Second graders identify a historical figure, his or her societal contributions and basic biography using a Kidspiration graphic organizer and library resources. They use the Internet to conduct an historical treasure hunt in groups.
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Happy Birthday!: Internet Research and Historic Events
Talk about intrinsic motivation! Begin where your students' natural interests lie -- with themselves -- and launch a variety of projects with this activity. Class members research important events that took place on their birthdays....
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book
Learn about the interesting life of George Washington Carver and his many accomplishments with this series of worksheets for primary grade learners. From coloring pages and word searches, to non-fiction reading passages and math skills...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Bring the drama of history to life in your class and give your learners the opportunity to illustrate their understanding of a historical situation through the medium of a dialogue and/or play. Your young historians will consider a...
2nd - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Write About History
Have you ever asked your young historians to write about a subject they have just learned, and were met with the response, "But what do I write about?" Next time, come prepared to meet them with this printable! For a general free-write...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Biographies: Getting to Know You
Students investigate an important figure of history by reading biographies. For this historical figure lesson, students discover the literary genre of biographies and read several different types to expand their ideas about a historical...
2nd - 4th 21st Century Skills