Fourth graders use research to find the answers to an acrostic puzzle which in turn reveal the location of the teacher's next summer vacation. The teacher models how to find the answers to the puzzle's first two clues.
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Sourcing a Document: The First Thanksgiving
How reliable is a painting of the first Thanksgiving if it was created 300 years after the fact? Learners assess the validity of a primary source image to determine what it can actually reveal about this event.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What state consumes the most turkey per person? Who sponsors the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City? Use the Thanksgiving holiday as an opportunity for learners to develop their research skills with this fun Internet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Oral History Interview Questions Worksheet
What is an oral history interview? What goes into the planning and what should be said? Why is it important that we know and learn from oral history? This is an excellent activity to support your young historians as they conduct...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Lesson 3: Branches of Government
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Maori Story
What a wonderful set of worksheets for introducing your youngsters to the Maori of New Zealand! They include a reading comprehension activity and word puzzle on the context of New Zealand, and origins and cultural features of the Maori...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Death and Resurrection of Jesus
Here you'll find a simple set of worksheets, crossword puzzles, and word games for younger learners to complete in observance of Easter. The primary focus of the worksheets is the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ,...
1st - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable