From Sea to Shining Sea
Students study the geography of the United States of America. Students write letters, create travel brochures, make maps, graph population numbers, read fiction and nonfiction selections, complete KWL charts, and watch films.
5th Social Studies & History 26 Views 19 Downloads
Menasha History: Change Over Time
Students explore nonfiction text features. For this Menasha, Wisconsin geography and nonfiction comprehension lesson, students share phrases for the "K" and "W" portion of a KWL chart about Menasha. Students complete a KWL chart with a...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Every Picture Tells a Story: The Great Depression
Every picture really does tell a story. Start the day by reading select passages from Children of the Orphan Train and discussing your listeners' initial feelings. Then, pair a KWL with a YouTube video (attached here). Then, using these...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Wind Provides Electricity for Homes, Schools
Young scholars complete a KWL chart, then read a news article about the comeback of windmills. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a KWL chart and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History