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Get to Know Mae Jemison
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Lesson Plan
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Worksheet
Learning About Dorothy Pitman Hughes
This worksheet is a brief introduction to the human rights activist and feminist Dorothy Pitman Hughes.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Learn About Your State
Learn About Your State
Worksheet
Learn About Your State
Invite children to get to know their home state a little better with this series of questions and prompts.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Community Helpers
Community Helpers
Worksheet
Community Helpers
What is a service job? This worksheet helps your students think critically about the different jobs people have and what they do in those jobs.
Kindergarten
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Civil Rights Activists
Children are introduced to four inspiring members of the civil rights movement in this engaging social studies worksheet.
3rd 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
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson Biography
Worksheet
Jackie Robinson Biography
Help your budding reader learn how to spice up a boring biography by asking him to add in the details that make good writing even better.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
Worksheet
Harriet Tubman
Meet Harriet Tubman, a true American hero who devoted her whole life to caring for and protecting others.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who is Angela Davis?
Who is Angela Davis?
Worksheet
Who is Angela Davis?
Use this reading and writing worksheet to teach first and second grade students about Angela Davis and her life as an activist, writer, and scholar.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Local Government for Kids
Local Government for Kids
Worksheet
Local Government for Kids
Children use their investigative skills and powers of deduction to complete a series of questions and prompts about their local government.  
2nd 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
Voting Rights: Women's Suffrage Movement
Voting Rights: Women's Suffrage Movement
Lesson Plan
Voting Rights: Women's Suffrage Movement
Use this civics lesson, which explores the suffrage movement for women, to teach your students about the importance of voting rights for all citizens.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
“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.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The 5 Great Lakes
The 5 Great Lakes
Worksheet
The 5 Great Lakes
The 5 Great Lakes consist of Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Challenge your child with these basic trivia questions!
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Scouting Out the States
Scouting Out the States
Lesson Plan
Scouting Out the States
Let's scout out the states in the United States! In this jigsaw lesson, students will explore individual states, create a state collage, and share their knowledge with other students in the class.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Worksheet
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.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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
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
What Are Resources?
What Are Resources?
Worksheet
What Are Resources?
Resources are an important concept in economics. Introduce your child to three different types of resources with a fun worksheet!
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
Why Do We Vote?
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
This social studies worksheet is a great way to encourage the next generation to understand the value and impact of voting while helping learners practice reading comprehension strategies.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
If I Were President...
If I Were President...
Worksheet
If I Were President...
What would you do if you were president? Think deep and pour it out on this worksheet.
2nd 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
Who Am I? African American Musicians
Who Am I? African American Musicians
Worksheet
Who Am I? African American Musicians
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important musicians in the African American community.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan