George Washington Carver - Historical Figures, Inventors, & Famous Americans

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Used the slides to learn more about GWC during a reading unit about American Heroes. The amount of text on each slide was perfect for my second graders.
This is an amazing resource and so full of materials. We really enjoyed using these slides during our GW Carver unit.
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Teaching our students about historical figures and inventors that helped to shape the world they live in is an important part of social studies instruction. Our young students love learning about famous inventors that created items they use everyday. George Washington Carver is one of these historical figures and inventors. This resource gives you an age appropriate way to teach about historical figures and George Washington Carver in your primary classroom.

This George Washington Carver resource will help you teach your kindergarten, first and second grade students about the famous inventor. Starting with the  instructional PowerPoint, students will learn all about George Washington Carver, including his life and accomplishments. Extend learning with the included informational little book in two levels, crafty fact activities, graphic organizers, timelines, an assessment, and other activities making this resource perfect for Black History Month activities. This  resource includes both printable and digital activities designed to engage your students whether in person or virtual. The digital Google Slides activities are easy to share with your students via Google Classroom or a share link. This NO PREP print and digital George Washington Carver Activities pack provides you with everything you need to teach the basics about the life and contributions of George Washington Carver. Plus, with printable and digital options you can complete these George Washington Carver activities in any way that suits the needs of your students! 

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These George Washington Carver Activities include: 

  • One Zip File containing three versions to choose from
  • One PDF for each version containing all of the print resources AND the LINK to the Digital Google Slides
  • Reference Posters or Anchor Charts (choice of two) to use alongside the George Washington Carver activities
  • Historical figures instructional PowerPoint presentation
  • Informational Little Book Reader (2 levels of difficulty)
  • Crown of Facts activity
  • Bag of Facts activity
  • Graphic organizers for recording facts about the life of George Washington Carver
  • Flip Facts for an Interactive Historical Figures Journal
  • Giant timeline
  • Biography Project Timeline Worksheets (two options)
  • Long Ago & Today graphic organizer
  • Then and Now Sorting worksheet
  • Positive Character Traits recording sheet
  • Lined paper for informational writing and illustrating (CCSSW1.2)
  • Clip art for students to color and add to their writing that makes a great final touch to the historical figures research
  • A ten question assessment
  • Answer Key

Teaching students about this important historical figure and inventor will be a breeze! Students will be engaged with both digital and printable George Washington Carver activities, and you can rest easy knowing that you provided them with historical figure research activities that meet social studies standards! 

These George Washington Carver Activities cover the following Georgia standards: 

  • SS1H1a
  • SS1H1b
  • SS1G1a
  • SS1CG1

Here's what teachers are saying about this bundle:

  • “Thank you for putting this unit together so that we were able to have this information for my students to write about.”
  • “Thank you so much. This is an awesome resource.”
  • “Love this one, too! So excited to use this when we start our biographies! Great job on your creation! Thanks for sharing it with us!”
  • “Awesome! As a new first grade teacher (previous HS/MS) we are studying Mr. Carver and this is going to be so useful!!! Thanks for all your hard work.”

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.


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