Regions of the United States
Students research maps in order to propose geographic reasons for geographic patterns such as state boundaries, interstates and elevations.
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Korematsu v. United States (1944)
Young historians learn about the arguments and decisions made during the Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. United States, as well as complete a learning exercise activity referencing President Ronald Reagan's national apology to...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Growth of a Nation
Young historians explore the identity of the early United States in this four-part activity series. Working in groups of three, students research the political, economic, and cultural atmosphere of each member of the union prior to 1812,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography of the United States
Full of bright maps and interesting information, this presentation details U.S. Geography. Slides include basic facts about size, regions, topography, and demographics, as well as fascinating trivia about the United States, including...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective
Students use a geographic perspective to investigate different regions of the United States. After a classroom discussion, students draw a map of the regions and describet he climate, natural resources, business and industry, and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Four Corners Region of the United States Cultures, Ruins and Landmarks
Students who live in the inner city are introduced to the four corners region of the United States. In groups, they examine how the region differs compared to where they live and their culture. They develop maps of the area and locate...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Touring the Old North State
Discover the history, geography, and tourist attractions in the great state of North Carolina. Learning groups engage in research and discussions to create a travel poster or brochure about a historic site in one of the three regions in...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History