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Girls of American History is a multi-sensory curriculum that uses the American Girl book series, and follows a pattern of "Read it, Hear it, See it, Write it, and Do it".  This is a hands-on curriculum, and allows you to choose the best activities for your students.  These activites are great ways to expose your students to new skills and hobbies.  See the resources section for each unit for suggested activities.  

This curriculum is appropriate and well liked by both girls and boys; with strong male and female characters in each book.  The entire class can get involved in various games, meals, crafts and field trips - an engaging and memorable way to learn about our nation's history.

The teacher license is good for the purchasing teacher only and never expires.  The person who has ownership, has permissions to teach the units purchased to as many students as he/she likes.  Copies may not be made for other teachers, families, students or schools/co-ops - as it would violate the copyright policy.  The teacher retains ownership of the material.

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American Girl Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 5 1864 Civil War-Addy® - Teacher License

Better understand the struggles of slavery and the time of the Civil War while following a young girl through life as a slave, through the Underground Railroad, to freedom and all the emotions, as well as personal struggles that come with these experiences. Strong male characters include her father and brother. A six week unit study using the American Girl® Addy® series books. An excellent unit for boys and girls to go deeper with a study of the Civil War, slavery, Harriet Tubman, Abe Lincoln, the Underground Railroad, emancipation, and more. There are many craft and field trip ideas from this time period included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90

American Girl Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 6 1904 Industrial Revolution-Samantha® - Teacher License

This unit follows a young, well to do, girl as she discovers the world around her, the injustices that she tries to make right and a personal discovery. Strong male characters include her uncle and a neighbor. A six week unit study using the American Girl® Samantha® series books. This unit covers child labor, orphan trains, women’s suffrage, and more. Craft and field trip ideas from the time period are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90

American Girl Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 7 1934 The Great Depression-Kit® - Teacher License

This series of books follows a strong and creative girl through life during the depression. She learns about working hard, helping others and teaches others along the way. Strong male characters include her brother, father and a friend. A six week unit study using the American Girl® Kit® series books. This time in history helps teach us so much about values and morals. Some things to consider including would be the crash of the stock market, the Dust Bowl, living during the depression, and more. Craft and field trip ideas from the time period are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90

American Girl Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 8 1944 World War II-Molly® - Teacher License

This series of books follows a young girl through World War II. She learns how to give of herself to help others, to work together and how to navigate her own personal trials and triumphs. Strong male characters include her brother and father. A six week unit study using the American Girl® Molly® series books. This is a time in history that is filled with information. During this time period you might consider including some background of WWI, countries involved in both WWI and WWII, the Nazi Regime, Anne Frank, the Holocaust, and more. Craft and field trip ideas from the time period are included in the unit to help enhance the study. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90

American Girl Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 9 1812 War of 1812-Caroline® - Teacher License

This series of books follows a young girl during the War of 1812. She struggles to hang on to hope as she learns lessons and makes brave decisions. Strong male characters include her father and a friend. This is a fantastic unit, filled with information about a war often forgotten and misunderstood. This is a great unit for character development and discussion. This unit will be enjoyed by both boys and girls, as the curriculum utilizes ship building, knot making and many other fun and educational activities. Field trips include, museums, sailing, fishing, and more. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90

American Girl - Girls of American History Unit 10 1853 New Orleans in the 1850’s/Marie-Grace® and Cecile® - Teacher License

This is a unique unit that really encourages children to think about others, serve and help in their community and appreciate the arts. New Orleans is rich with a history unlike any other in the United States. Giving, serving and thinking about others and ways to help are things that help build long lasting positive character traits. The crafts in this unit lean more toward girls. This series of books follows two young girls through life in a part of the United States that truly has it's own culture. Their lives are different, yet their paths cross and a wonderful friendship blooms. Additional areas of study include the Louisiana Purchase, Yellow Fever Epidemic, French language and more. Strong male characters include a grandfather, father and older brother. All units now include spelling and vocabulary, State/Country study, Character analysis worksheets, then and now comparison worksheet, news article prep, book summary, chapter summary with drawing, and digging deeper project suggestions. This product is sent via email as a PDF file.
$17.90