Memorial Day--The Gettysburg Address
Students study the reasons why Memorial Day is celebrated in the United States. They examine how and why those who died for their country are honored. They memorize the Gettysburg Address and how it is used to celebrate Memorial Day.
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9/11 Memorials All Around the World
September 11, 2001 was a horrific day in American history, as well as around the globe. Study the ways that other countries honor the victims from the act of terrorism with a social studies lesson that prompts discussion, research, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Global Support and Tributes
The September 11th terrorist attacks did not just affect Americans; it struck a sympathetic and concerned chord throughout the entire world. The day of, and for many following, global support was offered in a variety of ways. Here,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Memorial Day: National Cemeteries
Honor the fallen heroes of our country with this Memorial Day presentation. It contains a series of photographs from national cemetaries from all over the United States. You could use this presentation in an ESL class, or in any class...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
So You Want To Be President?
Students explore Abraham Lincoln's leadership during the Civil War. In this U.S. history and literacy lesson, students read a portion of Lincoln: A Photobiography and write an editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation. Students...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg
Students investigate the Gettysburg Campaign and the major actions for each day of the battle. They read primary source documents, write a diary entry, analyze the Gettysburg Address, and write a persuasive speech regarding an issue in...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History