The Discovery of the Americas: A Play About Early Explorers
Students perform a play about the early explorers to America.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
Life for the Pilgrims on the Mayflower and in the "New World"
Young scholars research a pilgrim by name that travelled on the Mayflower. In this Mayflower lesson, students explore what life was like for a pilgrim on the Mayflower, then make a map of the journey and create a drawing of the ship.
K - 4th Social Studies & History
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 Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative....
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History
Then and Now: Life in Early America, 1740 - 1840
Students complete a unit of lessons that examine life in early America from 1740-1840. They compare items with similar objects we use today, explore various websites, create a paper doll, try and guess the function of various objects,...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
The Discovery of the Americas Reinforcing Activity
Students create an explorer timeline. For this timeline lesson, students listen to the book The Discovery of The Americas by Betsey and Giulio Maestro. They use the dates listed in the book to create their own timeline.
K - 5th Social Studies & History