We found 2,210 reviewed resources for important events in history
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...
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.
The United States in the 1920s: The New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Music, writing, and activism all tell the story of history! The resource uses these elements and more in a presentation to discuss the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Your class views biographies, discusses important events, and...
Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 2
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
To conclude their investigation of the life of Mary Maverick and to demonstrate their ability to analyze primary source documents, groups use the SOAPS questioning method to examine Maverick's account of events in early Texas history.
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
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,...
Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
History of Money and Banking in the U.S.
1 min 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to...
Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a comic strip combines both images and words for the ultimate narrative effect. After reading The Three Little Pigs and deciphering the plot elements, elementary readers work through four...
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....
US History Summer Instructional Packet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...
Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Follow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's...
Arkansas' Top Ten Events of the Century....Says Who? Why? Deciding What is Important in History
7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers work in small groups to compare four different lists published in the Arkansas Times newspaper which chose the "top ten" Arkansas news events of the 20th century. Learners look for similarities and differences...