House of Commons Page Program "Mock" Application and Interview
Fifth graders examine the structure of the Canadian House of Commons and the role of a House of Commons Page. They complete a simulated application for the job of a page, conduct mock interviews, and vote for top candidate for page.
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Little House on the Prairie
Hop into a covered wagon and follow Laura Ingalls Wilder through the Midwest. A series of lessons based on Little House on the Prairie encourages young pioneers to see the world through Laura's eyes as they map her journey, discuss the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Who Owns the Bones
A study of the history of the Channel Islands, located off the coast of southern California, continues as class members conduct a mock trial to determine which group of stakeholders should have the right to claim the remains of Juan...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
4-H Citizenship Activity Page - Beginning Level
This is a 4-H citizenship activity that asks learners to examine county government, city councils, the three branches of the United States government, and complete a community service project. It also includes a word search, directions...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Teaching Elections in Washington State
Prepare even our youngest citizens to participate in the democratic process with this powerful packet of materials. Kids consider what it means to be a good citizen, examine voter qualifications, investigate initiatives and referenda,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The White House or Bust: How Americans Elect Their President
Students explain the presidential duties and who is eligible to run for president. In this The White House or Bust article, students complete a map of the electoral college. In addition students analyze historical campaign posters....
4th - 9th Social Studies & History
Learning to Think Like an Historian Through Personal Primary Sources
Individuals interview a parent or relative about a significant event that happened before they were born such as a wedding, immigration, or other event. They interview the primary source, collect evidence such as pictures or notes, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Keys To Our House-the White House
Students explore the history of the White House from four different perspectives: as a symbol, a public and private place, technological advances, and changing needs. They take a virtual tour of the White House and explore its history....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History