Get To Know Your State! (And Everyone Else's)
Sixth graders conduct research on the fifty states. They write or call the Governor's office to acquire information, and publish the reports using information exchanged from other students and their own research.
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The Constitution of the United States
Engage elementary school children in learning about the US Constitution with this collection of worksheets and printable activities. From reading and writing the Preamble to playing a Constitution Trivia game, this resource offers...
5 mins K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Black and White in United States History: A Gray Area
Compare and contrast old and modern historical accounts of the life of Thomas Jefferson. Learners begin by evaluating the responsibilities of history textbooks in reporting historical events, people, and eras. Next, they discuss how new...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Immigration: Why Come to the United States?
Don't limit your curriculum to texts! Young historians listen to a song, read an interview, and examine a cartoon as they explore motivations for immigrating to the US in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Getting To Know You Ice Breaker
Students write about one another through the questions provided in the "getting to know you" student survey activity. They then design a graphic organizer to graph similarities and differences of themselves and fellow classmates. Finally...
5th - 8th English Language Arts