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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death – App Lesson

Instructional Objective: Students will develop a KWL chart, review the American Revolution, analyze the development of the branches of government, and then play an interactive game. Step 1: Students will create a KWL chart and write down the things that they already know about the American Revolution using the Drawing Desk app. Step 2: Students will open The Revolution: Interactive Guide app and ...

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The Solar System – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary school science students’ solar system understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will develop an understanding of the Earth’s solar system. Students will recall the names of all of the planets and then be able to reproduce a model that represents their knowledge learned from the standard in a 3-D Model. Step 1: Students will read Section ...

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Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ Underground Railroad understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will research the Underground Railroad and create a video demonstrating their understanding. Step 1: Students will research a specific stop on the Underground Railroad and listen to the narrated account of the stop’s significance using the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway Audio Tour app. Step 2: Students will ...

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Drawing History – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ American history knowledge and understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will pick an American history event and recreate it in their own words. Students will present their recreation/explanation to the class. Students will then take a quiz on the events explained in the presentation. Step 1: Students will become an expert on a specific event ...

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Guess the Capital – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop social studies students’ knowledge of the United States capitals. Instructional Objective: Students will identify, recall the U.S. capitals, and prepare a presentation that describes one particular capital. Step 1: Students will study the state capitals, making flashcards with the StudyBlue app. Step 2: Students will use the Google app to research two state capitals assigned to them ...

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