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Symbols of America the Beautiful!

I think it is so important to teach children patriotism at a young age!

Ashlee Ohler
LessonGrade 2Social

We were traveling and we bought the kids paper maps. They were so fascinated by the maps and had so many questions about all the things on it and the different states we were driving through. We made it into a lesson when we returned home.


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Jennaca Lombardi
LessonGrades 4-6AmericaUnited StatesScienceConservationField TripsGardening

In this lesson, children will learn about the importance of keeping their neighborhood and the natural world clean and healthy through recycling, research, plogging, gardening and composting.

LessonK-5AmericaUnited StatesArtsSocial

This lesson teaches children about architecture, poetry, and fine art in the US and involves viewing and analyzing artwork and recreating a famous piece of art.

LessonGrades 1-4AmericaUnited StatesSocialField TripsJournalingNature

In this lesson children will discover the wonder of a US National park of their choice! Children will read and watch about a national park and if possible, visit, explore and journal about their experience!

LessonGrades 3-5Social

It is very important to me for my kids to understand other cultures and accurate history. The only way to do this is to listen to people from different cultures tell their stories. Many of our friends were familiar with Laura and her family's story. I was so excited to see Louise Erdrich's series and be able to offer my kids another perspective on the events of the time period. This lesson proved very impactful for my kids.

LessonGrades 4-8AmericaUnited StatesSocialAmerican HistoryAmerican RevolutionBoston Tea Party

In this lesson children will learn about the amazing ride of Paul Revere! Children will read engaging books, watch informative videos, create a map of Paul’s ride, a poster full of facts, discover the famous portrait of Paul Revere, and host a tea party and poetry reading!


We wanted to learn more about the animals in our own country.

LessonK-4United StatesSocialFlowersTrees

This lesson takes children to the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. They will watch a video to learn more about the cherry blossom trees, view the cherry blossoms live on a webcam, explore your local area to find trees in blossom, make a cherry blossom tree using popcorn and more!

Found in lesson: … guiding questions: Who first gave the United States these cherry trees? Japan) What …

LessonGrades 3-6StatesUnited StatesELASocialAnimalsBooksColonialism

This engaging lesson uses the classic novel by Marguerite Henry to explore Colonial America, the state of Vermont and the origin of Morgan Horses. Children will read the novel, research multiple topics, cook recipes from the book, create their own poster, draw a horse and more!

LessonGrades 6-8StatesUnited StatesScienceSocialAmerican HistoryHistoryLandscapes

This lesson studies the history of Mt.Rushmore located in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota. In this lesson, students will learn about how and why Mt.Rushmore was built through conducting research, teaching their research through a display poster, and creating their own sculpture model.

Found in lesson: … people every year. It is considered a United States National Memorial, and a National Park …

LessonGrades 4-6AmericaSocialAmerican HistoryCivil RightsCivil War

This lesson generally studies the Civil War through activities including reading historical fiction and nonfiction books, watching educational videos, writing a fictional story from the perspective of an abolitionist, and much more.

Found in lesson: … these questions with them: How many Southern states separated themselves from the United States


Children will listen to books and watch a video to learn about being president. They will be encouraged to think about what it would be like to be president and they write and draw. They will also explore coins as they learn about President’s Day.

Found in lesson: … requirements to become president of the United States of America. Draw and write about …

LessonGrades 6-8AmericaUnited StatesELASocialDemocracyGovernment

This lesson analyzes the different types of government that have been practiced by human civilizations. Children will learn about the types of government through hands-on activities, videos, and creative writing.

Found in lesson: … child what type of government system the United States of America has. Ask them …

LessonGrades 3-5AmericaUnited StatesArtsSocialAmerican HistoryBlack HistoryHistory

This lesson has children research about the history of Jazz music as well as write a biography of a famous Jazz musician.

Found in lesson: … by the black slaves in the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries …

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