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What is a Timeline?
What is a Timeline?
Worksheet
What is a Timeline?
Help your child visualize the passing of time in this easy timeline craft.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The New England Colonies: Economy
The New England Colonies: Economy
Lesson Plan
The New England Colonies: Economy
Use this lesson to teach your students how people survived in the New England colonies when they were first created.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Amelia Earhart Biography
Amelia Earhart Biography
Worksheet
Amelia Earhart Biography
Children are introduced to the life and accomplishments of aeronautics pioneer Amelia Earhart in this fascinating worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Ancient Egypt
All About Ancient Egypt
Worksheet
All About Ancient Egypt
Introduce your elementary student to the history of ancient Egypt with this fun activity worksheet, complete with a word search, quiz and word scramble.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad
Worksheet
The Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad helped thousands of enslaved Americans find freedom. In this worksheet, your student will learn about this historic network.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Effects of the Civil War
Effects of the Civil War
Worksheet
Effects of the Civil War
A nonfiction passage and some essay questions help students understand the effects of the Civil War in this American history worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
History of Zombies
History of Zombies
Worksheet
History of Zombies
Ever wonder how the whole zombie craze got started? Read about the history of zombies in this awesome reading comprehension packet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Battles of Lexington and Concord
The Battles of Lexington and Concord
Worksheet
The Battles of Lexington and Concord
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the "shot heard around the world" and began the American Revolution.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
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Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Unwind the complicated language of the Declaration of Independence with this paraphrasing activity!
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Worksheet
Great Wall of China
Step right up to the most famous wall on Earth! Spanning nearly four thousand miles, the Great Wall of China is one of the oldest wonders of the world.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
American Revolution Game
American Revolution Game
Worksheet
American Revolution Game
Bring the American Revolution to life with this board game, a fun way to test your child's knowledge of geography and historical facts.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Lesson Plan
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
This lesson plan teaches kids about W.E.B. Du Bois through video and a short informational text. Students will compare/contrast their findings and create a poster in small groups showing what they learned.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
African American Inventors
African American Inventors
Worksheet
African American Inventors
Your young historian will learn about the some of the most notable African American inventors with this worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learning About Black Visionaries
Learning About Black Visionaries
Lesson Plan
Learning About Black Visionaries
Use this lesson plan as an introductory activity to kick-off a short, project-based learning unit where students will research black visionaries and share what they learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Jazz Greats: Etta James
Jazz Greats: Etta James
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: Etta James
This worksheet on Etta James celebrates the legacy of this African American singer of soul and jazz.
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
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Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Lost in Native American Lore
Lost in Native American Lore
Lesson Plan
Lost in Native American Lore
Explore a Native American legend with your students to discover the ways of life and beliefs of the Algonquin people.
5th grade
Social studies
Lesson Plan
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Worksheet
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland
All About Misty Copeland
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Siege of Yorktown
The Siege of Yorktown
Worksheet
The Siege of Yorktown
Your young historian can step back in time and read about an important battle that helped to end the American Revolution.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
History of Easter
History of Easter
Worksheet
History of Easter
Ever wonder why we hunt for Easter eggs? Discover how this spring holiday was started with this interesting look at the history of Easter.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Native American Beliefs: Animal Guides
Native American Beliefs: Animal Guides
Worksheet
Native American Beliefs: Animal Guides
Spark your child's interest in Native American beliefs and traditions by teaching him about animal spirit guides with help from this worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Map the States: State Abbreviations
Map the States: State Abbreviations
Worksheet
Map the States: State Abbreviations
Here's a geography challenge for your fifth grader: can she label the map of the United States with the correct state abbreviations?
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Madam C.J. Walker
Finding the Main Idea: Madam C.J. Walker
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Madam C.J. Walker
Children learn about Madam C.J. Walker, the first woman to become a self-made millionaire in the United States, in this Finding the Main Idea worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
American Independence
American Independence
Worksheet
American Independence
Imagine that YOU were in charge of writing the Declaration of Independence! What kind of demands would you make?
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet

History Resources

From Black History Month to Thanksgiving, special events throughout the school year present a number of learning opportunities for students of all ages. Explain the background behind historical events by introducing students to relevant cultures and languages. When teaching the French Revolution, French language worksheets connect students with French culture, just as Spanish provides a deeper connection with the missions of New Spain.