Era of Good Feelings
In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the Era of Good Feelings. A short answer question is included as well.
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Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Was Congress’s Violation of the First Amendment During the McCarthy Era Justified?
“I have in my hand 57 cases of individuals who would appear to be either card carrying members or certainly loyal to the Communist Party. . .” Senator Joseph McCarthy certainly stirred the pot with his claims. The result was a series of...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Victorian Valentines Lesson Plan
Students research a number of theories about how Valentine's Day originated. They examine the styles and designs of Valentine's from the Victorian Era before they reproduce the style by creating a Victorian style Valentine's. They use...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Do I Find Out More About...?
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Era of Good Feelings lesson plan, 8th graders research historical figures of the Antebellum Period. Students use their findings to create...
8th Social Studies & History
American Presidents: James Monroe
Can you guess who the most popular president of all time is? It's James Monroe, the United States' 5th president. Described as "Tall and well-formed," he was honest, well-liked, and so respected that no one ran against him for his second...
4 mins 5th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Reconstruction
Your historians will learn about Reconstruction and the Plessy vs. Ferguson case by reading excerpts from the court ruling and looking at a few primary source images. The lesson culminates with individuals writing a paragraph about how...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable