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Create a Time Line
Fourth graders engage in research to study the accomplishments made during the Qin and Han Dynasties. They explore a time line of Chinese history to appreciate the cultural, mathematical, and scientific contributions of the Chinese.
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Peaceful Leader
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and message is just as important today as it was in his lifetime. Introduce elementary learners to the movement for civil rights with a timeline of Dr. King's life, as well as comprehension...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan 2009
Construct a personal journey time-line. First, learners explore the travels of Tweega, the giraffe, in the book Chee-Lin, A Giraffe's Journey by James Rumford. Then they compare and contrast regions in the story and reflect on their own...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
New Review Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines
Use the accompanying assessment to determine your class's prior knowledge on Martin Luther King, Jr. before beginning a activity on the famous civil rights movement leader. The resource has young historians thinking about life for...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Abraham Lincoln: A Time Line Research Project
Though Abraham Lincoln's life was tragically cut short, it was filled with accomplishments and inspiring moments that continue to influence American democracy. Explore the ways the 16th president of the United States made his way from a...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust from Beginning to End
Students explore the events that occurred before, during, and after the Holocaust and create a time line showing how those events are connected. They create a time line showing the events that occurred before, during, and after the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History