Students study the Lewis and Clark expedition and work in small groups to solve problems that the explorers might have encountered.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
What Is Authority?
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children learn about...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sorting by Site: Missouri quarter reverse
Lewis and Clark took note of the animals common to their home state. As they traveled, they noticed that different places had different types of animals. Your class will use this model to compare and contrast elements that make up their...
K - 1st Social Studies & History
Provide the opportunity for learners to demonstrate problem-solving techniques. They listen to a series of Christmas themed word problems, then use unifix cubes and illustrations to solve them. Common Core standards and an attached...
Pre-K - 1st Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed