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  • Lesson plan The Earliest Americans Native Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): The Earliest Americans
    The Earliest Americans/Native Americans is a three-week unit. Students will learn about Asians who crossed the land bridge and settled on North America. They will also learn about the ancient tribes a…

  • Lesson plan AMERICAN HISTORY CELEBRATIONS

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    American History has always been an exciting and intriguing part of any school’s curriculum. The Core Knowledge Sequence for Kindergarten focuses on many very important figures in American History. …

  • Lesson plan A Closer Look at Two Native American Tribes

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans, Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts
    This unit attempts to inform students about how Native Americans lived by taking a close look at two tribes, the Wampanoag and the Sioux. Students are asked to consider regional effects on lifestyle c…

  • Lesson plan EARLIEST AMERICANS Native Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): The Earliest Americans
    …d activities in order for the students to discover and develop an understanding of the Earliest American cultures and beliefs. The unit consists of eight lessons which will include tribes studied in t…

  • Lesson plan Native Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts, Westward Expansion
    …dents over the next 2-week period. In the introduction we will discuss the major regions Native Americans lived in and activate students’ prior knowledge of Native Americans by completing the three …

  • Lesson plan The Land Bridge and the Earliest Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): The Earliest Americans
    The Earliest Americans crossed the Arctic Ocean from Asia to North America during the Ice Age. Around 11,000 B.C. to 9,000 B.C., Native Americans walked across the land bridge and slowly migrated sout…

  • Lesson plan Journey An Ecological Discovery of Native American Habitats

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    …s ecology unit was designed to correlate with the Third Grade Core Knowledge Sequence on Native Americans. There are eight lessons and a culminating activity that develop all of the ecological concept…

  • Lesson plan Through Our Fathers Eyes Using Art and Primary Sources to Explore Causes of the American Revolution

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Connections
    Content Area(s): American Revolution
    In this unit, students will learn about the events leading up to the American Revolution through primary and secondary print sources and artwork. Students will recognize that British and American poin…

  • Lesson plan BRINGING AMERICAN HEROES TO LIFE

    Subject(s): History and Geography, Science
    Content Area(s): Civil War, Civil Rights, Science Biographies
    …o bring Core Knowledge to life in the classroom. It has been a great way to formally review our American Civilization units at the end of the year. It has also proven to be an excellent way to get par…

  • Lesson plan A GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURE

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): The Earliest Americans
    This is a unit for 5th grade on North American Indians and how they lived. It will cover details in the geography of where they lived to what they lived in and how American Government policies led to …

  • Lesson plan First Grade “From Colonies to Independence: The American Revolution” Assessment

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): American history

  • Lesson plan Give Me Liberty

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): American Art: Nineteenth-Century United States, American Revolution
    …is unit uses the speeches of Patrick Henry and Sojourner Truth, taken from different periods of American History, to teach not only the events of the time but also how the emotions and words of two st…

  • Lesson plan Bewildered But Not Lost A Trip into Early Exploration of the American West

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West
    Join first grade as they blaze the Wilderness Road with Daniel Boone and set out exploring the American West with Lewis and Clark and Sacagawea. Through the use of hands on activities, journals, and w…

  • Lesson plan EXPLORATION AND SETTLEMENT OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Early Exploration of the American West, Early Exploration and Settlement
    … unit, students will gain knowledge and understanding of how the early Spanish explorers in the American southwest searched for the seven cities of gold and made discoveries of particular geological l…

  • Lesson plan Indians or Native Americans?

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    …h, reading, and writing skills with the Core Knowledge history and geography content for Native Americans allows students the opportunity to use higher level thinking and map skills to learn about how…

  • Lesson plan Latin American Independence Movements

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Latin American Independence Movements, European Exploration, Trade, and Clash of Cultures
    …rict and unfair class system. Through the study of various important people and events in Latin American history, students will gain a greater understanding of how the world around them came to be the…

  • Lesson plan Meso-American Civilizations: Geography with the Spanish Conquistadors

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Geography of the Americas, Spatial Sense, Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts
    … Conquistadors and their expeditions in the 1500’s. It covers the topics outlined in the World History and Geography Core Knowledge Sequence for Grade 5, addressing Spatial Sense, Geography (of Cent…

  • Lesson plan Native American Studies

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    The focus of this unit is on Native American cultures across the United States. It’s a hands on unit that allows the students to explore Native American life from past to present.

  • Lesson plan Native Americans

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    This unit introduces the study of Native Americans past and present from the kindergarten portion of the Core Knowledge Sequence. The main focus of this unit is on the geographical, cultural, and phys…

  • Lesson plan Native Americans across the Curriculum

    Subject(s): History and Geography
    Content Area(s): Native Americans
    This unit focuses on Native American culture. This unit integrates reading, language, social studies, arts and crafts, career awareness, community involvement, math, science, American Sign Language, a…

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