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Design a Monument
Fourth graders explore historical information about the school integration in Arkansas. They identify the significance of the Little Rock Nine. They design a monument to honor the Little Rock Nine.
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Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Historic Site
A historic site marks a place where a relevant historical event occurred, no matter how many people know about it. Small groups choose their own historical sites, including a place where a class member was born, or even a football field...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sensory “Star Spangled Banner”
Music can help us to access memories and events in a meaningful way, and Francis Scott Key used specific words to convey what he had seen and felt when writing what would become America's national anthem. Help your class connect to the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Monument Please, For the Big Cheese
Students research a President from the United States. In this United States history lesson, students read about their selected President and record interesting facts. Students design a monument for the President they researched.
3rd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Capital Monuments: Exploring Washington, DC Frances Cleveland: Law, Politics and Government
Students, working in small groups, research seven of the most famous monuments found in Washington, DC. They design brochures based on the information they gather from Internet and print resources. Upon completion, they share the...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History