United States History Teacher Resources
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Racial Integration in American Schools
Explore racism in American history by viewing the images included. Groups collaborate to utilize the think-pair-share technique, brainstorming about words that describe modern schools. They view a slide-show of pictures related to integrating the school system over 50 years ago.
1st - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads
Philanthropy and Philanthropists' Qualities
High schoolers explore the meaning of the term "philanthropy" and the qualities that philanthropists share, especially good character and personal virtue. They list and describe how three volunteer groups act for the common good and summarize how five individuals in United States history demonstrated good character and personal virtue.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads
Making Connections: I Know Why Caged Birds Sing
Learners discuss equality and fairness by reading a Maya Angelo poem. In this U.S. history lesson, students read the poem I Know Why Caged Birds Sing, and discuss how the era it was written in affected the words. Learners identify the framework of poetry and categorize each line.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 100 Downloads
U.S. History Worksheet #68
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question about Abraham Lincoln is included as well.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Texas City Disaster
Fourth graders study the Texas City Disaster, the largest industrial accident in United States history. They examine the explosions of the SS Grandcamp and the SS High Flyer and their effect on the oil refining center of Texas City and on industrial safety procedures.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Civil War and Reconstruction
Fourth graders investigate the Civil War by researching the state of Virginia. In this US History lesson, 4th graders identify Abraham Lincoln, James Chestnut and Fort Sumter, and discuss their roles in the start of the Civil War. Students examine maps and photographs on the Internet in order to complete worksheets and take a quiz.
4th 21st Century Skills 17 Views 38 Downloads
Turnpikes and Canals Worksheet
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or names in order to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the nation's early history. A short answer question about turnpikes and canals is also included.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students investigate the African American culture in the 1920's and the Harlem Renaissance. They read and analyze poems written by poets of the Harlem Renaissance, listen to jazz music and identify the characteristics of the music, and answer a discussion question.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 120 Downloads
U.S. History Timeline
Fifth graders complete a timeline activity in which they outline the events from explorations to the early Colonial era. In groups, they discover an overview of the events that lead up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. They select three important dates within different eras and write a report on them.
5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads