Roads of the Past and Present
Third graders use maps of the Oregon, Mormon, and Santa Fe trails, and a road map of these areas to compare the paths taken by pioneers with those taken today.
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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Field Trip to an Historic House
Students investigate the types of houses which have been preserved in Denver and why those houses have been preserved. They, in groups, research individual houses, present their information to the class and visit the researched homes.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Bringing Illinois into the Curriculum
Students of all ages are introduced to the geography of Illinois. Depending on the grade level, they participate in different activities which allow them to discover Illinois in the past and present. They examine the animals and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Our Barrio: Our Community/Adams & Normandie
Third graders examine various structures and people, including the region of Adams and Normandie, in Los Angeles. They conduct Internet research, and identify and locate features in the Adams/Normandie region during the past 60/70 years.
3rd Social Studies & History