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Famous American Research Project

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
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American Studies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Entitled American Studies, this small unit covers various topics related to the study of the United States. Learners warm up by creating a dictionary of democracy, then dive into three different lessons focused on government, famous...
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Lesson Plans About Famous American Immigrants

For Teachers 4th - 6th
When we talk about the history of the United States we can highlight lesson plans on famous American immigrants.
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate famous Americans. In this American history and research lesson plan, students choose a famous American to research, collect information from a variety of sources, and create a related PowerPoint presentation.
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a wax museum of famous Americans. In this research skills lesson, students read biographies of selected Americans and conduct additional research. Students dress as the famous Americans they researched and present their...
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Cemetery of Famous Americans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In a fun and easy-to-digitize lesson, kids research famous Americans in history and create epitaphs for them. They share their creations during a brief presentation. Consider creating an online cemetery using Pinterest; each class, or...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use the Internet to research a famous American. They complete an outline and are graded based on a rubric given to them. They also present their information to the class and write a report.
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Famous Americans Book Project

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use digital cameras to record their second grade buddies performance of reading their famous American biographies. They retrieve digital pictures and insert them into the biography of their famous American. They print the...
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Famous Americans Presentation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research a famous American; then do a presentation using Hyper-Studio, ClarisWorks or Power-Point.
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People From American History

For Students 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 4th graders will gain an understanding of nine famous Americans and their accomplishments to society. Students will complete nine fill in the blank statements about each individual.
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Bringing Historical Figures Alive

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students research a famous American from a specific era.  In this American history lesson, students choose a famous person from a time period chosen by the teacher, write a short report, prepare a speech, plan a PowerPoint presentation,...
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Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns...
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Energy Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 9th
While science Jeopardy games are a dime-a-dozen, this one has some pretty unique categories that are still relevant to a middle school physical science curriculum. The topics include: leading nations, famous Americans (who invented...
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What's in a Biography?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Reinforce research skills, close reading, teamwork, and biographical writing skills with one collaborative lesson. Groups create slide shows detailing the elements of a biography through a presentation on a famous American person. Based...
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Reading the Biography

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the lives of famous Americans. In this biography lesson, students read biographies about famous Americans and keep reading journals as they read about setting, main events, and character sketches.
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the Internet to research a famous American. They complete an outline and are graded based on a rubric given to them. They present their information to the class and write a report.
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students conduct a review of famous Americans for both grade levels. They practice cooperative writing and editing. Students use a word processing program and available editing tools. They use their knowledge of biographies and the...
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June 8, 1867 - Frank Lloyd Wright

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt learning exercise, students learn that June 8, 1867 was the birthday of famous American, Frank Lloyd Wright. Students learn about Wright as a famous architect and then write about what their dream house would look...
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The Life of George Washington Carver

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate historic Americans by researching George Washington Carver. In this famous American biography lesson, 2nd graders complete graphic organizers about George Washington Carver's life while researching the...
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Colin Powell

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this biography activity, learners color a picture of Colin Powell. On the lines below, students write a factual essay about this famous American.
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Famous Americans Note Taking

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify contributions of historical figures who have influenced community, state, and nation. They identify historic figures who have exhibited a love of individualism and inventiveness. They use Microsoft Word to create...
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history instructional activity, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to...
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Are We the People?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Taking on the roles of a fiery Boston patriot, a Philadelphia merchant's wife, and a prominent abolitionist, your young historians will consider the reactions of these early Americans to the creation of the Declaration of Independence,...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

For Students 7th - 12th
Explore the life and writing of John Steinbeck. A 48-slide presentation introduces the famous American author, his California heritage, and his impressive collection of published work. Viewers are then introduced to Of Mice and Men, one...

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