United States History Teacher Resources
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The Young Indan Supermarket
Students explore the significance of buffalo to the Great Plains Native Americans. For this Native American history lesson, students conduct research to compare and contrast how buffalo were are valued by the Great Plains Native Americans.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Jeopardy: American History Style - June 19, 2007 4th Period
Eighth graders apply their knowledge of the past week's lessons to the game, Jeopardy: American History Style. They think of a team name, and review the categories to determine their strongest area. Students are told the game rules. ...
8th Social Studies & History
History and Memory Worksheet
What is the difference between what we remember of the past and how that is eventually interpreted as history? After reading a quote that posits an answer to this question, learners complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Freedom Fighters Throughout American History
Students use the internet to research people who have contributed to the cause of freedom. They identify examples of freedom which are important to them and categorize them. In groups, they create a timeline of the Freedom Fighters and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict learners' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Two Sides to Every Story: Day 1
The Vietnam war protests affected every aspects of main stream culture. Seventh graders watch various protests and analyze how each on could have influenced shifts in music and verse. They read "Stop the Sun" by Gary Paulson and compare...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Crossing the Delaware with Historic, Cultural, and Personal Interpretations
Sixth graders discover the importance of information sources by researching the United States History. In this research gathering lesson plan, 6th graders examine a historical painting of George Washington and analyze what it means,...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Original 13 Colonies and 3 Regions
Seventh graders review the content of American History and focus upon the original thirteen colonies. They also study the geography of the region. It is recommended that students have other lessons delivered on the topic prior to this one.
7th Social Studies & History
One Thousand Chestnut Trees and Myung-Ja's Memory Book
Students read Mira Stout's One Thousand Chestnut Trees and complete activities for the text. In this novel analysis lesson, students read the story and complete a memory book project that includes a historical news article, a news...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Write a "Mystery Food" Riddle
Young historians explore food, how it was prepared, and the variety of public places it was eaten in the 20th century. They combine this information with their knowledge of history in order to create riddles. The focus of the activity is...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into Time
Who is Christopher Columbus and where does he fit on the timeline of history? Students explore U.S. history by viewing a slide-show of famous images. They view a PowerPoint presentation of paintings and documents showing the voyage...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts