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Significant Events in U.S. History
5th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Memorizing a few very important historical dates can significantly help learners in framing their understanding of history as a whole. This simple graphic organizer allows learners to highlight momentous dates in United States history,...
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....
An Introduction to Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance Of The Frontier In American History
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the modern American identity an outgrowth of European civilization, or is it a unique result of westward expansion? Frederick Jackson Turner's The Significance of the Frontier in American History raises an important question about the...
How Hard Were the Times? Investigating the Meaning and Significance of the Great Depression
6th - 12th
Young scholars examine causes and effects of Great Depression and its significance on twentieth-century life, analyze value of various types of historical information, specifically primary sources, and relate events, issues, problems,...
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Historical and Cultural Context
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Watch the Skies! Duck and Cover! Project Blue Book! Film, as a reflection of historical, cultural, and social issues, are the focus of the final lessons in a film unit that uses primary source documents and Robert Wise's 1951 version of...
I Can Draw Conclusions: History Analysis
4th - 9th CCSS: Designed
This worksheet outlines the very basic first steps to analyzing a historical topic and determining its significance. The resource prompts learners to identify important persons in history, list major events, and evaluate cause and effect.
Rendezvous at Promontory: A New Look at the Golden Spike Ceremony
7th - 12th
Learners complete a variety of activities as they examine the historical significance of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Golden Spike Ceremony in Promontory, Utah, which honored its completion. In one activity they plan and...
The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....