Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Learners choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Bullying Journal Prompts
Writing about bullying and qualities of a friend can be a theraputic way for learners to process their feelings. Use a list of narrative writing prompts focused on bullying and peer inteactions in any number of classroom settings.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies instructional activity. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Connecting the Separate Powers
Scholars demonstrate what they know about the separation of powers through role play. Two individuals act out a skit as the remaining class members discuss and decide whether the interaction they observed is an appropriate example of the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
The Underground Railroad: Three Perspectives
Students use the map of The Underground Railroad on the slaveryinamerica.org web site and assume the role(s) of three different participants in the Underground Railroad: a runaway slave, a slave catcher, and an Underground Railroad...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History