Nevada Mines 1850-1880
Students explore the Nevada mining of 1850-1880. In this history lesson plan, students investigate the Comstock Lode and examine the mining tools that were used to search for silver and gold.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
Gold Ore and Smelters
Young historians travel back through time as they explore Colorado's gold rush in this social studies lesson. After reading a first hand account of a woman's experience in a smelting facility, students complete the included graphic...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lincoln: The Man Who Needed Nevada
Students understand how Nevada became a state and the role of Abraham Lincoln in Nevada's statehood. In this Nevada statehood lesson, students listen to background information, primary sources and research about Nevada's statehood....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Through Northern Nevada's Eyes
Learners study the lives of Northern Paiutes, early Nevada settlers, and current residents of Northern Nevada. In this Northern Nevada instructional activity, students examine and compare pictures of people from the 1750's through today....
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History