United States History Teacher Resources
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Two Different African-American Visions: W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington
The strategies civil rights activists Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois proposed for blacks to achieve racial progress is the focus of an activity in which class groups identify the strategies as well as the benefits and drawbacks...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fights, Freedom, and Fraud: Voting Rights in the Reconstruction Era
As part of a study of post Civil War era, young historians investigate the changes in voting rights during the Reconstruction Era (1863-1876), the fraud involved in the Hayes-Tilden presidential election of 1876, and efforts by Pap...
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
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...
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel
Students explore immigration. In this United States history and literature lesson, 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
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 activity, 6th graders examine a historical painting of George Washington and analyze what it means, what...