Land and Environment Affected Settlement
Students analyze the physical characteristics of different regions of the United States and how these physical characteristics affected settlements across the States.
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Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Landscape Long Ago and Today
Combine a fantastic review of primary source analysis with a study of Captain John Smith's influence on the Chesapeake Bay region in the seventeenth century. Your young historians will use images, a primary source excerpt, and maps...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Land Use and Lawmaking in California
Learners investigate the laws of using land. For this California Government lesson, students examine the many uses of land in California and find an environmental issue they care about. Learners write a letter to a politician based on...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Students explore the 5 themes of geography. For this cross curriculum literacy and geography lesson, students listen to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, and make a list of the needs of the people in Chewandswallow....
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History