Geography of the 13 Colonies
Third graders research early American Southern colonies. They complete a series of lessons in which they research and discuss Jamestown and Pocahontas along with settlements from Maryland, Carolina and Georgia.
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story
The tradition of the First Thanksgiving is really a story of immigration. Connect the feelings and customs of the early Pilgrims to the experiences of the immigrants in your class with an introduction to the 13 colonies, the Mayflower,...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What's It All have to Do with Me?
Students explore local history and relate to National Events. In this primary documents lesson,students explore eyewitness accounts of events at special moments in American history. Students recognize symbols of our country. Students...
1st - 4th Social Studies & History
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
Young scholars research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History