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For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Connecticut worksheet, students read about the history of Connecticut and answer true and false questions about it. Students complete 10 true and false questions.
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Uncovering The Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the social and religious contexts that surrounded the Salem Witch Trials. The research is guided using the worksheets included in the lesson plan. The culminating assignment is writing an editorial of personal...
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Mapping Community Values

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss the origin of various maps focusing on the values behind them. Students also explore how human needs and geography influence community settlement patterns. Students extend learning by creating and mapping their own ideal...
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Early American Education and Horace Mann

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners analyze the contributions of Horace Mann. In this public education lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the history of American education, Mann.s life, the Morrill Act of 1862, and the Northwest Ordinance.
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What is the (No) Establishment Clause?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the religious liberty clauses of the First Amendment.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders explore the meaning of the establishment clause.  Students study several situations and then decide if there...
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Understanding Freedom: Catching "The Spirit of '76"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities about colonial history through an examination of art from the American Revolution period. In this history and art lesson, 6th graders define an iconic image, sing the song 'Yankee Doodle,' and analyze...
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A Field of Beans

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Beans, or legumes as they are sometimes called, are the topic for an integrated multi-subject lesson. Youngsters will read, write, observe, and research everything there is to know about beans. They read a bean story, conduct a bean...
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Pilgrims: The First Americans

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders become familar with the pilgrims and first Thanksgiving through essays about important people of the time.  In this Thanksgiving lesson, 5th graders choose an important figure from the time of the Pilgrims and write a two...
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Visit The Orchard

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars investigate the technology that is used to harvest apples as a crop. They look at examples of past and present machines. The information is used as inspiration for creating their own device to pick and harvest apples for...
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use primary source documents to discuss the Mayflower Compact and the story of the first Thanksgiving. They discover how the Pilgrims were influenced in developing a community and American democracy.
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What is the (No) Establishment Clause?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and discuss the Establishment Clause.
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The Trading Post with the Most: Colonial Dorchester's Settlement and Economy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Dorchester settlement, In this American colonial history lesson, 8th graders examine primary resources and maps from the Dorchester trading post in order to learn about its contributions to the Revolutionary War.
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John Winthrop

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the life and accomplishments of John Winthrop.
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Social Studies Review for Grade 4 (4.1)

For Students 4th
In this social studies review for grade 4 (4.1) worksheet, 4th graders answer 25 multiple choice questions in standardized test format about U.S. history.
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Lemuel Moody and the Portland Observatory: The History

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners are introduced to the history of the Portland Observatory. While watching a slide show, they determine where in the Observatory the image would be found. They are also shown different types of maps and discuss their uses.

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