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"The French and Indian War 1754-1763" has eight units that teach about George Washington and the French and Indian War that are targeted for 4th – 6th grade students.

"Traveling the National Road" has ten units about the National Road that are targeted for 3rd grade students.

"Becoming George Washington" has five units that teach students using George Washington's own words.

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  • Drawing of American Indian Scarouady

    “Biography Cards” Unit 7 of the Teacher’s Education Kit “The French and Indian War: 1754-1763” has 27 different biography cards for the students to read.

    Guiding Questions: Who participated in the French and Indian War? What was interesting about their lives? How did the war affect them?

    Students will be able to:
    List the name of a person associated with the French and Indian War
    List two interesting facts about the person
    List how the person was associated with the French and Indian War

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Social Studies
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface
  • Fort Necessity National Battlefield

    Traveling the National Road  - Unit 7: Biography Cards

    Illustration of travelers being greeted by the tavern keeper’s wife as they arrive

    In “Traveling the National Road (Biography Cards)” students will learn about 14 different people associated with the National Road.  Each person has a different occupation and is linked to an occupation card.

    The “Traveling the National Road” teacher’s guide is broken into ten units and is targeted for 3rd grade students.  Each unit can be completed independently.  This is unit 7 and contains 14 biography cards (student readings) and two activities.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Immigration, Slavery, Transportation, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
  • A drawing of the American Indian Scarouady

    “Biography Cards” Unit 7 of the Teacher’s Education Kit “The French and Indian War: 1754-1763” has 27 different biography cards for the students to read.  There are nine American Indian biographies, nine French and nine British. The biography cards help the students understand the individuals involved in the conflict and help make the history come alive.

    “The French and Indian War 1754-1763” is broken into eight units and a Teacher Background.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, French and Indian War
  • Map of North America 1763

    “How Did the Conflict End?” Unit 5 of the Teacher’s Education Kit “The French and Indian War: 1754-1763” has the students study the Treaty of Paris and the outcomes of the French and Indian War, including Pontiac’s rebellion and the Proclamation of 1763.

    “The French and Indian War 1754-1763” is broken into eight units and a Teacher Background.

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    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, French and Indian War
  • Photograph of the toll rates that were posted outside the tollhouses

    In “Traveling the National Road (Other Activities and Appendix)” students will participate in three math activities, one using the toll rates and two using the distances on the mile markers. The appendix has a timeline, bibliography, list of vocabulary and a word search

    The “Traveling the National Road” teacher’s guide is broken into ten units and is targeted for 3rd grade students.  Each unit can be completed independently.  This is unit 10 and contains three activities and an appendix.

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    Average: 4.0 (2 ratings)

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Transportation, Westward Expansion
  • Join or Die cartoon

    “How Did the War Set the Stage for the American Revolution?” Unit 6 of the Teacher’s Education Kit “The French and Indian War: 1754-1763” has the students read a student reading that teaches four ways the French and Indian War set the stage for the American Revolution.  The students also learn about the “Join or Die” logo.

    “The French and Indian War 1754-1763” is broken into eight units and a Teacher Background.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, French and Indian War, Revolutionary War
  • A painting of a Conestoga wagon with the wagoner riding one of the horses

    In “Traveling the National Road (Workers Along the National Road)” students will learn what types of jobs were found along the National Road.

    The “Traveling the National Road” teacher’s guide is broken into ten units and is targeted for 3rd grade students.  Each unit can be completed independently.  This is unit 5 and contains teacher background, a student reading and two activities.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Transportation, Westward Expansion
  • British soldier, American Indian warrior and French soldier

    “Who Were the People Involved?” Unit 1 of the Teacher’s Education Kit “The French and Indian War: 1754-1763” has the students learn where the French and British colonies were located and the location of the disputed land where many American Indian nations lived.  The unit has two lessons with a mapping activity and research activity.

    “The French and Indian War 1754-1763” is broken into eight units and a Teacher Background.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, French and Indian War, Geography
  • Fort Necessity National Battlefield

    Traveling the National Road  - Unit 8: Occupation Cards

    Illustration of a blacksmith hammering

    In “Traveling the National Road (Occupation Cards)” students will learn about 14 different occupations associated with the National Road.  Each occupation is linked to a person in the biography card section.

    The “Traveling the National Road” teacher’s guide is broken into ten units and is targeted for 3rd grade students.  Each unit can be completed independently.  This is unit 8 and contains 14 occupation cards (student readings) and three activities.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Immigration, Slavery, Transportation, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
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