Peoples History Teacher Resources

Find Peoples History lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 18 resources
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East

For Teachers 4th
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

My Home of North Dakota

For Teachers 4th
Discuss the people, history and geography of North Dakota using this resource. Learners use a variety of sources to do research on North Dakota and present their findings in a PowerPoint presentation. They answer questions involving...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Stories Behind Pacific Northwest First Nations' Images

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars investigate Canadian culture by examining mascots of the 2010 Olympics.  In this Canadian history lesson, students read a Vancouver Olympics guide to identify three Canadian mascots and their importance to the First...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Teaching Through the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to Chinua Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the related lesson Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Alamo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Battle of the Alamo in depth. In this research skills lesson plan, students visit the Alamo de Parras website to examine issues related to the battle that took place in 1836. Students analyze comment strands on issues...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Pakistan: Country and Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the culture and history of Pakistan. In this Pakistan instructional activity, students compare their lives to the live of Pakistanis as they locate it geographically and research the lives of teens there. Students...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Common People of the American Revolution

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the people of the American Revolution.  In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders participate in a simulation that explains the different people of this time. 
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Economic Crisis in Argentina

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners investigate the history, people, and the economy of Argentina. They complete a Webquest, explore various websites, answer discussion questions, and identify and read newspaper articles about local businesses that export goods to...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Discovery of America

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners examine the European conquest of North America. They participate in activities which allow them to discover the indigenous peoples of the region. They also place events in chrongological order.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Developing Cultural Awareness through Mexican Folktales

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the culture of Mexico through folktales. They identify cultural differences and similarities through the reading of folktales. Students create pocket books related to Mexican folklore. They read and discuss literary...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Digging, Smelting and Forging: But Why in Pennsylvania

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the history of the iron industry in Pennsylvania. In this iron industry lesson, students learn about Israel Acrilius and his role in the iron industry. Students identify natural resources used in forging iron. Students...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Taking it to the Streets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explain the concept of cultural diffusion. They give examples of cultural diffusion throughout history; e.g. the development of Cuban music and dance. Students explain how cultural diffusion impacts civilizations, past...
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Today We Encountered the White Man

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze and interpret artifacts and a timeline to get specific information.  In this timeline lesson plan students work in groups to research an Indian tribe and write an information piece of their research. 
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Country: Afghanistan

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars conduct Internet research to discover the history, culture and religion of Afghanistan. They visit a student-created site that includes a quiz and word search.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Voyage to the New World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the exploration of the New World. They write a descriptive account of the first encounter between Europeans and Native Americans, analyze and label maps, plot Columbus's journey on a map, and write a chapter summary.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Cultures Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research, using the Internet, cultures of the world. They identify countries, their currency, holidays, climate and societal information. They look at the distance of international cities from their hometown.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Active Citizenship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners think critically and then present the information they have researched about the government.
+
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Central And South America And Their Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.

Other popular searches

Browse by Subject


Peoples History