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First Ladies of The United States

For Teachers 4th
All students need to know how to use the Internet to find and use factual information. Students search the internet to find the names of the First Ladies that match their list of Presidents. They copy the names correctly using proper...
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First Lady Fashions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and explore the fashion of a certain time while identifying with the personal convictions and tastes of the famous first ladies of the past. They practice what they explore adjectives to describe what they see and...
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More than a Hostess: The Role of First Ladies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A study of the country's First Ladies deepens understanding of their role in history.
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Life Grid: First Ladies Early Lives

For Students 7th - 8th
While the resource won't seem like much at first glance, it could actually prove to be very handy. Learners fill in a grid that contains life facts on the Y-axis and the names of first ladies on the X-axis. Great for documenting facts...
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Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady, Diplomat, and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars analyze the impact Eleanor Roosevelt had on not just the nation, but also on the world. Primary sources and video clips help form a picture of the First Lady and her accomplishments. As a final activity, individuals create...
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Mary Todd Lincoln- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the interesting history of Mary Todd Lincoln, a woman of Southern aristocracy who, as wife of president Abraham Lincoln, dealt with great endeavors as first lady of the United States of America during the Civil War.
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Changing Role of the First Lady

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the role of the First Lady. In this Eleanor Roosevelt instructional activity, students analyze letters written to Roosevelt in order to determine her influence in the nation. Students discuss their findings.
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Fun Plays on Famous First Ladies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers inquire about the lives of the First Ladies in our country. For this First Ladies lesson, students build knowledge about the contributions of First Ladies and how their childhood made them the person they are. Middle...
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Reading Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography.  In this historical persons instructional activity, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her...
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Eleanor Roosevelt- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"I think every First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt is measured against Eleanor Roosevelt." With this brief mini-bio, discover how the longest-serving First Lady of the United States expanded the role by developing her own constituency,...
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Abigail Adams Reminds John Adams to "Remember the Ladies"

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history learning exercise, students read the letter that Abigail Adams wrote the her husband John Adams titled "Remember the Ladies." Students then paraphrase the letter and complete other colonial activities.
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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First Ladies as Activists

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students choose a First Lady of the 20th century to research. Using both print and non-print sources, they identify the cause to which their First Lady gave her name, time, and energy. After researching, they right a press release...
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The First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare two First Ladies. In this American history lesson, students read speeches given by Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Students respond to questions about the speeches.
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Every Day Edit - Sarah Childress Polk: First Lady

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Sarah Childress Polk. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Breaking News English: Kenya's First Lady Runs Amok

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Kenya's First Lady Runs Amok," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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First Lady to the World

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Eleanor Roosevelt learning exercise, students read a passage about Eleanor Roosevelt, answer short answer questions, and respond with writing. Students complete 5 questions and 10 writers responses.
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Laura Bush

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read an article about First Lady, Laura Bush's visit to the Midway Atoll, in which she was hoping to focus attention on preserving wild places. They discuss what role they think First Ladies should play while their husbands are...
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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Storia Teaching Guide

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
There was an old lady who swallowed some leaves? Little learners read a new version of the old swallow story with a fall twist as they try to answer the big question; Why is that lady swallowing all that weird stuff? The teacher's guide...
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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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Lady Liberty

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If you're looking for a fantastic cross-curricular lesson on the Statue of Liberty, then this lesson is for you! Learners watch a Reading Rainbow episode which focuses on the Statue, then gather facts about the creation, construction,...
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
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Remember the Ladies: The First Ladies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students name at least five First Ladies and describe something significant each did and state five traditional duties of First Ladies. They discuss some untraditional things First Ladies have done.
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First Ladies: Partners in Power

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study the actions of first ladies in their historic contex.
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Sail Away, Ladies

For Teachers 4th
The class band practices and then plays the song, "Sail Away, Ladies." They work together to sing and clap out the song's rhythm and melody prior to playing their tutti instruments. The music for this lesson is found in the text,...
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Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“First-Person Narratives of the American South,” a collection of primary source materials, offer class members a chance to compare the views of two women who experienced Major General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea. Using...
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterly's Lover. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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I Know an Old Lady

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young learners sing the song "I Know an Old Who Swallowed a Fly." They learn to track the words on a pocket chart and identify rhymes in the song as they are learning. Using illustrations, a flip chart, and the song, the teacher will...
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ELD Lesson Planner: What Really Happened?

