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White House Pets Poster
Third graders learn facts about the White House and its history. They recognize the White House and create a White House poster. They then make a poster about pets who have lived in the White House.
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Vision of Beauty: The Madame C.J. Walker Story
Third graders examine the life and accomplishments of Madame C.J. Walker by reading "A Vision of Beauty" and discussing one of the first successful African American female businesswomen. Student complete a graphic organizer while reading...
3rd Social Studies & History
Little House in the Big Woods
Strengthen your learners' relationship with Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel of a pioneer family with these materials. Multiple choice comprehension questions and a set of reflection prompts are provided for each pair of chapters in...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Teaching Elections in Washington State
Prepare even our youngest citizens to participate in the democratic process with this powerful packet of materials. Kids consider what it means to be a good citizen, examine voter qualifications, investigate initiatives and referenda,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Pets are Popular with U.S. Presidents
Students discuss their pets and read about pets that have lived in the White House. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a vocabulary activity and pet survey, then the students read the news article and...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Door Panels and Details: Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet
Students investigate the history of cabinetry and furniture, specifically the Renaissance period. In this art history lesson, students investigate photographs of the Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet, and examine the small...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Chasing George Washington Reinforcing Activity
Explore the White House by reading the book Chasing George Washington by Ronald Kidd. In this United States government and literacy lesson studnets take a virtual tour of the White House and construct a White House timeline using cubes...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
Mind Your Manners Reinforcing Activity
Learners use picture book content and personal experience to compare and contrast life in the early 20th century with life in the 21st century. For this U.S. history lesson, students listen to the book Mind Your Manners, Alice Roosevelt...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History