 13 Downloads