Are you having visions of your students with their books and pencils ready to begin another school year? Get it started right with Well Planned Gal’s A New Nation history cycle for 2nd through 8th grade. Unlike some other Well Planned Lesson plans, A New Nation uses a few textbooks. But do not fret! These are well selected and balanced out with plenty of read-alouds, games, and audio resources. The information is presented in so many ways, that A New Nation is suitable for all learning styles. So, what can you expect with the A New Nation lesson plans?
What’s Included in the A New Nation Cycle
Get started by Exploring American History 2nd Edition. Sailing on the Mayflower, you will be Almost Home. Meet Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims. Then listen to The Thanksgiving Story. Learn from The Courage of Sarah Noble. Fall in as Madeleine Takes Command. Go deep into the woods as you listen to Sarah Whitcher’s Story. Go down the path of discovery with American Pioneers and Patriots. Explore George Washington’s World. Travel to Wales and join Mary Jones and Her Bible. See the Red, White, and Blue flying high. Tell The 4th of July Story. Take a slave’s journey with Amos Fortune, Free Man. Share the gospel in India with William Carey: Obliged to Go. Stay in an orphanage with George Muller: The Guardian of Bristol’s Orphans. Jump on a wagon train Bound for Oregon. Learn your own local history by Writing a State Report.
Multiple Learning Styles
What about the hands-on learner? Serve up some Scrambled States of America. Vacuum the floor and bring out U.S.A. Map Floor Puzzle. Plan a road trip on The United States for Kids Wall Map. Play some games with the U.S. Presidents Flashcards.
Don’t forget the visual learner! Get to know the North American Indians. And get an eyeful of the Children’s Encyclopedia of American History.
Last but not least – the auditory learner. Hang up a sign that says Gone West: Bold Adventures of American Explorers and Pioneers.
A New Nation lesson plans use a few textbooks, but you will have very few tests and quizzes to grade for your elementary students. That means more time to enjoy learning with your student! The textbooks will build independence in your student, too. The A New Nation Lesson Plans are there to help you teach your child to learn.
Seventh and eighth graders will take take their learning to an even higher level with some additional resources. Overcome your fear of The Witch of Blackbird Pond, then do some puzzles and vocabulary exercises in the Study Guide. Join Johnny Tremain in the War for Independence and fight your way through the Study Guide. Get shipwrecked with The Swiss Family Robinson, and the Study Guide will be a breeze.
Even though older students use the same textbooks as the younger students, expect more out of them. Encourage more thoughtful answers written in complete sentences free from errors. As your family works through A New Nation lesson plans, knowledge will be built one layer at a time.
Would you agree that the A New Nation sound exciting? Then get started today!