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The Cold War: The Space Race

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What do the Cold War and the Space Race have in common? Learners search for that answer and many more, helping them to build their knowledge of historical global politics and tensions between nations. Following the reading, they answer...
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Year 2: Northern Europe

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
How is life in Northern Europe different from other areas of the world? Historians journey through the various regions of Northern Europe discovering what type of climate, animals, and lifestyles exist in that section of the world. They...
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The Murder of Emmett Till

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was visiting family in Mississippi when he was killed by two white men. An excerpt from the PBS documentary The Murder Of Emmett Till discusses the hate crime and subsequent acquittal of the killers—and how...
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Geography Now! Haiti

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Haiti is a small country that has made a huge impact on global history. It was once the pearl of the Caribbean. However, its successful revolt of enslaved people and independence came at a large price that has left the country vulnerable...
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Japan and America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan and demonstrated American naval strength, he forced the empire to engage in trade with the United States. How did this new, strong-armed relationship influence both parties? Pupils consider...
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Little Rock

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What actions did the United States government take to protect African Americans during the civil rights movement? The assessment tests academics' analysis skills and their ability to draw conclusions from primary sources. High school...
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On This Day: John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

For Students 7th - 12th
John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry in 1859 highlighted the nation's division on the issue of slavery. With a series of three engaging video clips, young historians learn about the abolitionist John Brown and his followers. The resource...
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The True History of Voting Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore what voting rights really are in an intriguing lesson that explores the history of American voting. The resource examines the timeline of voting rights in the United States with group discussions, hands-on-activities, and...
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Empire Intelligence Briefings

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
To trade or not to trade. Young diplomats put their country's best foot forward in a series of briefings for other countries about their nations. The goal is to persuade others to engage in diplomacy and trade. Using a previous lesson...
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ESL: Country-Nationality-Language

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL country/nationality/language worksheet, students match descriptions of people and the countries they are from to their language or nationality. Students may click on an answer button for immediate feedback.
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Guarding Against Disaster

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the history of the National Guard through an interactive program. They discover the conditions soliders faced in all of the major wars the United States was involved. They also learn what to do in the event of a...
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President's Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders imagine that they are the President of the United States. In this history lesson the students think of three rules or laws that they would create if they were President. The students listen to a book about George Washington...
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Role Models- Grade 9

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research Aboriginal role models. In this native studies lesson, 9th graders select leaders of the First Nations and Metis Nations of the Saskatchewan and research their contributions to society. Students create presentation...
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Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Lincoln

For Teachers K
Students study four of the most influential and important presidents in United States history. In this United States presidents lesson, students learn the facts and histories to four of the most influential presidents in history - George...
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Statue of Liberty

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students make their own Statue of Liberty. In this Statue of Liberty lesson plan, students research the symbol of the United States, create a KWL chart for it, and cut and paste their own Statue of Liberty.
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Expanding the Mission: Historical Parks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore U.S. geography by viewing a documentary in class. In this national parks lesson, students view video clips of individual national parks and locate them using Google Earth software. Students create a persuasive...

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