Write to an Archaeologist
Fourth graders study the techniques archaeologists use to locate and gather artifacts. They write a letter to an archaeologist. They identify what artifacts can tell about the people who used them.
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Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Passage: New Mystery at Stonehenge
A passage about Stonehenge offers readers a perfect opportunity to demonstrate their ability to separate factual statements from opinions. After studying an article about this "mysterious monument," readers are asked to label statements...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering Indigenous Australians through the Australian Museum
Provide your young pupils with important foundational knowledge for learning about indigenous Australians. This resource includes five activity sheets on the meaning of indigenous people, where indigenous Australians live, national...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History