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Myth and truth: "The First Thanksgiving"
Students learn to think critically about commonly believed American myths in this lesson that explores the first “Thanksgiving”. As an introductory activity, students participate in a free-write or class discussion about the difference between... (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 6–8 English Language Arts)
Provided by: ReadWriteThink
EDSITEment - Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies
The lesson plans available on this site are organized into U.S. History and World History, with subcategories within each group. The main History and Social Studies page is divided into two content area tabs: Lesson pLans and Websites. The Subject Navigator... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: National Endowment for the Humanities
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
The archives contain the most important public record documents in America. Users can find family history information, significant historical documents from America's past, and military personnel documents. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: National Archives and Records Administration
NCpedia - North Carolina Encyclopedia
Divided into eight sections, this site answers many of the questions fourth graders have when studying North Carolina including the history of the state and its symbols.In the Counties and Communities section there is an overview of the "developments... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources