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129 resources with the keyterm america

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
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WWII - America Builds Military

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A "sleeping giant" through the many German invasions in Europe, America slowly starts participating in the war. First, America sells aircraft to Britain, makes its naval presence known in the Caribbean, and builds its artillery. This...
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American Veterans: Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research groups present an audio report on modern veteran issues in a radio show format.
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Fast Fats: A Nutritional Analysis of America's Obsession with Fast Foods

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How do you read a nutritional label? Help high schoolers practice reading nutritional labels on foods so they can calculate the calories in different types of foods. They will also examine the effects of fat on the body and the link to...
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50 United States

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Your students can memorize the 50 United States of America with the song demonstrated in this video. Two students sing all of the states in alphabetical order.
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This Is America! Flag Collage

For Teachers K - 12th
In a visual essay of their thoughts about "What America Means to Me," kids of any age can create a collage about their country. Originally intended to be created physically, learners could share their projects online by using an...
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America: The Story of Us Episode 6: The Heartland

For Students 7th - 8th
I love handouts that include reading passages and discussion questions.Here you will find two pages. Page one provides an informational reading passage and six discussion questions. Page two provides a three paragraph primary-source...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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Key Ingredients: America by Food

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students participate in a series of activities to explore the types of food Americans eat, how food choices differ in various parts of the country, and how the availability of various foods has changed over time.
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Overland Trails To The West

For Teachers 5th
After observing a map of trails that settlers took in the 1800s, your class will write a journal with the perspective of a settler. In their journals, they must describe the trail they traveled, geographical features they saw, states and...
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Public officials, DUI and role models

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch a video clip discussing the story about the mayor and answer the following: What kind of people should be role models for students today +++ Are they politicians and government employees, movie stars, or professional...
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Ask Me What's Great About America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students pretend to be citizens of a new space colony and have been elected to the Intergalactic Senate to consider adding a Bill of Rights to the Constitution. They break into groups and discuss what seems unfair and fair about the...
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The American Landscape (1800 - 1850)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the romantic cultural movement in America. Reading examples of pictures of Washington Irving's home, they identify the characteristics of the movement. They view other paintings of artists from the same time...
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America's Mighty Rivers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the cultural importance of America's rivers. Using the Mississippi and Hudson Rivers, they examine a story that takes place on each river. They are introduced to the concepts of preservation and stewardship.
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America and Canada: The Post Cold War Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the provoking question, "What does the term social change mean?" They discuss the social changes taking place during and following the Cold War. Students participate in a short discussion, they are presented with facts...
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The European Conquest of the Americas

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Witness the birth of the Americas in this presentation, which details the European Explorers who contributed to adding vital details on our modern-day maps. Viewers' worlds will literally expand after seeing the results of Cortes and the...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Duel for North America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Making its way through 18th century America, this presentation details the British and French territories through colorful and clearly labeled maps. Additionally, the maps chart the changes in said territory during and after the French...
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"An American Story"--The Responsibility of Citizenship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the importance of being a responsible citizen. In this philanthropic actions lesson, students view "An American Story" and identify examples from the movie. Students discuss and recognize philanthropic behaviors in the...
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Space Race between the USA and the USSR

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and write a report on the space race. In this space race lesson, 6th graders view video and participate in WebQuests to examine the race to space by the USA and USSR.  Students discuss technology and how the race...
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America's First Look Into the Camera

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study periods of time in American history. In this American history lesson, 5th graders observe pictures of various eras such as the Civil War and discuss the era's significance as well as its syle or clothing's impact on...
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How Transportation Transformed America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders focus on the role of transportation. In this transportation lesson, 11th graders look at the lives of Americans at the turn of the centuries. They compare and contrast 2000 to 1900. 
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Discover America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers write letters to Chambers of Commerce in different geographic locations in America to find out what kind of career opportunities present themselves in those locations. In this career lesson plan, students also put their...
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Early America

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify men and women who are leaders in their community and in the world at large. For this character traits lesson, students examine leaders of the past (Washington, Jefferson, Revere) and determine how each of these men...
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A Is For America

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students listen to the story A Is For America and make predictions before reading and recall details after reading. In this America lesson, students listen to this story and learn important facts about America.
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The Discovery of The Americas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students come up with different scenarios of what they would do if they participated in discovering America. In this America lesson plan, students see pictures and read articles on discovering America. They then have to come up with a...