In this U.S. history worksheet, students read two pages of information about United States history and answer 8 short-answer questions about the reading.
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Bio-Poems and U.S. History
Students explore U.S. History by writing poems. In this United States leader biography instructional activity, students identify elements needed to create a good poem, and write a Bio-Poem about themselves. Students utilize the same form...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources
Students access oral histories that contain slave narratives from the Library of Congress. They describe the lives of former slaves, sample varied individual experiences and make generalizations about their research in journal entries.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
British Royalty Tours the U.S.
Students share their knowledge of England, then read a news article about Prince Charles's anticipated visit to the U.S. In this current events lesson (written prior to Prince Charles's visit), the teacher introduces the article with a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History