Experiencing Prejudice and Discrimination
Students will use TrackStar-Number the Stars (Slaney) to complete a T-chart, coded message, Quiz, and to learn background knowledge about experiencing prejudice and discrimination.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
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
Westward Expansion in the Garden
What an exceptional hands-on experience for learning about the period of Westward Expansion in the United States! Learners are divided into groups and embark on one of three "trails" to learn about the challenges early pioneers...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
I love this topic and don't think it is discussed nearly enough. Learners consider how boys and girls are stereotyped around the world and how marketing uses and promotes these stereotypes by how they package or present children's toys....
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the World with P.W. Cracker!
Where in the world would your young geographers like to go? Start this research project by having them create mind maps of all the places they would like to see and then read P.W. Cracker Sees the World. As you read, pause to create a...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Practice sequencing events using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's narrative poem about the famous revolutionary hero. Learners read Revere's own account of the event, and compare/contrast the two texts using a t-chart. Finally, they imagine...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
A Colony is Born : Lesson 4 - What Went Wrong?
Fifth graders compare and contrast two early colonies and make a T chart. They list examples of worked well and what did not, and significant historical events. They use higher order thinking skills by deducing how different scenarios...
5th English Language Arts
"Father" of Our Country vs. "Father" of the Bill of Rights
Students examine the relevance of the Bill of Rights. In this Bill of Rights instructional activity, students study the parts of the Constitution and the ten amendments. They investigate the rights and responsibilities that accompany...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History