Handcarts of Knowledge
Students study handcart companies that travelled to Salt Lake between 1856 and 1860. They come to explain who these individuals were and what it was like for them to travel to Utah.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Connecting Informational Text with Litearature: Building Background Knowledge About Mexican Immigration, California, and the Great Depression
Help your class transition as the setting in the novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, moves from Mexico to California. Beginning with prior knowledge, and moving into jigsaw research groups, class members add to and create posters...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Horse and Rider: The Pony Express in Utah
Young scholars examine the geography of Utah and the Pony Express in Utah. In this Utah and Pony Express lesson, students examine background information before completing mapping and art activities about the purpose and routes of the...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second lesson of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the US...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable