Florida State Facts
In this Florida state worksheet, students research the answers to the following seven facts about the state of Florida: tree, motto, bird, capital, statehood, flower and what the state is famous for.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Rename That State!
As Shakespeare famously wrote, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," but can the same be said for a state? In this elementary geography activity, students are assigned specific states to research using the information they...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Financial Flower Garden
Here is another in the interesting series of lessons that use the special State Quarters as a learning tool. This one uses the Mississippi State Quarter. During this lesson, pupils learn about the variety of state flowers that represent...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols in My Eyes
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school lesson on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent the Unites States...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greeks and Persians
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Top Secret Sensitive Information
Bring the multiple cultural perspectives of a state to life in a instructional activity designed to challenge assumptions. Learners develop criteria to evaluate different cities, looking to find the one that should be "the heart of...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable