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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 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...
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Jamestown Changes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the Jamestown settlement changed the first few years after it was founded. They take a virtual field trip of Jamestown, read primary source documents, discuss census information, and write a summary of changes in...
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Science Jeopardy - Virginia Geology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Unique in content, this Jeopardy-style game quizzes participants on the geology of the state of Virginia. Categories include provinces, east or west, under the surface, once alive, and fun facts. Other than teachers of upper elementary...
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Changes for African Americans in Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research slaves in Virginia during the Civil War. In this changes for African Americans lesson, 4th graders view images and discuss how their position and power has changed over time.  
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Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Slavery During the Colonial Period

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and interpret an eighteenth-century document make inferences about the nature and characteristics of slavery, communicate findings via annotated diagrams, & develop a comprehensive picture of picture of slavery in...
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Mystery State #10

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, students answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Civil War by researching the state of Virginia.  In this US History lesson, 4th graders identify Abraham Lincoln, James Chestnut and Fort Sumter, and discuss their roles in the start of the Civil War. ...
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Reasons for English Colonization

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explain the reason for English colonization. They review the reasons for the colonization and settlement in Virginia and trace the route from England to Virginia through the Chesapeake Bay to Jamestown on a map.
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Geograhy and early Virginia Settlement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students describe the first permanent English settlement. They explain how geography influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown. Students discuss the settlers choices for settlement. They list 3 reasons why the colonists chose to...
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Journey of a Raindrop to the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the water cycle and the path a single drop of water would take if it traveled from their schoolyard to the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia.
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The Diary of Col. William Fairfax Gray

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine facts and opinions given by William Fairfax Gray in his diary, compare and contrast ideas expressed in his diary, express opinions using correct language arts skills, and calculate answers to given mathematical...
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Secession Crisis: In Two Virginia Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are divided into groups and are assigned newspaper articles from the year 1861. The articles are from either Republican or Democratic parties discussing the Virginia secession. They complete worksheets and have a whole class...
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A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents.  In this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors...
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Virginia Geology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If you are a geology teacher in the state of Virginia, then this resource is right up your alley! It examines the five geologic provinces of Virginia: The Coastal Plain, The Piedmont, The Blue Ridge Mountains, The Valley and Ridge...
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Flat Stanley and the Fantastic Five

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Discover the five regions of Virginia. They send Flat Stanley letters throughout the regions to gain more information. They also use a camera to locate cities within the regions and create a regions map.
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Creating a Timeline

For Students 5th - 6th
In this timeline worksheet students create a timeline using the 5 dates provided. The students must provide a title, order the dates, and label the timeline they create.
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Patriot Pals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research information on Virginia's most famous patriots such as Washington and Jefferson. They work together in groups to gather the information and determine the role of each patriot. They create a PowerPoint presentation to...
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Reconstruction New

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Reconstruction after the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 4th graders look at the new laws that were passed after the Civil War in Virginia and the South. They sort photographs, complete a graphic organizer,...
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The Jamestown Colony

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Jamestown Colony worksheet, students read a 2 page article on the colony, answer 3 questions with multiple choice answers, fill in 5 blanks to complete 5 facts and determine if 3 statements are true or false.
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The Effects of Segregation And "jim Crow" on Life in Virginia

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the effects that segregation and the Jim Crow laws had on life in Virginia after reviewing the Reconstruction period. They list the effects that the Jim Crow laws had on the lives of African Americans such as unfair...
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A Day at the Market

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe role of market place in 18th-century Virginia, explain how trade and economy were part of young person's educational process, take part in the classroom marketplace, and compare shopping in colonial times and as part...
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Woodlawn Plantation-History of Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders tour Woodlawn plantation and apply their previous knowledge of the colonial era in order to compare and contrast the roles of farmers (past and present) in Virginia.
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Woodlawn Plantation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a series of pre and post visit activities to the Woodlawn Plantation in order to enhance their learning experience there. Writing and art activities are part of the lesson plan.
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Powhatan Living

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore primary sources. In this social studies lesson plan, students read and discuss a primary source. Students use the primary source to answer questions.