Regional History Teacher Resources

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Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
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Research Projects for Regional History

For Teachers K - 12th
Young writers of any grade level research a historical topic of their choice about their local community. Using primary sources, they examine the historical significance of their area. They participate in activities such as going on a...
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How to Create a Virtual Mediterranean Cruise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars determine the ports they visit and develop a plan to study each region’s history and culture.
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Geographic Regions of the United States

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate the physical regions of America by analyzing images. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students read poetry about America and associate the words with a specific area or region of the U.S. Students view a group of...
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Coal Miners and Mining Towns: Their Stories

For Teachers 8th - 9th
An ethnographer studies people and retells their story through an Anthropological lens. Learners can consider the impact of coal miners, coal mining, and the mining industry on regional and national history. They interview a real coal...
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Record a Moment in Time

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students design an accordion book of historic events. They list key events in the region's history and draw a picture of each event.
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Hawaii's Future Tied to History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate Hawaii's history to help them explain how a Reorganization Act may affect its residents. students track the region's history from statehood, to kingdom, to human settlement.
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Region, History, and the Novel: Is Resistance Futile?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read a novel related to their geographical area and "Gone With The Wind". Using the first novel, they use the internet to research one aspect from it and relate it to their location today. They create a Hyperstudio or...
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Old Stone House Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main...
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The Holocaust

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders reflect on the effects of the Holocaust and the events leading up to World War II.  In this World History lesson, 10th graders complete several activities, including a WebQuest, that analyze the Holocaust and its...
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Art Detectives

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore art mediums and techniques. In this art appreciation instructional activity, students observe a variety of displayed artwork and determine what medium was used by the artist. Students hold up a card matching this medium...
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Macbeth Madness

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners participate in various social studies activities in correlation to William Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this Macbeth lesson plan, students study maps of Scotland, England, and Norway to identify locations mentioned in Macbeth....
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The American West: Images of Its People

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this American West lesson, students examine photographs that reveal the cultural components of the West and then write narratives regarding the photographs.
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The Battle of Brandywine

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the Battle of Brandywine, how to analyze maps, and construct a model of a battlefield.
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Pikes Peak History Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use time-lines to research the history of Pikes Peak. In this Pikes Peak lesson plan, 3rd graders research the Pikes Peak region before the time of Colorado Springs.
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Images of Our People

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the history of peoples in the western United States. To accomplish this Students use photographs as images that capture the context of different cultures. Then they write reflections about each culture.
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Oil: Impact of a Resource

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discover the history and method of oil production.  For this natural resource lesson, students investigate early oil production.  Young scholars discuss the challenges of turning natural resources into safe products.
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Life in a Coal Patch

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars study life in a coal patch town. In this American History instructional activity, students read material about life for coal miners and their families. They answer questions, create a poster, and complete a creative...
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Water, Water Everywhere: The Johnstown Flood

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars analyze the events that lead up to the failure of the South Fork Dam and the impact the flood had on the region. In this historical lesson students develop presentations on the Johnstown Flood.
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W. Atlee Burpee and the "Seeds" of Becoming an Entrepreneur

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the components of W. Atlee Burpee's mail-order business. For this Pennsylvanian history instructional activity, students analyze three business components for Burpee's mail-order business. Students create a plan...
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Cowboy Tourism

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students disucss the role the tourist industry played in popular perceptions of cowboys and Indians. They discuss the image of cowboys, as it is presented in fashion and contemporary advertisements. Students read about a town in Montana...
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Native Americans

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners determine how Native Americans were stripped of their cultures. In this Native American history lesson, students analyze several photographs of Native Americans and respond to questions about the photographs. Learners discuss...
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Edible Coal Mining

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of bituminous coal and the role it plays within our world.  In this economic and earth science lesson, students discover and model the extraction methods with hands-on activities.  Learners also identify the...
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Competing National Stories in Tibet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Tibetan conflict from the point of view of both Tibet and China. They review resources produced by both factions and then apply these skills to consider other competing national stories.

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