For Teachers 6th
Based on three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight," "The Girl Who Married the Moon," and "Dinosaur Ghosts"), learners complete oral language activities to practice their literacy skills. Sentences frames for...
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A New Presidency

For Students 7th - 12th
Use this quick informational text to give your class an introduction to President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady at the time of the events in the text. Individuals or partners can read the brief text and respond to...
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Women in the White House

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the role and impact of recent First Ladies through research and family interviews, then work in groups to present a documentary portrait to the class.
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Letter to the President

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice letter writing by writing an e-mail to the President.  In this U.S. Government activity, 3rd graders express their concerns about issues taking place at public schools by writing an e-mail to the President of the...
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Exploring First Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine perspectives of the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students read first person narratives of the Civil War from 2 women on the homefront. Students compare and contrast the narratives of the women with one another....
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Ella Fitzgerald Biography Mini-Unit

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Before there was Beyonce, before there was Madonna, before there was Cher, there was Ella. Introduce Ella Fitzgerald, The First Lady of Jazz, with a reading comprehension exercise that presents a brief biography of her life and then asks...
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Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A reading of Tanya Lee Stones' biography of Ella Fitzgerald lets middle schoolers get up close and personal with the First Lady of Jazz. Stone recounts details of Fitzgerald's life from her early days through her experiences as a teenage...
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Diary of a First Lady - The Experience of Voice and Text

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss purpose of diaries, listen to Lady Bird Johnson's voice diary via Internet, complete their own week-long diary using voice-recording device, and then transcribe, edit, and submit one day of their audio diaries.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils are divided into six smaller groups, with each group assigned to the task of exploring one of the aspects of the lives of both Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. They prepare a grid on which to record their findings and share...
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The Education of Abigail Adams

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the biography of Abigail Smith Adams from the First Ladies Library web site. They work in small groups to write a description of her education. Students discuss their findings, and extend this to the education of girls in...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Students engage in creating seed packets to sell to raise money for a charitable organization. In this early childhood lesson plan, students discover the order of the plant life cycle. Students also design their own seed packets and...
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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Breaking News English: Africa Gets First Elected Female President

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Africa Gets First Elected Female President," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors. 
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President Fact Cards

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Study the American presidents of the twentieth century with fact cards. Starting with Theodore Roosevelt, the printable resource prompts learners to fill in information about the presidents' birthplaces, vice presidents, first ladies,...
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Remember the Ladies

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine Abigail Adams's influence on her husband. In this women's rights instructional activity, 11th graders read letters written by John and Abigail Adams to one another. Students complete a document analysis sheet...
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"Lady Washington:" Inventing the First Lady's Role

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students consider the dilemma of creating a role for the wife of the President of the United States. They researched the lives of some presidential wives to see how it has been defined over the years. Students write short papers and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Satire or Slander

For Students 11th - 12th
Encourage your young learners to analyze and think critically about how media portrays people or events. Upper graders analyze a political cartoon depicting President Obama as a Muslim and the First Lady as a revolutionary. Guided by...
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Flight of the Painted Ladies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly. They set up cameras near a butterfly culture. They create an iPhoto photo book to document and journal their observations of the metamorphosis. Students produce a narrated...
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An American Founder

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a study of John Adams and his wife Abigail. Small groups examine and analyze an image of John Adams and complete various questions and activities based on the image before reading and discussing background information about him....
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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
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The New Woman: The Turn of the Century

For Teachers 7th - 12th
According to this slide show, it all started with ladies riding bikes. The symbol of the woman as an independent and self-moving entity led turn of the century ladies into leaders for female independence. Discussed are women who changed...
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Old Ladies Say A?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The letter a produces so many sounds! Increase your class's awareness of concepts related to reading and spelling. They identify the digraphs /ea/ and /ai/ in spoken language and spelling as a long vowel sound. After a brief discussion,...
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 9th - 12th
In this The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 17 multiple choice, matching and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
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The Lady in the Lake Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 9th - 12th
In this The Lady in the Lake activity and progress test worksheet, high schoolers respond to a total of 15 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to The Lady in the Lake.
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Lady Lovelace and the Computer

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the history of the computer and the role of women in the 19th century. They explore the work of Charles Babbage, Lord Byron and Lady Lovelace.
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K's First Case Activity Worksheets

For Students 10th - 11th
In these K's First Case worksheets, learners complete several activities that help to further their understanding of the text.
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Titanic- First Class Passengers

For Students 6th - 7th
In this Titanic disaster worksheet, learners read five short biographies of first class passengers aboard the Titanic. There are no questions to answer.
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My Fair Lady Activity Worksheets

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this My Fair Lady worksheet, students complete three pages of activities relating to chapters from the text. These exercises help to advance students' understanding of the novel.
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The Rise of Native American Reservations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars identify and interpret the history of the creation of Indian reservations during the 19th century. Then they become aware of potential reactions to governmental restrictions on property by simulating the creation of an...
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Eleanor Everywhere

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. They read books about the first lady. Students examine the good qualities about Eleanor Roosevelt. They draw pictures of Mrs. Roosevelt and her activities.
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Animal Migrations

For Teachers K - 3rd
Here is a fabulous set of activities for your young scientists. Each lesson contains map, hands-on, and game activities that will help the class understand why and how animals migrate from one place to another. First they'll examine the...
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
"It is my lady, O, It is my Love!" Provide class members an opportunity to develop their skills reading difficult text with an exercise that focuses on the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet (Act II, scene ii). Using the provided...
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Terrorism, War, and Bush 43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to reach and cover the events of the twenty-first century in a United States history course; in such cases, this is a fantastic video to refer to in order to provide a quick synopsis of recent American history, while...
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April and the Dragon Lady by Lensey Namioka

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students read, analyze and discuss the book, "April and the Dragon Lady," by Lensey Namioka and then take an online quiz over it. They are then instructed to complete a worksheet over the book and are also graded on how well they worked...
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Madeleine Albright: First Lady of State

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how Madeleine Albright made history by becoming the first female American secretary of state. This tough, talented and determined woman has had an unusual life that has well prepared her for her job.
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Using Counters to Add

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this addition worksheet, students use counters on a large drawing of a lady bug to help them answer 4 fill in the blank addition problems. Student then draw spots on each side of 4 different lady bugs and then answer 4 fill in the...
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Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth instructional activity in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger,...
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"She Walks in Beauty" Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to the poetry of Lord Byron. This poem, "She Walks in Beauty," is one of his most famous poems. Read through it on the first page, and then walk your class through an analysis using the second page. Readers discuss...
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The First Great Awakening

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Connecting social studies and American literature, learners study the Great Awakening and draw comparisons between its impact on England and on parts of Colonial America. They research the lives and experiences of people who lived during...
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the causes and effects of the Great Depression and the role of Eleanor Roosevelt during the era. Pupils take an inventory of their home for wants and needs, and conduct online research on The Great Depression. They then convert...
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The Flapper and the Panda

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do a New York socialite and a panda bear cub have in common? An intriguing video from a larger playlist on mammals presents the story of America's first captive panda, Su Lin. Follow the adventurous tale from the bamboo forests of...
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Pride and Prejudice

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy have captured the heart of readers since Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813. An eBook version of Jane Austen's novel gives learners a chance to read about the classic characters. 
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is in a word? Scholars take a close look at the words from a speech Elanor Roosevelt gave. They analyze how she supports a claim without debate and without rejecting others. Learners use jigsaw discussion, guided questions, and...
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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students play a Jeopardy game with topics including Anne Bailey, Abigail Adams, Deborah Sampson, Sybil Ludington, and the Revolutionary War. In this Jeopardy lesson plan, students study the history of these people while playing a...
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Lesson for Core Concept #7: Differing Expectations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate how American colonists felt they would be impacted by conflict with the British. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the Declaration of Independence, papers from the Committees of Correspondence, and...
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Women Who Inform Our World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the contributions of women on the international, national, and local platforms. For this writing skills lesson, students analyze a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt and compose essays that reveal how women advocate for social...
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Betty Ford: One Day at a Time

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a video about Betty Ford and how her candid admission of her own battles with addiction has enabled others to face their own addictions. She has done the same for breast cancer, since she was First Lady of the US.
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The Education of Abigail Powers Fillmore

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the way education was conducted prior to the development of the common school. They explore a about the fourteenth First Lady of the United States. Students complete research in Abigail Powers Fillmore and the common...
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Women Who Changed the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
While you don't always find the names of famous women in history books, there are a variety of ways to help pupils learn about these notable females.
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Lesson Four: A Potpourri of Ideas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify world issues such as environmental problems, terrorism, disease, and hunger. In one group, they research Eleanor Roosevelt's role as First Lady during the Great Depression. In another, they research her outreach...
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History of Mysteries

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read or listen to excerpts from "The Shadow," research famous mystery writers throughout history, examine how style of writing evolved over time, and write mystery plays either individually, in small groups, or as class.
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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine primary documents and secondary sources to analyze the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson in the first half of the nineteenth century.  In this American History lesson, 9th graders analyze documents related to...
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Fairy Tale

For Students 1st - 3rd
Have your class take a look at this picture of a knight, ladies, and a castle to get ideas for a fairy tale. Learners can discuss their ideas for a story based on this prompt, write them down, and then craft their own stories. This...
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The Painting Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Read The Painting Lesson by John Lockyer with your emerging readers. First, practice some pre-reading strategies like making predictions, identifying the table of contents, and reading chapter titles. Teaching points, a short list of...
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Asia Powerpoint

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The first half of this presentation discusses three main Asian empires from 1200 - 1605 (Mongol, Ottoman, Mughal) and their attributes. The slides then progress into Chinese and Japanese cultures, religions, and inventions. This...
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The Egg

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The first stage in the butterfly's life cycle is the egg. Young entomologists discuss why different butterflies lay different eggs and what their eggs look like. Then they use the handouts to make a replica of one type of butterfly egg...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Citizen Letters to President and Mrs. Roosevelt Concerning the Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
A letter addressed to President Roosevelt and another addressed to Eleanor Roosevelt offer insight not only into these two amazing historical figures, but also into the struggles people faced during the Great Depression. 
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Branches of Government Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
This is a basic multiple choice activity. Learners answer a set of 9 multiple choice questions about early colonists and branches of government. You might use this as a check for understanding or a quick quiz. The first 2 questions are...
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Women's History Month- Eleanor Roosevelt: Verb Corrections

For Students 4th - 5th
In this verb tenses worksheet, students first read a text about Eleanor Roosevelt and circle all of the verb errors. Students write the correct form above each mistake.
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. For this U.S. history lesson, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of Eleanor...
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Lady Bird Johnson: Science, Medicine, Inventions and Tech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate changes in anti-smoking information since the first statement of the US Surgeon General in 1964. They research the dangers of smoking and how it affects the body. They create posters displaying the risks of smoking.
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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

For Teachers 1st
First graders broaden their phonemic awareness. In this reader's theater lesson, 1st graders discover literary elements as they participate in a reader's theater based on "The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything".
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There Was An Old Lady...

For Teachers 1st
First graders read "There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" and use Kid Pix to identify characters from the story. In this character identification lesson plan, 1st graders first hear several versions of the classic tale, and then...
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Sequencing; The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners listen as the teacher reads the story, "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" and discuss their opinions on how the character feels. Students reenact the story using articles of clothing, sequencing events in the...
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Titanic First Class Passengers Crossword

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Titanic worksheet, students fill in a crossword that contains questions about the first class passengers on the ship. Students fill in 7 answers to the crossword.
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Are you a Type-Writer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the life of Edith Wilson and the contributions she made to American history. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They use the information to create a report for class and create the context for...
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Lesson Title - Letters from Abigail Adams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband. For this political lesson, 8th graders read letters written by Abigail Adams to her husband, John Adams. Students analyze the letters and discuss their findings.
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MacBeth Activity Using Alanis Morissette's "Wake Up"

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Macbeth through the lens of a pop song. In this Macbeth lesson, students read Act I, Scene 7 of Macbeth and determine Lady Macbeth's viewpoint. Students read the lyrics to Alanis Morrissette's song 'Wake Up' and work in...
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Ladies First

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils assess the characteristics of leaders and the ability of women to be leaders in politics and business. They discuss Elizabeth Dole's and Hillary Clinton's possible futures as politicians and conduct an interview with a...
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ELD Lesson Plan: American Stories

For Teachers 4th
Ease your first graders into the first few days of school with this lesson, which features four stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Tomas and the Library Lady," Tanya's Reunion," "Boss of the Plains," and "A Very Important Day"). Learners...
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Vocabulary Practice: Connecting Ideas

For Students 5th - 6th
In this similar sentences worksheet, students read 8 sentences. From three choices, students circle the letter of the sentence that has the same meaning as the first sentence.
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From Start to Finish: Shakespeare's Plays

For Students 9th - 12th
This online interactive quiz is too low-quality to assign to your class; however, you may want to adapt the idea of recognizing starts and finishes of works for your own lesson or quiz. An example from the worksheet is: "When shall we...
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Macbeth: Denouement/Falling Action

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Readers of Shakespeare explore denouement in Macbeth and track the play's falling action in Act IV, Scene 1. They complete a worksheet/table noting the content and significance of each of the three apparitions granted Macbeth by the...
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Lucy Hayes: First Ladies' Lives

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners examine how they are part of a long line of family members by interviewing a family member. They create a presentation using their family tree and interview information.
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Onomatopoeia Adventures

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore onomatopoeia by listening for sounds as learners walk around the school building, sharing their observations. In this figurative language lesson, they will describe what they heard as the teacher records observations on chart...
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Ladies Taking Over the Labs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the lives and accomplishments of the many women who have made tremendous strides in the various fields of science.
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The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
More than 15 of Jane Austen's novels have been adapted into films. While viewers enjoy the lush sets, period costumes, and the depictions of eighteenth-century British gentry, what is often lost in these adaptations is Austen's satire. A...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into the Candidates, Hillary Clinton

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Hillary Clinton and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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The Long Road to the White House

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and list the many (common and uncommon) occupations that Presidents (and First Ladies) experience before moving into the White House. They also compare and contrast the various occupations of several presidents...
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Freedom of Religion: The Plain People: Quakers in America

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research the Quaker community in this lesson. They use the internet to research the fundamentals of the Quaker religion and lifestyle of the 19th century. They also research Dolley Madison after she became first lady, and...
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Early Presidents

For Teachers 4th
Students are introduced to the lives and contributions of the first seven presidents of the United States. They, in groups, conduct further research on one of these president and his political platform and design a presentation for the...
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Abigail and Her Sisters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to find information about Abigail Adams.  For this Abigail Adams lesson, students define vocabulary and analyze letters written by Abigail Adams for their theme.  Students become familiar with the...
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Aboard the Calypso: Jacques Cousteau and Ocean Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore and research life of Jacques Cousteau, identify oceans and seas of world, and discuss efforts to conserve and protect valuable and often precarious balance among earth's ecosystems. Students then create posters...
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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rise of Social Reform in the 1930's

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the various roles that Eleanor Roosevelt took on.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze the views that Eleanor Roosevelt held as an advocate for social justice.  Students evaluate her contributions to...
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Reading Rapidly

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students practice increasing their reading fluency by exercising the process of decoding for sight recognition. They utilize index cards that tie in with the song and tune of "The Wheels on the Bus" and "There was an Old Lady Who...
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I Wonder What You're Thinking, Mona Lisa

For Students 2nd - 6th
The enigmatic expression of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" prompts kids to imagine what this famous lady is thinking. First they fill in a thought bubble and then they explain why they believe these are her thoughts.
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Who Really Invented Flight? What a Fight!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners investigate the controversy over who was the first to complete a powered flight event. The class is divided into two groups and either research the Wright brothers or Alberto Santos-Dumont. Once research is complete, the groups...
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Eleanor Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the contributions made to our society by Eleanor Roosevelt. They create a timeline of Eleanor Roosevelt's life, participate in a jigsaw activity, listen to a guest speaker, complete a Venn diagram, and write a letter to...
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Face to Face with the Great Depression

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students develop an analytical perspective of how historians record, preserve, and interpret data. In this US history lesson students read and interpret personal accounts of the Great Depression. They discuss how interpretation affects...
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Delaware Alphabet Activity

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this alphabetizing words to the first and second letters instructional activity, learners read words in a word bank about places and things in Delaware and write them in alphabetical order. Students write 14 answers.
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Ugly Duckling: Definitions of Beauty

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners examine the degree to which physical appearance influences how one is viewed in society. They draw a timeline of the history of beauty and complete a visual scavenger hunt of history.
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Diary of a Worm Secret Agents

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the geography of Washington D.C. and President Bush's hometown of Crawford, Texas. They read the book, Diary of a Worm, determine the best route to go to Texas from Washington D.C., and throw a birthday party for...
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Lady Inventor: Finding Patterns

