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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Celebrate Armed Forces Day Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Armed Forces Day worksheet, students utilize the Internet to access one specific website to complete five short answer factual statements on why we celebrate Armed Forces Day.
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Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
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Armed Forces Day Reading Comprehension Passage

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension/ holiday worksheet, students read a passage about Armed Forces Day which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May in the US. They answer 6 short answer, fill in the blank questions based on the reading.
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Veterans Day – Elementary Resources

For Teachers K - 6th
This Veterans Day, be prepared to honor our country's military with a host of links that direct you to a variety of posters, lesson plans, background information, videos, activities, a quiz, and suggestions for how to show respect for...
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On This Day: Veterans/Armistice Day

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While Veterans Day started as a way to remember World War I, it now honors veterans from all conflicts. Scholars consider the meaning of the day while viewing clips of ceremonies, presidential speeches, and military historians talking...
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Celebrating Veterans Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss the purpose of the armed forces, and discuss whether anyone has family members who are veterans or who have served. They create Veterans thank you cards, and...
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Arms and the Man: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Few aspects of life make better fodder for a comedic play than politics. A study guide introduces George Bernard's Shaw comedy Arms and the Man. Along with summaries of each scene and brief biographies of the main characters, two lesson...
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D-Day: June 6, 1944

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the...
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Remembrance Day Art Lesson: The Origin of the Poppy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
As part of a celebration of Remembrance Day/Veterans's Day class members view a PowerPoint that provides background information on the adoption of the poppy as the symbol for Remembrance Day, on the poppy campaign, and instructions for...
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Remembrance Day

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research the meaning behind Remembrance Day. In this Remembrance Day lesson, 2nd graders discuss peace and why Remembrance Day is significant. The book Why We Remember is read aloud to the students.
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Veterans Day

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Veterans Day reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage detailing the history of Veterans Day. Students answer 7 questions.
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"I Believe..." Podcast Style

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this communication skills lesson to emphasize evaluating a speaker's main point and argument. After reading Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream Speech" and John F. Kennedy's speech, "I Believe in an America Where the Separation of...
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Presidents' Day Activities

For Teachers 4th - 8th
President's Day activities can provide a variety of ways to help students learn about the presidents.
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Veterans Day Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
We can take a moment to recognize the soldiers who served and protected our country with Veterans Day lesson plans.
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Veteran's Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 6th
For this holiday themed worksheet, students determine the answers to 21 clues to fill in a crossword puzzle associated with Veteran's Day.
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“Day of Infamy” Speech

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine US involvement in World War II by taking a close look at the speech FDR delivered after Pearl Harbor was bombed. After reading the speech, class members respond to a series of text-dependent questions and jot down ideas for a few...
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Nickles from Heaven -- WWII and Present-Day Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research how discrimination has changed from World War II to the present day. They examine how the issues may have stayed the same.
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Vetern's Day, A Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine some of the symbols, songs, and pledges that represent our country as well as the liberties they enjoy today due to those who served. They discuss the rules for displaying the United States Flag, practice folding the...
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Pressure, Force, Muscles and Massage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the pressure exerted on the bottoms of your feet under a variety of circumstances. They apply their understanding of forces and pressures to enhance the relaxation of their lab partner's forearm through the process of...
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Bill of Rights Day

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine and identify the values and purposes of the Bill of Rights. They complete a class KWL chart, participate in a class jigsaw activity, write and illustrate a book about the first ten amendments, participate in a mock...
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Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...
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Australian General John Monash

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is unlikely Americans have heard of Australian General John Monash. Despite that, he played a key role in the leadership of Allied forces during World War I. Young historians learn of the less famous warrior of the Great War,...
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On This Day: The Tet Offensive

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
The Tet Offensive is the focus of video clips that show academics how the media viewed the Tet Offensive and how they affected others' views of the Vietnam War. The clips include a mixture of archival footage and a taped lesson. A third...
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Hometown Heroes

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Transform studying about veterans in a textbook to personal interviews with veterans in the community. Four varying lesson plans make up an entire unit or individualized learning based on your class's needs. Exercises include researching...
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Thanks for Your Service

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Students thank their freedom fighters. In this Veteran's Day lesson, students honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces by designing a program to pay tribute to them. Students use technology tools to conduct interviews, take pictures, and...
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Simple Machines IV - Levers

