This lesson provides instruction on how to summarize information properly. Since this is an American History resource the information used to learn how to summarize is about the Enlightenment. Students will use different passages to practice
This lesson includes; sorting flash cards, t-charts and an assessment question to teach students how to identify primary and secondary sources.
Sorting flash cards: These flash cards can be arranged in two columns by students.
T-chart: This chart
This product reviews key ideas of the Articles of Confederation. This lesson is designed to be used as a mini-lesson for review. The lesson is designed around the Ohio State Standards for Grade 10 American History. Teachers can create their own
This lesson can be used as a mini-lesson for AIR review. It is designed to focus on key "test language" vocabulary and concepts. You may want to search for the assessment questions from the released AIR materials to use in your classroom.
This lesson focuses on the creation of the United Farm Workers by Cesar Chavez. We read about Cesar Chavez in the children's story, Harvesting Hope by Kathleen Krull. Once we read the story we identify from the story the reasons for protest, acts of
This lesson allows students to determine which source is most credible based on different events or situations. Six examples are provided that can all be used at the same time or you can give the different examples to groups. The sheet could also be
If you are looking for a way to celebrate Constitution Day, this is the activity for you!
This activity requries students to read about early documents that strongly influenced the American Constitution. This lesson is directly designed from the
This lesson was created as a "hook" to begin an exploratory examination of primary sources with gifted students. The lesson focuses on identifying the hazardous factory conditions in the early 1900's. Ultimately, students will examine primary source