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238 reviewed resources for historic landmarks

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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St. Augustine's Historical Landmarks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Architect Julia Morgan suggested that buildings should speak for themselves. Louis Sullivan believed that a building's form should suggest its function. Middle schoolers investigate historic buildings and share what they have learned...
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Historical Landmark Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Close a unit or the year with a five-step research project. Class members choose a US landmark, research the landmark, compose a report about it, build a model of it, and present their model and findings to the class. Each step is...
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What Famous Landmarks Have You Visited?

For Students 8th - 12th
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous...
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America: The Land We Live In: Landmarks

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of landmarks.  In this landmark lesson, students brainstorm different landmarks around their community and nationally.  Students then identify the patterns in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings or landmarks. 
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Famous Landmarks

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate countries by identifying their national landmarks.  For this World Geography lesson, students utilize the Internet to research a historic landmark in a foreign country and complete a landmark survey worksheet....
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Why Study Landmark Cases?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why study landmark Supreme court cases? A helpful lesson offers a brief but valuable argument for the importance of these cases in the field of criminology. It introduces scholars to some key terms necessary for studying court cases and...
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Historic Places in Kansas

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the significance of historical landmarks. In this lesson, 3rd graders participate in a class discussion on Kansas landmarks, then complete several activities the reinforce the class discussion, such as writing a story.
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Putting History in its Place

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This lesson requires informational reference materials...
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Landmarks in West Virginia

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. In this West Virginia lesson, students read about landmarks, historic places, and historic markers in the West Virginia Encyclopedia. They work in groups of 3 and teach their fellow group...
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Presidential Places Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students design historical quilts. For this presidential history lesson, students research past presidents and landmarks named for them. Students create quilt squares to represent the landmarks and piece all of them together in a large...
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Landmark Leaders

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the accomplishments of current and historical national leaders. They choose several significant events to research and create a poster to present their research. Information is presented in the form of a government...
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Discover the Mary Ann Shadd Cary House

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was an extraordinary woman, no matter the time period. Academics research the life and achievements of Mrs. Cary, who was born a free African American in 1823. The instructional activity uses primary sources,...
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Historic Designations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars explore local history. They take a tour of historic neighborhoods and observe the architecture of houses and buildings. Students locate national historic landmarks. Pupils discuss the importance of designating special...
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Landmarks, "I See One!"

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research community, state and national landmarks. They identify a researched landmark that they believe deserves protection and recognition. They, in groups, develop a promotional campaign for the specified landmark.
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Landmarks Over Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare/contrast bird's-eye views of Texas cities in the 1800s to those in the 2000s through the identification of landmarks. They write a summary of how one selected city has changed over time.
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Historic Preservation Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this historic preservation worksheet, students find historic preservation words in a word search. Students find 21 words total.
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Poverty Point Indians Leave Their Mark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Poverty Point is a historical landmark in Louisiana that was inhabited by Indians. Students will learn about the large mound the Poverty Point Indians created called Bird Effigy Mound in this nine-slide PowerPoint. Slide eight includes 8...
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A Treasure at our Doorstep

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write a descriptive essay about a historical landmark in their area, such as the Curtis Center in Philadelphia, PA. In this historical landmarks lesson, students use their senses to detail information about the chosen landmark,...
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The Selling of the Taj Mahal or Osaka Castle

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders work in groups and act as a real estate company who is trying to sell a billionaire a historical landmark to house his art collection and must make a presentation convincing him to buy their historical site.
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The Kansas State Capitol

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research the Kansas state capitol building. In this historical landmark lesson, 2nd graders explore the Kansas state capitol. Over three days students explore the Governor's office, Senate and House of Representatives, and...
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Robbing the 'Hood?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate historical figures and how they play a role in tourism by reading and discussing the article "When Robin Hood Supped, Was it Yorkshire Pudding?" In groups, students investigate issues related in the article in...
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Boston 1630-1914

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students draw conclusions about historical changes in Boston by comparing and contrasting the features and details on Boston maps. In this Boston history and geography lesson, students view several sets of dated maps chronologically and...
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Historic Designations Lesson XVII

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students create posters that represent events, historical scenes or historical figures associated with historical trails. They compare and contrast a contemporary highway map with a historic map. Students research the type of...
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National Historic Landmarks

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students research information in order to identify attributes that helped Walker and Penney to succeed as entrepreneurs in the early 20th century and compare them to entrepreneurs today.

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