Famous Americans "Come Alive"
First graders locate the biography section of the library. They identify five famous Americans and know why they're famous. Students complete a Power Point presentation on the famous Americans they researched.
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Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Edison Tried and Tried Again
How many times did it take Thomas Edison to invent a successful working lightbulb? Young learners read a short passage about this famous inventor and his determination in getting an idea to work successfully. Then, pupils respond to four...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
Packed with a wealth of information about African-Americans of note, this packet, and the links it provides to other resources, could be used as is for a month-long study of Black history or to supplement lessons already in your curriculum.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
The British Are Coming, The British Are Coming......
Here is a fabulous history lesson designed for very young learners. At first glance, you might think that a lesson on the American Revolution is a bit ambitious for such young pupils, but it works. The lesson is designed to show pupils...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
The American Revolution and Its Heroes
Students, through a variety of activities, discover historical aspects of the American Revolution. They make maps and create timelines to track significant events. They create a book about the American Revolution and re-enact Paul...
1st Social Studies & History
Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures: Tlingit, Lakota, and Cherokee
Students explore the connections between tradition and language. They examine the environment, history and culture of the Tlingit, Lakota and Cherokee tribes and identify the importance of maintaining languages for oral traditions.
K - 2nd English Language Arts