U.S. History Project Unit: Abraham Lincoln

Studying the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln? Wanting your students to develop their ability to research, organize, write and create a complete project? This interactive – hands on – resource is one that can be used in Social Studies / History and Language Arts classes and is designed to be either teacher led or student centered – whichever you prefer!

What will you get in this resource?

  • “Creating a Notebooking Project – What is Notebooking?” instructional page
  • List of suggested suppliesEvaluation rubric (can be used by both teacher and student peer groups!)
  • Teacher directed assignment page (This is designed to be used if you need to ‘guide’ the students on the journey of creating the project – includes due date section)
  • Cover page for student use
  • Table of contents pages for projectProject KWLVocabulary terms page (So students can record and define unfamiliar terms along their study – or – You can assign certain terms to be completed throughout the project)
  • Reference page (For students to record the references they used to complete the project – Includes a # blank so students can place numbers (#’s) throughout their project.)
  • “Using Biographical Notebooking Pages” instructional page for student reference
  • “Guiding Research Questions” page to instruct students on how they can and should create their own research questions along the way.
  • 18 student publishing pages
    These can be used however the student (or you) decide! There are a great variety to help students create a beautiful project!

Where can you get this resource?

You can purchase Abraham Lincoln Project – Research & Report, Notebooking in my TPT store! Simply click here to go there now!

Still not sure this is what you are looking for?

This project resource can be assigned individually or to cooperative groups. You can give students as much latitude as you want – or – you can be very deliberate in what and how you assign students to use the pages.

Need students to draw from primary and secondary sources? Need students to develop research questions? Need students to analyze statements or events? Make these part of the requirements. This resource is extremely flexible and allows you to make the assignment exactly what you need!

This resource can be successfully used in 5th-12th grades.

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Abraham Lincoln Project – Research & Report, Notebooking

Veterans Day Teaching FREEBIE

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It is a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Here is a FREE Veterans Day Freebie from CHSH-Teach.com that is designed to help your children and students focus their attention on a veteran that they personally know (or perhaps a family member that has passed).

If you are looking for additional Veterans Day resources, please check out these and other resources from CHSH-Teach @ http://www.chsh-teach.com/pt/Veterans-Day-Teaching-Resources–Downloads/wiki.htm

13 Colonies – Notebooking Through History (Complete Unit)

Settlers from Spain, France, Sweden, Holland, and England claimed land in the New World beginning in the 17th century. The struggle for control of this land would continue for more than a hundred years and is an important part of US History.

Whether you are looking for a complete stand-alone unit or a supplement to what you are currently studying within your selected curriculum, this Notebooking unit will fit the bill!

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It includes:

* Notebooking instructions, assignment and organization pages
* Evaluation Rubric
* Information reading for students about the colonies (overview, motivations, economy, beliefs, revolution, first settlements, Jamestown, Pilgrims voyage, and life in the colonies – farming, church, education and food)
* Maps
* 32 student project / notebooking pages
(These notebooking pages are in color but can be successfully printed in grey-scale to save on printing costs.)

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The Mayflower – A Unit Study

Although this unit was designed to be used at Thanksgiving, you can use this unit at any time!

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The Mayflower – A Thematic Unit

Includes:

  • KWL (Mayflower and the Journey to the New World
  • The Mayflower ‘Before the Pilgrims (Reading Comprehension)
  • Detailed list of the Mayflower’s Crew
  • Crew ‘Titles/Duties’ Worksheet
  • Mayflower Diagram (Labeled and Explained)
  • Parts of the Mayflower Worksheet
  • Instruments used aboard the Mayflower Worksheet
  • Mayflower Activity Classroom Activity
  • Farewell Letter of Pastor John Robinson (Written tot he passengers prior to the departure from England)
  • Vocabulary Work
  • Mayflower Passenger List
  • Informational Reading: Food and Life aboard the Mayflower, Storms Endured
  • Provisions above the Mayflower
  • 1st Person Narrative Worksheet
  • Map Work
  • Pilgrim Fact Cards
  • Unit Questions
  • Mayflower Model Template
  • Coloring Page
  • Fun related questions

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Intolerable Acts – American Revolution

Today in History, March 31, 1774, the British Parliament enacted the 1st of the Intolerable Acts.
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If you are looking for teaching resources to add to your lesson plans, go to: http://www.christianhomeschoolhub.com/pt/Intolerable-Acts—Teaching-Resources/wiki.htm

There you’ll find notebooking pages for students to use as well as several reading comprehensions for older students.

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Also available – Two videos (for different ages) to watch and learn about the Intolerable Acts.

To view these resources or watch the videos, go to: http://www.christianhomeschoolhub.com/pt/Intolerable-Acts—Teaching-Resources/wiki.htm