La Vie en Cave!
Young scholars investigate the cave paintings of France. They explore various websites, recite and discuss french vocabulary terms, create a painted cave wall, and view and discuss images of French cave paintings.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 51 Views 53 Downloads
My Story and History: Peeking into the Past with Paintings
Consider how you can use a visual source, such as a painting, to learn about a historical time or event. Young learners discuss primary sources and how they differ from secondary sources, then analyze the painting Mother and Child by...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Stone Age Art - Simulated Cave Painting
Students visit Lascaux Caves web site, view images of paintings and observe use of elements, principles, and components of art, reflect on purpose of paintings, and form cooperative clans and imitate these paintings using fire from...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
France's New Medieval Castle Takes Shape
Students explore how a dream to build a medieval castle came to reality. In this lesson plan, students read an article about a knight's castle that is being built in France, then complete numerous activities such as a quiz, a debate, a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War
Stage a meeting of the Second Continental Congress in your classroom, then utilize the abundance of worksheets and informational texts in this resource to analyze the major events and consequences of the American Revolution. Other topics...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary instructional activity has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Lascaux Cave Art on Ceramic Stones
Here is a great way to incorporate art into your next unit on prehistoric people. The class makes stones out of ceramic clay and then creates paintings like those found in the Lascaux Caves in France. A video link, full day-by-day...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts