Central America and the Caribbean

Learn about the history of Central America and the Caribbean. Objectives: Students will be able to describe the location and geography of Central America and the Caribbean. Students will understand that Christopher Columbus first landed in the West Indies on one of the islands that are now the Bahamas. Students will be able to describe … Continue reading Central America and the Caribbean

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Canadian Expansion and Canada Today

Learn about the expansion of Canada and what it is like today. Objectives: Students will be able to describe the expansion of Canada. Students will be able to identify the Canadian Pacific Railway as an important factor in the expansion of Canada. Students will be able to identify the various immigrant groups who have settled … Continue reading Canadian Expansion and Canada Today

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Canada’s Road to Independence

Learn about the colonization of Canada and how Canada became an independent country. Objectives: Students will understand that the French were the first Europeans to set up colonies in Canada. Students will understand when and how English colonies were established in Canada. Students will be able to describe how Canada became an independent country. Students … Continue reading Canada’s Road to Independence

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Canada’s Geography

Learn about the geography of Canada. Objectives: Students will be able to name the regions of Canada. Students will be able to identify the location of each region in Canada. Students will be able to describe the unique features of each region in Canada. Suggested Grades: 4th Grade – 5th Grade – 6th Grade Procedure: … Continue reading Canada’s Geography

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Dictators and the Start of World War II

Learn about the rise of dictatorships that led to the start of World War II. Objectives: Students will be to name the dictators that ruled Italy, Germany and Japan during World War II. Students will be able to explain what a dictator is. Students will be able to describe how Adolf Hitler rose to power. … Continue reading Dictators and the Start of World War II

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The United States under Theodore Roosevelt

Learn about the 26TH U.S. President and the changes that took place while he was in office. Objectives: Students will be name Teddy Roosevelt as the 26th President and explain that he became President when William McKinley was assassinated. Students will be able to describe the key events that took place under Roosevelt’s administration, including … Continue reading The United States under Theodore Roosevelt

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The Cold War

Learn about the Cold War between the United States and communism. Objectives: Students will understand that the cold war was not a physical war. Students will be able to explain why the cold war took place. Students will be able to define communism. Students will be able to identify the European countries that were communist … Continue reading The Cold War

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The Spanish American War

Learn about the Spanish American War and its results. Objectives: Students will be able to explain why the United States went to war with Spain. Students will be able to describe the first battle of the Spanish American War. Students will be able to describe Roosevelt’s ride up San Juan Hill and its results. Students … Continue reading The Spanish American War

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The Southern Colonies of the United States

Learn about the geography and economy of the Southern colonies/states. Objectives: Students will be able to name the states of the Southern region. Students will be able to describe the geography and climate of the Southern region. Students will be able to define the term cash crop and identify cash crops that were important to … Continue reading The Southern Colonies of the United States

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