Most elementary school curriculum contains a unit on American history. In 4th grade, many states require teachers to study pioneer, settler and early American history in their classrooms. Here are free printable lesson plans for social studies and American history, just in time for 4th of July. These lessons have been developed by teachers for teachers. Some have been designed by local history museums and historical societies. Use these in public school and home school. Age levels are set out for individual lessons but these are flexible. Many will work with special needs classrooms, also. Free Printable Hands-On Early American History Lesson Plans
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