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5th - 8th Grade US History Prior to 1877

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  •   Mexican-American War one pager

    Mexican-American War one pager

    This activity is a nice summative interactive assignment to gauge students understanding on the Mexican-American and allows students to display their knowledge in a fun and creative way! Students will be reporting on the storyline of the Mexican-American...

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  •  Carpet Baggers and Scalawags (Webquest)

    Carpet Baggers and Scalawags (Webquest)

    This lesson will not only provide you with a web quest but also discussion and extension lesson activities. The bulk of this lesson requires students to read information from a primary source found online as a means of building their background knowledge...

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  •  DBQ Causes of the American Civil War  DBQ Causes of the American Civil War

    DBQ Causes of the American Civil War

    Using ten viewpoints from American Scholars, students will formulate a written interpretation of the causes of the Civil War, based on the facts, arguments advanced by contemporaries, and a personal analysis.   To make the challenge even more...

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  •  Intro to US Government DBQ  Intro to US Government DBQ

    Intro to US Government DBQ

    This 45-60 minute lesson plan is appropriate for teachers or to use as emergency sub plans. Brief short readings are included in the packet for students to analyze and complete a final activity about the United States Government. Everything is included...

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  •  President's Day-Man or Myth?  President's Day-Man or Myth?

    President's Day-Man or Myth?

    Students will delve into the history of President’s Day. The lesson begins with students exploring the myths of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln by playing man or myth (fact or fiction). Pairs will examine each statement about Washington and...

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  • "Battle Cry of Freedom" - Song Analysis "Battle Cry of Freedom" - Song Analysis

    "Battle Cry of Freedom" - Song Analysis

    Challenge your students' knowledge on the Union and the Confederacy as they analyze the popular Civil War song "Battle Cry of Freedom"! This song originated as a pro-Union song and was soon adapted and used as a pro-Confederacy song. In this activity,...

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