History of Early Man: Thawing Out Some Early Man Leftovers History is often a subject from which students feel distanced. Early man, prehistory and evolution are topics that can compound this sense of detachment merely because they deal with a time so far removed from our own. This article offers a lesson plan using recent data to help bridge the gap.
Written in Stone: Native Pictograph Student Project The Native American Indian pictorial language literally refers to communications made using pictures. Native American pictographs have been found throughout the Americas. Not to be confused with hieroglyphics that represent sound, pictographs represent the actual thing: a bird is a bird.
Trouble With Fur, Forts, and the French: A French & Indian War Unit The French and Indian War, fought in the French and British colonies of North America, was actually part of the Seven Years War which was waged in Europe. It played out in the territories of France and England over the profitable fur trade and the westward migration of settlers into Ohio Country.
A Lesson on Underground Railroad Quilts The Underground Railroad still has many secrets to offer. This history worksheet will assist students in uncovering and understanding some of the methods that were used during the times of the underground railroad.
Tracking the Trail of Tears Learn about a sad era of American history with this Trail of Tears webquest. Encourage your students to work together to design a striking memorial to those who walked the Trail.