A Dictionary of Independence
Middle schoolers use events and biographies from their state's history and U.S. history, to create a dictionary of terms for citizens of a democracy.
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Dictionary Skills Review
Why do we use a dictionary? Your scholars will tell you why while demonstrating their dictionary skills. In addition to stating the purpose of using dictionaries, they will also show what they know about guide words, alphabetizing, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Amazing World of Dictionaries
Use this resource to discuss various ways to dictionaries can be used. What a terrific presentation to display when exploring how dictionaries are used to define words, check spellings, identify parts of speech, and more. The PowerPoint...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
"Declaration of Independence" From Plagiarism
So, what does the Declaration of Independence even mean? Learners of all ages paraphrase the Declaration of Independence in modern terms. They work as a group or class to paraphrase the language of the Declaration of Independence. There...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Interlinear Poem: Opening of Declaration of Independence
When, in the course of learning events, it becomes necessary to practice a close reading of text, using the Interlinear Poem method often proves valuable. The opening of the Declaration of Independence provides the text for this...
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable