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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 - Girls of American History Unit 11 New York Life in 1914 -Rebecca® - Teacher License

This is an excellent opportunity to discover those contributions and study those Jewish citizens. People were hard workers and busy much of the time making a way for themselves. This unit is from the perspective of a young Jewish girl, yet does not impose one belief over another. Field Trips include a candy shop, amusement park, TV studio tour and more. Great for both boys and girls. 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 12 Growing Up in the USA in 1974-Julie® - Teacher License

This study is not only about Vietnam, environmental issues and equal rights, but includes life as a young tenacious girl facing family issues and discovering herself along the way. A six week unit study using the American Girl® Julie® series books. This unit is full of crafts, activities, field trips and extra study opportunities including science and language arts suggestions. 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 - Girls of American History Unit 13 1954 Life in the USA During the 1950's-Maryellen - Teacher License

This series of books looks in the life of a young girl trying to find her own identity in a large family and makes headlines along the way. During this time in history, the USA was doing well, recovering from wars and enjoying a flourishing economy. Additional topics include the Cold War, Polio Vaccine, Sputnik 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 Curriculum - Girls of American History Unit 14 1964 Life in the USA in the 1960's-Melody® - Teacher License

During this time in history, the USA was divided. Although a pursuit of peace was rising, segregation and a lack of justice seemed to prevail far too often. During this unit, you might consider including some information on Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Act, Motown, and great African Americans of the past. This is just a short list of the many things to consider. Enjoy activities such as building a model car, planting a garden, writing poetry and more. Craft and field trip ideas from the time period are included in the unit to help enhance the study. This series of books looks into the life of a young girl trying to gain confidence in her talents and abilities during a very frightening time in history. 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 15 1941 Pearl Harbor Attacks - Nanea® - Teacher License

This series of books looks into the life of a young girl trying to gain confidence in her talents and abilities during a very frightening time in history. During this time in history, the USA was strong. Although a threat of war lingered, it felt distant from the state of Hawaii. During this unit, you might consider including some information on Japanese internment camps and geography. Enjoy activities such as building a model plane, planting a garden, writing poetry 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 Add on Set - Units 13-15 - Teacher License

This set includes the units for Maryellen®, Melody® and Nanea®. Main topics include - Life in the 1950's, Polio, Segregation, Life in the 1960's, Pearl Harbor Attacks. Each unit is meant to last six weeks. This is a multi-sensory curriculum, integrating hearing, seeing, writing, saying, doing. This is a curriculum for both boys and girls. Don’t let the “Girls” part of the title fool you. Crafts include; model car project, flower arranging, tie dye, drawing, cooking and much more. Field trips and education vacation suggestions are also included. Includes three units that are six weeks in length each. 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.
$39.74