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Government Action Time Lines
Learners create a time line to chart news coverage of a government action. The collect headlines and pictures to illustrate their timelines and write questions to go along with their timelines.
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The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Preparing for Revolution
Class members create a timeline of actions by both the British parliament and the colonists that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Groups use the provided Primary Source Analysis Tool to examine and evaluate materials to...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Montgomery Bus Boycott
Young historians inquire about how the events leading up to the boycott helped establish equal rights for African Americans. During three rounds of group thinking and reading of historical documents, class members make claims in...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Colonial America and Roots of Government
Students identify 50 States and the major geographic features, regions, and political representation of each. In connection, they investigate the causes and effects of European colonization on North America. They identify the formation...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Climate Change and Government Policy
Which environmental policies would your class recommend? Find out through this lesson on climate change and government policy. Through an NPR podcast and an article, learners analyze past and present policy, as well as global risk....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History