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Flip a Coin
Students explore the processes used to create U.S. coins. They evaluate proposed coin features and create an original coin design. They compare and contrast various features of U.S. coins and coins from other nations.
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Be Specific, Go West To The Pacific
Fifth and sixth graders follow Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again. They read online journal entries made by Lewis and Clark to gather information. The official Lewis and Clark website is used by learners to...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The City of Walls: Constantinople
Capture the interest of your classroom! Discover how classical culture survived in Western Europe thanks to the fortifications of the city of Constantinople, whose elaborate system of moats, outer walls, and inner walls protected the...
4 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Makes Cents to Me: Penny Drive
St that people have wants and must find ways to get them. In this philanthropy lesson, students understand the ways people get things and arrange a penny drive to help others. Students arrange an artistic project to reflect on their fund...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Four Sisters in Ancient Rome
What was leisurely life like for the young, wealthy women of ancient Rome? Though all records from the period were written by men, this video demonstrates that we are still able to construct some aspects of a woman's daily duties and...
9 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable