A Famous Home
In this White House math worksheet, students read a fact about the White House and circle the number (out of 3 choices) that makes the most sense. Example: The White House is 3, 30, or 300 floors tall.
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Harriet Tubman Reading Comprehension
Young pupils not only discover major characteristics and events in the life of Harriet Tubman, but also develop essential reading comprehension skills, such as identifying the main idea, differentiating between fact and opinion, and...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Famous Americans Concentration Game
Second graders play a memory game. In this famous Americans lesson, 2nd graders view posters of famous Americans and review the facts about their lives. Students play a concentration/memory game using the pictures of famous Americans...
2nd Social Studies & History
Remembering Jackie Robinson
Learners create a list of famous African Americans, then read a news article about Jackie Robinson. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Reading and Writing for Understanding: Booker T. and Langston Hughes
Explore famous Americans by viewing a slide-show presentation and reading their works. Learners view images of poetry by Langston Hughes and famous writings by Booker T. Washington. They read the book More Than Anything Else, and...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts