Elementary US History (k-3)

Elementary (Grades 3-5) Social Studies Lesson Plans, Activities, and Teacher Resources

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
New York DOE
This 32 page children's book, with 25 child-friendly photos, is an ideal introduction to the facts and themes surrounding the September 11, 2001...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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When the Rules Aren’t Right is a graphic novel for all ages. It is the story of Emma, your basic fed-up teen, tired of parents who only talk about...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Join us for a webinar with education experts from the American Federation of Teachers , the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project...
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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:38am
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The National Park Service, Drs. Maria Sanelli, Louis Rodriquez present the Cesar Chavez Educator Toolkit The Cesar E Chavez Educator’s Toolkit is a...
NBC Learn
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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 3:49pm
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Harriet Tubman returned to the South 19 times to bring over 300 slaves to freedom. Much less is known about Harriet Tubman's role as nurse, spy and...
Teaching Tolerance
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:49pm
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Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...
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CRF
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Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 3:13pm
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The Boston Plays are short, imaginative reader's theater pieces about problems the American colonists had with the British government prior to the...
ADL
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Monday, January 16, 2017 - 5:50pm
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When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answer about two tall towers once...
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This lesson is meant for the first days of school in order to observe how ELLs can use language in social studies. The lesson has four stations, one...