For Students 5th - 7th
In this finding patterns worksheet, students complete patterns and identify sequences.  This one-page worksheet contains eight problems.  An answer box is provided.
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Personal Healing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
People grieve in different ways, but many seek a common place to remember and pay tribute to lost loved ones and countrymen. Middle schoolers embark on a research project in which they find various forms of memorialization and answer...
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Pygmalion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mold the perfect review session with a crossword puzzle based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. As class members answer clues about Eliza Doolittle, Henry Higgins, and Colonel Pickering, they review key concepts from the play.
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My Day: A Window Into Women's History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars recognize the difference between autobiography and biography and break into groups to read through two or three articles about Eleanor Roosevelt. They give a report back to the class answering several questions and talk...
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The Impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In this social justice lesson plan, 11th graders read the document, respond to questions about the document, and read an article about Eleanor Roosevelt's...
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Lady Liberty

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students discussed symbolism, freedom and the Statue of Liberty. They explored Keith Haring's style. They used colored markers, color, and line to draw a Statue of Liberty.
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Lady Liberty: The New Colossus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the history of the Statue of Liberty and the symbols associated with it. They read and discuss Emma Lazarus' poem and why it should persuade people to donate money to bring the statue to America. Students role-play as...
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Saluting Babe Ruth, the Bambino

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
For first-hand research experience, learners study the achievements of baseball hero, Babe Ruth. They gain a better understanding of the game, especially the role of a home run. They then use their research findings to create displays...
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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, OLIVIA'S FRIEND

For Teachers K
Students study Eleanor Roosevelt the person. They explore how she cared about people. They examine what she looked like and some basic good qualities about her. They study three historical facts about ER, such as: Eleanor Roosevelt...
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The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon

For Teachers 11th - 12th
First drafted in the year 996, The Pillow Book contains reflections of those met by a lady-in-waiting in the Japanese court. A brief summary, historical context, and discussion questions are provided on the first two pages. Then, two...
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Writing Number Sentences

For Students K - 1st
Oh my so many Lady bugs! Here are 4 problems which require the class to count, construct an equation, and solve to determine a total number of lady bugs. They solve sums up to the number 10.
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The Winter’s Tale: Concept Analysis

For Students 11th - 12th
A comedy? A romance? A little of both? Shakespeare's The Winter Tale is the focus of an overview appropriate for those who are considering using the play for the first time. 
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Making Friends

For Teachers K - 2nd
Whether it's the first day of school, or there's a new kid in the class, it's always great to talk about ways we make new friends and be a good friend. Younger learners are presented with several scenarios to discuss and think about....
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"Remember the Ladies..."

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the concept of the Women's Right Movement while conducting research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to answer some target questions that help to guide the research. items are...
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Hilary Clinton

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Hillary Clinton worksheet, students read about the life of the politician, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
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Executive Order 9066: Japanese-American Internment

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze conditions under which sections of United States Constitution are superceded, research history of Native Americans, African Americans, and Japanese Americans, and debate policy of reparations for various minority groups...
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Scandals, Gossip, and the American Presidency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine scandals that plagued offices of various American Presidents, research specific scandals in small groups, discuss their findings, along with scandals of other public figures, and explore gossip on personal level.
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Ragtime: The First "American" Music?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate the concept of ragtime music and the times associated with it in American history. They conduct research using a variety of resources and listen to a sample before writing down some of the results of the information...
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Designing the Common School: The First Educational Reform

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers perform preliminary research to explore education before public (common) education was in place. They design a public educational system of their own. Students construct a report outlining challenges and solutions for...
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A Festival of Books

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students select at least one book from First Lady Laura Bush's website. They use the "Designated Reader Sign-Up Sheet" and have their parents, siblings, or other student or adult sign up for reading aloud for 20 minutes every day for a...
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How Much Does It Cost To Mail a Letter?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss what they know about stamps and what is their purpose. They access the Postal Rate Commission site listed below to find out what the cost of a first-class stamp was from 1885 to present and then look at the First Ladies...
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Evita: The Woman Behind the Myth

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore the meteoric rise of Eva Duarte Peron, First Lady of Argentina. Born in poverty, Eva Peron rose to become the most powerful woman in Latin America and one of the most powerful women in the world.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt through the use of historical documents. They examine the complexity of the creation of international documents. Students explore the Human Rights Declaration.
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Stamps of Approval for Women Journalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research, explore and analyze the history of how American women journalists have influenced major social change in the nation and the world. They visit major institution's to examine the written legacies of Abigail Adams,...
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Butterflies

