Many elementary school teachers and homeschooling parents simply seek out social studies worksheets, but the Clarendon Learning social studies lesson plans offer much more.  A wide variety of topics are available with specialized social studies lesson plans for students in primary school and the middle and upper-elementary grades, and of course, every lesson includes social studies worksheets.

Whether you are seeking to introduce students to information about the thirteen original colonies, countries and continents throughout the world, the workings of government, the history of different wars, or other social studies concepts and topics, Clarendon Learning offers effective social studies lesson plans for classroom teachers and homeschooling parents.

The social studies lesson plans and content have been written by experienced educators and curriculum experts.  They have been thoroughly researched and reviewed for accuracy and efficiency and can be used almost immediately.  There is little preparation time necessary, allowing the busy educator more time to teach the content of the lesson.

The social studies lesson plans include step-by-step instructions, procedures for teachers, options, matching Common Core State Standards, content for students, a list of Internet resources to enhance learning, social studies worksheets with stimulating and thought-provoking activities, and much more.

Our social studies lesson plans may be searched by topic, grade level, or by Common Core State Standard.  All lesson plans can be sorted alphabetically or by grade level, and most can be adapted to the needs of a specific learner.

The Clarendon Learning social studies lesson plans are beneficial to all elementary-aged students, and the plans will allow teachers and homeschooling parents to become more effective educators.

  • Our 13 Original Colonies Lesson Plan identifies the 13 original colonies of the United States, characteristics and founders of each, as well as other related information. As students compare and contrast the colonies, they develop their critical thinking skills and written expression.  This interactive lesson also engages creativity as students devise a pneumonic for the order of the 13 colonies, as well as collaborative learning when students pair up to design a booklet.

    13 Original Colonies Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the 13 Original Colonies
    • 13 Original Colonies Practice Worksheets
    • 13 Original Colonies Word Problem worksheet
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • Explore some of the important events and details of the 20th century and their impact on life today with our 20th Century Lesson Plan.  This lesson reviews relevant vocabulary, such as century, decade, etc., as well as allows students the opportunity to share their current 20th century event knowledge with the group.  Develop research strategies and written expression as students complete the practice worksheet.

    20th Century Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about 20th Century.
    • Hands on homework activities giving students practice on identifying some important events and details of the 20th century.
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • Our 50 States of America Lesson Plan takes young students on a short introductory journey across the US.  This interactive lesson exposes students to the definition  a state and a map of the fifty states of America.  Students will be able to name some of the states. 50 States of America Lesson Plan Includes:
    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the 50 States.
    • 50 States Partner Map Activity
    • 50 States Practice Worksheet
    • 50 States American Map Homework
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 1-3 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the events on September 11, 2001 in New York City and other places in America.  The lesson also discusses the effects of Nine-Eleven on the U.S. and the world.  Included as well is information on the heroes, those who died, and the U.S. response to the attacks.  Most students may have heard the term “Nine-Eleven” but many of them may not be familiar as to the extent of the tragedy on that day in 2001, and as to its relation to terrorism in the world today.  Finally, teachers and students are to be wary of some of the inaccurate stories that may be found on the Internet related to 911.

    Nine-Eleven Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the Nine-Eleven emergency number
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to Adolf Hitler and his impact on the world as he led Germany and was responsible for millions of deaths during the Holocaust.  Most students will have heard of Hitler but may not fully understand the negative impact he had on people’s lives during World War II.  There are also other interesting facts included about the dictator.  The lesson may be used in conjunction with other lessons relates to World War II, the Nazi Party, and the Holocaust.

    Adolf Hitler Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Adolf Hitler
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 5-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The short lesson introduces students to the life of Alexander Graham Bell and his contributions to society.  As technology advances by leaps and bounds, many children may not know or have even heard of Alexander Graham Bell and the origins of the telephone.  The students will learn about the impact of other inventions by Bell and the influence they had on everyday life for many people.

    Alexander Graham Bell Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Alexander Graham Bell
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the massive continent of Africa.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not have much knowledge of each continent, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About Africa Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages all about Africa
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The short but interesting lesson introduces students to the continent of Antarctica.  The location of Antarctica is discussed, as well as the first explorers to visit the continent.  The lesson briefly mentions the animals that live in Antarctica such as seals and penguins, and also touches on the Southern Ocean and polar ice caps.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples. It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About Antarctica Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About Antarctica
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the continent of Asia.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not have much knowledge of each continent, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About Asia Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about All About Asia
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • This lesson introduces students to the continent of Australia.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not have much knowledge of each continent, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About Australia Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the All About Australia
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the country of China, which is often featured in news stories.  Many students may have heard of the country, but are unaware of its history or characteristics.  The lesson includes a wealth of information about China and students should be able to locate China on a world map.  It is recommended teachers use the video resources to take students on a “trip” to China.

    All About China Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the All About China
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the massive continent of Europe.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not have much knowledge of each continent, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About Europe Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About Europe
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the country of India, which is often featured in news stories.  Many students may have heard of the country, but are unaware of its history or characteristics.  The lesson includes a wealth of information about India and students should be able to locate India on a world map.  It is recommended teachers use the video resources to take students on a “trip” to India.

    All About India Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About India
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the country of Mexico, which is often featured in news stories.  Many students may have heard of the country, but are unaware of its rich history and characteristics.  The lesson includes a wealth of information about Mexico and students should be able to locate Mexico on a world map.  It is recommended teachers use the video resources to take students on a “trip” to Mexico.

    All About Mexico Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about All About Mexico
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to one of the most interesting and unique monuments in the United States and perhaps the world, Mount Rushmore. The lesson lists the four faces carved into Mount Rushmore and the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum. Some history of both the monument and mountain on which it is sculpted is provided. A detailed description of the process of carving the monument is included, as well as interesting facts about the monument itself and the four presidents featured in the carving. The lesson may be used in conjunction with lessons related to other national monuments and the presidents.

    All About Mt. Rushmore Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About Mt. Rushmore
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to a familiar continent, North America.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not know everything about their neighbors in North America, the other countries, people, attractions, and information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About North America Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about All About North America
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the country of North Korea which is often featured in news stories.  Many students may have heard of the country, but are unaware of its history or characteristics.  The lesson includes a wealth of information about North Korea and students should be able to locate North Korea on a world map.  It is recommended teachers use the video resources to take students on a “trip” to North Korea.  The lesson may also be used with a lesson related to the Korean War.

    All About North Korea Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the All About North Korea
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the country of Russia, which is often featured in news stories.  Many students may have heard of the country, but are unaware of its history or characteristics.  The lesson includes a wealth of information about Russia and students should be able to locate Russia on a world map.  It is recommended teachers use the video resources to take students on a “trip” to Russia.

    All About Russia Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the All About Russia
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the continent of South America.  Students are familiar with the seven continents but may not have much knowledge of each continent, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continent.

    All About South America Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages all about South America
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to canyons and to the Grand Canyon, its characteristics, formation details, and history.  The canyon is often named one of the seven natural wonders of the world.  Most students are familiar with the Grand Canyon but do not know the details or history of its formation.  The students would greatly benefit with a “field trip” to the Grand Canyon using one of the resource videos.  The lesson may be used in conjunction with lessons related to erosion, geology, rivers, and more.

    All About the Grand Canyon Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About the Grand Canyon
    • Hands-on homework activities All About the Grand Canyon
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the Middle Eastern region of the world.  Students may be familiar with the Middle East but may not have much knowledge of the region, the countries, people, attractions, and other information about the continent.  This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to various regions of the world, countries, and continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples.  It is recommended students view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the Middle East region of the world.

    All About the Middle East Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the Middle East
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the United Kingdom. At the very beginning the lesson addresses the confusion between the UK and England, listing all the countries that belong to each the UK and Great Britain along with a map to enhance understanding. A brief history of the UK mentions both the Picts and the Angles. Major landmarks and attractions included in the lesson are the English Channel, Thames River, and the Edinburgh Castle among others. This is one lesson in a series of lessons related to each of the seven continents, when students can “travel” around the world learning about other cultures and peoples. It’s is recommended student view one or more videos to enhance their “trips” to the continents.

    All About the UK Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages All About the UK
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the Washington Monument, one of the most recognizable and unique monuments in the U.S. and the world. The lesson provides interesting facts about the monument, such as the reason it was built, the person who designed it, the challenges faced during its construction, and important historical documents buried at the monument’s base. It is recommended that students take a “field trip” to the monument using one of the many video resources available. The lesson may be used in conjunction with other lessons related to various monuments in Washington, D.C., President George Washington, or other famous world landmarks.

    All About the Washington Monument Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about All About the Washington Monument
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • As an overview of the Founding Fathers of America, our America's Founding Fathers Lesson Plan delves into their contributions to the development of the national government and their influence as models of civic virtue. This lesson focuses on seven statesmen responsible for American independence, as well as a few others, and their unique contributions to the effort. This lesson is a suitable precursor to other lessons related to the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the American Revolution, or it can be presented following those lessons.

    America's Founding Fathers Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the Founding Fathers of America.
    • The lesson focuses on seven statesmen responsible for American independence, with each one unique in their contributions to the effort.
    • A few other Founding Fathers are also discussed and includes relevant information about their contributions as well.
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 5-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • This compelling lesson introduces and summarizes Ancient Egypt and includes an overview of the culture and its impact on future civilizations. There is an abundance of information available on the Internet to use and for expanding the lesson for weeks. Students will be especially interested in the pyramids, daily life, hieroglyphics, and other aspects of the Egyptian culture. The students will be able to describe, identify and list characteristics of the Egyptian Civilization and its impact on future civilizations.

    Ancient Egypt Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Ancient Egypt
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • This interesting lesson introduces and summarizes Ancient Greece and includes an overview of the culture and its impact on future civilizations.  There is an abundance of information available on the Internet to use and for expanding the lesson for weeks.  Students will be especially interested in the Olympic Games, Greek Mythology, gods/goddesses, and other aspects of the Greek culture. The students will be able to describe, identify and list characteristics of Ancient Greece and its impact on future civilizations.

    Ancient Greece Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Ancient Greece
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the “Cradle of Civilization,” Mesopotamia, and presents an overview of this interesting civilization and era. The lesson begins with the geographical location of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The discovery of farming is then discussed, as well as the Sumerians. Relevant vocabulary like nomadic, hunters and gatherers, domesticated and ziggurat is included, among others. Babylon and Persia are briefly mentioned, as well as the invention of the wheel, writing and other early technologies. The lesson may be used in conjunction with other ancient civilizations lessons.

    Ancient Mesopotamia Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Ancient Mesopotamia
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • Explore Anne Frank and summarized parts of her diary with our Anne Frank Lesson Plan.  This lesson exposes students to a list of important events during Anne Frank's lifetime, and engages their critical thinking in the meaning of various quotes from her diary.  Leverage group learning by encouraging meaningful discussion and idea sharing regarding individual interpretation of Anne's quotes.  Develop creative writing and written expression as students create their own diaries.

    Anne Frank Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Anne Frank.
    • Hands-on homework activities giving students the ability to identify Anne Frank, listing important events, etc.
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • Our Articles of Confederation Lesson Plan identifies the Articles of Confederation, as well as outlines some of the strengths and weaknesses.  This interactive lesson also introduces and differentiates the U.S. Constitution.  Reinforce and generalize understanding by exploring students ideas of rules they would like to change and potential strategies for manifesting change.

    Articles of Confederation Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about the Articles of Confederation.
    • Articles of Confederation Practice Worksheet
    • Answer Key
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 4-6 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!
  • The lesson introduces students to the history of the assembly line and its use by Henry Ford in the manufacturing of the automobile.  Many students are accustomed to using products and taking for granted the manufacturing of those products, but do not understand the assembly process.The students will be able to define assembly line, discuss its history, and explain the use of it and the influence it had on the manufacturing of products in America.

    Assembly Line Lesson Plan Includes:

    • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
    • Instructional Content Pages about Assembly Lines
    • Hands-on homework activities
    • Answer Keys
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Many Additional Links and Resources
    • Built for Grades 3-4 but can be adapted for other grade levels.
    *Note: These lessons are PDF downloads. You will be directed to the download once you checkout. Clarendon Learning resources are FREE, we rely 100% on donations to operate our site. Thank you for your support!