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Slavery in Arkansas
Fourth graders identify parts of the Arkansas Flag, including the Confederate star. They analyze the treatment of slaves and write a letter explaining their opinion of it.
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Here is a beautiful handout through which learners can explore the history of California, from the earliest Europeans to visit the Golden State up through its experiences during the Great Depression and position in the modern world.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Here is one of the best resources I've come across in quite a while. It's a series of six lesson plans produced by the US Government that have to do with the State Quarters. The titles of the six lessons are: Double Your Money!, How...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Life in a One-Room Arkansas Schoolhouse
Students read primary source documents to examine what a typical school day was like in the early 1900s. They discover how African-American children were taught differently than whites. They compare and contrast past school days to...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Underground Railroad- People Get Ready...There's a Train a Comin'
Students learn about the Underground Railroad. In this Civil War and slavery lesson plan, students discuss how successful slaves would be moving around at night, learn the secret vocabulary used for escape routes and review background...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Diverse Voices -African American Ventures
Students explore acts of kindness through the eyes of the black community. In this philanthropy activity, students understand that even under inhumane circumstances, people can perform for the common good. Students relate to their good...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Decision Making: Who Was Right?
Help your class explore the question "Is it ever right to disobey a law?" With a strong base of knowledge about the Civil War, anti-slavery movement, and Underground Railroad, your class explores civil disobedience in Marshall, Michigan...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed