Category: History

Native Americans for Distance Learning

Free Native American Google Slides Activities

Now with distance learning, I decided it was time to update my American History Lapbook Series using Google Apps. This means my free Native American Lapbook resource has been updated. Native Americans for Distance Learning is perfect for home study.

Let me back up a moment and explain from the beginning. The Native American section is one of the most visited areas of the Book Units Teachers Website. These webpages include reports, craft ideas, teaching materials, a quiz, and much more. Many of the photos in this section came from the Native American Student Museum. Continue Reading

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Ancient Rome Unit for Sixth Graders

Ancient Rome Unit with Free Unit Sample

Are you looking for a unit to teach Ancient Rome? Look no further. This unit has it all. Digital, printable, and interactive activities make this unit both engaging and flexible.

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Ancient Greece Unit for Middle School

Ancient Greece Unit with Free Unit Sample

Are you looking for a unit to teach Ancient Greece? Look no further. This unit has it all. Digital, printable, and interactive activities make this unit both engaging and flexible.

Ancient Greece Unit Routine

This unit contains 11 lessons on Ancient Greece. Each lesson follows the same routine. Day 12 is set aside for a unit test and for students to give a demonstration. Continue Reading

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How a Bill Becomes a Law Teaching Ideas

How a Bill Becomes a Law Teaching Activities

Are you looking for some interesting ways to teach students about how a bill becomes a law? Look no further. This post contains everything you will need. Continue Reading

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Ancient Egypt Unit for Upper Elementary

Ancient Egypt Unit with Free Unit Sample

Are you looking for a unit to teach Ancient Egypt? Look no further. This unit has it all. Digital, printable, and interactive activities make this unit both engaging and flexible.

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Famous People Interviews

Famous People Intertervies

‘Famous People Interviews’ is a hugely successful activity to use in the classroom. During this activity, each student ‘becomes’ a famous person and is interviewed by another student in the class.

This activity not only teaches students to recognize many famous people but also covers a large number of Common Core State Standards. Students must research, prepare a presentation, speak publicly, and so on. Continue Reading

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Teaching with Colonial America Organizers

Free Foldable 13 Colonies Graphic Organizers

I found some wonderful clipart from Educlips and wanted to make something special with it. Since I already have a lap book on the 13 Colonies at Teachers Pay Teachers, I decided to use the clipart to make some free Colonial America organizers for a blog post. 

Three foldables provide information for the Southern, Mid-Atlantic, and New England Colonies. Students research to find the colonies from each region. Students also complete a chart with the name of the settlement, leader, date settled, and the reason why the colony was established. Finally, students list products and occupations. Continue Reading

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