Today we’re going to be learning about the history of the United States – specifically, about proper nouns related to that history. Proper nouns are words that start with capital letters and are specific to a person, place, or thing. You can think of them as the names of people, places, and things – for example, John, Washington D.C., and the Statue of Liberty.
-What are proper nouns?
-Identifying proper nouns related to US history
-Discussion of famous people, places, and things (from worksheet and video)
-What is a proper noun?
-What are some examples of proper nouns related to US history?
-Who is the first US president?
-Where is the US capital?
-What landmark is famous in New York City?
Worksheet – Students will work with partners to complete a worksheet that identifies proper nouns related to US history.
Teacher-generated – For those who need additional assistance or guidance, the teacher will generate a worksheet with ideas and hints for proper nouns.
For those needing more challenge, teacher will provide extension questions and activities.
-Review key points about proper nouns
-Reflection on the important people, places, and things in US history
-Who was the First US President? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GHDtI-AG2Q
-Where is the US Capital? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmhduquGdBI
-What Landmark is Famous in New York City? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U_3qUiHQ6U
-Proper Nouns in US History https://study.com/academy/worksheet/proper-nouns-in-us-history.html