Created for grades 5 – 12, this digital board game reviews facts about the #Constitution and the Constitutional Convention. Players are awarded points for correct answers! Great as part of a classroom lesson or a summer review!
Celebrate Constitution Day every day! This interactive puzzle game challenges grade students to correctly arrange the Preamble to the U. Constitution in the correct order. Students must use prior knowledge and puzzle clues to complete.
Seventh grade educators: Here's a lesson on the key ideas of the eight constitutions of Texas, complete with a reading on the history of the documents and a Texas flag graphic organizer for your students.
A POSTAL TRIBUTE TO WOMEN Learning Objectives: The students will... 1. Research the lives of famous women whose images are on U.S. postal stamps. 2. Recognize the contributions of famous women in America’s history. 3. Create a visual to honor an influential woman. TEKS: SS 3.11B, 3.17A; LA 3.25B, 3.26A, 3.26B Materials Needed: One copy of the stamp template for each student, access to research materials or websites, large index cards, markers or crayons.
Headlining Progress: Extra! Extra! In this activity, students will match dates, newspaper headlines, and opening paragraphs of articles on historic advancements in technology, medicine, and transportation. Examples include the first successful heart transplant, the discovery of the North Pole, and the moon walk. TEKS: US 27B, US 28A, and US 28D.
America the Beautiful lesson! Students will: identify the song American the Beautiful and demonstrate an understanding of the words in it; relate how the song represents American beliefs, apply critical thinking skills, and communicate in verbal, visual, and written forms. TEKS: 2.4B, 2.18A, 2.18B, 2.18D, 2.19A
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Learning objectives: 1.Explore ways our Hispanic heritage impacts the United States through food, names of cities, and other ways. 2. Understand the contributions of people of Hispanic heritage to our national history. 3. Create a visual to inform classmates. TEKS: SS 3.13A, 3.13B; LA 3.26C
Come to My Dinner Party! In this exercise, students decide the placement of historical guests, such as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Caesar Chavez, at a dinner party. Which guests have differing views? What arrangements will lead to the most lively conversation? It's up to your students to decide as they analyze the roles of key personalities in the civil rights movement. TEKS: US 9B, US 9C, and US 9D.
Be Safety Smart! Create your own characters and answer questions about transportation safety. Developed for grades K-2 (with a guide) and 3–5, this simulation helps students understand safe behavior on buses, bikes, skateboards, and passenger cars. Players receive points for correct answers. Great as part of a classroom lesson or a summer review at home!