The Geography of American Communities
Young scholars, in groups, describe the geography of Los Angeles using information from local places and street names.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The African American Population in US History
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Native American Village Days
Students research the tribes of American Indians in Virginia and settled, agricultural tribes in other regions of America. They explain how geography and climate influenced the way various Indian tribes lived, and evaluate the impact of...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Comparing Northwest Native American Communities
Students review how to use the database from previous lessons. Using the information, they identify the historical and environmental effects on the people living in the Pacific Northwest. They examine the various Native American groups...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The Relationships and Cultural Exchanges Between Native Americans and the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver
Students are introduced to the geography of the Columbia River basin and its history. Using the internet, they research the relationships between the Native Americans and the Hudson Bay Company. They also discuss the effects on the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History
Western Communities of the Past
Third graders compare life as a pioneer to life today. In this pioneer lesson, 3rd graders participate in activities of the pioneers such as bartering, games, writing a journal entry a pioneer could have written and writing a skit based...
3rd Social Studies & History