A Colony is Born : Lessons 7 - 10 What's My Line?
Fifth graders research their assigned regions, complete regional guide and prepare presentations about the New World colonists. They refer to "Everyday LIfe: Colonial Times" as well as searching marked internet sites.
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Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second lesson of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the US...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who is Dr. Seuss?
Get to know the history of Dr. Seuss while using comprehension strategies in this short reading passage worksheet. After reading an engaging and informative article about Dr. Seuss, test readers' comprehension with questions that cover...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Young historians explore the meaning of the Preamble to the US Constitution in this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Working with partners or in small groups, children discuss the purpose of government before reading and analyzing...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 2.1: There Is and There Are
Clarify the difference between there is and there are with a instructional activity that features both grammar and vocabulary activities. It also covers prepositions (by and on), comparative adjectives, and finding the opposites of other...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Colony is Born : Lesson 4 - What Went Wrong?
Fifth graders compare and contrast two early colonies and make a T chart. They list examples of worked well and what did not, and significant historical events. They use higher order thinking skills by deducing how different scenarios...
5th English Language Arts
Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?
A two-part lesson focuses on the sensitive issues of homophobia, discrimination, sexuality, and gender. Middle schoolers discuss individual and institutional discrimination, personal rights, homosexuality, and bullying.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable