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Sign Your John Hancock: Signers of the Declaration

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore U.S. history by creating arts and crafts projects. In this John Hancock lesson, students discuss who Hancock was, his contribution to this country and why his legacy is a signature. Students practice writing their own...
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A Famous Signature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study important historical figures.  For this United States history lesson, students trace the signature of John Hancock using cotton swabs, glitter, and various art supplies after discussing the historical significance of the...
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John, Paul, George, and Ben; An Author's Creative Writing Process

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students are divided into groups and listen to the teacher talk about John Hancock while they mentally conjure up a make up story of this historical figure.  In this creative writing lesson plan, students practice creative ideas by...
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The Revolutionary War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
March your students off to war with this presentation, which provides details to the American Revolution such as important figures (Jefferson, Franklin, Henry), facts about the Declaration of Independence, and definitions of key terms. A...
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Constructing Narrative from the Migrant Experience in Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Excerpts from John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and from John Fante's Ask the Dust, as well as a variety of primary source documents provide the background for an examination of the migrant experience from 1920-1945.
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Multiple Perspectives: Primary Source Activity

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use primary sources to delve into seven different perspectives of the Boston Massacre. Here, historians read and examine images taken from the Boston Massacre's witnesses and participants. Then, they answer questions dissecting each...
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The Continental Congress

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A fantastic video highlights the role of Thomas Jefferson at the Continental Congress, focusing on the language of the Declaration of Independence and its listing of grievances against the British government.
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Death at Jamestown

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students investigate deaths at Jamestown. In this history lesson plan, students research the high mortality rate at the Jamestown settlement as they write a position paper supporting or disputing the theories of Dr. Hancock.
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The American Revolution/Virginia

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore U.S. history by identifying key figures of our past. In this American Revolution lesson, students view photographs of leaders such as Jefferson, Hancock and John Adams. Students discuss their accomplishments and...
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Why Do We Remember Revere? Paul Revere's Ride in History and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine primary documents regarding Paul Revere's ride and its role in the Revolutionary War. They consider how Revere's role has been written about by Longfellow and others and discuss the discrepancies between accounts.
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Patriots and Loyalists

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Patriots versus Loyalists, a huge divide during the Revolutionary War in what would become the United States of America. An informative resource includes both direct instruction about the two groups and a quiz pupils take after reading...
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A Play Can Be a Way to Review Any Topic

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students can write plays to reinforce and review any topic.
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Dear King George

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Thomas Jefferson's letter to King George III, which evolved into the Declaration of Independence, is the subject of a two-part reading comprehension exercise that asks kids to first read the attached article, and then to respond to a...
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Rocks & Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on an exploration of the rock cycle with this six-lesson earth science unit on rocks and minerals. Through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on investigations your class will learn about the...
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Historical Background Leading to the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine why, when our Fathers, signed the Declaration of Independence they were placing in jeopardy their freedom, property and lives.
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The Noun

For Students 5th - 6th
Perfect for middle schoolers in need of review or English langauge learners, this two-page packet focuses on common and proper nouns. Read the information section at the top of the first page, and then identify the nouns (and their type)...
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Independence Day Crossword

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Fourth of July activity, students read 7 words or phrases in a word bank that pertain to Independence Day. Students read the clues and fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Perspectives on the Fourth of July

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the foundation of the United States. In this Independence Day lesson, students investigate the significance of the Declaration of Independence as they research American historical events in the light of independence....
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"Father" of Our Country vs. "Father" of the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners examine the relevance of the Bill of Rights. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students study the parts of the Constitution and the ten amendments. They investigate the rights and responsibilities that accompany being an American....
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Art or Junk? Discovering the Triangle Inequality

For Teachers 6th
Middle schoolers study the triangle inequality. They will identify, compare, and analyze attributes of two and three-dimensional shapes. Then they develop vocabulary to describe the attributes. They also use manipulatives to analyze the...
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History is a Series of Decisions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine cause and effect. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze primary source documents regarding the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and George Washington. Students imagine if the events had unfolded differently...
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Declaration of Independence/Heroes in the Making

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders take a closer look at the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 12th graders discuss the meaning of the document as well as the risk involved in signing it. Students then research...
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Energy Balance: The Ins and Outs

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review data from a 24-hour dietary recall to gain a practical understanding of information regarding energy intake and macronutrients.
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From Ada to Grace to Sandy - Women Have IT

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Explore the significant contributions women have made in the field of information technology with an instructive lesson plan. Through class discussion and research, students discover how women have aided in the growth of the field of...

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