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  • Lesson plan The Constitution Putting the Pieces Together

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Making a Constitutional Government
    …p a better understanding of the purpose of the Constitution and the establishment of a federal government. Students put together puzzle pieces that represent the fundamental concepts of this unique do…

  • Lesson plan WERE WRITING THE CONSTITUTION

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Making a Constitutional Government
    … intended to provide fourth graders with an overview of the Constitution and the United States Government and to provide teachers with lessons to cover the requirements in the Core Knowledge Sequence …

  • Lesson plan YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): American Revolution
    This unit introduces students to some of the key people and events of the American Revolution. Through a variety of activities, the students will learn about events leading up to the revolution, the w…

  • Lesson plan IRVING BERLIN THROUGH THE YEARS

    Subject(s): Music
    Content Area(s): Vocal Music
    …m fit for Core Knowledge. Through his life span of 101 years he survived immigration, the great American Depression, and both world wars. In this unit the life of this remarkable musician will be foll…

  • Lesson plan Separate But Equal is Unconstitutional Under The Law A Catalyst For The Civil Rights Movement

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Civil Rights
    In the 1950s and 1960s, all Americans didn’t share in the right to equally pursue a life of happiness. African Americans were excluded from obtaining a piece of the American dream. Due to the Jim Cr…

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion before the Civil War

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion, Civil War
    …ays of travel (steamboats, canals, railroads, walking). The land was already occupied by Native Americans who tried to prevent their new neighbors from invading their territory which led to Native Ame…

  • Lesson plan A Revolutionary Idea

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): American Revolution
    This unit is a chronological organization of the American Revolution through the study of geography, causes/provocations of the Revolution, major battles, and famous people. Students will be launched …

  • Lesson plan America Moves Out

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West
    This unit introduces early exploration of the American west as found in the Core Knowledge Sequence for the First Grade. This unit is heavily integrated with language arts. There are a variety of writ…

  • Lesson plan CADDO OSAGE AND QUAPAW vs CHINOOK SHOSHONE AND SIOUX

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    …aw Vs Chinook, Shoshone, and Sioux!'. is a unit that introduces and exposes the students to the American History topic of the similarities and differences between three Arkansas Indian tribes and thre…

  • Lesson plan Core Connections Connecting Core Knowledge Between Special Education and Regular Education

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Special Education
    Content Area(s): American Revolution
    This unit teaches the American Revolution as an integrated unit focused on reading and writing skills in both the regular education and Special Education settings. This unit will provide strategies an…

  • Lesson plan Hooray for Independence Day!

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West, Symbols and Figures, Westward Expansion
    …scover why we celebrate the Fourth of July, how we received the Statue of Liberty, and what the American flag means to our country. Students will also participate in an mock election.

  • Lesson plan Liberacion Independence in Latin America

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): American Revolution, French Revolution
    …iggins, and Prince Pedro are identified. Students will identify and label the “new” Central American nations of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

  • Lesson plan Speak Up, Speak Out

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Civics: The Constitution - Principles and Structure of American Democracy
    As Americans, the right to free speech gives us the chance to express our opinions on any issues in public. Sojourner Truth and Patrick Henry both spoke to improve life and promote equality for all in…

  • Lesson plan Star Spangled Math

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Mathematics
    Content Area(s): American Revolution, Geometry
    …ired Francis Scott Key, students will compare the causes and effects of the War of 1812 and the American Revolution.

  • Lesson plan The Marvels of MesoAmerica Aztec Inca and Maya

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts
    The focus of this thematic unit is the geography and culture of the Meso-American civilizations. It is based on hands-on activities, written for social studies content. It also integrates a rich stran…

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West
    …nce of Daniel Boone, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Sacajawea in the exploration of the American West. Through an integral use of geography, map skills, technology, literature, art and music, …

  • Lesson plan Westward Expansion and Spatial Awareness

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Visual Arts
    Content Area(s): Westward Expansion, American Art: Nineteenth-Century United States
    …hrases like "sea to shining sea," movements or dances that emulate the feel of the prairie, and American 19th century western art are incorporated to help students comprehend and retain information.

  • Lesson plan Celebrate America

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Symbols and Figures
    Students will gain a sense of patriotism after learning the importance of these American symbols in their lives. Students will learn the history of our country and the important Americans who were res…

  • Lesson plan It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times... The Roaring 20’s

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Special Education
    Content Area(s): America from the Twenties to the New Deal, Arts: Literature, Food, Dance, Drama, Culture
    The Twenties in the United States began with the Red Scare, which was fueled by many Americans’ fearful reactions to the growth of Communism in Russia. Additionally, twentieth century Americans were…

  • Lesson plan Patriotism in America

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Symbols and Figures
    Students will develop an understanding of American Values and Principles through an introduction of the American Flag, The Statue of Liberty and The Lincoln Memorial. Students will become familiar wit…

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