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Happy Birthday!: Internet Research and Historic Events
2nd - 6th
Talk about intrinsic motivation! Begin where your students' natural interests lie -- with themselves -- and launch a variety of projects with this activity. Class members research important events that took place on their birthdays....
Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Study historical events by combining the study of historical fiction and non-fiction. Learners read about true past events in historical fiction novels and then research non-fiction accounts of the same events. What are some differences...
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Historical Criticism
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Writing is often influenced by current events. Take a look at the time period during which Robinson Jeffers was writing in order to gain a full understanding of his work. Pupils consider the relationship between his poems and historical...
Early English Exploration and Settlement of the Colony of Virginia
5th - 6th
With resource links, a detailed procedure, embedded primary source documents, and a Readers Theater script, you're ready to teach! Re-enact historical events in order to boost historical perspective, discern main ideas, and draw...
It's a Church. It's a Mosque. It's Hagia Sophia
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The artistic intricacies of the Hagia Sophia are highlighted and creatively woven together with illustrations of its rich history in this engaging, animated video. Viewers will take a close look at highlights of the engineering marvel,...
Readers Theatre: Presenting Historical Events Through Theatre
5th - 7th
Learners examine historical events. In this lesson on the US Constitution, students engage in a theatrical exploration of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. They also engage in an extensive discussion, complete worksheets and draft...
How to Summarize an Event in History or Today - or a Story
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Ask your class to write a quick summary of a historical or current event. The worksheet offers a place to note down important details about the event, such as time, place, people, how it started, and how it ended. Pupils then take this...
Preparing to Write Historical Fiction: Determining Characteristics of the Genre
4th CCSS: Designed
A language arts instructional activity helps young writers identify elements that make up historical fiction. First, it guides them through elements of fictional pieces with vocabulary cards. Then, pupils work collaboratively to...
Sequencing of Events in the Slave Narrative of Henry "Box" Brown
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What steps did Henry "Box" Brown take while planning his own escape from slavery? Learners work in groups to analyze segments of Brown's narrative and identify the sequence of the most important events of his story.