Lesson Plan

Lisbon, Maine History

This Lesson guides students to connect Maine and U.S. history with the events in their own town.
Natasha P.
Gifted and Talented Teacher
Philip W Sugg Middle School
Lisbon Falls, ME
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My Grades 6, 7, 8
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be able to...

identify influential people in the history of Lisbon, Maine

identify important events in the history of Lisbon, Maine

connect events in Lisbon's history with events in Maine and U.S. history

Subjects
Social Studies
Grades 8
STEPS
1 Hook
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Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Conversing

I ask students to share important events in Maine and U.S. history that have happened since the year 1400.  These are put on sticky notes and placed on a timeline on the whiteboard.