In Search of Virginia's Regions
Students study Virginia's regions, including natural resources, transportion, industry, and geographic features. They construct a paragraph describing one of the four regions of Virginia.
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Landmarks in West Virginia
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. In this West Virginia lesson plan, students read about landmarks, historic places, and historic markers in the West Virginia Encyclopedia. They work in groups of 3 and teach their fellow...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Concern in East Virginia
Students investigate the statehood of West Virginia. In this lesson on statehood, students use primary sources to examine the separation of Virginia from Wes Virginia. The lesson incorporates a field trip as a means to put knowledge into...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Native Americans of Our Region
Students describe the life of a Native American tribe native to their area. They form small groups and visit stations in the classroom to read about various Native American tribes. They write journal entries and draw pictures of the...
3rd - 8th 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