historical figures & events

transitional kindergarten

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Transitional Kindergarten students learn about the four presidents featured on Mount Rushmore and what they each represent.

kindergarten

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Kindergarten students learn about Betsy Ross and then re-create a collage of the American Flag.

first grade

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First grade students learn about the historical and cultural context of the Statue of Liberty and the man who designed it.

second grade

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Second Grade students learn about the artist, Emanuel Leutze and his fictional painting of George Washington, plus Caroline Weldon who painted the only portrait of Sitting Bull.

third grade

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The third graders will learn about Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross.

fourth grade

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Fourth Graders learn about gold miners in California and the California Missions, creating two art projects inspired by the historical curriculum.

fifth grade

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Fifth grade students learn about artists who painted Native Americans and then they create a painting on wood of a Native American.