For Teachers 4th
The lever is an everyday simple machine. Youngsters learn the principles of levers and explore their many uses. Groups of pupils perform a simple lab where they lift objects with a fulcrum while placing the load in a variety of...
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Cuban Missile Crisis: Teaching Activities

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students create a timeline of the important events of John F. Kennedy's presidency. They construct a timeline of the major events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. They compare the Missile Crisis events with their presentation in the movie...
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The Lion Of Verdun - Philippe Pétain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lion of the battlefield, Philippe Petain directed the French forces during World War I. What influence did he and victory have over France's plans in the war?  An informative installment of the Who Did What in WWI? series helps viewers...
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Remembrance Day

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers read the information sheet that is based upon the holiday of Remembrance Day in Great Britain.
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Lesson Six: Types of Modern-Day Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the geography of modern-day slavery. They locate where slavery exists and what type it is on a world map.
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Frisbee Golf - Lesson 1 - Backhand Throw

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Have a fun Frisbee day! Lesson 1 (of 8) focuses on throwing the Frisbee backhand. Diagrams show learners how to hold and how to release the Frisbee. It includes a block plan, instant activities for warm-ups, assessment references, and...
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Bridge Building

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Bridge the gaps in your knowledge of bridges. Individuals learn about bridge types by building models. The activity introduces beam bridges, arch bridges, truss bridges, and suspension bridges.
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Simple Machines - Levers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders lift objects with the fulcrum and load in various positions and then experiment with how much force is exerted by the effort and load arms of the lever. They place 5 paper clips in the load and move the fulcrum to match...
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Bill of Rights Day (December 15th)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
On December 15, 1791, the ratification of the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the UnitedStates of American by three-quarters of the states took place. These were subsequently incorporated into the Constitution and became...
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The Constitution

For Students 6th - 12th
Supreme Court justices debate the meaning of the US Constitution, but we expect teachers to explain it to scholars with far less training and experience. A daunting task for sure, but it's not insurmountable with resources that simplify...
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USA Today: Global Awareness Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring global awareness into the classroom. Young politically minded learners read an article about the ban on arms sales to China and discuss political concerns about this issue. They research other embargos on foreign trade and use a...
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Volleyball - Lesson 18 - Defending Against an Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn the skills of blocking, as well as specific footwork and arm positions. Timing is especially important in performing a good block. Learn these skills and practice them! This volleyball unit has twenty lessons.
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Join Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders look closely at the reasons why Paul and his friends from the novel All Quiet on the Western Front, along with other soldiers joined the armed forces in WWI. Through primary sources and the novel, 10th graders explain...
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Raise a Flag to Our Veterans

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore wars of the United States and population changes. In this US veterans lesson, students are introduced to facts about Veterans Day. Students sort information on the United States population during wars and create a graph....
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Getting to the Heart of Brown v. Board of Education

For Students 8th - 11th
You've heard it before, "The best way to develop vocabulary is to study it in context." Use this worksheet to help learners use context clues to identify unknown words. The reading selection is broken into five chunks, and it focuses on...
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What Makes a Hero?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a well-designed lesson inviting learners to consider the qualities of a hero. They describe the lives and deeds of national, state, and/or local heroes. This is a thoughtful lesson, which is part of a sequential group on heroes....
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Lincoln and His Generals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore Abraham Lincoln's role as Commander in Chief. In this American Civil War lesson, students listen to an instructor-delivered lecture on Lincoln's leadership and then analyze 8 pirmary documents to determine what...
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End of Mandates and the Middle East

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the original mandates of the League of Nations regarding the Middle East. They listen to a lecture/PowerPoint presentation on the end of the mandate system, and complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that...
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Abolition of Slavery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the Triangle Trade Route. In this slave trade lesson, students investigate the profits brought by the goods and people traded. Students also participate in a classroom activity that requires them to replicate how slaves...
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A Digital Reimagining of Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why would Robert E. Lee order Pickett's Charge, an action that changed the course of the Civil War? Geographer and historian Anne Knowles uses digital technology to explain what she thinks is the missing piece in trying to understand...
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Exercise

For Students 3rd - 5th
If you are looking for a simple fitness worksheet for elementary health or P.E. classes, this one is worth considering. It includes a short passage about the importance of exercise in space followed by several reading comprehension...
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What's the Purpose? FDR's Pearl Harbor Speech

