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    A Day in History – Investigation Station is a series of fun sleuthing research activities based on a single event on a specific day in history!

    Students will learn about an event and be given several topics from which to choose to ‘investigate’. After some exploration, students are asked to write what they have discovered and name used sources.

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    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is a great unit. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

     

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    Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Mercy Otis Warren was an American poet, dramatist, and historian whose proximity to political leaders and critical national events gives particular value to her writing on the American Revolutionary period. She is considered by some to be the first American woman to write primarily for the public rather than for herself.
     
    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did she write? How did she influence U.S. History?
     
    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!
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    A fun and whimsical cross-curricular activity that your students will love. Students will read a ‘going back in time’ narrative about a young man finding himself aboard a ship with Christopher Columbus. After reading the passage and answering a few ‘get you thinking’ questions, students will be asked to ‘complete the story’. Ask students not only to use their knowledge and skills of writing but also their knowledge about Columbus, the time, the passage to the ‘New World’, living conditions, etc. You may also ask them to do a little research to find out more about the subject before completing the story.

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    An interactive learning resource, this United States Constitution Lapbook will help students gain an good understanding of our country’s foundational document!

    See details below for more information.

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  • notebooking - pony express
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    Help students get the most of any study on American Westward Expansion and the Pony Express! This resource provide themed pages that students can use to record information from class lessons, textbook reading or from their own research! Inspiring student creativity and productivity are the reasons behind the designing of this product. These pages are ready to use and flexible!

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    Mary Rowlandson was a British American colonial author who wrote one of the first 17th-century captivity narratives, in which she told of her capture by Native Americans, revealing both elements of Native American life and of Puritan-Indian conflicts in early New England.

    Here is a student-centered unit to aid students in researching and reporting about her. Who was she? What did her writings reveal? How did she influence U.S. History?

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups. Use it to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott; its success launched nationwide efforts to end racial segregation of public facilities.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Studying the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln? Wanting your students to develop their ability to research, organize, write and create a complete project? This interactive – hands on – resource is one that can be used in Social Studies / History and Language Arts classes and is designed to be either teacher led or student centered – whichever you prefer!

    This project resource can be assigned individually or to cooperative groups. You can give students as much latitude as you want – or – you can be very deliberate in what and how you assign students to use the pages.

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    People included in this unit:

    • Sojourner Truth
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Harriet Tubman
    • Dred Scott
    • Barack Obama
    • Booker T Washington
    • Thurgood Marshall
    • Rosa Parks
    • Maya Angelou

    Unit includes:

    • – Creating a Notebooking Project Instructions
    • – Supplies Needed List
    • – Evaluation Worksheet
    • – Assignment Worksheet
    • – Several Generic Student Project Pages to use for organization, research, brainstorming, etc.
    • – Sources worksheet
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    This resource has been created for use with 3rd-4th grade students is centered around the life of 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It begins with his early life in Kentucky and progresses through his life touching on his family, his career as a lawyer, his presidency and finally his death by the hands of John Wilkes Booth.

    Automated Readability Index: 3
    Grade level: 8-9 yrs. old (Third and Fourth graders)

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    This resource is a one page b/w poster of the Preamble of the United States Constitution.

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    This resource is a complete transcript of the United States Constitution including amendments 1 – 27. It is b/w (print and go) and in 23 pages in length.

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    Dred Scott was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as the “Dred Scott case”.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    This resource is centered around the life of 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It begins with his early life in Kentucky and progresses through his life touching on his family, his career as a lawyer, his election in 1860 and finally his death by the hands of John Wilkes Booth.

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    Leander Stillwell was typical of thousands of Northern boys who answered President Lincoln’s call for volunteers. In January 1862, only a few months past his 18th birthday, and only after he and his father had sowed the wheat, gathered the corn and cut the winter firewood, Stillwell left his family’s log cabin in the Jersey County backwoods of western Illinois and enlisted in Company D of the 61st Illinois Infantry Regiment. For three and a half years he served in the Western theater of operations as a noncommissioned officer before being mustered out as a lieutenant in September 1865. His first—and biggest—battle, Shiloh, was the one he remembered most vividly. He also took part in skirmishes in Tennessee and Arkansas, as well as the Siege of Vicksburg. In The Story of a Common Soldier Stillwell tells of his Army experiences, as critic H. L. Mencken observed admiringly in a review, “in plain, straightforward American, naked and unashamed, without any of the customary strutting and bawling.” Small for his age and given to taking solitary walks in the woods beyond the picket lines, Stillwell was nevertheless an enthusiastic and obedient soldier. “Just a little mortifying,” was Stillwell’s reaction when his regiment missed two battles because it had been left to guard a town in Tennessee. But, he hastened to add, “the common soldier can only obey orders, and stay where he is put, and doubtless it was all for the best.”

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