See also for a high school lesson plan from this same source. A large number of lesson plans from The History Teaching Institute at The Ohio State University. Using a to developing curriculum, creating individual lesson plans comes after you have determined what you want students to know and be able to do throughout the unit. Learn about the first Europeans to explore Australia. Department of State, this site offers many resources for African-American History including a See also.
A 6-lesson high school unit. The quality of lesson plans posted online, however, varies wildly. Most of these use primary sources, and all were prepared by teachers. Curriculum Units In this section, you will find the stories of Washington and its connections to the world. These are emphasized on screen and in the transcript. From the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. A 3rd or 4th-grade unit.
A lesson plan for grades 3-8. A high school unit from the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute. One more 3rd-grade unit from Core Knowledge. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features a set of primary documents designed for groups of students with a range of reading skills. A high school lesson plan from the above site introducing students to the role that spirituals have played in African American history and religion. Depending on your own classroom context e.
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For another lesson from this source, see also. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions by employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading. Three lesson plans for a variety of grade levels from The Center for Civic Eduction. A lesson plan from a unit titled, See their. Another elementary lesson plan from Edsitement. A lesson plan for grades 9-12 from Discovery Education.
A lesson plan from the National Archives and Records Administration which uses primary sources. See also One more lesson plan regarding Japanese internment. A lesson plan for grades 6-12 from the Library of Congress. Take a cyber tour, print a map, learn about the Sphinx, etc. See also Renaissance Lesson Plans and Resources t Many lesson plans for various grade levels from the History Teaching Institute at The Ohio State University. Web-based activities for learning and teaching about ancient China. A lesson plan from the Stanford History Education Group.
A high school lesson plan from The Discovery Education. This excellent resource from The Library of Congress compiles links to digital materials related to the War of 1812 that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site. See also for a middle-grade unit. A K-5 lesson plan from Discovery Education. Our units provide both background materials on specific historical subjects and standards-based projects and assessments. Brief biographies and film clips of outstanding African American athletes. A unit on the issues raised by the celebrated debate between two famous African American leaders: and W.
Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide. Photographs, stereoviews, engravings, maps, and documents illustrating the history of the first transcontinental railroad. A high school lesson plan using letters written by African Americans in slavery and by free blacks to loved ones still in bondage. If you are concerned about running out of time, you can shorten the warm-up activity or assign the follow-through activity for homework. A lesson plan using documents from the National Archives. A lesson plan from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
A high school lesson plan. Includes original illustrations by artist Roger Cooke. A mini-unit for grades 4-6. Access historical documents from the Library of Congress. Korean War Lesson Plans An excellent site for information regarding the Korean War. Great site for information on 19th century Mexico. This site is maintained by Linda Bertland, school librarian.
Du Bois and links to external Web sites. How to Use this Unit The 10 lessons in this unit are divided into 2 sections: the Introduction and the Lesson Plan. Good source for information on the Clinton presidency. Excellent site for information and lesson plans about George Washington. See also for one more lesson plan from this source. Eighth-grade unit adapted for inclusion of special education students. A good day 1, therefore, necessitates a significant amount of planning beyond the opening activities.