The State of Things
Fifth graders research the fifty United States. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders use reference books from the library to locate facts about each state (capital, state motto, etc.) and record the facts on an index card.
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George Washington Biopoem Activity
Honor George Washington on his birthday this year by writing a biopoem about the First President of the United States. The editable two-page document comes with a description on how to write a biopoem, as well as a worksheet template for...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols in My Eyes
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school instructional activity on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Piqua Historical Area State Memorial
Here is an outstanding field trip guide to the Piqua State Historical Park in Ohio. If you happen to be an Ohio teacher who is planning a trip to the park with your class, this guide will be invaluable. In it, there are suggestions for...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History