Historical Hoodies Social Studies Project - U.S. History

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  1. Engage your students with this super fun social studies activity that integrates art, history, and literacy and makes a great end of year review! Students will think critically about their chosen or assigned historical figure, time period, or major historical event as they apply their knowledge to d
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Engage your students with this super fun U.S. history activity that integrates art, history, social studies, and literacy and makes a great end of year review! Students will think critically about their chosen or assigned historical figure, time period, or major historical event as they apply their knowledge to design a custom hoodie. Before getting started with the design process, students can read a short article or view the included PowerPoint presentation to learn about the 3,000 year history of hoodies and their design. Students will use a combination of colors, patterns, symbols, and text to design their hoodies.

After designing the hoodies, students can write about or present why they chose certain symbols, colors, etc. to represent their historical figure or topic and the meaning behind each of them. This fun way to showcase learning can be used as an assessment, independent work, an early finisher activity, or a fun review activity at the end of a unit, semester, or school year. The hoodies make beautiful displays for bulletin boards, and students will love seeing each other’s work through a gallery walk.

This resource includes:

  1. 2 hoodie template for each person (all come in black & white and color options)
  2. 2-page article about the history of hoodies
  3. Student directions and design tips (including information about color psychology)
  4. Editable PowerPoint about the history of hoodies (can be used instead of the article and allows you to edit student directions)
  5. 17 different examples of hoodies to share with your students
  6. Teacher tips
  7. Blank sweater templates for additional flexibility
  8. Time Periods and Major Events bonus file (includes U.S. and World historical events)

The people in this set include:

  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. Annie Oakley
  4. Barack Obama
  5. Benjamin Franklin
  6. Betsy Ross
  7. Booker T. Washington
  8. Cesar Chavez
  9. Clara Barton
  10. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  11. Fred Korematsu
  12. Frederick Douglass
  13. George Washington
  14. George Washington Carver
  15. Geronimo
  16. Harriet Tubman
  17. Harvey Milk
  18. Henry Ford
  19. Jackie Robinson
  20. Jim Thorpe
  21. John F. Kennedy
  22. Langston Hughes
  23. Malcolm X
  24. Mary McLeod Bethune
  25. Muhammad Ali
  26. Neil Armstrong
  27. Paul Revere
  28. Ralph Ellison
  29. Robert Fulton
  30. Roberto Clemente
  31. Rosa Parks
  32. Ruby Bridges
  33. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  34. Sally Ride
  35. Samuel Morse
  36. Sandra Day O’Connor
  37. Sequoyah
  38. Sojourner Truth
  39. Teddy Roosevelt
  40. Thomas Edison
  41. Thomas Jefferson
  42. Thurgood Marshall
  43. W.E.B. Du Bois
  44. Will Rogers

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