Browse printable American history worksheets, Google Slide decks, historical figure studies, writing activities, constructed responses and so much more to guide your elementary students through the story of our nation.
Created by teachers, each US history resource in this teaching resource collection is curriculum-aligned, and you'll find engaging options to bring US history to life for the kids in your classroom!
See your elementary students' eyes light up as they reach those all-important "aha moments" while learning about the history of the United States from the colonial era to today.
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Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a worksheet about the Boston Tea Party using the RACES writing strategy for text evidence.
Use this passage, second grade writing prompt, and worksheet to help students write a constructed response paragraph about Amelia Earhart.
Practice using the RACES writing strategy for text evidence with a Lewis and Clark Passage, graphic organizer, and worksheet.
Use this multipurpose timeline template for a variety of assignments, projects, and more!
Bring National Chocolate Day into your classroom with a biography and RACES writing worksheet about Milton Hershey.
Use our constructed response writing prompts for fourth grade to learn about the fearless Women’s Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs).
Provide students with Social Studies and Writing instruction using the RACES strategy for constructed response paragraphs.
Meet famous Black History Month figures with this informational text and comprehension questions activity.
Discover the impact of the Navajo Code Talkers on the outcome of World War II with a cross-curricular constructed response worksheet.
Read and write about George Washington Carver using the RACES strategy for constructed response paragraphs.
Introduce students to the people and events of the American civil rights movement with this 17-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Craft a chronological timeline for students to model the progression of events during the Industrial Revolution.
Integrate reading, writing, and world history with a group of Holocaust reading passages, comprehension questions, and writing worksheets.
Provide your learners with an organized note-taking method with a Civil War note-taking template.
Demonstrate learning about the major events and leaders who helped end segregation in the United States during the Civil Rights Movement with a brochure project.
Learn about the life and contributions of Abraham Lincoln with a comprehensive pack of Presidents’ Day Worksheets.
Use this Irma Rangel worksheet and writing prompt to help students write a paragraph using text evidence.
Learn fun facts about Elizabeth Cady Stanton with a differentiated comprehension passage and assessment.
Review our profile on Congresswoman and first Black presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm, and answer questions to reinforce understanding.
Build vocabulary and understanding of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights with a printable mini book and comprehension questions.
Teach about the most influential female inventors in history with this 15-slide instructional slide deck.
Create a pennant banner for students to record and display their biography research.
Identify the causes of the Civil war and their effects on American society with a Civil War Cause and Effect worksheet.
Teach your students the history of the American government with an reading comprehension passage and questions about the Articles of Confederation.
Make a book with your primary-grade students to learn about the contributions of Jose Antonio Navarro.
Reveal another chapter in American History with a reading passage and graphic organizer worksheet on the French and Indian War.
Use this cloze reading passage to boost academic vocabulary and teach your students about World War 2.
A free comprehension worksheet paired with an informational text about world explorers.
Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a differentiated comprehension passage and worksheet about Women’s Suffrage.
Learn about the life and contributions of Harriet Tubman with a comprehensive pack of Women’s History Month worksheets.
Build vocabulary and understanding of the French and Indian War with a cloze reading passage worksheet.
Build vocabulary and understanding of the U.S. Constitution with a fill-in-the-blank cloze passage on the Bill of Rights.