Congress In The Classroom!
Students simulate the workings of Congress by bringing the lawmaking process into their own classroom. They role-play congressmen and women attempting to pass a bill into a law through the appropriate steps.
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Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War
Stage a meeting of the Second Continental Congress in your classroom, then utilize the abundance of worksheets and informational texts in this resource to analyze the major events and consequences of the American Revolution. Other topics...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades
Bring the beauty of "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost to middle school language arts. After learners read a copy of the poem, they follow an instructional sequence that focuses on sound, figurative language, and theme.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using the World Wide Web
The Internet is the host of a wealth information—good and bad—and it takes practice to know which sites offer the most credible material. Here, scholars explore a variety of news sources to discover valuable information on topics such as...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
Scholars study a historical photograph to make predictions of what happened right after the picture was taken. They research a variety of different topics and use primary sources to answer questions about common food, fashion trends, and...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Entrepreneurs: Henry Ford
As one of the most iconic inventors in American history, there was more to Henry Ford's life than the automobile. His contributions to society not only included the Ford Motor Company, but his philosophical and anti-semitism views were...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
First Continental Congress: Lesson 8
Fourth graders investigate the significance of the First Continental Congress. In this United States history lesson plan, 4th graders read the book If You Lived At The Time of the American Revolution and research the various viewpoints...
4th Social Studies & History
In God We Trust; All Others Pay Cash
Learners review their knowledge on the First Amendment. After reading an article, they identify specific church and state issues. Using the Internet, they research President Bush's proposal from a specific point of view. They summarize...
5th - 12th English Language Arts