British Surnames Derived from Occupations or Professions
Learners use guiding questions in order to provide a context for research within the lesson. They explain how certain British surnames derive from people's occupations, and recognize some of the more common names still prevalent.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
What Is Authority?
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children learn about...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Nature and Place Names in Arkansas
Middle schoolers examine the way that many place names in Arkansas came to be. By looking at Arkansas highway maps, they find names that come from the characteristics of each of the state's six geographical divisions. This interesting...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Building Background Knowledge: Colonial Craftspeople
In the first lesson plan of this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders gain background knowledge of different jobs performed by early colonists. The class begins with a slide show presentation that includes a variety of great...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed