US History


LESSONS

This lesson uses the acronym NAME to help students understand the causes of the war. Follow up scenarios and visuals serve as a formative assessment. Lesson link Name the Causes of World War I Powerpoint
After examining the contributions of American Military Heroes in the TEKS, students will create living memorials to depict their role in American history. Lesson link Honoring our Military Heroes Powerpoint
This lesson introduces students to key personalities of the civil rights movement by having them determine which guests to a dinner party could be seated together and what the topic of conversation might be. Lesson link
Students will analyze key provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in this lesson.  Lesson link Comparing the Civil Rights Legislation of the 1960s Powerpoint
In this meet and greet activity, students take on the role of a key individual in the Civil Rights Movement. As students meet each other, they should be finding the similarities and differences between those they meet. Lesson link
This year end review asks groups of students to prepare an “artifact bag” over a given era of US History. Students will include examples of the political, social, economic, and cultural characteristics of the era. Lesson link
This card sort lesson has students examine key events in modern history by looking at the advancements in technology, medicine, and transportation. Lesson link
This site helps student prepare for the End of Course Assessment in US History 1877 to the present. Site link

RESOURCES

#Liam Learns

Oyez Oyez

They Had A Dream

Vote America

Who Am I?

Citizen Bee

Additional Resources