U.S. History: Digging for the Facts
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Eleventh graders create cartoons about the growth of the Nevada mining industry. Using notes provided on an overhead, they create their cartoons and explain them to classmates. The next day students take a quiz over the textbook material.
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Significant Events in U.S. History
Memorizing a few very important historical dates can significantly help learners in framing their understanding of history as a whole. This simple graphic organizer allows learners to highlight momentous dates in United States history,...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Born in the U.S.A: Music as Political Protest
Though often used in shows of patriotism, Bruce Springsteen's 1985 song "Born in the U.S.A." is critical of America's role in the Vietnam war and its treatment of American veterans. High schoolers analyze the song's lyrics in an activity...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler’s Holocaust
Though the Statue of Liberty welcomes political refugees to her shores, the welcoming sentiment has not always been reflected in the American citizenry. High schoolers read about the regrettable period in United States history when the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
U.S History I Review for History Il
Learners review all the information they gathered in their first United States History class. They identify the major contributors to early American history and how they have affected America today. In groups, they create a newspaper on...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Incorporating Flashbacks in Narrative Text - The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
After watching a video segment of an interview with one of the survivors of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, young writers create an original narrative that utilizes flashback to tell the L.D. Cox's story. Writers determine who or...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
New Review The Great War: U.S. Division Under Allied Command
The victory of Allied forces in World War I is due in large part to the continued collaboration and support of the Allied divisions themselves. Learn more about the ways Australia, Britain, France, and the United States worked together...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
United States Entry into World War I: Some Hypotheses About U.S. Entry
Students determine the most compelling evidence explaining why the U.S. entered WWI. They read and discuss a handout of reasons why the U.S. entered the war, and take a poll as to which reason was the most compelling.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History