Our Lesson Plans &
Learning Modules for Kids
for American History
FOR KIDS: Native Americans for Kids - learning modules for kids with free games, activities, original lesson plans by Lin & Don Donn, original myths and stories by Lin Donn
FOR KIDS: Explorers, Mostly New World
FOR KIDS: Colonial America, the 13 Colonies for Kids - learning modules for kids with free games & activities
For Teachers: 1629 - The Salem Witch Trials Lesson Plan and Activities - Mrs. Donn's Lesson Plan
FOR KIDS: American Revolution for Kids - learning modules for kids with free games & activities
For Teachers: American Revolution UNIT Mr. Donn's Unit (several lesson plans)
FOR KIDS: US Government, A New Nation for Kids - learning modules for kids with free games & activities
For Teachers: Poetry Slam, Harlem Renaissance
For Teachers: Supreme Court Landmark Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson - Mr. Donn's lesson plan
For Teachers: Progressive Party - La Follette Platform - Mr. Donn's lesson plan
For Teachers: The Great Depression - FDR's Fireside Chats - Mr. Donn's lesson plan
For Teachers: Great Depression - Music of the Great Depression - Mr. Donn's lesson plan
For Teachers: World War II: The Home Front (5-7 days) World War II Mini-Unit with 7 handouts
FOR KIDS & TEACHERS: Civil Rights, Segregation, 1935 1945, 1955 (2-3 days) Lesson Plan with 3 handouts. This was truly a family effort. The lesson plan is Don's, supported by 2 original short stories - Back of the Bus and Welcome Home - written by Lin's author/artist mother, Dorothy Scalzo. Plus Lin's write-up on Rosa Parks & the Montgomery Bus Boycott Plus Lin created a PowerPoint on Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, illustrated by Phillip Martin for use in class.
For Teachers: Visit the 1962 Seattle World's Fair - Mrs. Donn's Lesson Plan, Learning Module.
For Teachers: Chillalley, a Halloween lesson plan and activity
FOR KIDS & TEACHERS: Ask Mr. Donn - interactive, several quizzes on various topics above
Special Learning Modules for Kids
1930's Life on the Farm during the Great Depression - Not everyone felt the effects of the depression in the same manner. People who had little to begin with had always coped. These short stories share the daily life and adventures of one such family, and the success they achieved with a mere seven acres of land in the 1930's. These short stories were written by Lin's author/artist mother, Dorothy Scalzo.
in PowerPoint format
Ancient Myths & Folktales
for Kids (Word format)
Wise Owl (Iroquois Myth)
How Raven Stole Crow's Potlatch (NW Coastal Pacific Myth)
Clever Coyote (Comanche Myth)
Child of Water and Little Blue Rock (Apache Myth)
The Americas - South and Central
For Kids, by Lin Donn
Place of the Prickly Pear Cactus (Aztec)
Journey of a Princess (Aztec, grades 6-12)
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