This lessons features the impacts of the Homestead Act of 1862. It examines the reasons for moving west (Miners, cattlemen, and farmers) as well as the hardships they faced (storms, landforms, native americans, sickness, and lack of resources). I
For this assignment students will complete a graphic organizer over the original 13 colonies that are divided into 3 regions (New England, Middle, and Southern). This includes infographics for each colonial region as well as important maps and
In this activity students examine different events leading up to the American Revolution from the point of view of Great Britain and an American Colonist. This lesson was originally created for a newcomer ESL US History class.
This graphic organizer is a brief overview of the major inventions during America's Gilded Age. It was originally created for a newcomer ESL US History class, therefore there is space for students to translate the word as well as pictures of each
This lessons follows like a cause and effect timeline highlighting American expansion into the west before the American Civil War. Students will examine the reasons for westward expansion, Indian Removal, Mexican-American War, and the California
An overview of the American Civil War in a timeline format for interactive notebooks. This covers the advantages of each army, major battles, and important figures. Included are the stations I generated for students to use to find the answers.
This is an interactive notebook page that follows a timeline of the events that led to the American Revolution. It covers the First and Second Continental Congress, Battles of Lexington and Concord, and the Declaration of Independence. The
This lesson is a preview of racism and segregation in the United States. It is intended to be used as an introduction to the Civil Rights Movement, examining the causes and effects of segregation in education and public places. The ACCESS American
This bundle includes lessons over World War I and the Great Depression. Originally designed for interactive notebooks and an ESL newcomer US History class. Lessons include: Causes of World War I, Alliances Map, Fighting during World War I, US
This novel study works with the book Running For My Life by Lopez Lomong. It includes an introduction to the conflict of the Second Sudanese Civil War, chapter questions, quizzes and tests, writing ideas to engage students, and a final project.
These questions go along with the movie "The Help" to be used in a US History class or any lesson about the Civil Rights Movement. These questions were originally developed for a High School ESL US History class.
For this activity students will use the stations to complete a graphic organizer describing the problems during the Progressive Era and how the government created solutions to the problem. This graphic organizer can be used to complete the
Students will complete an LDC outline on the impacts of the Progressive Movement. This lesson was originally created to be used in a newcomer ESL US History class and in conjunction with the Progressives During the Gilded Age graphic organizer.
These questions follow the History Channel Series: America the Story of Us Episode: Revolutions. There are 10 questions that follow the episode and have been translated into French, Spanish, Japanese, and Arabic using google translate, and there