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42 resources with the concept monuments

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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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After Charlottesville: Public Memory and the Contested Meaning of Monuments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are Civil War monuments a kind remembrance or a reminder of a dark past? The lesson focuses on the public's memory of the Civil War and the monuments that represent it. Young academics explore past efforts to change historical symbols...
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On This Day: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

For Students 7th - 12th
Scholars learn about the history of Mount Rushmore, the artist behind the vision, and the preservation of the monument in a series of video clips. The interesting resource also explores how Mount Rushmore impacts tourism and the economy...
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The Ancient City of Petra

For Students 6th - 12th
Anyone who has seen Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade will recognize the entrance to the Nabataean city of Petra. Young archaeologists don't need horses or camels to travel through the Sig and tour this fascinating city, however. With...
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Not Just Stone and Metal: Memory and Monuments Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should we remove historical Confederate monuments? Teach scholars both sides to the story using a resource that includes a class discussion, reading materials from two prominent figures on both sides of the argument, and an assessment...
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Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
How many United States presidents have monuments built to honor them? Learners explore these monuments before picking another president to research. They then design a new monument dedicated to him.
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Reading Passage: New Mystery at Stonehenge

For Students 4th Standards
A passage about Stonehenge offers readers a perfect opportunity to demonstrate their ability to separate factual statements from opinions. After studying an article about this "mysterious monument," readers are asked to label statements...
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There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

For Students 6th - 12th
Video field trip! Viewers learn about the rocks that make up national monuments. including gabbro used for the Vietnam War Memorial, marble used in the Lincoln Memorial, and the Seneca sandstone used in the Smithsonian Castle.
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Creating a Historic Site

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A historic site marks a place where a relevant historical event occurred, no matter how many people know about it. Small groups choose their own historical sites, including a place where a class member was born, or even a football field...
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Mount Rushmore

For Students 5th Standards
How did those faces get on that mountain, and why did they choose those particular presidents? Learn about Mount Rushmore's construction and the history behind the men represented on the mountainside with a short reading passage and set...
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Voyages in a Bottle

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners uncover the method for easily building a ship in a bottle. Then they fabricate a 3-D model of the ship(s) used on an exploratory sailing voyage and display it in a plastic bottle. Students also draw a map of the world their...
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Presidential Places Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students design historical quilts. In this presidential history lesson, students research past presidents and landmarks named for them. Students create quilt squares to represent the landmarks and piece all of them together in a large...
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Memorializing September 11, 2001

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use the Internet to research monuments. They design models of appropriate memorials which would honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. They complete oral presentations that...
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Monuments, Memorials and Public Spaces

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Monument and memorial lesson plans can get students thinking about important topics and time periods in history.
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What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and...
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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A Salute to American Symbols

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore American symbols. In this reading and social studies lesson plan, students read literature regarding American symbols and describe the significance of the symbols as they research them in groups.
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Vietnam veterans memorial

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a detailed factual story about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Students answer 6 questions responding to the story.
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Follow the Leader

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine the roles of national leaders and the three branches of government and their duties. They view and discuss the images on the South Dakota Quarter Reverse transparency, complete a worksheet, and create a mobile of the...
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Remember Me

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss the monuments they see in a PowerPoint presentation. For this monuments lesson plan, 3rd graders participate in a discussion on the monuments around the country and how they represent significant historic events.
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Honoring our Past - designing monuments in our hometown

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create their own monuments of their town. In this monument lesson, 5th graders write an acrostic poem to describe their town. They discuss events and people from their town that should be remembered and create a fictional...
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Lawnfield and Other Ohio Presidential Homes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the residences of presidents found in the state of Ohio. They conduct research in the internet and also looking for buildings dedicated to the memory of presidents. The information is used in order to create brochures.
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See Washington Grow!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students use a given website to research the the growth of Washington DC. They explore the buildings, monuments and significant events. In groups, students use the internet and other sources to create an illustrated timeline of important...
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Monument Museum

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars design monuments, taking into account what is known about geometric shapes and measuring. Students create a museum complete with monuments and descritions of the monuments. Young scholars provide guides at each monument...