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
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, students learn vocabulary and read a narrative about the War of 1812 before participating...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History