Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

620 reviewed resources for u.s. history assessment

Lesson Planet

U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore social studies by answering study questions. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students view a slide-show of paintings and documents from the 1700's when the Constitution was being drafted. Students complete a journal...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Here is a complex lesson plan that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. The plan helps young historians develop a deep...
Lesson Planet

U.S History I Review for History Il

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners review all the information they gathered in their first United States History class. They identify the major contributors to early American history and how they have affected America today. In groups, they create a newspaper on...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Intermediate #1

For Teachers 7th - 10th
All of the details of American history fall into place with a clever crossword puzzle. Nearly 100 clues prompt middle and high schoolers to fit the correct answers to topics including the American Revolution, the Civil War, and...
Lesson Planet

The 15th and 19th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Who gets to vote? Learn more about struggles for suffrage throughout United States history with a lesson plan based on primary source documents. Middle schoolers debate the importance of women's suffrage and African American suffrage...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Advanced #1

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
What do Boston Harbor, the Electoral College, and Chief Powhatan have in common? They all represent vital moments in American history—and they are all clues in a thorough and challenging crossword puzzle about the United States...
Lesson Planet

U.S. History

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How did the discovery of the Americas change the world? A US history textbook covers topics such as the Americas, changes in European society, and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Young academics also complete the assessment included in...
Lesson Planet

The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. High...
Lesson Planet

US History Summer Instructional Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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,...
Lesson Planet

U.S. History Knowledge Test 3

For Students 4th - 6th
In this U.S. history trivia worksheet, learners answer twenty multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of U.S. history. This is an interactive worksheet.
Lesson Planet

The Treaty Trail: U.S. - Clothing That Talks: Meaning and Material Culture

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate the cultures of Native Americans and Euro-Americans through their clothing.  In this photograph analysis lesson, students observe historic photographs and analyze the style of clothes people wore and how it signifies...
Lesson Planet

Moving Objects

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the history of the United States by examining the Great Migration.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research the immigration movement on the Internet and complete a worksheet about the large population shift. ...
Lesson Planet

Refugees: International Law and U.S. Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the ways America has opened its borders to international refugees, and the ways other countries have been more or less welcoming, with an informational passage about United States and international policies on refugees. After...
Lesson Planet

American Revolution and Constitution Take Home Assessment

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students create posters that feature the branches of government as established by the U.S. Constitution. Students also research founding ideals of the nation and use Venn diagrams to compare and...
Lesson Planet

What is Constitutional Government?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the idea of "higher law" in relation to the government.  In this U.S. History lesson, students work in small groups to establish the definition of "higher law" then share their thoughts with the class to start a...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
Lesson Planet

US History and Government Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to test those skills! Assess pupils' knowledge of US history and government with short answer questions, multiple-choice items, and essays. The resource serves as a standardized test that functions well for a final exam....
Lesson Planet

Comparing North American Colonies Vs. Britain

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice creative writing  by describing events from the Colonial era.  In this U.S. History lesson, 5th graders identify King George III and George Washington, the roles they played, and the differences between them. ...
Lesson Planet

Early U. S. Involvement in World War II

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how the U. S. was aided by the Allies in World War II before the U. S. declared war. They analyze the evolution of U. S. foreign policy from the beginning of WW II through U. S. Declaration of War
Lesson Planet

Enduring Legacies of the New Deal

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate U.S. history by listening to an economics lecture. In this U.S. government lesson, students research the "New Deal" which happened after the Great Depression. Students identify movies, books and music from the...
Lesson Planet

U.S. Foreign Policy Interests in the Middle East

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the involvement of the United States in the Middle East.  In this World History instructional activity, students research the current policies of the United States with the Middle East by reading several...
Lesson Planet

Analyzing Primary and Secondary Sources to Assess the Decisions and Policies of Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, and the U.S. Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine U.S. policies regarding Native Americans. In this Native American history lesson plan, students analyze provided primary and secondary sources concerning Red Cloud, Sitting Bull, and the Dawes Act. Students use the...
Lesson Planet

United States History Pretest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your U.S. history class engage in pre-assessment activities at the beginning of the school year. They activate prior knowledge to answer questions. They also use information about particular topics to fill in a graphic organizer....