Created By: Diane Elliott, Southside Elementary School (Champaign, IL)
Grade Level: 4th
Content Area: Social Studies
Database Integration: For this project, students will be given three 45-minute class periods to search the TDC database to look for pictures of the homes that early settlers lived in. Students will use these pictures in a presentation to the class about life among the early settlers of the Midwest.
Activity that Meets this Standard
|State Goal 16: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois the United States and other nations||Students will create a presentation for the class about the homes and lifestyles of the early settlers in Illinois and the Midwest.|
Students will be assessed using a teacher created rubric that is presented to the students at the start of the project and discussed.