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Ancient Aztecs

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is it a calendar? A religious symbol? A political statement? One thing for certain is that Aztec sun stone designs remain an important symbol in Mexican cultural art. Young artists craft their own Aztec Sun design incorporating ideas...
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8th Grade U.S. History Task Study Packet

For Students 8th
Even a cumulative review can include main ideas, key events, supporting details, and critical thinking. An excellent 8th grade history review is yours for the taking. It includes topics that range from the thirteen colonies to post Civil...
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Before the Pilgrims' arrival to New England, a vicious plague swept across New England and wiped out over 50% of the Native American people from Maine to Massachusetts. Watch a video that examines this devastation and the role it played...
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Massachusetts Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this recognizing facts about the state of Massachusetts instructional activity, students read factual phrases and choose the who, what, or where answers. Students choose 10 multiple choice answers.
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Marvelous Massachusetts! Pg. 1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history of Massachusetts worksheet, students read several paragraphs about the history, climate, landscape, natural resources, economy, famous people, and education for the state. Students then answer several questions about the...
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The Boston Tea Party: Massachusetts Gazette

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, high schoolers respond read an article from the 1773 Massachusetts Gazette regarding the Boston Tea Party. Students discuss the excerpt and its significance in American history.
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History Personified

For Teachers 5th - 12th
In 1856 Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina beat Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts over the head with a cane. This event, which highlighted the acrimonious debate over the expansion of slavery, is the focus of a paper...
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The Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, learners respond to ten short answer and essay questions about the Articles of Confederation. They may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Going to School Paintings

For Teachers K - 2nd
This resource will help you compare and contrast the history of school experiences in America.  In this cross curriculum U.S. history and art appreciation activity, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning...
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The Emerging American Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define what it meant to be an American early on in the nation's history. In this American identity lesson, students examine the noted quotations and determine what was meant by each of the authors with regards to an American...
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Massachusetts word jumble

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Massachusetts activity, learners unscramble words that have to do with Massachusetts history. Students unscramble 20 words.
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What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. For this primary and secondary source lesson, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol....
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Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
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Nov. 8, 1960 | Kennedy Is Elected President

For Students 9th - 12th
Using the presidential election of 1960 as background information, learners consider the push of electoral reform. They read about the events and issues surrounding President Kennedy's win in 1960 and compare them to the same issues...
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African American Inventors: Lewis Latimer

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month getting to know more about Lewis Latimer. Here, scholars read about his life and success, then apply their new-found knowledge by responding to questions about the text with short answers. 
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Frederick Douglass- Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Before delving deeper into the writings of Frederick Douglass or the abolitionist movement, provide some historical background for your pupils with this brief video and gain a more complete understanding of Douglass' vision for a world...
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The Constitution (1781–1815)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the U.S. Constitution. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Beginnings of Constitutional Government

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students examine excerpts of Thomas Paine's Common Sense. In this early American history lesson, students read Paine's pamphlet and analyze the information according the rubric provided.
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Massachusetts Slave Emancipation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the history of slavery in the United States.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders read handouts and answer various questions.  Students create a skit which depicts the reactions of...
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What’s It All Have to Do with Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine methods of accounting for historical events. For this local history lesson, students use primary and secondary sources to explore the ties between Essex County in Massachusetts and the California Gold Rush of the 1840's....
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The History of Volleyball

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about the history of volleyball and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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For Students 5th - 6th
For this Massachusetts worksheet, students read a two page text about the history of the state of Massachusetts. Students answer 10 true and false questions.
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Modern Interpretations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To conclude an eight-lesson study of the events that occurred in the early colonial period in Deerfield, Massachussetss, class members evaluate the point of view and bias found in late 19th and early 20th century retellings.

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