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Frederick Douglass’s Speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro”
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
"The Fourth of July is yours, not mine." When Fredrick Douglass said these words in 1852, how did advocates of slavery, as well as Douglass' antislavery audience, react? Here is an excellent lesson not only for analyzing Douglass'...
Exploring the Hypocrisy of American Slavery with Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians analyze the words of Frederick Douglass as he considered the contradictions of the United States as a slave-owning nation that celebrated equality and freedom on the Fourth of July.
Fourth of July Add or Subtract Worksheets
3rd - 4th CCSS: Designed
There are actually two Independence-Day-themed worksheets in this resource. Patriots solve three-digit addition and subtraction problems, then find the letter from the key that corresponds to each of their answers. As they place each...
The American Revolution: Give Me Liberty
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
More than fireworks, barbeques, or sunny picnic afternoons, the Fourth of July marks a formative and important time in American history. Learn more about the key figures in the American Revolution with a collection of lesson plans, which vary in difficulty and complexity, making it a good addition to both middle and high school history classes.
Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present
1st - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Your young historians will compare and contrast the details of the American flag today with an an image of the nation's flag from the post-Civil War era, and identify the flag's importance as a national symbol through analysis worksheets...
Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities
1st - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
How can an American flag be displayed indoors vs. outdoors? What is proper etiquette for handling the flag? The Girls Scouts of the USA have put together a fantastic packet of information with everything you need to know about the...
Independence Day- July 4th Work Search and Word Puzzle
4th - 6th
In this Independence Day word search learning exercise, students read the definition of Independence Day at the top of the page before they locate 16 words that are given in a word bank. They use letters from the puzzle to write the...
The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo: The Five-Paragraph Essay
7th - 8th
Create a five-paragraph essay easily with the bing, the bang, and the bongo method! Learners write an introduction with the thesis containing three parts. Your three body paragraphs then expand upon each part of the thesis. An example is...
Declaration of Independence
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars work in pairs to decide whether leaders wrote the Declaration of Independence for the rich and powerful or for every man. To draw their conclusion, pairs read excerpts from two historians and complete a graphic organizer citing...
The Declaration of Independence: Its Legacy and Ideas in Today’s World
8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewHow is it possible that such an old document still triggers modern discussions? Teach scholars why the Declaration of Independence is still so important today using an informative resource. They watch various educational videos, work in...
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The common core literacy standards for social studies revolve around helping students closely read and understand primary and secondary sources. Browse these resources and find ones relevant to the social studies topics you're teaching!
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Social studies and literacy skills go hand in hand, as one of the core components of history, philosophy, political science and the other social studies is the written word. The RH.9-10 CCSS standards place an emphasis on primary sources, the building blocks upon which historical inquiry is based. These resources will help your students dig in to challenging texts.
Traditions of the Family -- American Celebrations and Philanthropy
6th - 8th
Students identify the values that are demonstrated around the 4th of July holiday. They analyze current events and discover how the holiday is connected with family values. They describe why most people celebrate the holiday in a...
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment and the Power of Youth
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Empower teenagers to take political matters into their own hands! After completing an engaging warm-up activity, class members discuss both sides of the youth voting issue, learn about the connection between military history and the...
Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry
6th - 10th
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners...
Pardon Me, Your Modifier is Dangling
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Lost! (or misplaced) a modifier. Last seen dangling at the end of a sentence! Reward offered! To underscore the humor, class members are each given a sample sentence to illustrate (A woman passed by, leading a Springer Spaniel, in a long...
The Chemistry of Fireworks
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Experiment with chemical compounds to produce the colors in fireworks! The lesson instructor demonstrates how adding high temperatures to specific compounds creates a colorful reaction—the same one people use to create fireworks. This is...
Signers of the Declaration of Independence Word Jumble #2 Worksheet
2nd - 5th
In this online interactive Declaration of Independence worksheet, students examine the word bank with the names of the 20 signers of the document. Students use the word bank to unscramble 20 sets of letters. This worksheet may also be...
Entertainment and Recreation in the Early Twentieth Century and Today
Eleventh graders research entertainment and recreation in the early twentieth century using primary sources and the book From the Hidewood, by Robert Amerson. They compare the rural experience of the time period to the national...
Foundations of Democracy: Authority, Privacy, Responsibility, and Justice
6th - 12th
Students identify the advantages and disadvantages of privacy in certain situations. In groups, they discuss the consequences of privacy and label them as either costs or benefits. They read newspaper articles from their local community...
Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson, students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss how...