Fashion Fanfare of the 19th Century
Fourth graders compare and contrast the clothing during the 19th century to the fashion trends of the present day. They design something suitable for a future time period and explain why.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
If I Had Lived Long Ago in a City in Colorado
Young historians view photographs of 19th century Colorado towns, then write stories which convey the information they gathered about types of food, clothing, and shelter. They write a story as if they are living in the town they have...
4th English Language Arts
How Lessons from the Past Can Inspire New Art
Students investigate the history of art by researching art training. In this Renaissance instructional activity, students identify the Royal Academy of Arts, its history, and the role it played in the formation of American artists....
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom
Here is a nice collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and activity ideas for approaching the Underground Railroad with your students. It includes 10 days/5 lessons worth of materials, including a play script, fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Save the Animals: The Creation of the ASPCA
Students read Black Beauty and study the history of the founding of the ASPCA and learn about endangered species today. Then they write a short paper about the book, or on some aspect of the history of the ASPCA, and, after exploring the...
3rd - 8th Science