The Victorian Era
In this Victorian Era instructional activity, students research and name the three inventions from the Victorian Era, Queen Victoria's favorite composer and who invented the light bulband phonograph.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 23 Views 20 Downloads
Thomas Edison's Influence on the World
Students examine the numerous contributions and inventions of Thomas Edison. They discuss the invention of crayons, and identify who invented the lightbulb. Next, in pairs they receive sentences about Thomas Edison and place them in...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
WANTED! Edward Teach, AKA “Blackbeard”
Ahoy there! No need to sail the seven seas to find an exciting lesson on pirates in colonial life. Your little lubbers will learn about the infamous pirate Blackbeard, and then invent their own pirate and create a WANTED poster based on...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!
Students research types of technology available to Americans at the beginning of the 20th century and compare the style of living to modern times. They identify Thomas Edison's contributions to technology and their own current lifestyles.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction
Young scholars use Rudyard Kipling's story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," as a lens to examine Victorian India as a social and geographical context for the story. They explore Kipling's use of plot, characterization, and personification.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts