Classroom Activities Developed by TPS-WU

Invention Convention Lesson Plan
Using primary source documents of inventions to develop cause and effect interpretation skills.

Map Analysis Example: Scott's Great Snake 
How can one identify bias in a primary source?

Presidents Activities: 
Abraham Lincoln 
Franklin D. Roosevelt 
Teddy Roosevelt 
George Washington

Using primary source documents of past presidents to determine leadership traits needed for a successful contemporary president.

Presidents' Song 
A YouTube Video that teaches students the names of the presidents with a song to the tune of Ten Little Indian Boys performed by Addie & Frank Pazzynski.

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