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Prosperity to the Depression (1897-1939)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Fort Des Moines 9th Grade History of Iowa U.S. History Chad Timm Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
US Homefront Reactions to the War 10th Grade World War I U.S. History Chad Timm Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
The Amana Colonies 12th Grade Government Caylee Bartz Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Buxton Case Study: Iowa History, A Black Utopia, and the Gilded Age 9th Grade Camille Crossett Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Advancement in Agriculture 9th Grade U.S. History Anna Kahle Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
All Voices Matter: Women's Suffrage 8th Grade American History Connor McKibben Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Herbert Hoover 10th Grade World History Courtney Post Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Media's Message 9th Grade US History Darci Young Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
From Suffering to Suffrage in Iowa 11th Grade
12th Grade
Voting: A Right or Responsibility? American Government Jenna Hendrix Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowa’s State Capitol and the Functions of Iowa’s State Government 7th Grade
8th Grade
Iowa’s Government System Civics/Government Taylor Boozell Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowa and the Great Depression 9th Grade
10th Grade
The Great Depression U.S. History Scott Poe Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Creating Research Questions through Primary Source Documents 11th Grade
12th Grade
Iowa Involvement in World War I U.S. History Abby Ollendieck Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowans During WWI 11th Grade WWI on the Homefront U.S. History Alexander Johnson Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Anti-German Sentiment in Iowa 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Homefront During WWI U.S. History Austin Bowman Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Women's Suffrage in Iowa 9th Grade
10th Grade
Influential Iowan Women U.S. History Kaitlyn Alsaihati Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Rules in Different Places Kindergarten Laws Social Studies Kara Campfield Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Iowa in a Global World (1991 - present)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
An Up Close Look at Kim Reynolds 12th Grade An Up Close Look at Iowa's Government Government Logan Benson Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Are you a producer or consumer? 3rd Grade Producers and Consumers Social Studies Payton Atwood Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
How do people's needs and wants change based on their surroundings and make them different? Kindergarten Kindergarten Identity Social Studies Nick Squires Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Capturing Change Kindergarten Identity Social Studies Kara Campfield Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
What does my city look like? Kindergarten Where am I in the World? Social Studies Allyson Simpson Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
World War II to an Urban State (1940-1963)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
The Sullivan Brothers 11th Grade World War II - Supporting the War Effort U.S. History Tristan Bernhard Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
American Involvement 10th Grade
11th Grade
World War II U.S. History Lauren Cockayne Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Protests During the Civil Rights Movement 5th Grade N/A Anjali Patel Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Symbols of the Holocaust 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
History Glenna Whiteman Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Civil Rights in Iowa 10th Grade Government Brandon Wittstock Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Harvesting Corn 4th Grade Follow the Kernel Social Studies Sarah Barry Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Schools From the Past to Now 1st Grade Schools Long Ago Social Studies Allyson Simpson Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Creation of Separate but Equal 3rd Grade Enslavement to the Great Migration Social Studies Shelby McAllister Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Statehood and the Civil War Era (1847-1868)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Civil War & Slavery: Iowa 10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
N/A Patricia Brandt Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowa compared to The World 6th Grade Social Studies Alexis Johnson Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowa's Influence on pre-Civil War tension and how it contributed to the start of the Civil War 11th Grade U.S. History Eric Jones Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
The Courts and Slavery 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Reconstruction and Civil Rights U.S. History Jess Larison Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Inequality in Iowa 12th Grade Social Studies Taylor Trimble Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowa Historical Land Surveyor Activity 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Iowan's Impact on Iowa Geography Sidney Biondi Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Iowan Born Influencers 9th Grade Iowa Born Influencers U.S. History Bryce Rigdon Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Alexander Clark: A Bigger-Than-Life Iowan 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Figures in American Civil War and Reconstruction U.S. History Maria LoBianca Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Kicking off on the Oregon Trail 4th Grade Immigration out West and Manifest Destiny Social Studies Shelby McAllister Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Constitutional Amendment Activity 5th Grade Rights and Responsibilities: Founding Documents Social Studies Nick Squires Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Territorial Iowa (1803-1846)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Nords in the Midwest 9th Grade N/A Kylie Kozelka Dr. Lisa Millsaps, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Natural Resources and Iowa 2nd Grade Natural Resources Social Studies Shelby Miller Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Impacts of Agriculture 2nd Grade Natural Resources Social Studies Shelby Miller Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Statewide Settlement (1869-1896)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Railway System in Iowa in the 1800's 7th Grade
8th Grade
Transportation in Iowa Iowa History Ashlin Hayungs Chad Christopher, History Education, University of Northern Iowa Yes
Immigration and Iowa 3rd Grade Immigration Social Studies Taylor Lawson Professor Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Native Americans & Europeans (1674-1802)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Do you know your rights? 5th Grade Rights and Responsibilities: Founding Documents Social Studies Tonya Greve Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Expansion, Confrontation & the Farm Crisis (1964-1990)
Lesson Plan Grade(s) Unit Class Author Reviewer Published
Iowan Occupations Then and Now: A Timeline Comparison 1st Grade Iowans at Work Social Studies Shelby Miller Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Corn Production in Iowa vs. Mexico 1st Grade Work Long Ago and Today Social Studies Megan Oliver Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Importance of citizens working in their communities 1st Grade Global Citizenship Social Studies Kaci Johnson Dr. Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes
Changes in Transportation over Time Kindergarten Changes over Time Social Studies Payton Atwood Dr.Chad Timm, Simpson College Yes