Sequoyah and the "Trail of Tears"
Second graders research the life of Sequoyah and his contributions to the Cherokee Nation. They read Cherokee myths, examine the development and form of the Cherokee alphabet, write stories and complete art projects.
2nd Social Studies & History 15 Views 30 Downloads
Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Making Indonesian Rod Puppets
Learn about the Indonesian tradition of wayang golek, or puppet theater. Storytelling is brought to life when the class explores the Ramayana and the ancient art of puppetry. The lesson begins with a discussion of the tradition and an...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Reflections of Ancient Greece
Students study ancient Greek civilization. In this World history activity, students locate Greece on a world map and review what the ancient Greeks did when they developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art.
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Lesson: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Attention to Detail
After a quick warm up activity, learners get ready to use their keen observation skills to examine an ornate Japanese pencil box. They discuss the artistry, skills, and story of the box, paying close attention to details. They then...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts