Students explore the life and times of George Washington. They research for information on George Washington. Students use KidPix to create a pictorial and written report on George Washington and present their movie to the class.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
Washington’s Farewell Speech
Practice reading fluency with a Reader's Theater performance based on Washington's Farewell Address. The teacher begins by reading a few paragraphs from the address and talking about mood and expression with the class. Groups of five...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Chasing George Washington Reinforcing Activity
Explore the White House by reading the book Chasing George Washington by Ronald Kidd. In this United States government and literacy lesson studnets take a virtual tour of the White House and construct a White House timeline using cubes...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
George Washington Story Starter
Imagine traveling back in time and having the opportunity to meet the very first president of the United States, what would you do? Challenge the imagination and creative writing skills of young learners with this fun writing prompt.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Technology Keynote Presentations
This instructional activity evolved as a way to let students explore all of the media and technological materials available in the classroom. Students work in pairs to create a Keynote presentation on the types of technology available to...
3rd Technology & Engineering