Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Fourth graders examine the constitution and the Northwest Ordinance identifying similarities and two items not found in the Constitution. They discuss their findings and complete worksheets.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 238 Downloads
Documenting Democracy: Lesson Plans on the United States Constitution
Balance and compromise. Class members come to understand the importance of these concepts as they investigate the concerns of the various stakeholders and how the format of the Constitution addressed these concerns.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
The Growth of Cities Along the Illinois and Michigan Canal Corridor
Students examine settlement patterns along the Illinois and Michigan Canal corridor. Using maps, they determine the theme and state the information they can gather from them. They identify the spatial interaction and relationships in the...
4th - 12th English Language Arts
Eighteenth-Century Slave Codes
Students explore slavery by reviewing the written laws intended to keep African Americans subservient. In this U.S. slavery activity, students analyze a time-line of the history of African Americans. Students discuss the patterns of the...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts