ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies (4)
Title: Living Museum
Description: The students will research famous Alabamians, write an informative paragraph about their historical figure, and prepare a presentation for a school-wide living museum.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Subject: English Language Arts (4), or Information Literacy (K - 12), or Social Studies (4)
Title: Alabama's Five Capitals and First Governors
Description: Students will research the five sites of Alabama's capital and the first governors of the state. They will create a presentation including the physical location of each site and the political and geographic reasons the site was chosen and abandoned, if applicable. The presentation will also include information about the (or a) governor that served while the capital was at the specific location they are researching.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts
Title: Learning About Research and Writing Using the American Revolution
Description: Students across the board will get a kick out of researching a historical figure from the American Revolution to create an acrostic poem.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 3,4,5
Alabama Becomes a State
This is a lesson plan that teaches the steps to Alabama's statehood. Students will create a poster at the end of the lesson. A rubric for the poster is included. Extension activities are included.
3 Branches of Government
Created by Kids.gov. This website provides information and links about the 3 branches of government.