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1,014 reviewed resources for discovering america

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Pearl S. Buck: "On Discovering America"

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students describe myths and realities of immigration. For this "On Discovering America" lesson, students compare and contrast the American view of immigrants in the 1930s and how the media portrayed immigrants in the 1930s using examples...
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Discovering the Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence

For Teachers 4th Standards
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The lesson plan document includes a detailed description...
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Argentina: Explore Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
This is a really neat worksheet! Kids click on each of the provided links to answer each of 11 questions. They'll discover geographical, demographic, environmental, and cultural facts about Latin America. They'll even learn to write...
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Discover America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
You wouldn't move to Ohio to be a fashion mogul, but you might check out Paris or New York. Learners explore regional industries and the types of occupations that are commonly available in different parts of the country. They use the...
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The 13 Originals: Exploring the Who, When, Where, and Why Behind the 13 Original Colonies of Early America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Discover the stories behind each of the thirteen stripes on the American flag with this straightforward presentation. Complete with learning objectives, discussion questions, and solid information about each of the original thirteen...
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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does Christopher Columbus deserve credit for "discovering" America? What was the impact of the Age of Exploration on native peoples? 
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Evaluating the Validity of Information-Did the Chinese Discover America in 1421?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the discovery of the Americas.  In this US History instructional activity, students investigate the theory that Chinese explorers initially discovered America.  They collect research from a variety of sources,...
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Who Discovered America? The Great Debate

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Was it Christopher Columbus, the Native Americans, or the Vikings? Get ready for a lively debate with this question!
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9/11 Backlash: Being Muslim In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the experience of being Muslim in America. In this diversity lesson, watch "9/11 Backlash: Being Muslim in America," and research how Muslims are portrayed in American television and movies. Debate the media portrayal of Muslims.
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Discover America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write letters to Chambers of Commerce in different geographic locations in America to find out what kind of career opportunities present themselves in those locations. In this career lesson plan, students also put their findings...
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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The Americas and Time Keeping: Crash Course History of Science #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time, time, time ... see how it shaped an entire culture! Science scholars discover the mysteries of the Mayan and Incan cultures during the fifth video in a History of Science series. The narrator shows how these time keepers developed...
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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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The Discovery of The Americas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students come up with different scenarios of what they would do if they participated in discovering America. For this America lesson plan, students see pictures and read articles on discovering America. They then have to come up with a...
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WWII - America Gears Up for War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Winning the war will be a national effort." Discover how the United States prepared itself for war from the plan of attack and the dramatic increase in creating military supplies, to the major lifestyle changes the American people...
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DVD: America's Tsunamis- Are We Next?

For Students 5th - 7th
Do you plan to get your scientists engaged in the power of nature with the documentary: America's Tsunami-- Are We Next? If so, this 37-question viewing guide will keep your scholars attentive as they record pertinent details such as,...
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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Eclipse Over America — Predicting Eclipses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's easy to find out in today's world when the next eclipse will be, but what about thousands of years ago? Junior astronomers discover how the Babylonians used lunar observations to accurately predict future eclipses through an...
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Making North America | The Cascadia Subduction Zone

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scientists discovered a rain forest covered in sand and saltwater residue. This led to a collection of core samples and a rather intense prediction for the future of the American Pacific Northwest. Part of a larger series on the story of...
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Discovering America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders participate in a discovery lesson about America in the 20th century. The structure of the lesson is not clearly stated. They are left to be guided in a general direction only and new truth is discovered instead of...
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How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into Time

For Teachers K - 3rd
Who is Christopher Columbus and where does he fit on the timeline of history? Students explore U.S. history by viewing a slide-show of famous images. They view a PowerPoint presentation of paintings and documents showing the voyage...
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American Life in the 17th Century: 1607-1692

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What was American life like during the 1600s? Help your class discover facts about the unhealthy conditions at Chesapeake Bay, the tobacco economy, Bacon's Rebellion, colonial slavery, the Salem Witch Trials, and colonial life. Slides...
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Pre-Columbian America

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What was life like in America before Christopher Columbus discovered the New World? Scholars investigate life in the Americas through the eyes of Native Americans in the first lesson of a 22-part series covering America's history. Using...
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The Branding of America (And Your State)

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Learners investigate about the origins of some major U.S. brands. They explore local products that stimulate the economy. Students create a map showing where those products originate. Learners discover the products that their local area...

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