K-2 Core Curriculum - American History: Volume 1 - The First People
This is Volume I of the three part K-2 Core Curriculum American History series.
In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore the history of the United States from the first people to the establishment of the first European settlements. With over 25 activities and 16 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on projects, map work, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning history fun and relevant!
This unit study is part of our history core curriculum series for grades K-2. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 30 hours.
Take a peek inside:
- The First People
- The Land Bridge
- Daily life of the First People
- The arrival of European explorers
- Leif Erikson
- Christopher Columbus
- The Lost Colony
- Sir Walter Raleigh
- Virginia Dare
- Captain John Smith
- The real Pocahontas story
- The Powhatan
- The Wampanoag and Pilgrims
- The real Thanksgiving story
- and much more!
All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!