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Fifth graders complete a variety of activities involving one-room schoolhouses. They create a diorama and interview family members who actually attended a one-room schoolhouse. Finally, they visit a one-room schoolhouse in their area.
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School Life Today and in the Past at Freyberger School
Students compare and contrast school life today with that of Pennsylvania in the 1900's. In this school life instructional activity students create a description of a typical one-room schoolhouse. They think critically about attending...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Abraham Lincoln
Honor Abe Lincoln with a set of activity-based worksheets that can be used independently and in collaborative groups. Young historians participate in a listening activity where they fill in the missing blanks in a passage while being...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline
Divided into nine topic groups, from the Proclamation of 1763 to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, your young historians will research major events on the road to the American Revolution and then create a 2-3 minute sketch explaining...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
One Room School House Reading Lesson
Young scholars explore schools during the Colonial period. In this American history lesson, students participate in a simulation of school days in Colonial America. Young scholars visit a museum and use the schoolhouse as a setting for...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
One Room School Houses - Building Background Knowledge for my Great Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston
Fifth graders explore and analyze primary sources of one room school houses in the United States. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders listen to the story, My Great Aunt Arizona and write down questions they have about one room...
5th Social Studies & History