Grade Levels Archives: Middle School

Colonial Life Compare/Contrast

Students will view three prints, one from each of three colonial regions. They will then answer questions about each of the regions to help them more...
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Immigrant Discrimination

The topic of this lesson is the discrimination faced by immigrants in a post Civil War America. The students will face this discrimination first hand more...
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Native American: Regions, Natural, Human, and Capital Resources

This lesson will focus on the five Native American Tribes in North America (Kwakiutl, Inuit, Pueblo, Lakota, and Iroquois). The student will do research to more...
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Declaration of Independence

The students will investigate the tone of resentment the colonies had against Great Britain from two modes: 4 historic pictures and one contemporary video. The more...
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The Articles of Confederation

The topic of this lesson is examining the Articles of Confederation and how they influenced the Constitution. The students will investigate several pre-determined articles to more...
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Slaves and Indentured Servants

Students will be given either a narrative by Olaudah Equiano describing his enslavement or a description of the practice of indentured servitude by Gottlieb Mittelberger. more...
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The Boston Massacre: You be the judge!

This lesson is focused on the Boston Massacre. It will be taught in a sixth grade classroom in the American Revolution unit. It will be more...
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Differences among colonial regions

Students will explore the differences among the three colonial regions of New England, Mid-Atlantic / Middle, and the Southern colonies. In small groups for each more...Slide6
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Immigration: Why Come to the United States?

In this activity, I will introduce our unit on Immigration. Our curriculum focuses mainly on the reasons for the increase of immigration in the late more...
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Analyzing Political Campaign Commercials

In this activity, the students will analyze four political campaign commercials to understand some of the roles of political parties as well as how citizens more...daisy
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