This unit addresses that the first Americans were not the colonists. Using Howard Zinn's book, A Young People's History of the United States, students will read about how three groups (Native Americans, Africans, and colonists) all lived in the New
This unit highlights six major events that led to the American Revolution. Items included in this unit are a complete lesson plan, a slideshow that explains each event, group activity, rubric, guided notes for students to use during peer
In this unit students explore westward expansion post revolution. Students will focus on how westward expansion effected Native Americans by researching several chiefs. This unit includes a powerpoint, guided notes, chief research template,
This unit includes a Powerpoint, guided notes, assessment, activity rubric, and WWI game. The objective of this unit is to understand how this war began and why the US became involved. Another focus of the unit is to understand how to the US
In this unit students will re-create a version of the Declaration of Independence so peers can understand the meaning. Also included in this unit is a Power Point on significant events, guided notes, and a test. The focus of the unit is also to
Thise bundle includes all of my complete lesson plans, activities, Power Points, guided notes, rubrics, and assessments for the first quarter. You won't need to plan anything, everything is included. Topics covered include; The First Americans,
This activities has students create a recuitment video for young men to join the Civil War for either the Union or Confederacy. I have included student examples and a rubric. This is one of my students favorites activities.