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General George Washington, Military LeaderLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach pupils the characteristics that make George Washington such an effective leader, especially in context of his time period. Scholars view artifacts, participate in group work, create lists, compare and contrast, and discuss as a...
A President's Vision: George WashingtonLesson Planet
5th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Who knew that one poster about George Washington could have so many learning possibilities attached to it? Here you'll find an attractive learning display on the first president of the United States, as well as worksheets and...
The American Revolution: 1775 - 1783Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout...
US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil WarLesson Planet
18 mins 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip to the Museum of the American RevolutionLesson Planet
25 mins 2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Author Lauren Tarshis hosts a virtual field trip to the Museum of the American Revolution. Tarshis takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour stopping along the way to check out exhibits and interview Revolutionary War experts that work...
Lesson 1: The United States Confronts Great Britain, 1793–1796Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After the Revolutionary War, the success of the United States was far from guaranteed. Foreign powers coveted the new land, and Great Britain challenged American sovereignty. Learners consider the challenges facing the new nation using...
Events leading to the American RevolutionLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
The Stamp Act, Paul Revere's ride, and the Boston Tea Party pushed American colonists to the tipping point that led to the American Revolution. Fifth graders research the key figures of the war, study the Declaration of Independence, and...
The Constitutional ConventionLesson Planet
18 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Founding Fathers are larger than life in history books, but an engaging video resource brings them up close to your pupils. As viewers meet the founders in the National Constitution Center's Signers' Hall, they learn about the...
The Executive BranchLesson Planet
22 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While the president is perhaps the most famous politician, why did the Founding Fathers create the office? While it has evolved over time, the presidency has its roots in the American Revolution. A video resource—created for Constitution...
The Leadership of George WashingtonLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did Americans choose George Washington as their first president? After reading the resource, pupils discover why citizens trusted him to lead the country. They learn about his time as a military leader, as well as his actions after...
Lost Hero: Was John Hanson Actually the First President?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The first president of the United States was ... John Hanson? Scholars investigate the notion that the initial leader of the nation was not George Washington. Using research, articles, and open discussion, individuals create a quest for...
Having a Strong National GovernmentLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did American political parties form? Scholars research the end of the Washington era and the beginning of politics in America. Video evidence and discussion questions allow insight into the emergence of the three branches of...
War of IndependenceLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Want to explain the War of Independence without using just a textbook? The resource, an online exhibition, provides direct instruction to scholars. It discusses what led up to the war, the time of the war, and the legacy left behind long...
George Washington: The Precedent PresidentLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone knows that George Washington was the first president, but do your scholars know why that was so important? The lesson plan, the third in a sequence of three, allows learners to understand how George Washington set a precedent...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Revolutionary WarLesson Planet
19 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A thorough and measured look at the American Revolution includes movements on an animated map, high-quality reenactments, and instructive narration that takes learners through the vital first steps of the United States of America.
George Washington and His HatchetLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
America has a long history of presidents with an affinity for the truth, from Honest Abe to George Washington and his cherry tree. A short passage features Washington's infamous hatchet and confession, and includes four comprehension...
Letter from George Washington to Martha WashingtonLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
How did George Washington feel about leading the army during the early days of the American Revolution? Learn about his feelings with an excerpt from a letter to his wife, Martha, and with careful consideration of key vocabulary words.
U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Intermediate #1Lesson Planet
7th - 10th
All of the details of American history fall into place with a clever crossword puzzle. Nearly 100 clues prompt middle and high schoolers to fit the correct answers to topics including the American Revolution, the Civil War, and...