Immigration: Ellis Island Activities - Immigration Project
This Ellis Island & Immigration unit includes 44 pages of printables to engage your students while learning about immigration in the early 1900s. No fluff or filler here: this unit provides solid, high-quality content that will deepen students' understanding and simplify complex concepts, while...
Vietnam War Stations Lesson Plan
This great lesson plan on the Vietnam War has your students rotate through 7 stations to learn about important aspects of America’s War in Vietnam. Each station engages different aspects of the war…
Helpful Websites for Important Events During the Civil Rights Movement
Check out this blog post for a great list of sites to use when teaching about the events of Civil Rights Movement.
10 Ways To Teach Westward Expansion During Your Literacy Block - Around the Kampfire
10 Creative ways to embed social studies into your literacy block. Find fun westward expansion activities that address literacy standards with center ideas.
Walter Cronkite’s Editorial on the Vietnam War + Google Docs Version
Walter Cronkite's Editorial on the Vietnam War primary source analysis brings students to the United States, 1968. The Tet offensive and Walter Cronkite's editorial turned the tide in America's perceptions of the war in Vietnam. This primary source can be used in class or as homework as it's a compl...
Assimilation of Native Americans Indian Boarding Schools STATIONS
Did you know that a recent report found that 87% of state history standards make no mention of Native American history after 1900? This is a problem. Native American history is American history. I've found that some textbooks will simply have one sidebar with a quick gloss over of the assimilation of Native Americans, yet there is so much to this history that we can't overlook. A few years ago, I set out to create a resource to use with my students, and I want to share that with you. Use…
The Holocaust Flipped Classroom Lesson
This resource on the Holocaust provides a PowerPoint and "flipped classroom" lesson from a background on the Holocaust through liberation of the concentration camps and the Nuremberg Trials. Each slide includes gripping photos and the tragic history of the Nuremberg Laws, Kristallnacht, the Final S...
Great World War II Projects You Can Build Yourself | Nomad Press | 9780977129416
The interesting passages and hands-on projects in this book take children back in time to experience life during World War II. Thirteen chapters are organized under
World War I: Station Activities (LOW PREP)
This resource includes 6 station activities that are a perfect addition to any World War I unit of study. These activities are designed with the busy teacher in mind, and are LOW PREP and easy to implement. A PRINT & STAPLE student packet is included with all the directions and recording sheets.
Vietnam War: Attrition Warfare Informational Text Analysis + Google Docs Version
Vietnam War: Attrition Warfare Informational Text Analysis brings students to the jungles of Vietnam during the war. Text covers the general goal of attrition and various strategies used by both the Americans and the North Vietnamese. This can be used in class or as homework as it's a completely sta...