For Students 8th Standards
FDR's December 7, 1941 address to the nation is the focus of a reading comprehension exercise that asks middle schoolers to read an excerpt from the Pearl Harbor speech and determine the president's purpose.
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"Police Action": The Korean War, 1950-1953

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate facts about the war in Korea in the 1950's and attempt to classify American foreign policy as a triumph or a failure. Why the U.S. became involved and the unpopularity of the war in America forms the focus of this...
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The Home Front: Convincing Americans to Help America Prepare

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the actions of the U.S. Government after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In this preparation for war lesson plan, 6th graders analyze WWII posters and view a clip on the American Home Front. Students discuss and list...
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The Gulf War

For Students 7th - 12th
Teach your class about the Gulf War with an informational passage. Pupils read the one-page text and respond to four questions on the next page. 
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Police Action: The Korean War, 1950-1953

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore why the United States became involved in the war in Korea. They discuss the confict between Truman and MacArthur, culminating in the latter's dismissal from command. They identify on a world map foreign countires...
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Some American Holidays

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this online interactive American holidays worksheet, students respond to 14 fill in the blank questions. Students may check their answers with the click of the mouse.
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Cricket in Pakistan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate sports and recreation in other countries. In this current events lesson plan, students analyze a photograph of of people playing the game of cricket in efforts to determine what was taking place when the photograph...
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How Do Things Move?

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws worksheet, students read about the scientific ideas of Newton and Galileo about the motion of objects. Students read about Newton's Three Laws of Motion and apply what they have read to answer 3 questions.
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Using Fulcrums

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars engage in a lesson that concentrates on the use of a lever and fulcrum. They define how a lever is used to lift a load. The lesson has background information to justify it. Students demonstrate how to use the lever while...
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Civil Issues and Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the concept of civic responsibility. In this civics lesson plan, students view a PowerPoint presentation on civil issues, discuss the slides, and then write persuasive essays proposing solutions to current civil issues.
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Transcription of the Virginia Declaration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this teaching primary resources worksheet, students read a transcription of the Virgina Declaration . Students read the excerpt and discuss its significance.
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The Taliban Meets the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students contrast the Taliban and the Constitution. They read through "What the Taliban Banned" and identify "rights." They determine if rights in the United States are in danger and if the Taliban violate the first ten amendments to...
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Measuring Wind Speed

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study wind speed and collect wind speed data. In this wind speed lesson, students visit a website to learn about the local wind speed forecast for their week. Students discuss wind and wind speed. Students collect wind speed...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Which of the following can you survive without for the longest time: water, food, or a positive mental attitude? The answer may surprise you. Guide learners of all ages through games, activities, and discussions about surviving in the...
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They Also Served

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students interview people who served in the military. They research ways civilians contributed during times of war.
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Ingrid Betancourt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this EIngrid Betancourt learning exercise, students read about the life of the politician, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
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Idiom Quizzes- Leg/Foot

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this interactive word meanings worksheet, students explore idiomatic expressions. Students choose the correct expression to complete each of the eleven sentences.
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Homonyms

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this homonyms worksheet, students identify homonyms or words which are frequently confused with words that sound the same but are spelled differently in three paragraphs.
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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Dickens's Oliver Twist. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Civil War

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Civil War activity, students listen to the song "Civil War" and complete 11 sentence completions based upon the information from the lyrics.
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Services, Services, Services+++ Who You Gonna Call?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research various services (agencies) provided by the government. They prepare a written report about the agency and also about an individual service it provides. They list steps involved in gaining a specific service provided by...
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Simple Machines

For Students 5th - 10th
In this simple machines worksheet, students read about different simple machines and then complete word problems about a ramp and a lever. Students complete 2 word problems.
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Feudalism

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars have tournaments in teams after learning information about The Middle Ages. In this Middle Ages lesson plan, students learn that tournaments are mock battles, but that they will have these battles by answering questions in...
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Cinco de Mayo

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Cinco de Mayo activity, students read a passage about the holiday and answer a set of comprehension questions. A website reference for additional resources is given.
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8th Grade Special Needs P.E. Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders without a disability are encouraged to gain a new perspective about what it is like to have a physical disability. They experience various examples (blindfolding, soundproof ear protection, wheelchair, etc.) to begin to...
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Actively Organizing Passive Resistance

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore organizing to resist oppressive authority without the use of violence.  In this philosophy lesson, students research Gandhi's approach to organizing people around a positive cause without the need to be aggressive or...

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