20th & 21st Centuries: Virginia Studies Unit is a hands-on unit that combines history and language arts skills! Everything you need to teach a unit about VS.9 can be found here! Included:
+ 5 Detailed Lesson Plans: Lessons cover topics relating to Virginia during the 20th and 21st centuries such as—
- The shift from an agricultural society to a more industrialized society
- The difference between rural and urban areas
- The women’s suffrage movement
- The Great Depression and the New Deal
- Barbara Johns student strike and Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward
- Brown v. Board of Education and the desegregation of public schools
- The Massive Resistance Movement in Virginia
- Famous Virginians during the 20th and 21st centuries (Maggie L. Walker, Harry F. Byrd, Oliver W. Hill, Arthur R. Ashe, A. Linwood Holton, and L. Douglas Wilder)
+ 12 Worksheets
+ 8 Timeline Cards
+ 5 Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions: All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides.
+ 5 Hands-On Activities: Hands-on activities include things such as creating 3D maps, a Great Depression simulation activity, and creating suffrage signs.
+ 5 Entry/Exit Tickets
+ 2 Sorts/Foldables
+ 3 Writing Activities
+ 3 Group Activities
+ 1 Research Project
+ 1 Game
+ Final Test
+ Suggested Timeline for Completing Activities
+ Answer Keys for All Activities
Students will become fully immersed in learning about Virginia after the Revolutionary War as they complete hands-on activities, watch video clips, and research past events!
This unit is specifically aligned with Virginia Studies SOL VS.9. The unit has been updated to reflect the 2015 changes to the standard.
The following products are included in this unit:
20th & 21st Centuries: Virginia Studies Passages and Questions
Great Depression Simulation
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When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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