For this state facts worksheet, students read the statements about the state of Nevada. Students select the best answer to complete the 10 statements.
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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
Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Dancing in the Desert: The Genie
Fifth graders study nuclear destruction using visual literacy. For this nuclear destruction lesson, 5th graders work in groups to examine a group of pictures that show the destruction of a home by a nuclear blast. They discuss the type...
5th Social Studies & History
Center Stage—Focus on the Mentally and/or Physically Challenged
Students discover the skills needed to work with the mentally and physically challenged. In this service learning lesson plan, students create a set of guidelines for working with the mentally and physically challenged.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History