In this lesson, students create a book to demonstrate their understanding of the Bill of Rights. Students will summarize each of the Bill of Rights, think about and express through writing how they feel about each of the Bill of Rights, and describe what each of the Bill of Rights means to them through a drawing representation.
In this lesson, students will map their playground using a representation of where objects are located. This will help them realize that maps are not drawn to scale.
In this activity, students will identify and describe examples in which science and technology have changed the lives of people, such as in homemaking, childcare, work, transportation, and communication. As an assessment, students will write about what their favorite activity would have been if they lived before electricity was invented.
In this lesson, students will learn the citizen responsibilities for electing a government official: becoming informed, registering to vote, and voting on a ballot.
This set of activities teaches students the differences between maps and globes and how they can be used. Students will also review the locations of the continents and oceans by placing them on a globe.
In this lesson, students will be able to understand the reasons why the Pilgrims and other passengers came to America, and will be introduced to the Mayflower and what the Pilgrims went through in order to come to America.
In this lesson, students will read and follow a map in a treasure hunt to find the location of the treasure. Students will demonstrate their knowledge/understanding of symbols, keys on a map, and cardinal directions by following the map. Students will be able to create a logical, accurate treasure hunt map themselves.