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students view the four stages in the growth of a butterfly. They are told that once a caterpillar hatches, its skin can't grow fast enough to make room for all its growth. Students are asked if they have seen a caterpillar? They are...
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Beginning Synonyms and Antonyms #8

For Students 4th - 5th
In this synonyms and antonyms worksheet, learners choose the best synonym for the first 6 words and the best antonym for the next 6 words.
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Brrrr! Expeditions to the North and South Poles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the first successful explorations of the North and South Poles, through a study of the four men who accomplished them. They present the fruits of their research on posters, or with PowerPoint presentations.
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Plant a Seed

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils complete a seed and plant growth activity. In this plant growth lesson, students read about Lady Bird Johnson and then answer questions about her role in the beautification and the environment. Pupils participate in a seed...
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Let's Read! I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students demonstrate portion sizes that are too large and ones that are "just right."
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Eleanor Roosevelt, A Leader Who Helps People

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students are introduced to Eleanor Roosevelt the person. They are introduced to how she cared about people. Students are introduced to the concept of leadership. They write a poem about Eleanor Roosevelt as a leader, or they write a...
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Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students study Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt. In this biographical instructional activity, students read Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride. Students write their own biography, create a timeline of events from the book, and write a...
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Analyzing Children's Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze letters that students wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt during the Great Depression.
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Lazy Ladybugs

For Students K - 1st
In this following directions activity, students follow the directions to create a lady bug out of a paper plate. Students follow 11 steps.
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Fashion Trends in the 1960s: Hippies, Flower Children, and Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use the Internet to research and examine clothing styles of 1960s, draw pictures of various clothing and accessories popular in that decade, trace images on top of foil tray or pan to design a stamp, and make a timeline...
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Eleanor Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read a biography on Eleanor Roosevelt. Using the text, they identify and discuss what she did to make a difference in the world. They discover what one person can do to help change the world.
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Arthurdale: Example of a Planned Community

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss purposes of planned communities, research examples of planned communities in history, and examine complexities of their local community by interviewing residents and designing their own planned community.
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Letters to Mrs. Roosevelt

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write letters to Mrs. Roosevelt from the perspective of children. In this Great Depression lesson, 7th graders examine the era and then write letters that identify how children living during the era must have felt.
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Retelling Main Event in Sequence

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice retelling events from a fiction book. In this reading comprehension lesson, 2nd graders read Harry and the Lady Next Door and retell the main events of the story to a partner.
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History: Women Wanting to Work

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students compare and contrast the economic roles of women throughout history in the United States, India, and Israel. After examining pictures of women from various time periods, they share observations. They watch video clips and...
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Tiny Countries

For Students 4th - 8th
Oh no! Dr. Evil is trying to rearrange the continents of the planet into the shape of a rooster! Help our hero put a stop to his sinister plan while practicing world geography!
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Macbeth Essay

For Teachers 12th
In this Macbeth essay worksheet, students read the first two acts of Macbeth and then write a comparison essay of the acts. Students follow the given structure to complete the assignment.
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Exploring Wildflowers and Plants Through the Wildflower Center

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students work in groups to research a flower they find interesting. They enter their information into a spreadsheet and create a presentation about the flower they researched. Students create an "edible" representation of their flower...
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The Tudor Monarchs

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this Tudor monarchs study guide worksheet, learners uncover details about Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey, and Queens Mary and Elizabeth during this period of British history.
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Measurement in Standard Units

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners read the book There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly and then practice identifying measuring tools that go with the story. In this measurement tools lesson, students read the story and then visit several measurement centers....
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Breaking Through to the Other Side

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research women who have broken barriers in areas such as sports, politics, or entertainment, and create pages for a book on women who have broken barriers titled "Ladies First."
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Using the Correct Forms of the Verb "Be"

For Students 5th - 8th
In this forms of "be" worksheet, students practice using the proper form of the verb "be." They cross out the incorrect verb which is given in the parentheses in the first 10 sentences. They complete 10 sentence with the proper form of...
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Simple Money Word Problems

For Students 6th
In this simple money worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include word problems and money. First, they determine how much money is left after purchasing an item. Then, students determine how much money...
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Human Rights

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Eleanor Roosevelt -- Human Rights Advocate

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of Eleanor Roosevelt as a human rights advocate. Students use this lesson to prepare for a field trip to National Historic sites.
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Fairytale Cake

