Second graders gain background information of the life in the United States in the 1850's. They discuss railroads, communication, and immigration of the 1850's. They investigate important places in the United States by using a map.
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Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Mini Coil Pots: Ceramics Lesson
Art is a wonderful way to teach historical or cultural concepts. Here, learners view a series of coil pots that have been created throughout history by a variety of civilizations. They then create and decorate a pot of their own that...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
The Four Corners Region of the United States Cultures, Ruins and Landmarks
Students who live in the inner city are introduced to the four corners region of the United States. In groups, they examine how the region differs compared to where they live and their culture. They develop maps of the area and locate...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
National And International
Learners participate in a series of geography lessons in which they identify the meaning of national and international. They discover the regions of the US after identifying the planet on which they live, the continents, the oceans and...
2nd - 11th Social Studies & History
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
Students read the Librarian Who Measured the Earth and discuss Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students create scrolls to simulate those of Ancient Greece. Students use the method of Eratosthenes and calculate the...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts