Students research Washington D.C.. In this American history lesson, students go on a virtual field trip to Washington D.C. by using Google Earth, and identify various landmarks such as the White House and Washington Monument.
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First Grade Visits...Washington DC
Take your first graders on a virtual trip to the White House. The presentation provides illustrated slides that feature the location of Washington, DC, the White House, and Washington, DC memorials and monuments. It also includes White...
1st Social Studies & History
New D.C. Memorial to Honor Dr. King
Students read and discuss a news article about a memorial being built in honor of Dr. King in Washington D.C. They develop a list of facts about Dr. King, complete a fill-in-the blank activity, answer article comprehension questions,...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Benjamin Banneker's Mapping of Washington, D.C.
Students investigate the geography of Washington D.C. by exploring mapping. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students identify the man Benjamin Banneker and his contribution to the historical mapping of our Nation's Capitol. Students...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Jeopardy: American Landmarks
Through this Jeopardy format, students answer questions relating to famous American landmarks. This presentation could be used with first and second graders, if they were guided through the experience, and with upper elementary learners...
1st - 4th Social Studies & History