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1,015 reviewed resources for discovering america

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Discovering the Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence

For Teachers 4th Standards
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The lesson plan document includes a detailed description...
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Argentina: Explore Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
This is a really neat worksheet! Kids click on each of the provided links to answer each of 11 questions. They'll discover geographical, demographic, environmental, and cultural facts about Latin America. They'll even learn to write...
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The 13 Originals: Exploring the Who, When, Where, and Why Behind the 13 Original Colonies of Early America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Discover the stories behind each of the thirteen stripes on the American flag with this straightforward presentation. Complete with learning objectives, discussion questions, and solid information about each of the original thirteen...
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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does Christopher Columbus deserve credit for "discovering" America? What was the impact of the Age of Exploration on native peoples? 
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Breaking News English: Map Shows Chinese Discovered America

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Map Shows Chinese Discovered America," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Breaking News English: Map Shows the Chinese Discovered America

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English learning exercise, students read "Map Shows the Chinese Discovered America," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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The Americas and Time Keeping: Crash Course History of Science #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time, time, time ... see how it shaped an entire culture! Science scholars discover the mysteries of the Mayan and Incan cultures during the fifth video in a History of Science series. The narrator shows how these time keepers developed...
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Colonial America Homeschool Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the history and influential people of the  Colonial American period. In this Colonial America lesson plan, students discover what daily life was like during Colonial times, and discuss the 13 original colonies. Students...
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DVD: America's Tsunamis- Are We Next?

For Students 5th - 7th
Do you plan to get your scientists engaged in the power of nature with the documentary: America's Tsunami-- Are We Next? If so, this 37-question viewing guide will keep your scholars attentive as they record pertinent details such as,...
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South America Outline Map

For Students 4th - 10th
For this outline map worksheet, students discover and investigate the physical boundaries of the countries in South America. The names of countries and a star to mark the capital city are included.
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South America Outline Map

For Students 4th - 10th
In this outline map worksheet, students discover and investigate the continent of South America. No country borders or physical features are depicted. This blank outline map may be used for a variety of classroom activities.
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The Founding of America & Ben Franklin - Founding Fathers: The Immoral Institution of Slavery

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders take a closer look at the institution of slavery. In this colonial America lesson, 11th graders watch 2 videos that feature the founding fathers' stance on slavery. Students research how selected founding fathers tried...
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New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the Holocaust

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected...
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Latin America: Land and Water

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers take notes on Latin American geographic features. In this geography skills lesson plan, students use the provided outline to create graphic organizers about the landforms located in Latin America.
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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Eclipse Over America — Predicting Eclipses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's easy to find out in today's world when the next eclipse will be, but what about thousands of years ago? Junior astronomers discover how the Babylonians used lunar observations to accurately predict future eclipses through an...
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Making North America | The Cascadia Subduction Zone

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scientists discovered a rain forest covered in sand and saltwater residue. This led to a collection of core samples and a rather intense prediction for the future of the American Pacific Northwest. Part of a larger series on the story of...
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Pearl S. Buck: "On Discovering America"

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students describe myths and realities of immigration. In this "On Discovering America" lesson, students compare and contrast the American view of immigrants in the 1930s and how the media portrayed immigrants in the 1930s using examples...
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Discover America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
You wouldn't move to Ohio to be a fashion mogul, but you might check out Paris or New York. Learners explore regional industries and the types of occupations that are commonly available in different parts of the country. They use the...
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How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into Time

For Teachers K - 3rd
Who is Christopher Columbus and where does he fit on the timeline of history? Students explore U.S. history by viewing a slide-show of famous images. They view a PowerPoint presentation of paintings and documents showing the voyage...
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American Life in the 17th Century: 1607-1692

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What was American life like during the 1600s? Help your class discover facts about the unhealthy conditions at Chesapeake Bay, the tobacco economy, Bacon's Rebellion, colonial slavery, the Salem Witch Trials, and colonial life. Slides...
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The Discovery of the Americas Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create an explorer timeline. In this timeline lesson, students listen to the book The Discovery of The Americas by Betsey and Giulio Maestro. They use the dates listed in the book to create their own timeline. 
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Pre-Columbian America

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What was life like in America before Christopher Columbus discovered the New World? Scholars investigate life in the Americas through the eyes of Native Americans in the first lesson of a 22-part series covering America's history. Using...

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