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Geographic Regions of North America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use maps and photographs to describe the geographic regions of North America. Using their text, they answer specific questions related to one of the eight regions. They compare and contrast their region to another and share...
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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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North America

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this North America study guide worksheet, students discover details about the climate and products of the continent.
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Discovering Our North American Neighbors

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use simple Spanish vocabulary to express ideas found in the research lesson of North America. The differences in the cultures is explored. The lesson contains questions to guide the research or they can be used for small group...
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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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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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Exploration of North America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine some famous explorers who have helped to discover our country. They discuss explorers from three countries today. They are: Spain, Portugal, and England.
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North America: The 50 States (For Basic ESL Students)

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students discover facts about the 50 United States. For this lesson on the United States, students use the Internet to uncover facts about the United States. Students will  match each state with the correct postal code, identify the date...
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First Americans of North Carolina and the United States

For Teachers K
Students research the first people in America by completing activities in reading, listening, writing, and journal writing centers. In this American history instructional activity, students participate in centers to learn about the...
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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research various explorers of the New World.  In this American History activity, 5th graders create a visual representation in a group about their explorer.  Students produce a presentation for their classmates. 
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North American Indians in 1492

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What was America like in the year 1492? Discover and share basic information regarding the various Native American tribes during this time period. Several tribes are clustered by regions and described by their economy and lifestyle. This...
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Comparison of Colonial Regions in British North America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast the colonies in British North America. As a class, they brainstorm a list of people, places and ideas associated with the Colonial Era. They discover the relationships and interactions between the...
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Conflict Over North American Lands

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Readers are introduced to some of the conflicts that arose over land and resources in the Americas in a two-part cross-curricular comprehension worksheet that asks kids to study the article and then to use information provided to respond...
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America's First People

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover the origins of the first Americans. In this migration lesson, 8th graders read 3 articles regarding theories about human migration to North America. Students create wordsplash projects on the Pleistocene epoch and...
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European Explorers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To compare how the Spanish, French, and English approached the exploration of North America, class groups examine primary source documents and become experts on one of four explorers: Francisco Coronado, Robert LaSalle, Samuel de...
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Discovery of America

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine the European conquest of North America. They participate in activities which allow them to discover the indigenous peoples of the region. They also place events in chrongological order.
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Incarcerated America

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
A review of the rule of law in American society would be incomplete without an exploration of the types of consequences that exist for breaking the law. Learners discover the various punishments for convicted persons in the United...
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
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The 1960s in America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
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European Exploration of North America

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students listen to teacher lecture and then discuss European exploration in North America. They focus on the motivation, obstacles, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, and English explorations.
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Trails of Understanding: The Earliest Immigrants

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research Native American tribes. In this human migration lesson, students determine how tribes lived and established cultures. Students create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings.
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New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the Holocaust

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected...
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Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
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From Nomad to Farmer

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
The gradual evolution of the earliest settlers in North America from nomads to farmers is the subject of a reading comprehension activity that asks kids to answer a series of questions using information provided in the reading passage.