Fourth graders write questions to ask an early settler in Wisconsin. They "interview" a person who arrived in Madison in 1837 by reading an article about memories of George Stoner and make personal connections to Stoner's memories.
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George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Presidential Biography: Bicentennial Quarter
A biography is a type of literary genre that everyone needs to be familiar with. Here, the class will read two different biographies of George Washington and discuss how they are similar and different, then decide weather they can glean...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Famous Dead People Project
Despite the slightly off-putting title, the instructions and activities detailed in these project guidelines for researching a noteworthy figure will serve as a fantastic supplement to your next famous person research assignment.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tidbits of Knowledge About Washington And Lincoln
Students rotate through a number of learning stations to identify true and false statements about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. They listen to a book about President's Day, and read the information at each station and identify...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present a...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fur Trappers and Beaver Pelts
Young scholars explore the history of Colorado's fur trade. Using a series of primary source documents and the included graphic organizer, young scholars examine the causes influencing the growth of this industry and the effects it had...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history instructional activity. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History