About This Chapter
Americans in History for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
This chapter helps teach your elementary students about important figures in American history, such as Davy Crockett, Elvis Presley, and more. The lessons in this chapter offer engaging biographies and facts about famous Americans, which make the learning process fun and enjoyable. Your students can learn from these lessons whenever it fits their schedule and they can test their understanding of the material by taking the included multiple-choice practice quiz for each lesson.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about significant people throughout American history will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the lives of famous Americans.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the lives and accomplishments of famous Americans
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about famous Americans throughout history
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about history (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about famous people in American history
- Students who struggle to understand their history teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra history resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the famous American historical figures your student needs to learn or review.
- Have your student read through the text lessons.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about famous Americans throughout history.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student recognizes famous Americans by completing the Americans in History for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Eli Whitney Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Eli Whitney is one of the most famous inventors in American history, yet his most famous invention only took him ten days to make! Learn about the machines that Whitney made during his lifetime and how they helped a young United States nation grow.
2. Jefferson Davis Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography
Jefferson Davis was the only President of the Confederate States of America. Come learn about his life, family, what he did before becoming president and what happened to him after the Civil War.
3. Steve Jobs Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
What would our lives be like without personal computers, iPads, or iPhones? In this lesson, learn about Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Computers. Find out how Steve changed our world with technology.
4. Davy Crockett Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
This lesson provides a biography of the life and experiences of Davy Crockett from his time as a young boy living on the Tennessee frontier to his fate as one of the defenders of the Alamo.
5. Elvis Presley Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Elvis Presley was a famous singer and performer. This lesson will teach you about his life, what kind of music he liked, what awards he won, and some other interesting facts about this famous man.
6. Mary Todd Lincoln Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
You might be familiar with the well-known 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. However, how well do you know his wife? In this lesson, we will explore the life of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln.
7. Buffalo Bill Cody Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Do you know how Buffalo Bill Cody got his nickname? In this lesson, discover more about the life of the legendary Buffalo Bill. Find out interesting facts about this larger-than-life frontiersman.
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