Lesson Plan

Research a Historical Event

Explain events in a historical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text
Heidi L.
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My Grades 4
My Subjects English Language Arts, Science

Students will be able to...

research a historical event.
explain major events leading up to event
use a graphic organizer to collect information
create a presentation to give to classmates

English Language Arts
Grades 4
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With guided instruction based on the lessons given during direct instruction, students can begin their research using Teachinghistory.org, National Archives, American Revolution, World Book, and PBS Kids Go!