Exploring the History of Canyon De Chelly
Students develop a clear understanding of the history of Canyon De Chelly and how this history influences current day events. People groups are studied and students create a time line of settlers arrival to the region.
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Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Everyday Life - Exploring the California Missions
Young scholars relive history as they examine primary sources that document everyday life in the California missions. During a class viewing of the included slideshow presentation, children analyze documents, paintings, and drawings in...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the History of the I&M Canal
Young scholars examine the building of the I & M canal in Chicago. Using the internet, they research the lives of the individuals who worked on the construction and develop a timeline of events. They explore the impact of the canal...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Exploring the Plant History of Canyon de Chelly
Students research native and conventional plants in Canyon de Chelly and surrounding area. Students collect, draw, and write about a variety of plants through research. In the descriptive writings, students include a brief history of...
4th - 5th Science
Exploring the History of Canyon de Chelly: Pottery
Young scholars study the tradional Native American methods of making pottery. They examine the patterns used and design their own pattern that they will use as they make their own pottery utilizing the clay from the surrounding...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Grand Canyon History Lesson
Students explore the history of the Grand Canyon. In this Grand Canyon lesson, students read "Grand Canyon National Park" by David Peterson and respond to questions regarding the piece. Students also create their own fossil models that...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History