Buy A Bond, James! A Lesson on US Savings Bonds
Students examine the rationale for buying US savings bonds and describe how the government uses borrowed money.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Case of the Shrunken Allowance
An allowance is an important thing! Make sure your kids know how to save and spend their own money. Using the book The Case of the Shrunken Allowance as a starting point, this plan covers income, spending and saving, counting, and more.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second lesson plan of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the US...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Purposes of Tribal Government
Fifth graders explore the tribal government of the Montana Indians. In this tribal government lesson, 5th graders, see how tribal governments work, and how they compare to federal and state governments. Students work in groups to write...
5th Social Studies & History
How Do Citizens Make Government Work?
Examine the basic functions of each level of government. A great activity where your students take a walk around the neighborhood and identify what is taken care of by local government agencies They explore various websites, and prepare...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History