The Hartford Convention and the Battle of New Orleans
In this United States history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the Hartford Convention and the Battle of New Orleans. A short answer question is included as well.
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How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching with Lyrics: The Hunters of Kentucky
Students listen to "The Hunters of Kentucky" and analyze the lyrics. For this War of 1812 lesson, students analyze the song lyrics to understand the historical context of the Battle of New Orleans. Students discuss responses and complete...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil Rights
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Louisiana: A Jambalaya of Nationalities II
Students describe the events that led to various immigrant groups settling in New Orleans; differentiate between the white and black Creole population; explain the results of each immigrant group's relocation; and determine the areas of...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Andrew Jackson- Mini Biography
Here you'll find a very brief introduction to the presidency of Andrew Jackson, including his participation in the Battle of New Orleans, his decision to relocate Native Americans to the west, and his legacy as the leader of the common man.
2 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable