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Examine the Song “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”
Examine the Song “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”
Worksheet
Examine the Song “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”
Use this worksheet to help your students understand patriotic songs, like an older national anthem.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Workbook
Civil Rights
Learn about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Explore ideas of citizenship, constructive action and community while building on literacy skills and historical knowledge with your child.
5th grade
Social studies
Workbook
Come to the Colonies
Come to the Colonies
Workbook
Come to the Colonies
These supplemental sheets take Colonial American history for a spin. Imaginative writing prompts and fact sheets for historic figures can be a fun complement to research projects.
5th grade
Social studies
Workbook
Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
Lesson Plan
Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech
In this lesson, Significance of "Let Freedom Ring" in MLK, Jr.'s Speech, students will be able to understand the allusion Martin Luther King, Jr. makes to the song "My Country 'Tis of Thee." Have students discuss allusions in this speech.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Paul Revere's Ride
Paul Revere's Ride
Workbook
Paul Revere's Ride
American history gets a graphic-novel makeover in this workbook. Look at Paul Revere's ride with the famous poem, plus a comic that your child can complete about the real events of the midnight ride!
5th grade
Social studies
Workbook
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
Worksheet
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
Children are introduced to two beautiful examples of the power of words in this “I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
In this worksheet, children read the story of Parks' act of passive resistance, then follow a series of thoughtful prompts to reflect on why the boycott was successful, as well as why it inspired the support of so many people around the United States.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Anne Frank
Anne Frank
Worksheet
Anne Frank
Learn more about the life of Anne Frank, a tragic, true-life story of a young girl caught up in the horrors of war.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Malala: Education Advocate
Malala: Education Advocate
Worksheet
Malala: Education Advocate
Students read about Yousafzai's life, then answer a series of thoughtful questions about both education and the issues they care about.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Writing Opinions About Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Writing Opinions About Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Lesson Plan
Writing Opinions About Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century writer and philosopher who today is considered one of the first documented feminists and advocates for women’s education. In this lesson, students will read two nonfiction texts about Sor Juana and discuss her life and accomplishments before writing an opinion piece about her.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Write Your Own Declaration!
Write Your Own Declaration!
Worksheet
Write Your Own Declaration!
Celebrate the work of our forefathers by writing your own Declaration, in honor of the Declaration of Independence!
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
Worksheet
Civil Rights: The Later Years of the Movement
The Civil Rights Movement: The Later Years worksheet, children read about the issues that emerged later in the movement.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The March on Washington
The March on Washington
Worksheet
The March on Washington
In this worksheet, children read about the March on Washington, the ideals that inspired it,  and the people who attended it.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci
Worksheet
Amerigo Vespucci
America gets its name from Amerigo Vespucci. Kids will learn about this important historical figure with this fun worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Don't Tread on Me!
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Learn about the American Revolution the fun way, by designing your own "Don't Tread On Me" flag, in homage to the original Gadsden flag.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
Worksheet
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
In Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far), third and fourth graders reference a timeline of Sotomayor's life to answer questions about her life.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your learners research facts about Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Middle Colonies
Middle Colonies
Worksheet
Middle Colonies
Social studies students will write a descriptive paragraph to show their understanding of life in the Middle Colonies and life in colonial America in general.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Mae Jemison.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Colonial America Writing Prompt
Colonial America Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Colonial America Writing Prompt
Imagine being around in colonial America. If you were reporting about the American Revolution what would you have said about the times?
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Biography Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Come to the Colonies!
Come to the Colonies!
Worksheet
Come to the Colonies!
Ask your child to consider all the pros and cons of moving to a strange and faraway land in this colonial history worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
New England Colonies Postcard
New England Colonies Postcard
Worksheet
New England Colonies Postcard
Young historians get to put themselves in the shoes of the Pilgrims and report back to the Queen herself about life in the New England colonies.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
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Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Whether it’s a poet, inventor, or famous scientist, this worksheet will help learners gather and organize important information.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet