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Nebraska Our State
Students brainstorm some questions about Nebraska's geographical facts. They make a creation of Nebraska, out of play-dough. They then identify and label all majors rivers and some pinpoint locations.
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Learn the States and Postal Abbreviations
If you are preparing to cover the 50 states with your class, you don't want to miss this resource. It includes an excellent set of worksheets through which learners practice identifying states from their abbreviations and placing those...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Westward Expansion in the Garden
What an exceptional hands-on experience for learning about the period of Westward Expansion in the United States! Learners are divided into groups and embark on one of three "trails" to learn about the challenges early pioneers...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Drafting Board: Electoral College
Should the president of the United States be voted by the Electoral College or the popular vote? Your young historians will consider the pros and cons of the Electoral College, and make an argument using reasons and evidence provided in...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Popular Sovereignty and the Lecompton Constitution
Students explore the purpose of the Lecompton Constitution. In this United States History lesson, students read several articles then complete several activities to reinforce their reading, such as a cause and effect worksheet,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
ABC Book of Important People and Places of Nebraska
Fourth graders explore a deeper understanding about important people and places of Nebraska and develop research skills through knowledge of available databases and resources found at NebraskAccess. In this important People and Places...
4th Social Studies & History