United States History Teacher Resources
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Crossing the Delaware with Historic, Cultural, and Personal Interpretations
Sixth graders discover the importance of information sources by researching the United States History. For this research gathering lesson, 6th graders examine a historical painting of George Washington and analyze what it means, what...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
A Soldier's View of the American Civil War
Study and research the American Civil War in this explanatory writing activity. Middle schoolers complete six activities to learn about the American Civil War and soldiers' views of the war. The activity includes several options to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Tragedy, Triumph, or Trespass?
Did westward expansion really live up to the dream of adventurers for a new life and opportunities for land and resources? While designed for a flipped classroom, try using this resource to evaluate primary sources alongside your class!...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Past Imperfect: Examining Secondary Sources of the American Revolution
Ninth graders respond in essay form to the following writing prompt. Mel Gibson, star of The Patriot, is quoted as stating, "If one were to adhere to historical accuracy all the way, you'd probably have the most boring two hours on...
9th Social Studies & History
Modern Minstrelsy: Exploring Racist Stereotypes in Literature and Life
Satires may be designed to expose a bias to ridicule but if misunderstood can they reinforce that bias? Langston Hughes poem, “Minstrel Man” opens a discussion of racist stereotypes, the minstrel tradition, and the musical, “The...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
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
The Civil Rights Movement
Students learn about the civil rights movement and create a timeline to understand events in chronological order. For this history lesson, students work in groups to choose one activist from the Civil Right era to research. Students then...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Marching Toward Freedom: Washington Crosses the Delaware: Lesson 12
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by completing a Venn Diagram with classmates. In this George Washington biography lesson plan, 4th graders read the story Crossing the Delaware and list the facts mentioned during this historical era....
4th Visual & Performing Arts