U.S. History Colonies through Civil War Resource Bundle

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5th - 8th, Homeschool
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Jump into US history from the days of the Native Americans all the way through the Civil War with this ready to use Teacher Resource Bundle filled with 50+ activities, 60+notebook pages, and 20+projects! Engage students with station activities, games, projects, gallery walks, interactive notebook foldables, informational text and more.

SAVE 30%+ on the current resources plus get all future resources at no extra cost, so you save even more! ✚ 16 Ready-to-use projects for any unit. Use all year long for student choice!

Current topics include:

- Native Americans

- American Colonies

- The American Revolution

- A new Nation

- Westward Expansion

- The US Civil War and Reconstruction

♦Check out the full list of resources at the end of this listing.

How it works:

- You get every U.S. History early America through the Civil War related product in the store.

- PLUS Every time I add a new related product, it is added to the bundle.

- I recommend following the store so that you know when a new product is added.

- As new products are added, the bundle price increases. You get every new product at no additional cost to you.

What customers say about products included in this bundle:

☆"Really fun project for studying the colonies and it looks great once completed. " - American Colonies Pop-up Town

☆This was a great addition to my other station activities. The students loved it. It was good in my inquiry classroom. Good resource. Thanks" - American Revolution: the Acts

Absolutely loved it! Very engaging activity!" - Native American: Farming of the Iroquois

Love it!" - U.S. Civil War: Research and Role Play project

When I designed this curriculum, I did want:

  • Activities that are student-centered and reach a wide variety of learners
  • Resources that are designed for reinforcement and comprehension of concepts. 
  • Engaging projects and resources for active learning.
  • Resources that are relevant to students
  • Materials  that offer adaptability so they can work in a wide variety of classrooms. 
  • Materials that are aesthetically pleasing.

When I designed this curriculum, I did not want:

  • Language that blocked students from accessing information
  • Items that lacked visuals.
  • Materials that did not bring home the message. 
  • Materials that were not relevant or engaging. 

Who is this curriculum for?

  • New Teachers who have limited resources.
  • Veteran teachers who need new ideas for their curriculum
  • Any teacher assigned to teach U.S. History who doesn't want to start from scratch
  • Any teacher who wants to actively engage students in the study of U.S. History
  • Students!

This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.


Native Americans

Native Americans - Housing of the Iroquois Station Activity

Native Americans Iroquois Confederacy Culture Station Activities

Native Americans Legend and Farming of the Iroquois Station Activity

American Colonies

American Colonies Activities, Project, Notes Teacher Resource Bundle

American Colonies Bell-Ringers - What's the Question?

American Colonies Comparative Timeline Activity Interactive Notebook Option

American Colonies Digital Comparative Timeline for Google Drive

American Colonies Digital Interactive Notebook Graphic organizers

American Colonies Illustrated Timeline Collaborative Activity

American Colonies Interactive Notebook Graphic organizers PLUS Timeline Activity

American Colonies Pop-Up Town Station Activity or Collaborative Project

American Colonies Student-centered unit project for Colonial America Unit

American Colonies Station Activity Bundle for Colonial America Unit

American Colonies the Tradesmen in the Colonies Station Activity(CCSS)

American Revolution

American Revolution 20+ Interactive Notebook Graphic organizers

American Revolution Battles Gallery Walk Activity for the Revolutionary War

American Revolution Bell-Ringers Whats the Question Activity

American Revolution Causes Collaborative Project on American Revolution causes

American Revolution Causes Stamp Act Sugar Act and more for Revolutionary War

American Revolution Digital Comparative Timeline for Google Drive

American Revolution Digital Interactive Notebook 4 Google Drive

American Revolution Illustrated timeline project and activity

American Revolution Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity

American Revolution People of the Revolutionary War Whos Who Activity EDITABLE

American Revolution Student-centered unit project for Revolutionary War

A New Nation and Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion Gallery Walk Activity for US History

Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny Color Interactive Notebook

Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny Digital Interactive Notebook

Westward Expansion The Louisiana Purchase Notes and Center Activities

US Constitution Bill of Rights Student-Created Gallery Walk Activity

U.S. Constitution Notes and Center Activities for the U.S. Constitution

A New Nation Interactive Notebook Color Graphic organizers

A New Nation Digital Interactive Notebook Graphic Organizers for Google Drive

US Civil War and Reconstruction

US Civil War Underground Railroad Reading and 4 Center Activities

US Civil War Reconstruction Era Gallery Walk Activity

US Civil War Primary Source Analysis includes 4 documents. Great for Stations!

US Civil War People from the US Civil War Activity (FREE)

US Civil War Digital Interactive Notebook

US Civil War Children of the US Civil War Informational Text and Center Activity

US Civil War Causes of the war Digital Comparative Timeline for Google Drive

Abraham Lincoln Rap Project EDITABLE

Projects for any unit:

Artifact Project for Social Studies and More

Biography Project Build a LinkedIn Profile for Historic Figure

Biography Mini-Project: Build a Resume Character or Historic Figure

Book Jacket project for ELA or Social Studies

Comic book project for any unit of study RECENTLY UPDATED

Historic Journal Project for Any Unit

Historic Scrapbook Project for Social Studies and Research Projects

Movie Poster Research Project Tool for Social Studies and ELA

Newspaper Research Project for Social Studies with EDITABLE Rubric UPDATED

Pamphlet Research Project for social studies and more...

Picture Book project for any unit of study

Twitter feed social studies and history research project

Visual Timeline collaborative or individual project for any unit UPDATED

Writing A Research Paper Guide for Students

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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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