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Ch 9: Prominent Americans for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Elementary school students can review this fun chapter to closely examine prominent American figures. Help students excel on an upcoming assignment, test or discussion on this subject by utilizing short lessons, quizzes and a practice exam that can be accessed from any computer or mobile device.

Prominent Americans for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to ensure elementary school students have a quality understanding of the lives and contributions of prominent figures in U.S. history. Entertaining lessons for kids closely examine the biographies of Americans including Oprah Winfrey, Ellen Ochoa, and Sonia Sotomayor. All resources are accessible 24/7 and can be reviewed and utilized as many times as necessary.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with prominent figures in America will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about prominent Americans.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the lives and contributions of numerous prominent Americans
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about prominent Americans
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning U.S. 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 prominent Americans
  • Students who struggle to understand their U.S. history teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra U.S. history resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover prominent American topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about prominent Americans.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands prominent figures in America by completing the Prominent Americans for Elementary School chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Prominent Americans for Elementary School
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Oprah Winfrey Biography: Lesson for Kids

1. Oprah Winfrey Biography: Lesson for Kids

You've probably seen Oprah on television, but did you know she's funded a school in Africa and given millions of dollars to charities? Let's look at the amazing life of Oprah Winfrey and her example of generosity and positive influence.

Ellen Ochoa Biography: Lesson for Kids

2. Ellen Ochoa Biography: Lesson for Kids

Ellen Ochoa is the director of the Johnson Space Center and was the first Hispanic woman to go into space. This lesson will teach you about her life, how many times she applied to be an astronaut, how many hours she spent in space, what instrument she plays and some other interesting facts about her.

Sonia Sotomayor Biography: Lesson for Kids

3. Sonia Sotomayor Biography: Lesson for Kids

This lesson will familiarize you with Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Learn about her early life, her legal career, and her rise to the highest judiciary seat in the country!

Franklin D. Roosevelt Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

4. Franklin D. Roosevelt Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

Did you know that only one United States president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, served longer than eight years? Find out how he became president for so long and learn about Franklin Roosevelt's life and accomplishments in this lesson.

Herbert Hoover Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

5. Herbert Hoover Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography

Have you ever heard of Herbert Hoover, the 31st president of the United States? Find out what happened when a very successful businessman became president during the Great Depression, one of the worst times for the United States economy.

Facts About Rutherford B. Hayes: Lesson for Kids

6. Facts About Rutherford B. Hayes: Lesson for Kids

Rutherford B. Hayes was a major in the American Civil War who went on to become the 19th President of the United States. In this lesson, learn about his early life, find out about his experiences during the Civil War, and discover facts about his presidency.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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