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Fun & Educational Near Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Cades Cove Tour

The Cades Cove Tour is a wonderful way to enjoy both frontier history and nature in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This beautiful valley was once used as hunting grounds by the Cherokee. White settlers formed a farming community in this area from around 1850 through the late 1920’s, …

Early American History: Johnny Appleseed ~ Week 13 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed. Disclosure: I was …

Early American History: George Washington ~ Week 12 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about George Washington, the first President of the United States. …

Early American History: The U.S. Constitution ~ Week 11 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about the events surrounding U.S. Constitution and the people who …

Early American History: Declaration of Independence ~ Week 10 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about the Revolutionary War and the Declaration of Independence. Disclosure: …

Early American History: Daniel Boone ~ Week 9 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about pioneer life, Daniel Boone, and the Wilderness Road. Disclosure: …

Early American History: Paul Revere ~ Week 8 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about the unfair taxes imposed by England on the Colonies, …

Early American History: Phillis Wheatley ~ Week 7 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Phillis Wheatley, an 18th century African-American poet who was …

Early American History: Benjamin Franklin ~ Week 6 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will continue to teach your students about life in the 13 colonies, including the …

Early American History: Colonial Life ~ Week 5 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about life in the 13 colonies. Learn about daily …

Early American History: Plymouth Colony ~ Week 4 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about early colonial life in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  Learn about …

Early American History: Squanto and Thanksgiving ~ Week 3 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about Squanto, the help he gave to the Pilgrims, and …

Early American History: The Mayflower ~ Week 2 Lesson Plan for Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about the Mayflower voyage and the pilgrims’ landing in Plymouth, …

Early American History: Jamestown and Pocohontas ~ Week 1 Lesson Plan for Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series.  For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will be teaching your students about the founding of Jamestown in 1607, Pocohontas, and her …

Early American History ~ Assembling the Student History Journals

This post describes how to assemble the Student History Journals for the Early American History lesson plans. For an introduction to this series please read the introductory post.  If you plan on following my 13 lesson plans, you may want to assemble your journals before the first class. Alternatively, you …

Early American History ~ Timeline Folders and Poster with Free Printables

This post describes how to assemble the timeline folders and poster for the Early American History lesson plans.  For an introduction to this series please read the introductory post. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. I am an affiliate of Amazon, and will receive a small commission if …