Make a Washington Monument
In this social studies worksheet, students create a model Washington Monument. Students use a pattern to cut, fold, tuck in the tabs, and tape together to create the model.
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In Remembrance of George Washington
Students explore the contributions of George Washington. In this early American history instructional activity, students analyze the provided eulogy for George Washington written by Henry Lee and then write their eulogies for the first...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Was the War of 1812 Our Second War of Independence?
Though it occurred almost 40 years later, could the United States have been fighting for their independence again in the War of 1812? Using appropriate primary source material from each of the two wars, compare and contrast the situation...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Putting History in its Place
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This lesson requires informational reference materials...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts