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resources regarding the study and interpretation of human events in the history of the United States of America


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    A Moral Obligation - A Play About Martin Luther King Jr Grade 4-Grade 12
    In a play about the story of Martin Luther King, Jr., Trudy Wright provides a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop ideas are also provided.

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    Adventist Office of Legislative Affairs Grade 10-Lifelong
    Religious liberty information for Adventist US citizens from the Seventh-day Adventist Office of Legistlative Affairs website includes: how best to contact elected representative in congress; how to arrange to visit your elected representative; brief analysis...

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    American History Alive! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests ideas for bringing American history to life. History classes should create memories, include both content and skills, help students discover unique perspectives on Adventism,...

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    American Patriots Grade 5-Grade 8
    "American Patriots presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American History. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    Back to Civics Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How to help students celebrate and understand the Constitution. 1987, the Bicentennial of the Philadelphia Convention, offers a long-term civics lesson. Commercialization, prophetic interpretation, and lack of a bill of rights are deterrents to Bicentennial...

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    Coming to America WebQuest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Coming to America, considered the land of opportunity, was the dream of thousands of immigrants. America was the answer. Take a trip back in time to study the people and situations which influenced their decision to leave everything behind to come to America....

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    Constitution Day - Celebrating With Your Students Grade 3-Lifelong
    The author explains the history of the USA Constitution Day, with practical ideas on activities and resources to teach about the Constitution, and the meaning of religious freedom as one component.

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    Dear Tish - American History Play Grade 6-Grade 12
    This six act play set during the American civil war is shared by a former student who performed in this production at John Nevins Andrews Elementary School in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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    Famous American Research Project Grade 2-Grade 4
    This biographical research project was created as an extension activity for the second grade Pathways theme book, First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers (not included in Pathways 2.0). It is a simplified version of a Wax Museum...

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

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    Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge: A Teacher's Impressions Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Freedoms Foundation offers a variety of programs, seminars, and workshops throughout the United States. N. Gordon Thomas shares insightful observation from one such trip to Valley Forge.

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    From Horse and Buggy to Horseless Carriage Grade 1-Grade 8
    This is a thematic unit featuring the history of the automobile industry in Michigan. At the top of each lesson plan is a symbol indicating which of the eight multiple intelligences are being targeted in that particular lesson. Icons indicate technology and...

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    From Kites to Space Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This multipart unit is designed to help you examine and teach the years of US History from 1945 to the present. It is based on the SoSmart materials, Year 4, Quarter 4." European Space Agency WebQuest, Man in Space Timeline PowerPoint, videos...

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    History Jeopardy - USA and Adventist Grade 9-Grade 12
    A powerpoint for a jeopardy game, as an example of how to integrate Adventist and U.S. history in a student-friendly way. This timeline will help students find answers. ...

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    Innovative Americans Grade 3-Grade 8
    "They were not citizens; they were slaves. They were not supposed to be knowledgeable; yet they were creative. Who were they? African American Innovators! This unit will explore the contributions these unique men and women have made to improve the lives of people in their time and in today's society."

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    Kids at Work - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "More than 2 million American children under 16 years of age were a regular part of the workforce. Many of them worked 12 hours or more a day, six days a week, for pitiful wages under unhealthy and...

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    Lesson on the Civil War Grade 1-Grade 8
    This unit is intended to combine computer skills, language, and social subjects. Students are given a character role in which they analyze what it was like during the Civil War. They defend their views of what is taking place, journal and share projects. Extra...

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    Our Nation - Past and Present Grade 1-Grade 3
    "The purpose of this unit is to provide materials that will assist teachers of grades 1-3 in teaching a patriotic unit emphasizing various aspects of the United States of America. This unit is prepared for use in conjunction with the curriculum for the...

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    Parallel Timeline - Adventist, World & USA History, 1800 to 2008 Grade 7-Grade 12
    A parallel time line highlighting significant historical dates from the 18th-21st centuries in the areas of: United States history, World History, and the History of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Very user friendly.

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    Revolutionary War Unit Lesson Plans Grade 3-Grade 8
    This Revolutionary War unit includes activities and links to useful websites.

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    Sin and Judgement in Puritan America - Unit Plan Grade 10-Grade 12
    "A comprehensive unit about sin and separation (from God and fellow man), law and justice, and the good news of the gospel which offers forgiveness and salvation from guilt and broken relationships. Planned for an eleventh-grade American Literature class,...

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    Slave Narratives and Spirituals Unit Grade 10-Grade 12
    "Slave Narratives and Spirituals: A brief exploration of two methods of communication by African slaves in the mid-1800s is an interdisciplinary unit for the 11th and 12th grade that incorporates elements from American...

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    Songs of America - 18 Classic Songs Preschool-Grade 6
    Cedarmont Kids perform on this CD, which features songs like Yankee Doodle, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Star-Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, and You're a Grand Old Flag, as well as other well-known American folk songs. Both the singing and accompaniment...

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    Technology - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Technology is becoming more and more an integral teaching tool in the classroom. This section is full of annotated links for all subject areas, techy articles, webquests, and ideas for making technology work in your classroom.

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    The American Civil War - Humanitarian Acts and Rules of War Grade 7-Grade 12
    Tis 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows you how to connect American history to contemporary laws and develop your students into caring, global citizens. Lessons highlight the development of humanitarian standards to protect wounded and sick soldiers,...

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    The Cabin Faced West and Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West - Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 5
    This unit lesson plan integrates language arts, social studies, art, music and Bible. It familiarizes students with events from American History through the use of books, films, DVDs, class discussions, writing and enrichment projects. The lessons are...

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    The Civil War - America at Its Worst (1861-1865) Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Civil War presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life, times and actions of the Civil War. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects. It has been designed primarily for the middle and upper elementary grades. A...

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    The Dirty Thirties Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit is about the 1930's and the Great Depression. It was designed for grades 7-10 and is to be used in conjunction with United States History. The lessons are designed for 40 minute class periods, 4 days a week. Resources and website links are...

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    The Discovery of America - An Interdisciplinary Unit 1490-1585 Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Discovery of America presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American explorers. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    The Forbidden School House - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school window. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put...

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    The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    "This unit will provide a historical perspective of the plight of slaves, through the life of Sojourner Truth. Students will develop a clearer understanding of the importance of forgiveness. In spite of the inequality that we may face in life, God expects...

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    The Lights of Freedom - Patriotic School Musical Grade 1-Grade 8
    A patriotic program for elementary school which combines singing, recorder, and boomwhacker music. It also includes a PowerPoint presentation, choreography notes, and resource for accompaniment tracks (links...

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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond Grade 5-Grade 8
    This unit, based on Speare's novel, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, explores the concepts of forgiveness and loving one’s enemies within the context of colonial American history. Grade 5-8 students can explore these concepts while learning about the English...

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    Traveling the Oregon Trail - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit takes the students on a journey along the Oregon Trail. Includes daily activities and Internet resources.

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    William Bradford - A Play Grade 4-Grade 12
    In a play about the story of William Bradford, Trudy Wright provides a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop ideas and stage settings are also provided.

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    Writing Cross-Curricular Units Grade 5-Grade 12
    Five cross-curriculum units for high school and one for middle grades were developed in a two-day in-service in Southern New England. A schedule is included for collaboration, and powerpoints can be downloaded, along with the actual units: Improving Athletic...