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Sink or Swim
Fourth graders see how Wisconsin supplied the military with submarines, ships and ammunition during World War II. They view pictures of a ship used in World War II and design a water craft out of clay. in World War II.
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The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom
Here is a nice collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and activity ideas for approaching the Underground Railroad with your students. It includes 10 days/5 lessons worth of materials, including a play script, fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading a Timeline
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?
Students answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History