Coming to America
Learners discover their families' reasons for coming to America. They view the video "Molly's Pilgrim" and discuss the story. They interview family members as to why they came to America.
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Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Classroom Guide for Coming to America
Students discuss the pre-reading focus questions. For this reading lesson, students discuss and explore the book cover and title. Students predict what they will learn from this book. Additionally, students read to find out what life is...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Wants Vs. Needs: The Pilgrims sail to America
Students work in groups to create a list of the items needed by the Pilgrims to bring to America. In this wants vs. needs lesson plan, students must agree on what should be on the list. Students create their list by order of importance....
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Coming to America: Today's Immigrants
Students discover the origins of America by investigating ancestral immigration. In this geographical migration lesson, students research their own ancestors by creating a family tree. Students create a visual and written project about...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History
How did rice first come to America?
Students discover how rice first came to America. In this rice history lesson, students discuss how a boat captain gave people a bag of rice seeds for fixing his ship. They draw a picture of a ship and create pictures that show how the...
K Social Studies & History