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Biographies of Heroes
Second graders explain the importance of individual action and character. They explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past make a difference in others' lives.
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Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Biographies: Getting to Know You
Students investigate an important figure of history by reading biographies. In this historical figure lesson, students discover the literary genre of biographies and read several different types to expand their ideas about a historical...
2nd - 4th 21st Century Skills
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage for Grades 2-5
Students investigate the culture of Hispanic Americans and their gifts to the world. In this Hispanic Heritage lesson, students discover famous Latin Americans and identify the numerous Spanish speaking countries. Students collaborate...
1st - 4th 21st Century Skills