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John Adams

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of John Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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.  In this United States history lesson plan, students trace the signature of John Hancock using cotton swabs, glitter, and various art supplies after discussing the historical significance of...
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The Revolutionary War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
March your learners 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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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, students practice creative ideas by orally...
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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
Young scholars 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. Young scholars discuss their accomplishments...
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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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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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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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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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National Handwriting Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this National Handwriting Day worksheet, learners complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking...
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Samuel Adams

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Samuel Adams. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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Being Me in the Face of Adversity - Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars identify important Americans from the colonial, revolutionary and slavery periods who are noted for standing up for their beliefs in the face of peer disapproval. They identify the importance of music in motivating and...
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The Declaration of Independence and Your Own Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Sentiments. They discuss how the rights of the colonists and women were being violated. Students write about their own personal rights and how their rights...
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The declaration of Independence and Your Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the Declaration of Independence and the violation of those rights in colonial times. They compare it with the Declaration of Sentiments and why women felt their rights were being violated. They write their own personal...
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Storytelling

For Teachers 2nd
Students explore the origins of folktales, fairytales, myths, legends, fables, and folktales in the ten lessons of this unit. A storytelling festival is held to feature the results of the variety of activities presented in the unit.
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Foundations of American Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical perspectives. In this Boston Massacre lesson, students watch "The Story Behind the Boston Massacre," and conduct further research on the event. Students debate the Patriot and British perspectives of the event.

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