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Age 9-11 - Concept 3: Discovery and Survival

Unit 1: Colonization and Revolution [SS]

  • Lesson 1: The Lost Colony and Jamestown
  • Lesson 2: Religious Freedom
  • Lesson 3: The Thirteen Colonies (3 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Problems with England
  • Lesson 5: Colonies Unite (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: 1777
  • Lesson 7: The War Wages On (2 Days)
  • Lesson 8: The Beginning of a Country
  • Final Project: Life in One of the Thirteen Colonies (2 Days)

Unit 1: The Witch of Blackbird Pond [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Barbados to Connecticut
  • Lesson 2: The Woods
  • Lesson 3: Meeting House
  • Lesson 4: William
  • Lesson 5: The Meadow
  • Lesson 6: The Widow
  • Lesson 7: A Bird
  • Lesson 8: New England in the Fall
  • Lesson 9: Halloween in the Colonies
  • Lesson 10: A Witch Hunt
  • Lesson 11: The Trial
  • Final Project: Narrative Essay (3 Days)

Unit 2: Technology and Invention [S]

  • Lesson 1: A History of Invention (3 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Simple Machines (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Creativity and Invention (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Technology of the Future
  • Lesson 5: Inventor's Workshop (3 Days)
  • Final Project: Inventions Test and Rube Goldberg Project (2 Days)

Unit 2: The Invention of Hugo Cabret [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Train Station in Paris (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Magic Tricks
  • Lesson 3: Memories
  • Lesson 4: The Key
  • Lesson 5: A Box
  • Lesson 6: Prometheus (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Six Months Later (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Hugo Mini-Projects (2 Days)

Unit 3: Westward Expansion [SS]

  • Lesson 1: Lewis and Clark (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Reasons for Migrating West
  • Lesson 3: Transportation Routes (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Wagon Ride
  • Lesson 5: On the Oregon Trail (3 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Life in a New Land
  • Final Project: Westward Ho! Game (2 Days)

Unit 3: The Ballad of Lucy Whipple [LA]

  • Lesson 1: From Massachusetts to California
  • Lesson 2: Change
  • Lesson 3: An Entrepeneur
  • Lesson 4: A Ballad
  • Lesson 5: A New Friend
  • Lesson 6: Clyde Claymore
  • Lesson 7: Loss
  • Lesson 8: Fire!
  • Lesson 9: The Sandwich Islands
  • Lesson 10: A Library
  • Final Project: Persuasive Essay (3 Days)