Learners examine the wartime killing of civilians in Vietnam through discussion, close reading and research.
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The Civil War Comes to Kansas: The Battle of Mine Creek
Seventh graders explore the impact of Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek. In this American Civil War lesson plan, 7th graders examine a list of events based on the war in Kansas and then put them in chronological order. Students...
7th Social Studies & History
Memories to Last: Observing Monuments
Students use scientific observation and inference to examine the Hazen Brigade Monument. In this observation instructional activity, students review the reasons for building monuments in society. Students then recall monuments they have...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Civil War Battles: The Reporter's Perspective A WebQuest
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this research skills lesson, students research the job of reporting for new agencies during the American Civil War as they complete the provided...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?
Learners identify the qualities of an effective military leader. In this Revolutionary War lesson, students view several Internet resources about George Washington's life. Student groups research one of four battles, and document their...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Battle Over Reconstruction: The Politics of Reconstruction
Students participate in a simulation as a Congress member to decide which policies to support in Reconstruction. In this Reconstruction era lesson, students read primary source documents to use as the basis for a mock debate. Students...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Battle Over Reconstruction: The Aftermath of Reconstruction
High schoolers examine the Reconstruction Era. In this American history lesson, students explore the condition of the United States following the Civil War as they read statistical data. High schoolers analyze the Reconstruction policies...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The War in the North, 1775–1778
Using primary source documents, including maps, learners examine Revolutionary War events from 1775 to 1778. The focus here is on the challenges George Washington and the Continental army faced and how they persevered in spite of those...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable