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Coin Trading Cards
Students research a variety of American coins and the historical figures who are on these coins. They take notes and write informational text to create trading cards based on their research.
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Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Inferring About the Silversmith Trade in Colonial Times
The seventh activity in this unit on colonial trade assesses fourth graders' ability to use details from an informational text to make inferences and create a piece of informative writing. The included assessment begins with learners...
3rd - 5th 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 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
Applications of Cargoes from Three Continents to the Latin Classroom
Students discuss the importance of communication and writing in their daily lives. In groups, they use the internet to research the development of letters, alphabets and writing materials. They trace the spread of the Latin language...
4th - 12th Languages
A "State of the Arts" Coin 4-6
Students study the historical figures depicted on the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter and explore how symbols of U.S. patriotism were used in their design. They research symbols of Texas and choose one to draw in a design for a Texas...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History