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340 resources with the keyterm united states

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World War II in Color, Part 1/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the Allied and Axis countries doing just before the start of World War II? Take a peek into American, British, Spanish and German life (among others) on the eve of the most destructive war in world history. This is part one in...
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A Positive Spin

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election before discussing an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they...
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President for a Day

For Teachers K - 8th
Students imagine they are president of the United States for one day! students study general information about the duties of the president of the United States. They create a schedule for one day as president.
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WWII - Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"...December 7, 1941-a day that will live in infamy." After Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States jumped full force into World War II, declaring war on Japan.
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Comparing Countries’ Constitutions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...
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US Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice memorizing all of the United States' Presidents with the student in this video. He sings the names of each president in order from Washington to Obama, while photos of each one are also shown.
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World War I: The War to End All Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look into the life of Woodrow Wilson, US president during World War I. Although he promised "A war to end all wars," and helped create the Treaty of Versailles, the US went back to war in 1939.
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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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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If I Were President

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students create a book with photographs on what they would do if they were President. They must add text to explain the photographs.
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World War I: Early Years

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did World War I start? While tension was building for years, the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what drove Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. Follow along as other countries started declaring war too, and...
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Geography A to Z: The Letter S

For Students 6th - 8th
The letter S is the clue learners need to answer each of the seven geography questions on the worksheet. They answer questions about African, Canadian, Middle Eastern, and US geography using locations that begin with the letter S.
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Gingerbread House

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students study the history of ginger and its uses. They discuss traditions of building gingerbread houses in Germany, England, and the United States. Using modeling material, students create their own gingerbread houses. Gingerbread...
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United States Quiz Two

For Students 9th - 12th
In this United States worksheet, students answer short answer questions about which political party the Presidents belonged to and geography of the country. Students answer 20 short answer questions.
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Mexican Food

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the foods associated with Mexico. They compare and contrast these foods with the foods associated with the United States. Students recognize that many of the foods used in the world today were developed in Mexico....
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Mapping America

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
While learning about the Louisiana Purchase, pupils practice map skills. This motivating lesson has them answer questions about the Louisiana Territory and the United States. It provides a quick and easy way review of skills and the...
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TE Activity: A Tornado in My State?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study data about tornadoes in the United States while completing a worksheet. They develop a bar graph showing the number of tornadoes for the top ten states in the US. They find the median and mode of the data set.
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Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Compare and contrast World War II to the modern Iraq war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, learners use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a...
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Journey Across the USA with Oliver K. Woodman

For Teachers 2nd
Challenge your class with this lesson focusing on the fifty states. Learners use ArcMap to show the route the main character in the story Journey of Oliver K. Woodman took across the United States. Then, they write journal entries about...
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WWII - US to Arm Allies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before joining World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the military policy to lend-lease, meaning that the US would distribute artillery without requiring immediate payment. What are the benefits to changing this policy? What are the...
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1900 America: Historical Voices, Poetic Visions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the United States at the turn of the century. Using primary source documents, they interpret them within a specific historical context. Using this information, they write a poem with metaphors and a specific meter They...
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Where in the United States Are We?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students spend the lesson identifying the location of the fifty states and the capitals. Using a software program, they retrace te outline of each state numerous times. To end the lesson, they write a story about a state and city of...
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Food on the Map

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students work together to examine the tastiest towns in the United States. After discovering the names of the equipment, they identify the seven continents. They take a survey and locate the cities and states of the foods mentioned.
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The Fifty States

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students design a multimedia report on one or more of the fifty states.