In this Virginia trivia activity, learners respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about the state.
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New Review Life as a Liberated People
Imagine having no control over your life and then suddenly having to provide for yourself. Such was the challenge faced by many American slaves after emancipation. Class members are asked to consider these challenges are they examine...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
African American Pioneers in Aviation
Bessie Coleman. William Powell. Willa Brown. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. While these names may not be familiar to many Americans, they are African American pioneers in aviation history. Class members have an opportunity to research the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Center Stage—Focus on the Mentally and/or Physically Challenged
Students discover the skills needed to work with the mentally and physically challenged. In this service learning lesson plan, students create a set of guidelines for working with the mentally and physically challenged.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence
Eighth graders prepare for their own constitutional convention. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson, 8th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to select a convention president and participate in...
8th Social Studies & History
What are Primary Sources: The Civil War Ends
Fourth graders examine primary sources about the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 4th graders look at images related to the Civil War then sort and label them into groups. They create an ABC book project about Virginia history.
4th Social Studies & History
Tobacco bag stringing: Secondary activity seven
Challenge your pupils' abilities in evaluating primary sources, while gaining historical empathy and higher-order thinking skills as they take on the role of a legislator who must amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. Learners...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed