Harry Shows Us How
Learners are provided an avenue to express his/her understanding of the life skills being taught and connect the life and times of Harry Truman to the life skills being taught for the purpose of adding relevance for each student.
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How Can We Locate Places?
How can we locate places? Maps, of course! Expose second graders to the tools available in maps and discuss how these tools can help people find locations. Students also look at communities, including what makes a community and the...
2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What fabrics are our clothes made of? Where do those fabrics from? Lead your pupils to discover the answers to these questions and more. Class members have a chance to play with various fabrics, invesitgating the materials and labels...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Do We Honor Our Country?
With this 85-slide presentation, you can offer pupils a broad overview of the history of the United States, as well as key vocabulary words and concepts for celebrating and honoring the country. An excellent supplement to any social...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Global Grover: Get To School
There are so many way to get to school. Grover shows us how children get to school all over the world. This would be a good clip to show as an introduction to a lesson on compare and contrast, transportation, or global awareness.
4 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Compare US Cities for Compare/Contrast Expository Writing
Elementary schoolers explore US geography by comparing pictures from the early 20th century. They complete a worksheet based on their observations and use their discoveries to write a paper. Pictures are available to show or print for...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
US Geography: The Midwest
Students investigate the geography and agricultural products of the Midwestern United States. In this US geography lesson plan, students watch and discuss a video that depicts the Midwest of the US as the breadbasket of the country. They...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The African American Population in US History
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History