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History lesson plans

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for History lesson plans. Get inspired and try out new things.
History's Great Mystery (How can I make my classroom more interactive?!) - Be your best teacher!

One of the great mysteries of teaching a class like history, is how to get your students involved and interested in the material. Although the trend is towards “group work” which, in all honesty, tends to lead to “group-think”, there are other ways to get your students out of their chairs, and yourself away from… Continue reading →

Creative ideas for Teaching History without a textbook

History is my passion; I love history! And yet, I really don't like textbooks. Here are 30+ ways to teach history without a textbook, from books to cooking, and more!

Hands On Social Studies Activities for Middle School!

An overview of the engaging resources for Civics, World, or US History that are all included with a subscription to Students of History.

US History Activities for Kids

An overview of all 19 units included in Students of History's American History curriculum. Teaching resources & lesson plans for Exploration to Modern America.

10 History Games to End the School Year - All Done Monkey

Finish out your history class with a bang with these creative end of the year games! They are a fun way to review history for kids, and many would work for a literature class as well. They are easily adapted for different age groups by requiring different levels of detail and complexity in their responses.…

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Sunpie Barnes tells the story of Congo Square in New Orleans, where the music of free and enslaved people grew and changed to eventually become the foundation for New Orleans jazz and other genres of music. Access the full lesson plan, video content and slideshow presentation for students grades 6-8 at lessons.preshallfoundation.org! #MusicEducation #NewOrleansMusic #JazzLesson #LessonPlans #PresHallLessons #CongoSquare #BlackHistoryMonth
Patriotic songs can unite our schools and our country. They are perfect elementary music performance activities for Veterans Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, 9/11 Remembrances & other patriotic holidays. These "Big 6" songs play an important role in our country's history. Add a children's storybook and they become complete elementary music lesson plans for the classroom or distance learning. This blog post includes a sequenced list of songs for early elementary & upper elementary students.
Choose from dozens of printable art history resources for kids inlcuding Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Frida Kahlo and more!

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