Fifth Grade US History Activities

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Candied Rose Petals
Candied Rose Petals
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Candied Rose Petals
Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
5th grade
Social studies
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How to Cane
How to Cane
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How to Cane
In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.
5th grade
Social studies
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President Match
President Match
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President Match
Test your kid's knowledge of presidents one through forty-four with this fun and educational matching game!
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Social studies
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How to Make a Loom
How to Make a Loom
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How to Make a Loom
Celebrate our nation's colonial history by making your very own weaving loom!
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Social studies
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Draft a Family Constitution
Draft a Family Constitution
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Draft a Family Constitution
What are the rules of your home? Help your fifth grader draft a Family Constitution and even give it an aged look using soaked tea bags.
5th grade
Social studies
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Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
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Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
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Social studies
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Helping your child write their own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help them grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
5th grade
Social studies
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Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
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Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
Help your kid keep track of all the developments that led to the American Revolution, by portraying the steps visually and literally!
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Social studies
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What is Liberty?
What is Liberty?
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What is Liberty?
Here's a 4th of July project that invites your fifth grader to explore what "liberty" really means to her.
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Social studies
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
5th grade
Social studies
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
Science
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Famous African-Americans in History
Famous African-Americans in History
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Famous African-Americans in History
To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate their knowledge of famous African-Americans.
5th grade
Social studies
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
As your fifth grader brainstorms and creates a plan for peace, your child will give his creativity and fine motor skills a boost!
5th grade
Social studies
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Test your learner's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging your child to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
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Social studies
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Become an Inventor
Become an Inventor
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Become an Inventor
In honor of Black History Month, this activity encourages your child to focus on African American inventors, and do a little inventing of his own.
5th grade
Social studies
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Civil War Hardtack
Civil War Hardtack
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Civil War Hardtack
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
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Social studies
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Who Were the Founding Fathers?
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
5th grade
Social studies
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Learn about the Bill of Rights this Presidents Day by playing a Pictionary-inspired drawing game. Players draw a right as others try to guess what it is.
5th grade
Social studies
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Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
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Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
Children read a famous letter from the American Civil War, then write a response, in this thoughtful history activity.
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Social studies
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