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Students can use this worksheet again and again. They can even compile a notebook throughout the year of all of their completed History Detective pages!
Imagine having students complete this page for each and every major event in history studied and all compiled into one project. What a powerful amount of knowledge they will have to keep!
This informational article will explain to students that and that people from more than . This cultural people group can be divided in many ways. There are Indo-Hispanics, Afro-Hispanics, Cuban-Americans and Mexican-Americans. Students will also learn how those ethnic groups can be broken down into other groups and .
In the United States, National Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. This informational text article will help 4th-5th grade students learn about this day set aside to recognize national flag, how it came about and facts about the U.S. flag. To assess reading comprehension and understanding, there are two worksheets for students to complete after reading the text (multiple choice and short answer). Answer keys provided.
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Grade level: Fifth Grade
Automated Readability Index: 4.3
Grade level: 8-9 yrs. old (Fourth and Fifth graders)
Observed every November, . This resource has been designed to give students the opportunity to research various aspects of the holiday, the men who have served, branches of the military, and anything related to the United States armed forces. After they have completed their research, students will have materials to…
- *Create a stand alone notebook project
- *Use the pages within to creatively add to their existing History / Social Studies interactive notebooks.
Lapbooking projects give students the ability to be creative while organizing and presenting information on a selected topic. (See description below for more information on the benefits of lapbooking.)
This lapbooking resource has been designed around the 4th of July! Students will be asked to include items such as…
– Pledge of Allegiance
– Answers to questions such as “From what country did we win our independence?” and “What war was fount to win our independence?”
– Information about founding fathers: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and others
– American Symbols
Studying or remembering the events of September 11, 2001? This resource will give students the templates needed to create a 9-11 shape book.
- – 2 covers
- – 9 inside pages (of which there are specific pages titled: heros, events, since that day…)
Students can use to write reports, create a ‘memorial’ essay and display display creative writing.
This resource has been designed to give students the materials necessary to create a lasting project designed around their learning and knowledge of Christopher Columbus. Notebooking projects can be teacher directed or student directed, (see description for more about ‘notebooking‘).
- – Creating a Notebooking Project – What is notebooking?
- – Supply list
- – Teacher pages
- – Student organizational pages
- – Notebooking pages and templates
This resource includes 5 Code Word puzzles with a U.S. Presidents theme! Will challenge students’ critical thinking skills as they attempt to complete each puzzle with the names of Presidents. Fun puzzles for any classroom, especially a U.S. History or Government class. Use anytime of the year, or for Presidents’ Day. Great time filler too!
Give your students another way to learn about the Mayflower and the Pilgrim’s journey over to the New World! Perfect addition to your lesson plans if you are or , leading up to .
In this 18 slide PPT presentation, students will learn about…
- The Mayflower before the Pilgrims
- The Pilgrims securing the Mayflower for the journey
- About the ship itself
- Life aboard the Mayflower
- The arrival at Cape Cod
- Did the Mayflower return to England?
Help students celebrate famous African Americans during February, Black History Month, with these biography project pages! You can assign a specific person such as Maya Angelou, James Booker, Matthew Gaines, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass or countless others (or) you can allow students to choose their own person to research and then create a notebook project!
This informational article will explain to students about the Cinco de Mayo holiday, when it is, why it is celebrated and who (where) it is observed. After reading, students will be asked several questions to assess reading comprehension and two short essay questions. These essay questions are designed to prompt creative writing.
This informational article will teach students about Memorial Day…
– Why we have set the day aside to celebrate
– Who we honor
– What it was originally called
– How it is observed (traditions)
After reading the text, students will be asked 7 short answer questions to assess comprehension and understanding.
This informational article will teach students about a very important Christian holiday – Easter. After reading a one page article, students will have two worksheets to assess their reading comprehension and understanding of the material.
This resource, Presidents Day Vocabulary FUN, includes 27 words appropriate for 3rd-5th graders. Students will be asked to define and use each word as well as completing several fun activity pages for the words. Perfect to use as a cross-curricular unit for both Language Arts and Social Studies / History!
Here is a short sample of some of the included words:
advice, citizen, counsel, dream, earnest, freedom, ideal, reform, patriot, trait
Students will enjoy creating their own Christopher Columbus book with this resources! They can use to create a story, report or poem about Columbus.
- – 3 cover templates (blank, Christopher Columbus, A Story of Courage)
- – 12 inside page templates
Why did the Pilgrims leave England? Where did they move before crossing the Atlantic? What did they bring with them when coming to the New World? What is the name of the ship (not the Mayflower) that also brought pilgrims to Virginia? Why did the Wampanoag attach the colonists?
Find answers to these questions and many more with the Pilgrim Fact Cards. Also included: A fun crossword puzzle!
This resource includes 5 Word Search puzzles with a U.S. Presidents theme! Includes presidents up through Donald Trump. Words may be hidden horizontally, diagonally, vertically, forwards and backwards.
Fun puzzles for any classroom, especially a U.S. History or Government class. Use anytime of the year, or for Presidents’ Day. Great time filler too!
This resource, Presidents Day FUN Worksheets, is filled with fun activities for students such as a word search, an acrostic poetry page, presidential trivia, a ‘Which President’ worksheet, two picture graphs (Washington and Lincoln) and two fun report notebooking pages. Answer Keys are provided!
Great for any classroom around Presidents Day in February (or) in a Government / Civics class (or) American History class anytime of the year. Designed for 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
See description below for more info.