Colonial American Curators
Fifth graders use online resources, interviews with experts, and background knowledge from their classroom instruction to design a Colonial American exhibit for a Maryland museum. They work in partner groups to explore the online content.
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Advertising Then and Now
Young scholars compare advertising techniques of the past and today. In this marketing lesson, students examine the "Tooth Trade Sign," and "Sultana." Young scholars discuss the advertising techniques in both examples and compare them to...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
A History of the War of 1812 and The Star-Spangled Banner
Students examine the causes and outcomes of the War of 1812, and determine the chronology of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this War of 1812 lesson plan, students learn vocabulary and read a narrative about the War of 1812 before...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History