Local History Lessons

Miami-Dade County’s history and its diverse cultures, municipalities, and vibrant communities offer a multitude of fascinating topics and learning opportunities for students. Stand-alone and rigorous lessons designed around the analysis of primary and secondary local sources of information have been developed to highlight our rich local history. See lessons below that have been developed for the following courses and grade levels: 4th grade Florida History, 5th grade U.S. History, 8th grade U.S. History, and 11th grade U.S. History. The lesson plans on this page have also been embedded in the pacing guides for each of the aforementioned grade levels/courses.


4th 5th Grade Local History Project Lesson Plan Maps - Year at at Glance.docx
8th Grade Local History Project Lesson Plan Maps - Year at at Glance.docx
11th Grade Pacing and lessons.docx
Local History Project - Lesson Plan List.xlsx


4th Grade
4th Grade How Miami-Dade County got its Name.docx
4th grade Wagners.docx
D A Dorsey edited.docx
EWFStirrup_CoconuteGrove.docx
GreatDepressionandNewDeal.docx
Jewish Contributions in Miami.docx
LandBoomMiami.docx
Little Haiti.docx
Local History - Little Havana.docx
Local History - Miami Times.docx
Local History - The Jewish Community at the Turn of the 20th Century.docx
Local History - Virginia Key Beach.docx
Local History and the Effects of Exploration on The Tequesta- Native Americans in Miami.docx
Local History E. W. F. Stirrup, Sr. and His Business Example.docx
Local History J. Culmer edited.docx
Local History Joe Lang Kershaw.docx
Local History of Civil Rights and G. Holmes Braddock.docx
Local History of Garth Reeves and the Miami Times.docx
Local History of Miami's Local Government.docx
Local History Project - Civil Rights - Athalie Range and The Miami Connection.docx
Local History Project - Civil Rights - Notable Agents of Change in Miami.docx
Local History Project - Fighting Segregation - Ruth Greenfield.docx
Local History Project - Miami During the Civil War.docx
Local History Project -Florida Territory- The Seminole Wars, and The Miami Connection.docx
Local History The Cuban Missile Crisis.docx
Local History WB Sawyer Edited.docx
Local History Wynwood.docx
MappingMiamiNeighborhoods.docx
Overtown.docx
Tequesta Burial Grounds.docx


5th Grade
5th Grade How Miami-Dade County got its Name.docx
Local History - Nelson Mandela Visits Miami.docx
Local History - Athalie Range.docx
Local History - The Integration of Lunch Counters in Miami.docx
Local History and the Effects of Exploration on The Tequesta- Native Americans in Miami.docx
Local History and the Miami during the time of the Treaty of Paris.docx
Local History Florida Underground Railroad.docx
The Wagner Family - Surviving During the Civil War.docx


8th Grade
8th grade How Miami-Dade County got its Name.docx
Local History How the Miami Dade School System Began.docx
Local History and the Effects of Exploration on The Tequesta- Native Americans in Miami.docx
Local History and the Miami during the time of the Treaty of Paris.docx
Local History Project - Miami During the Civil War.docx
Local History Project -Florida Territory- The Seminole Wars, and The Miami Connection.docx


11th Grade
Colored Town Lesson Plan.docx
George H.W. Bush Lesson Plan.docx
Immigration Lesson Plan.docx
Isidor Cohen Lesson.docx
Local History 1926 Miami-The blow that broke the boom lesson.docx
Local History Liberty Square lesson edited.docx
Local History Little Haiti Lesson.docx
Local History Miami's Jewish Community lesson.docx
Local History Registering Miami Dade Galery Walk Overtown.docx
Local History Registering Miami Dade Galery Walk.docx
Miami's First Black Milliionaire.docx
New Deal Lesson Plan.docx
President Bush -War on Terror.docx
Settlement and Conflict with Native Americans Lesson Plan.docx
The Assassination of President Kennedy (November 1963) Lesson Plan.docx
The New Ellis Island Lesson.docx
Theodore Gibson- Miami 27s Civil Rights Activist.docx


 

 


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