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Washington Monument

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Look up, up, up to the top. Using their knowledge of trigonometric ratios, pupils determine the angle of elevation in a real-world situation. Learners calculate the angle of elevation from the base of the flags around the Washington...
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Zoom-In Washington Monument

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the Washington Monument.  In this United States history lesson, students view a "zoom-in" PowerPoint presentation of the Washington Monument. Students predict what the main structure represented in the picture is as more...
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Make a Washington Monument

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students create a model Washington Monument. Students use a pattern to cut, fold, tuck in the tabs, and tape together to create the model.
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The Washington Monument: Tribute in Stone (62)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners decide why George Washington was so revered and why a monument was built in his honor. They discover how monument design changes over time.
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U.S. Symbols

For Students K - 3rd Standards
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
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Ancient Egypt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare the Sphinx and the Washington Monument. In this ancient Egypt instructional activity students discuss the contributions of Egypt to the United States and the world. Primary source pictures are used for the comparisons.
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What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and...
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There's a Boy In The Girls' Bathroom: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
People travel to Washington, DC from all over the world to take a tour of the White House or catch a glimpse of the Washington Monument. Using the novel study for There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar, scholars research an...
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Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
How many United States presidents have monuments built to honor them? Learners explore these monuments before picking another president to research. They then design a new monument dedicated to him.
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There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

For Students 6th - 12th
Video field trip! Viewers learn about the rocks that make up national monuments. including gabbro used for the Vietnam War Memorial, marble used in the Lincoln Memorial, and the Seneca sandstone used in the Smithsonian Castle.
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Washington Monument

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the reason George Washington was revered during the early 19th century and describe the intentions behind the Washington Monument.
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George Washington: 1732-1799

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Interesting facts about our first president, George Washington, are presented in this 11-slide PowerPoint. Colorful photos correspond with each slide. Tip: After showing this slideshow to your students, have them write a letter to the...
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Washington Monument

For Students 4th - 5th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read about the Washington Monument and answer five short answer questions about the passage. 
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Famous People: George Washington Carver

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students use the Internet to examine the life of George Washington Carver. They participate in online activities and explore potatoes and peanuts.
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Washington and the Quarter

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the life of George Washington, his monument, and tributes to him through stories and poems. They study the attributes of a quarter.
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George Washington Birthplace National Monument

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the importance of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. As a class, they complete a K-W-L chart about George Washington and write about what they believe is going on in a picture they are shown. They are...
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Washington, D.C. Map

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is an outline map of Washington, DC. Some of the points of interest in the city are labeled, as are Maryland, Virginia and Arlington. There are plenty of important monuments and locations not identified, making for a good project. 
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Capital Monuments: Exploring Washington, DC Frances Cleveland: Law, Politics and Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students, working in small groups, research seven of the most famous monuments found in Washington, DC. They design brochures based on the information they gather from Internet and print resources. Upon completion, they share the...
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Life of George Washington

For Teachers K
Students view images depicting the life of George Washington. In this life of George Washington activity, students are shown images and make predictions about what is viewed. Students discuss the President's numerous jobs.
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First Grade Visits...Washington DC

For Teachers 1st
Take your first graders on a virtual trip to around Washington, DC. This presentation provides illustrated slides featuring a map showing the location of Washington, DC, the White House, and some of the more famous memorials and...
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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George Washington Carver

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn and research the life of George Washington Carver.  In this historical figures lesson, students read a book on George Washington Carver, discuss his character and the challenges he faced in becoming a botanist.  Students...
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Washington D.C.

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research Washington D.C.. In this American history lesson, students go on a virtual field trip to Washington D.C. by using Google Earth, and identify various landmarks such as the White House and Washington Monument.
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Monuments, Memorials and Public Spaces

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Monument and memorial lesson plans can get students thinking about important topics and time periods in history.

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