Students examine different artifacts and determine the difference between personal and cultural objects. They collect items from their home of cultural importance as well. They identify all they can from artifacts they are given to analyze.
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Artifact Research Activity
Artifacts give us the privilege of learning about the past, may it be family, culture, or traditions. Here, class members learn about their family's past with the help of an artifact, or family heirloom. Once an artifact is discovered,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cache: Lesson Plan 2 - Grades 4-6
Class members will dig this activity that has them trying their hand at recovering artifacts. Groups are assigned a section of a sandbox, carefully uncover the artifacts in their section, and then develop theories about who might have...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Artifacts 2: Artifacts in Context
Students explore world history by completing artifact worksheets. In this archaeology activity, students identify the importance of finding clues when researching historical information by utilizing artifacts. Students research the...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egyptian Artifacts and Hieroglyphs
Students create flash cards based on Ancient Egyptian artifacts and hieroglyphs they discover on Second Life. In this Ancient Egyptian lesson plan, students put information on the flash cards such as Egyptian artifacts, hieroglyphs, and...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History