DIY Parachutes (and the Science Behind How they Work)
What kid doesn't love parachutes? My boys have gotten so many of those parachuting army men as party favors, I've lost count. And forget ...
Cold War: The Changing Borders of Europe: 1945-1993
$ This mini-lesson will help your students understand how Europe's borders changed after World War II, during the Cold War, and after the collapse of the Soviet Union. You can use this as guided notes, station work, homework, in an interactive notebook, and much more!
How to Build the Alamo: Day 5 Hands-on Learning
How to Build the Alamo: Day 5 Hands-on Learning (Free Texas Unit Study). Hands-on history brings learning alive. Look how to make the Alamo. via @tinashomeschool
World War II Hands-On History – Make Ration Cakes
Bring history alive with this fun hands-on history idea for World War II! Teach kids about making do with the ingredients you have by making ration cakes.
Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation
I used to struggle to make the Great Depression experience more real for my students; I was looking for a way to help my classes understand how the Crash of 1929 caused a cascading series of devast…
Explore the trenches of World War 1 with this activity
A few weeks ago in a blogging group, we got to talking about outside learning for the summer. Y’all Texas summer is hot, like it was over 100 last week for several days. Instantly I knew whatever I volunteered had to be outside, and then I remembered this World War 1 trench warfare lesson from […]
How did World War 1 start? an interactive map lesson
How did World War 1 start? Well, let's pull out a map of Europe and walk through how World War 1 started.
Throw a Dolley Madison Party! - All Done Monkey
Bring US history to life by throwing a Dolley Madison party! These fun activities are a great way to teach about one of our most colorful first ladies.
Heather's Online Classroom
Browse over 450 educational resources created by Heather's Online Classroom in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Students will create a timeline of events, an account of the 13 days for the battle and siege of the Alamo in this interactive notebook activity. Students will also create a diary as if they were there on the days that the siege took place.
How to Hold a Jane Austen Tea Party - ANGELICSCALLIWAGS
As part of our Jane Austen learning, the girls decided to hold a Georgian tea party, Jane Austen style. I am so blessed by older girls who want to make the little ones’ childhood as magical …
Creative and Emotive Writing: WW1 Diary Entry and Newspaper Article
Looking for support to help students write well? Looking for interesting creative writing resources? This mini series of 'War Time Writing' uses emotions to help engage and interest students and…