Touring the Regions of the United States
Fifth graders explore the regions of the United States. They use maps, research on the Internet and use measurements and estimations. Students create a presentation using spreadsheets and publishing software.
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The Growth of a Nation
Young historians explore the identity of the early United States in this four-part instructional activity series. Working in groups of three, students research the political, economic, and cultural atmosphere of each member of the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Where in the United States Are We?
Fifth graders collaborate with another fifth grade classroom while learning about various locations in the United States. This is a telecollaborative video conferencing project that is designed for students studying United States history...
5th English Language Arts
George Washington's Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Take a tour to George Washington's Mount Vernon with the help of an interactive website that explores the property's ins and outs. Each stop offers an informational video, a detailed explanation, or a close-up image of the area in focus.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From Claws to Jaws: Atlantic Regions of the United States
Students explore New England, Mid-Atlantic, and southeastern regions of the United States. In this social studies thematic unit, students research a state and make a regional quilt. Students wrte a book report and read two novels whose...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Alike and Different: The Middle East and the United States
Students compare maps of the Middle East using National Geographic's Hot Spot: Iraq, and a map of their own region, looking for similar features. They fill in and label their own blank outline maps of the Middle East and the United States.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History