U.S. HISTORY LESSONS, WORKSHEETS,
Putting the Pieces Together: A Journey Through Ellis Island
Students work in groups to create a puzzle of the journey through Ellis Island.
Johnny Appleseed Day
Students learn about Johnny Appleseed through several activities and create a new holiday for another person.
The Nifty Fifty
Students use an atlas to learn facts about the fifty states.
Students learn about the journey taken by escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad.
What was the American Revolution?
Students learn the reasons for colonists’ wanting independence and learn the role of George Washington in the Revolutionary War and as our first President.
Advantages/Disadvantages of the Civil War
In this lesson, students learn the advantages and disadvantages of the Civil War in America.
Planting a Garden
Students learn about Native American gardens and plant their own garden based on what they learned.
Patrick Henry’s Persuasive Essay
Students read about Patrick Henry and then create their own persuasive essays to convince colonists to join the revolution against England.
American Civil War KWL Chart
A KWL chart for lessons on the American Civil War.
Students learn the reasons for exploration and benefits of discoveries made by American explorers.
Who Were the Settlers of Jamestown?
Students learn about the first settlers of Jamestown, Virginia.
US Presidents Facts
Students research a US President and answer questions about their chosen president on this worksheet.
Students answer research questions about the states.
American Civil War Time Line
Students fill in a time line of events of the American Civil War.
Native American Contributions
Students research and discuss contributions of Native Americans in American history.
Who’s at the Door?
Student answer questions about people influential to American culture.
Create Your Own Native American Board Game
Students learn about games played by Native American children and create their own Native American board games.
Early American Leaders
Students learn the qualities of leadership and apply this knowledge to early American leaders and current world leaders.
The American Flag
Students learn the symbolism of the stars and stripes and create flags.