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Long, Long, Ago
Students discover details of pioneer life. In this history lesson, students examine artifacts and play games from pioneer times.
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A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
Packed with a wealth of information about African-Americans of note, this packet, and the links it provides to other resources, could be used as is for a month-long study of Black history or to supplement lessons already in your curriculum.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Native American Indians: Wampanoags
Students understand the contributions of the Native American tribes. In this Native American lesson, recognize Native American names, words and cultures. Students understand that different tribes lived in different parts of the country....
K Visual & Performing Arts
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Orb and Effy Learn About Authority
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies lesson. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the importance of rules...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Long Ago and Today: A Photo Study
Students explore U.S. history by analyzing images of the past and today. In this photograph research lesson, students view a slide-show presentation which includes images from the 1950's and before. Students discuss their observations of...
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
History Detectives: How Can We Learn About What Happened Long Ago?
Students develop a time capsule or museum of items that show what happened during a specified time period. In this time capsule lesson plan, students determine what items would show evidence of what occurred during a specified period of...
K English Language Arts
Children in the Surf, Coney Island: Video Introduction to Kindergarten Beach Unit
Students look at beach activities from long ago. For this beach lesson, students watch a video about children playing on the beach in Coney Island. They open Kid Pix and create two pictures: one for children playing on the beach now and...
K Social Studies & History
Past, Present and Future Through the Eyes of Long Jakes
Even the littlest learners can become art historians if they have the right training. For the lesson, your preschoolers discuss the piece Long Jakes as they point out all the details they notice. They discuss what mountains and mountain...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts