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Young scholars examine role of Naval blockades in Union war strategy, and analyze primary source image "On Deck of a Union Warship" and make detailed observation about people and activities shown.
Learners explore trireme, a type of ancient Persian warship. They investigate other underwater recovery operations to shed light on the difficulties a trireme recovery team might face.
Students read a letter from George Washington requesting them to identify on a map a location that would stop the advance of British warships. They choose a location and justify their choice.
Students investigate the building of the first warships of the Civil War. They conduct research using a variety of resources. Students compare and contrast two battleships of the era using a graphic organizer. They also compose a journal...
In this war history worksheet, students use the Internet to open a file on Air War and use the sort and search tools to respond to 8 questions. Then they create a graph of the total numbers of aircraft produced by the Axis Powers. In...
Students view a film about warships during World War II. They discover the job of a seaman and what impact veterens have on the world today. They also examine the lasting effects of the war.
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on...
Many historians discuss how gender roles changed because of World War II, but how did this come to be? An informative resource challenges scholars to do some digging and research the information for themselves. They research how...
In this everyday editing learning exercise, the grammatical errors include capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Learners correct these grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about James Forten.
US National Archives
Wars have a profound effect not only on a country's soldiers, but also on the everyday lives of its citizens. Invite young historians to discover how Britain prepared for the second World War by analyzing a series of government posters...
Students explore Abraham Lincoln's role as Commander in Chief. In this American Civil War lesson, students listen to an instructor-delivered lecture on Lincoln's leadership and then analyze 8 pirmary documents to determine what Lincoln's...
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
After reading a short passage about Japan's involvement in World War II and why the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, readers are asked to analyze how the attack effected the attitudes of Americans who previously had not wanted to go to war.
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Free Trade and Sailor's Rights! Pupils dive into America's first declared war, the War of 1812. They analyze the presidencies of Jefferson and Madison through diary entries and historical reasoning. To conclude the lesson, they use their...
How did the coastline of France become known as Normandy? Pupils investigate the rise and fall of the Normans and their impacts on European history and culture. They analyze the invaders of France using a short video clip and scholar-led...
Students examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued. They...
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this armor worksheet, students answer short answer questions, multiple choice questions, draw, and more about armor they see at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 4 activities.
Students examine Viking discoveries. In this Viking history instructional activity, students research Viking culture. Students use their research findings to write historically accurate narratives and build longship models.
Learners analyze historical and modern accounts of the Battle at Bunker Hill, and explain the importance of the Battle of Bunker Hill. They investigate and research their own community history for any significant events.
Students calculate ancient Greek coin values as compared to their weight, equivalence in grain, and determine their worth today. They explain how to calculate fractions of a given weight and how to use decimal numbers.