Table of Contents

Age 10-12 - Concept 2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Slavery and the Civil War [SS]

  • Lesson 1: Antebellum America (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Slavery (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Disunion and the Start of the Civil War
  • Lesson 4: Leadership and the Civil War
  • Lesson 5: The Wartime Experience (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Major Battles of the Civil War
  • Lesson 7: The Homefront Experience
  • Lesson 8: Gettysburg and Beyond
  • Lesson 9: End of War and Reconstruction
  • Final Project: Remembering the Civil War (2 Days)

Unit 1: Bull Run [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Pink and Say (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Joining the Ranks
  • Lesson 4: Ready for Battle
  • Lesson 5: Nerves
  • Lesson 6: The Battle Begins
  • Lesson 7: Fleeing and Death (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Argumentative Essay (3 Days)

Unit 2: Force and Motion [S]

  • Lesson 1: Individual Sports and Motion
  • Lesson 2: Speed It Up! (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Gymnastics and Balance
  • Lesson 4: Tennis, Lift, and Thrust
  • Lesson 5: Bicycles and Friction
  • Lesson 6: Skateboarding and Gravity
  • Lesson 7: Ice Skates and Other Simple Machines
  • Lesson 8: Potential Versus Kinetic Energy
  • Final Project: Designing a Sports Machine (3 Days)

Unit 2: Albert Einstein [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Who Is Albert Einstein?
  • Lesson 2: Einstein, The Boy
  • Lesson 3: University Days and Beyond
  • Lesson 4: Research and Discovery (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: The Professor
  • Lesson 6: Fame
  • Lesson 7: War (2 Days)
  • Lesson 8: Peace (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Biography Scrapbook (3 Days)

Unit 3: World Wars I and II [SS]

  • Lesson 1: World War I Begins
  • Lesson 2: In the Trenches and on the Homefront
  • Lesson 3: The End of World War I
  • Lesson 4: World War II Before U.S. Involvement
  • Lesson 5: Mobilizing for War (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Wartime Skills
  • Lesson 7: War in the Pacific and North Africa
  • Lesson 8: War in Europe (2 Days)
  • Lesson 9: The End of World War II (2 Days)
  • Final Project: A World War II Board Game (2 Days)

Unit 3: Number the Stars [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Background on Denmark and World War II
  • Lesson 2: Soldiers on Every Corner
  • Lesson 3: The Button Shop
  • Lesson 4: In Hiding
  • Lesson 5: In the Country
  • Lesson 6: Aunt Birte is Dead
  • Lesson 7: Run!
  • Lesson 8: Little Red Riding Hood
  • Lesson 9: A Magazine Article (3 Days)
  • Final Project: Think-Tac-Toe (2 Days)