New: Celebrate the monumental release of the Homestead Quarter with your students! In addition to the February 10, 2015 launch event at Beatrice High School at 10 a.m., access lesson plans and activities to learn about this exciting quarter design. These plans, created by the U.S. Mint, are for grades 2-3 and grades 7-8.
Tired of all those paper folders with copies of lesson plans? Get rid of them! Homestead National Monument of America's K-12 curriculum guide is available on a flash drive! To get one, email Park Education Program Specialist Ramon Mangual
All of our units are available right here online. Download the entire curriculum unit or individual lesson plans. Either way, we've got you covered.
Curriculum units for grades K-12 include:
> The Homestead Act and President Lincoln
> American Indians
> Frontier Education
> Homesteaders, Immigrants and Pioneers
> Prairie Animals
> Prairie Fire
> Prairie Insects
> Prairie Plants
> Water Quality
American Indian Reservations
Who truly owns the land?
Agriculture and Inventions
Did you know prairie sod stuck to the blades of the first plows?
"The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilatoin."...
Homestead Act Paperwork
For Free Land there sure was alot of paperwork! Discover how to claim...
Why do people move?
Homesteaders, Immigrants & American Indians...
"Uncle Same is Rich Enought ot Give Us All a Farm" 1850's popular...
Why do people build different types of dwellings?
How do people live and survive in their environments?