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students recreate characters from the story, "The Fairytale Cake." In this fairy tale characterization lesson, students first listen to fairy tales read aloud. They then use play dough and plastic bowls as pretend "cakes and icing", and...
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Synthesizing Music with the Technology Invention of the Modular Synthesizer

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore how to create synthesized music and discuss what they believe music would sound like without electronics. They explore a given website to determine how different types of instruments can be digitized. In groups, students...
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Emergency? Dial 9-1-1!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss 9-1-1 calls and reasons to call this number. They use linked websites to research the history of the 9-1-1 system, identifying the originator of the system, where it was first used, its implementation date, and...
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The Age of Volunteerism

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students see that the mid-nineteenth century is often pointed to as the first time women made significant contributions to their communities through organized efforts and social projects. They think of ways in which they can benefit...
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Those Who Can, Teach!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and interpret the profession of teaching from first-hand observation and interviewing of their own teachers. Then they meet with teacher to verify that their lists are accurate and to add additional insights to their...
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A "Virtual" Salon for Mrs. Taft

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars research the concept of a "salon." They create a guest list for Mrs. Taft. Students work in groups to select individuals from the first decade of the 20th century they would invite to one of Mrs. Taft's "gatherings." They...
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Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
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History vs. Richard Nixon

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Should we remember Richard Nixon only for his abuse of power and the scandal that resulted in the end of his presidency? Here is a fantastic TedEd video illustrating major highlights from Nixon's term as president of the United States,...
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
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As You like It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Not all classic texts feature male protagonists. A script of As You Like It, one of Shakespeare's comedies, tells the story of a female heroine, Rosalind. Full of femininity and fun, young thespians only need 60 minutes to perform the...
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The Art of the Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends...
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Every Day Edit - Martha Washington

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Martha Washington. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
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“The Door of No Return”: An Introduction to the African Slave Trade

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation and write about the experience of a fictional captured slave in their introduction to the African slave trade.
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
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War of 1812

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Luckily for those who aren't history buffs, anyone can guess that the War of 1812 happened in ... 1812. But how to cover the rest of the story? The resource does just that with effective direct instruction that includes statistics,...
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Create a Park! A Place to Play and Plant Flowers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the definition of a park. They research parks and list items they find in a park. Students design a park for their locale. They draw a map of the park, sketch the appearance of the park. Students list items that would be...
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Social Studies: How Much Postage?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils discover the reasons behind the increase cost of mail postage. Visiting provided Websites, they investigate the history of stamps and how rates became based on weight. To conclude, students brainstorm reasons for the continuous...
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Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to a read aloud of Linda Williams, The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" before discussing Halloween. They measure pumpkins using chains of paper clips to find their length and width. Once they open the...
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Dedicated to Peace: Create a Seal for the Carter Center

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Develop a definition of peace with your class, one that extends beyond "the absence of war." Pupils research the work of Rosalynn and President Jimmy Carter through the Carter Center. They depict the essential elements of the Center's...
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10 Rainy and Snow Day Activities for Indoor Recess and PE

For Teachers K - 6th
Don't let the rain and snow put a damper on your PE lessons. This collection of indoor activities is a perfect way to keep students active regardless of the weather outside.
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Every Day Edit - President James Madison

For Students 3rd - 8th
Learners correct the spelling and punctuation of the article in reference to President James Madison. They should be able to find 10 mistakes in the article. Students are given the printed activity as an Every-Day-Edit activity.
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Blunders on All Sides: The Battle of Bunker Hill

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts surrounding the historical battle of Bunker Hill while conducting online research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a newspaper article telling about the...
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The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in...
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Searching for China: A Full WebQuest

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars research the six key aspects of Chinese culture. They examine problems and issues from different perspectives and look in to the nature of international relations in an interdependent world. All of this is accomplished by...
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The Women of Afghanistan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine traditional role of women in Afghanistan, their experiences under rule of Taliban, and their struggle to provide better lives for themselves, their families, and their country in years since 2001. Students then organize...
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How a Bill Becomes a Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in the democratic process and to learn how a bill become a law. Then they write a bill they would like as law in their classroom. High schoolers also form committees that will review the list of bills to determine...
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Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore basic heart anatomy, review basic definition of heart disease, research different tests used to diagnose heart disease and heart attacks, discuss what constitutes a "healthy heart" lifestyle, and incorporate it into...

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