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42 resources with the concept washington d.c.

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Washington’s Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's easy to forget about something as simple as water, a substance that is easily available to many in the world. However, understanding water management and the importance of a renewable resource system becomes clear in an informative,...
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A President's Vision: George Washington

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
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...
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Presidents' Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
How much do you know about the United States presidents? Put your knowledge to the test with an interactive crossword puzzle all about American government.
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There's a Boy In The Girls' Bathroom: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
People travel to Washington, DC from all over the world to take a tour of the White House or catch a glimpse of the Washington Monument. Using the novel study for There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar, scholars research an...
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The March on Washington

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How does marching get a point across to the government? Teach pupils about civics, human rights, and freedom of speech using the resource about the March on Washington. After reading, learners complete multiple-choice and short-answer...
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Governing Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The government at the local level acts as perhaps one of the most relevant government systems to many in their communities. Learners discover how the local government shapes their lives and the similarities and differences between the...
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Washington’s Closed: 2013 Government Shutdown

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Remember when the entire United States government shut down in 2013? Teach scholars about the causes and effects of such an event with a social studies resource. Learners participate in classroom discussion, view a presentation, fill out...
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Civil War Play

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Raise the curtain to a class play that depicts the Civil War through both factual information and literary devices. The performance showcases the Battle of Antietam (Battle of Sharpsburg) and brings attention to women's roles, as well as...
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One Kid, One Vote

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Learn about why the citizens of Washington, D.C. feel unrepresented in Congress with an article about D.C voting rights. Individuals read about the movement toward congressional representation in Washington, D.C., before answering...
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Our First Families

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities in which the Washington Post Newspaper is used to reinforce concepts pertaining to the history of the Washington, D.C. area.
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington,...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An engaging video details the Battle of Gettysburg. Civil War reenactors roleplay the confederacy and union fighting each other while President Lincoln monitors the situation. A narrator and several interviews share the dramatic...
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Picturing First Families

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete a variety of activities as they study Washington, D.C., the Presidency, and George Washington. They take a virtual trip to Washington, D.C., and visit the National Portrait Gallery, the White House, and the Library of...
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Cartoon Cabinet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of a Presidential Cabinet. For this executive branch of the government lesson, students design an fictional cabinet using cartoon characters. Learners will explain and support who they chose for what...
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Country Capitals

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students locate country capitals on a world map. In this map skills lesson plan, students review the definition of the word country and discuss what a capital is. Students locate and label capital cities on a world map using a map marker.
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Taking a Stand: Woman Suffrage and Protest at the White House K-8

For Teachers 1st - 8th
A class discussion opens a lesson on women suffragettes. Learners imagine they are preparing to protest for women's voting rights. Scholars create a colorful poster to hold up high when marching in front of the White House.
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Earthquake Strikes Virginia

For Students 7th - 10th
In August of 2011 an earthquake shook the nation's capitol, and became a newsworthy event; learners read this New York Times article to find out why. They read the piece then answer nine related comprehension questions. Two additional...
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Election Term BINGO Game

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students test their grasp of election vocabulary with a quick BINGO game! They create a glossary of election terms or an ABCs of Elections book and add new election-related terms as they encounter them.
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Washington DC

For Teachers 2nd
After listening to the story, Arthur Meets the President, 2nd graders create travel posters about Washington DC A discussion about what makes a good travel poster takes place, then pupils are given travel brochures and art supplies so...
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A Capital Comparison

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students compare the capital cities of Seoul and Washington, D.C. In this geography lesson, students research Internet and print sources about the cities. Students write descriptive paragraphs that compare Seoul and Washington, D.C.
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First Grade Visits...Washington DC

For Teachers 1st
Take your first graders on a virtual trip to around Washington, DC. This presentation provides illustrated slides featuring a map showing the location of Washington, DC, the White House, and some of the more famous memorials and...
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The Scope of Capital Hill: A Pictorial Tour of the US Capital

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students visit Capital Hill to create photographic story boards that tell the story of the House of Representatives, Senate, and the history of Capital Hill. In the process, students must explain the legislative process, define roles of...
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Washington D. C.

For Teachers 3rd
As a brief overview of Washington D.C. and famous landmarks, this resource could be used as a supplement to a social studies unit. The presentation refers to President Bush, but could be altered to include information about the current...
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Jeopardy: American Landmarks

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Through this Jeopardy format, learners answer questions relating to famous American landmarks. This presentation could be used with first and second graders, if they were guided through the experience, and with upper elementary learners...