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116 resources with the concept historical analysis

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Delivery Through the Decades

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine changes in mail delivery through the years. In this research skills lesson, 5th graders complete a classroom activity that requires them to research methods used to deliver mail throughout history. Students use...
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Christopher Columbus-Paper Hat

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make a Christopher Columbus paper hat using construction paper, glue, glitter and markers. For this Christopher Columbus lesson, students research the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria as references for constructing their "voyage hat."
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Stop Action and Assess Alternatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students stop action and determine how history may have been altered. For this historical perspectives lesson, students consider how the Cherokee Removal, the Transcontinental Railroad, the Immigration Act of 1924, and the dropping of...
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Using Blogs in a History Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students blog their way through history. In this historical perspectives instructional activity, students use teacher-created blogs to log their impressions and opinions regarding the historical events they are studying. Steps are...
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Everything was up to date in 1628

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view a video of Colonial House, a reality series where people lived according to the standards of European immigrants to the U.S. in 1628. In this colonial history lesson, students research changes in geographic areas over time...
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People and Places

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate how the geography of the land effected the human experience of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They research using primary and secondary sources, design a map.
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Living to Tell Their Tales

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore ways in which the elderly can be valuable resources in learning about history. By conducting their own historical research through interviews with the elderly, students come to appreciate this resource first-hand.
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Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
For this Square Deal worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages and then complete the provided graphic organizer by identifying how Roosevelt proposed to address the 1902 coal strike, monopolies, the environment, racial tensions...
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DBQ Essay Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this document based analysis worksheet, students view historical documents provided by their instructor and then respond to 5 short answer questions that require them to analyze the documents.
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Go Down Moses

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the workings of the Underground Railroad. In this slavery lesson, 5th graders read personal accounts from slaves, examine secret codes of the Underground Railroad, and play a board game based on the trip many...
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Perspectives on Indian Removal Policies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the role of the U.S. government in Indian removal. For this Native American history lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources about the Jackson's policies to move the Cherokee Nation. Students complete a...
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Milton Hershey and His Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the accomplishments of Milton Hershey. In this historical analysis instructional activity, students research Hershey's life and the historical events that occurred during his life. Young scholars create timelines...
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You're History

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students write personal histories. In this historical analysis lesson, students explore their own places in history as they read the diaries of others and write their own.
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State of Affairs Between the Native Americans and the European Settlers

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze multiple resources to explain the contacts between the American Indians and the European settlers during the Age of Discovery. In this American history lesson, 11th graders analyze a historical painting and read...
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Korean War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the cause of the Korean War. In this World history lesson, Students read excerpts from two different textbooks, one from South Korea, and one from North Korea. They discuss how the cause of the war differs depending on the...
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Classification

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore classification skills used in scientific research. They classify a variety of objects in order to compare and contrast. In addition, they analyze previously collected data in order to place items into meaningful groups.
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My Secret War - The WWII Diary of Madeline Beck: Lesson 2

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore world history by reading historical fiction. In this World War II lesson, 5th graders read the story My Secret War and identify the importance of fiction when analyzing history. Students answer study questions about...
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Tips for Studying History

For Students 6th - 12th
In this historical analysis worksheet, students read the 6 tips for studying historical time periods and then read a 1-paragraph selection about the Chinese approach to history and respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Past Vs. Present

For Teachers Pre-K
Students investigate history by examining photographs.  For this human lifestyle lesson, students observe a slide-show of images taken from the past.  Students analyze the actions and activities in the photographs and compare them to...
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Photo Analysis of American Inventions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this inventions lesson, students analyze photographs of American inventions and and discuss the needs the inventions...