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Herbert Clark Hoover: August 10, 1874
In this writing prompts worksheet, students learn the date August 10, 1874 as the birthday for President Herbert Hoover. Students then write if they would like to be President of the United States and explain why or why not.
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West with Lewis and Clark
Students participate in a simulation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this hands-on American history lesson, students become characters from the early 1800's and make the journey west. They write journal entries, make decisions, and...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Be Specific, Go West To The Pacific
Fifth and sixth graders follow Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again. They read online journal entries made by Lewis and Clark to gather information. The official Lewis and Clark website is used by learners to...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
75 Summer Writing Prompts
Don't let your kids' writing skills get rusty over summer vacation! Hand out these writing prompts to keep the ideas and paragraphs coming. With a topic for each day of the summer, your class is sure to be ready for a brand new school year!
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity
Young scholars complete a scavenger hunt which highlights events on the journey by Lewis and Clark. Using the internet and journals, they identify events on the journey and places them on a timeline. They complete a worksheet as well to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts