Fifth graders create a brochure outlining what he or she has studied throughout the unit. The brochure contains evidence that Students have understood and mastered the answers to the essential questions.
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An Overview of Slavery through Rotating Stations
Here is a fantastic activity where your class members will learn about the institution of slavery through a series of well-designed learning stations, which include several types of sources and mediums such as poetry, music, video, and...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
American Biography: Tecumseh, Life in a Box, Antebellum Timeline, Pathfinder
Fifth graders examine historical documents. In this Tecumseh activity, 5th graders investigate photographs and documents from the Library of Congress that allow students to learn of Tecumseh's life and accomplishments.
5th Social Studies & History
Time-Travel Excursion to the Oregon Trail
Students research through the internet, books, and other publications to find out about American frontier life. Through hands-on activities, projects, and presentations, students then decide if they would rather be a part of today's...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Willie and Friends: Overcomers in the Land Stories by Faith Ringgold
Students use puppets and plays to examine the role of African Americans throughout history. After being read a story by a puppet, they respond to each one in writing. Individually, they write a story about a place they have wanted to...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The Road to California - A Journey to Freedom
Students complete a Web quest about Biddy Mason's journey Westward to California as a slave and her ultimate rise to one of the wealthiest and generous woman of the Westward Movement. They present an exhibit of their research.
K - 5th Social Studies & History