Home Child History
In this Language Arts learning exercise, students read about Canadian history related to the novel Home Child. Students read about the story of Canada's Home children, which began in the mid-1800's.
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Indian Heroes and Role Models
Everybody loves a hero. Get your class investigating informational text resources in order to develop a deeper understanding of Native American heroes common to the Montana area. Each child chooses a Native American hero or tribal leader...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Civic Oration Topic Planner "A Great Time in American History"
In this report planning worksheet, students prepare to write a 3-5 page report about one great time in American History. Students choose a topic, answer 4 questions to help in planning the report and take this form home for parental...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Living History Timeline
As part of a living history research project, learners research a chosen historical figure that they will study and physically represent in a gallery walk. This resource includes a project description, letter to parents, rubric, and...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How do I look to you?
Present propaganda to your class with a set of posters and pamphlets. Learners create their own advertisements and discuss how they might add propaganda into their work. Next, small groups analyze posters about child nutrition and fill...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Life of a Child Living at Monticello and a Quaker Village
Students study the life of a child living at Thomas Jefferson's home of Monticello contrasted to the life of child living on a Quaker settlement. In this early Virginia history lesson, students read background information about the life...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Mr. Coal's Story: An Appeal to End Child Labor
Students read about child labor in the early 20th century. In this Pennsylvania history lesson, students read a story about child labor and discuss reasons why child labor laws should have existed during the early 20th century.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Look for Patterns: Quilts in Two Faith Ringgold Stories
Author Faith Ringgold uses quilts to illustrate her books Tar Beach and Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad. In this integrated trio of activities, young scholars read stories, identify and create patterns, and design quilt squares of...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts