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12 resources with the keyterm americans

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Stories of the American Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers interview a veteren of any of the major U.S. wars. They must identify one quote from the veteren that sums up their experience.
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Americans

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Young scholars explore what it means to be an "American" in the eyes of people from other cultures. In this geography and cultural lesson, students discuss values that they have. Young scholars read about behaviors that other cultures...
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The Final Word

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research biographies of Americans who advanced science. They create an obituary for the person to share what information they have gathered. They discuss the importance of the obituary as the "final word" of a person to complete...
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Grappling with Identity in Latino Poetry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students identify some common themes involving the Latino immigrant experience as conveyed through a variety of media, explore issues of identity in some examples of poetry written by Latinos and learn some basic poetry reading strategies.
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Pupils use the Internet to research a famous American. They complete an outline and are graded based on a rubric given to them. They also present their information to the class and write a report.
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Uncle Sam-Character Education

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the concept of patriotism through the symbolism of the image of Uncle Sam. A discussion of good citizenship is part of the lesson.
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he Four Freedoms: Myth or Reality?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the plight of African Americans and Japanese Americans during World War II. From analyzing video-taped interviews and reading historical narratives, students explore determine if the four freedoms apply to racial...
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In Search of American Originals

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students read and respond to 'In Search of American Originals' about a contemporary American book. In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the text and analyze the text through an analysis paper.
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National And International

For Teachers 2nd - 11th
Students participate in a series of geography lessons in which they identify the meaning of national and international. They discover the regions of the US after identifying the planet on which they live, the continents, the oceans and...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the Internet to research a famous American. They complete an outline and are graded based on a rubric given to them. They present their information to the class and write a report.
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Famous Ameicans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the Internet to research a famous American. They fill out an outline and are graded based on a rubric given to them. They write a report and present their information to the class.
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What is an American?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate how the definition of being American has changed over the years using online primary source documents.