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Write a Letter to the President
Write a Letter to the President
Worksheet
Write a Letter to the President
Help nurture a sense of civic engagement—and encourage letter-writing skills, too—with this fill-in-the blanks letter-writing activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Gold Rush Advertisement
Gold Rush Advertisement
Worksheet
Gold Rush Advertisement
Look at this scene of a mining town during the Gold Rush and create an advertisement that persuades people to travel to California.
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
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
George Washington: You Tell the Story
George Washington: You Tell the Story
Worksheet
George Washington: You Tell the Story
Budding essayists will practice organizing their ideas using the template and prompts on this worksheet.
2nd 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
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
Christopher Newport
Christopher Newport
Worksheet
Christopher Newport
Captain Christopher Newport led one of the first journeys across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World and started what would become Jamestown.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Zheng He
Zheng He
Worksheet
Zheng He
Young historians will practice writing essays and get a great reading comprehension workout with this worksheet about the famous Chinese explorer Zheng He.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Roanoke Mystery Writing
Roanoke Mystery Writing
Worksheet
Roanoke Mystery Writing
What do you think happened to the colonists at Roanoke? Make up an explanation for the settlers' strange disappearance.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Paul Revere: The Graphic Novel
Paul Revere: The Graphic Novel
Worksheet
Paul Revere: The Graphic Novel
Get to know the true story of the midnight ride and the start of the American Revolution with this historical graphic novel.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Packing for the Gold Rush
Packing for the Gold Rush
Worksheet
Packing for the Gold Rush
What would your child bring if he had to pack for a whole new life? Find out with this Gold Rush worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Chesapeake Colonies
Chesapeake Colonies
Worksheet
Chesapeake Colonies
This writing exercise about the Chesapeake Colonies will get social studies students in the minds of some of the first settlers to come to America
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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
Family Album
Family Album
Worksheet
Family Album
In this intro-to-history worksheet, kids can start with something familiar -- family photos from a real American family through the years.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Mad King George
Mad King George
Worksheet
Mad King George
For this activity, put yourself in the place of Mad King George and see if you can politely address the American colonists' complaints and accusations.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Venn Diagram: History
Venn Diagram: History
Worksheet
Venn Diagram: History
Start learning basic concepts of history with a Venn Diagram activity! Your child will consider objects we've used in the past and the present.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Frederick Douglass, an influential African American writer and abolitionist.
Social studies
Worksheet
April Fools' Day History
April Fools' Day History
Worksheet
April Fools' Day History
We all love a good prank on April Fools' Day, but how did April 1st come to symbolize such silliness? Find out with this reading worksheet!
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Mercantilism
Mercantilism
Worksheet
Mercantilism
Learn more about the unfair practice of mercantilism during colonial times, then explore your opinion on it.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Neroli Fairhall
Neroli Fairhall
Worksheet
Neroli Fairhall
Learn about the history of archery with a famous Olympian: Neroli Fairhall!
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Marginalized People of the Gold Rush
Marginalized People of the Gold Rush
Worksheet
Marginalized People of the Gold Rush
The Gold Rush wasn't great for some, such as women, Chinese-Americans and Native Americans. Read about them and consider their dilemmas with this worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #1
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #1
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #1
Children use their creative writing skills with this Thanksgiving prompt.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Settle a Dispute
Settle a Dispute
Worksheet
Settle a Dispute
Lots of people settled in California during the Gold Rush, but these two guys can't settle a dispute. Why don't you step in and decide who is right?
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Museum Display
Museum Display
Worksheet
Museum Display
Have your third-grader draw upon some knowledge gained from writing a biography to complete this refreshing biography worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet