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A Day for the Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" law requires schools receiving any federal funding to provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution. The lesson plans, materials, videos, questions, and activities...
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On This Day: John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

For Students 7th - 12th
John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry in 1859 highlighted the nation's division on the issue of slavery. With a series of three engaging video clips, young historians learn about the abolitionist John Brown and his followers. The resource...
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American Indians and their Environment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
People could take a page in ingenuity and survival from the Powhatans. Deer skins became clothes, and the members of the Native American group farmed the rich Virginia soil and hunted in its forests for food. Using images of artifacts...
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Founding Documents

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach the class about the predecessor to Declaration of Independence—the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Using the foundational documents, scholars examine the two writings to consider how they are similar and how they are different. A...
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Fred Seibel, the Times-Dispatch, and Massive Resistance

For Teachers 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to analyze editorial cartoons created by Fred Seibel, illustrator for the Times-Dispatch, during the Massive Resistance. A class discussion looking at today's editorial pages and Jim Crow Laws leads the way...
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What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What was everyday life like in Colonial Virginia? To find the answer cooperative groups work collaboratively to read an informational handout and complete a graphic organizer. The speaker of the group then shares their new-found...
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What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After reflecting on jobs people perform in the present day, scholars discuss what they believe jobs would have been like in Colonial Virginia during the American Revolution. Small groups then perform a jigsaw using informational packets....
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A State of Convenience: The Creation of West Virginia

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wondered why there is a West Virginia but not an East Virginia? The resource answers questions like this one and more as it takes an in-depth and detailed look at the history of West Virginia and how it became a state. Several...
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Early English Settlements History Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young historians play the role of history detectives as they investigate some primary source texts and images related to the early colonization of America, The Jamestown Settlement, and the Mayflower Compact. 
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Impact of the Cotton Gin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore agriculture by completing a worksheet in class. In this cotton industry lesson, students identify the use of the cotton gin and its impact on the economy and slavery. Students view images of the cotton gin on the...
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The Carlyle House and Gadsby Tavern

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify places and things in Alexandria that probably did not exist when the Carlyle House was first built and identify places and things that probably did exist when the Carlyles lived in the house.
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Map Making

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore geography by participating in a map activity. In this historical research lesson plan, 4th graders identify the route John Smith took when he reached the United States and the regions which he inhabited. Students...
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Make A Virginia "History's Mysteries" Guessing Box!!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars create quiz boxes about Virginia's history. In this primary source analysis lesson, students locate documents and images about famous Virginians and Virginia landmarks from the Library of Congress website. Young scholars...
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Government in Contemporary Virginia

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore U.S. growth by examining photographs. In this U.S. government lesson plan, students discuss the American Revolution and the impact it had on colonial Virginia and 20th century America. Students view photographs and...
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Guess the Year (Time): Using Historical Sources to be a Virginia History Sleuth

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders interpret historical sources. In this Virginia history lesson plan, 4th graders investigate images relating to the state's history and try to determine what they represent. Students learn about the events they represent...
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A Timeline of Early American History

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the history of Virginia. In this instructional activity on early statehood, students view several PowerPoint presentations and then research, design and create a classroom time line of Early American history. This...
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Roles of Virginians During Revolutionary War Era

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the various roles Virginians played during the Revolutionary War era. They participate in a jigsaw activity, reading an article and presenting information to their group. Students then complete a Venn diagram comparing...
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Zoom In: Civil War--What War is This?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore pre-Civil War events. In this U.S. history lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation in which several slides depict people and events that led to the Civil War.
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Arlington Poster Project; The First Settlements

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. history by researching English colonization. For this American settlers lesson, 4th graders view a slide-show of documents and illustrations representing the politics of America during the colonial era....
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Famous Virginians - George Washington

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate U.S. history by researching famous Americans. In this American President lesson, students investigate the life of George Washington by analyzing images in a slide-show. Students discuss his upbringing in Virginia and...
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The American Revolution/Virginia

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars explore U.S. history by identifying key figures of our past. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students view photographs of leaders such as Jefferson, Hancock and John Adams. Young scholars discuss their...
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What are Primary Sources: The Civil War Ends

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine primary sources about the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 4th graders look at images related to the Civil War then sort and label them into groups. They create an ABC book project about Virginia history. 
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Lesson plan: History Underfoot

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study Native Americans of Virginia. For this Virginia history lesson, students take on the role of archaeologists as they analyze a site and its artifacts. Students use the information to draw conclusions about the natives who...
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Virginia History Mini Quiz: Tobacco and Slavery

For Students 8th - 9th
In this history of Virginia worksheet, students complete a quiz over the tobacco and slave industry that existed in the Virginia colony. Their objective is to illustrate the facts they know about cash crops, tobacco plantations, and...