The Colonial Workers Web
Third graders participate in an activity to explore how workers produce specialized goods. They look at today's workers and workers during colonial times. They specialization and interdependence as the assessment portion of the lesson.
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The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali instructional activity, students examine trade with respect to geographic...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Take a Walk in Their Shoes: Great Leaders of Our Time
Research the characteristics of leaders who have used nonviolence to change society. The class then applies this information to their own community to find leaders with these same characteristics, creating a wall collage of pictures and...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
Students examine the importance of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. As a class, they complete a K-W-L chart about George Washington and write about what they believe is going on in a picture they are shown. They are...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Mathematics Alive: Environment and Design of Human Habitats
Third graders explore the structural composition of buildings and houses. For this math lesson, 3rd graders explain how architecture is related to mathematics. They create a blueprint of a structure with at least three different spaces.
3rd Technology & Engineering
The Craft of Writing through Narrative History
Third graders are introduced to the techniques of proper writing. After reading various biographies and autobiographies, they compare and contrast their own lives to the ones they read. In groups, they develop questions to interview...
3rd English Language Arts
Lesson plan: History Underfoot
Learners study Native Americans of Virginia. In this Virginia history lesson, students take on the role of archaeologists as they analyze a site and its artifacts. Learners use the information to draw conclusions about the natives who...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History