United States History Teacher Resources
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Creating a Chronological Timeline
What makes a life remarkable? Have your class research the lives of prominent African-Americans and create a timeline including major life events. To expand your middle schoolers' knowledge of prominent African-Americans, introduce some...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Down for the Count?
The New York Times article “Supreme Court, Split 5-4, Halts Florida Count in Blow to Gore” provides the opening to an assessment of the United States Supreme Court decision in the case of the 2000 presidential election. Assuming the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American Biography: Benjamin Banneker and the Rise of the City, Life in a Box, Revolutionary Timeline, Pathfinder
Fourth graders investigate a person's life through primary resources. In this American biography lesson, 4th graders look at historical sources to discover things about a person and the time period he/she lived. They build a story about...
4th Social Studies & History
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel
Students explore immigration. In this United States history and literature activity, students listen to Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel, then work in groups to create a "story path" illustrating important events in Miss Bridie's journey....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
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, 6th graders examine a historical painting of George Washington and analyze what it means, what the...
6th Visual & Performing Arts