The Washington Monument: Tribute in Stone (62)
Students decide why George Washington was so revered and why a monument was built in his honor. They discover how monument design changes over time.
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George Washington: 1732-1799
Interesting facts about our first president, George Washington, are presented in this 11-slide PowerPoint. Colorful photos correspond with each slide. Tip: After showing this slideshow to your students, have them write a letter to the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history instructional activity, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Putting History in its Place
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This lesson requires informational reference materials...
5th - 12th English Language Arts