Category: History and World Cultures Units

Age of Exploration Unit 0

Age of Exploration Unit

Age of Exploration Packet Update! We are just finishing our unit on the Age of Exploration and I wanted to let you know that I have added a lot of new materials to this packet including new notebook pages, map worksheets and a new lapbook/interactive notebook activity! This time as we started the Age of Exploration Unit, we went over some background about world trade. We talked about the periods...

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Australia Packet

New! 75-page Australia Unit 50% off until Sept. 15, 2022! Do your kids know the states and territories of Australia? Perhaps your kids can identify a kangaroo or koala, but can they identify a numbat, bandicoot or quokka? Do they know that some mammals lay eggs? Do they know the terms marsupial or monotreme? This new Australia Unit will help kids become familiar about some basics about Australia.  This 75-page...

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FREE Famous Americans Packet

Who are these Famous Americans? Do your kids know who Benjamin Banneker, Dred Scott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Clara Barton or Scott Joplin were? (Mine weren’t sure!) You might want to grab this FREE Famous Americans Packet to help your kids learn more! This packet provides several options for learning about these 20+ Americans.  They can research and write down what they learned, they can do some fill-in-the-blank worksheets or they...

Types of Government Worksheets - Leaders of the World Worksheets 0

Types of Government and Society – World Leaders (Free Worksheets!)

FREE Packet: Types of Governments, Types of Society, Current World Leaders Newly Updated in Feb. 2021! In our history class, we have been slowly going over the Types of Government and some of the current world leaders.  I’ve done a pretty big update and wanted to share this with you, if you are interested. This is the third time we’ve talked about terms like anarchy, monarchy, oligarchy, junta, parliamentary republic,...

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World War II Unit

Our 150-page World War II unit covers many of the basic events from the post-WWI era through the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. The WWII Packet includes notebook pages, worksheets, timelines, interactive notebook pages and other activities. Here is Table of Contents for this WWII Unit: Timeline of 1920-1930s Events Post WWI Events – Notebook Pages and Teacher (Full Text) pages Rise of Hitler, Anti-Semitism, Inflation, anti-Jewish...

Hands-On Geography Activities 0

Geography Activities

Hands-On Geography Activities appeal to all ages from tots to teens!! We often start off with geography activities, whether that’s at the beginning of the year or when we are starting new history units. Geography activities can be fun & hands-on and provide the framework for understanding history. I thought I would share age-by-age what kinds of geography activities we have done along the way.  Way back when my kids...

Ancient Egypt Packet 0

Ancient Egypt Packet

This 75+page Ancient Egypt Packet includes notebook pages, ancient Egypt timeline cards, Egyptian gods & goddesses cards & activities, an Ancient Egypt lapbook – interactive notebook pages, geography materials and more! Students will learn a lot about the 3,000-year history of Egypt… from the early dynasties through the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms of ancient Egypt.  Students will also have the opportunity to learn about Egyptian mythology, learning how stories...

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World War II History

This semester we have been studying World War II history. It’s been such a fascinating unit, I wanted to share with you what we’ve done so far! We have jumped ahead in time to pick up where we left off last spring in modern history.  Last year we studied the growth of imperialism & nationalism, WWI (see our 100+ page unit here) , the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression and...

American Revolution Unit - Worksheets and Activities 0

American Revolution Unit

Our American Revolution Unit has just been updated! This 60+ page packet includes worksheets and notebook pages, a booklet, review cards and new chronology cards. American Revolutionary War Highlights This unit highlights: The French and Indian War Molasses and Sugar Acts Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Sons of Liberty, Notable Men of Boston Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts First and Second...

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Territorial Expansion – Manifest Destiny Worksheets

For the past couple of weeks, we have been doing an American History unit on Territorial Expansion. Below you’ll some of the new Territorial Expansion/Manifest Destiny worksheets and notebook pages I created recently. This material is included in our 100-page Slavery & the Civil War Packet. This packet has three sections Slavery (pages 4-37) Territorial Growth (pages 38-67) Civil War – (pages 68-103) including information on popular sovereignty, slave vs....

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3 Branches of Government Worksheets

Civics and Government Unit (45+ pages!) This unit covers the 3 Branches of Government The Constitution & Bill of Rights The Presidential Cabinet Positions How a Bill becomes Law Civics Review (symbols, landmarks) Federal vs. State Governments and more! I have added in a number of new worksheets on the 3 branches of government to the Civics and Government Unit.  These pages cover things like how old you have to...

American Revolution Video Documentaries 0

American Revolution Videos & Resources

As we have worked through our studies of the American Revolution, I wanted to create a post for our family so we could watch some history video documentaries from one convenient spot. 🙂 Plus, this post also includes some American Revolution books for younger students. Hope you find this page helpful! These are the two series we have been watching as we have studied the French and Indian War and...

13 Colonies Worksheet Packet 0

13 Colonies Packet

Thirteen Colonials Unit! 70-pages This year we are studying American history.  We have just finished our unit on the establishment of the thirteen colonies. This new 70-page packet includes notebook pages and chronology cards that cover the 13 colonies and how they were established.  These worksheets and cards cover Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay and others! This packet also goes into some detail about the Puritans and some well-known Puritan...

World Leaders -Types of Governments - Types of Societies Worksheets 0

World Leaders & Types of Government Worksheets

Free World Leaders and the Types of Government Worksheets A while back, I made a worksheet packet for the kids that covered some of the world leaders as well as the different types of government. A reader pointed out that I needed to update this to include Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Even newer update: I’ve changed and updated this packet (Feb. 2021) as the...