Distance Learning and Gap Lessons

This page offers teachers distance learning resources and materials to address gaps in student knowledge resulting from the Covid- 19 school closures. The No Prep resources can easily be assigned electronically, downloaded to student devices or copied into paper packets. Answer keys for the No- Prep resources are available as part of the  Teacher Packets. The Gap Lesson materials include downloadable slide shows and primary source links. Teachers can customize these materials to create lessons to address gaps in student knowledge.  

General United States History Resources

America's Story from America's Library (Library of Congress) -short passages on a number of United States history topics for grades 3-5

American History from ushistory.org  -free online U.S. history textbook for grades 4-8 

Textbook Response Organizer- guides student reading of any textbook section

Video Response Organizer- guides student viewing of any video

Article Response Organizer- guides student viewing of any article

Primary Source Response Organizer- guides student viewing of any article

Exploration and Colonization

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 1 The Land & Native People

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 2 Struggle for the Frontier

Colonial America Summary

Colonial America Google Slides

American Revolution

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

TPS-MTSU Primary Source Set- The Coming of the American Revolution

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 2 The Struggle for the Frontier

Constitution and Government

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 3 From Territory to Statehood

Growth of the New Nation

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

TPS-MSTU Primary Source Set  The War of 1812

TPS-MSTU Primary Source Set  Andrew Jackson

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 4 Tennessee's Coming of Age

Sectionalism, Slavery and the Growth of the Republic

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

TPS-MSTU Primary Source Set  Trail of Tears

TPS-MSTU Primary Souce Set  The Underground Railroad

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 5 The Age of Jackson

Events Leading to the Civil War Summary

Events Leading to the Civil War Google Slides

Civil War

No Prep Resources

 Gap Lesson Resources

TPS-MSTU Prinary Source Set Emancipation During and After the Civil War

 TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 6 The Time of Troubles

Civil War Summary

Civil War Google Slides

Reconstruction to Modern Era

Reconstruction

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

 TPS-MTSU  Primary Source Set  Reconstruction

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 7 Reconstruction and Rebuilding

Reconstruction Summary

Reconstruction Google Slides 

Western Expansion

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

Industrial America

No Prep Resources

1897 Centential Exposition

Mining, Railroads and Industrialization

Answer Key

Gap Lesson Resources

Progressive Era, Roaring Twenties and World War I

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

 TPS-MTSU  Primary Source Set Women's Suffrage Movement Across America

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 8 Early Twentieth Century

The Great Depression

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

 TPS-MTSU Primary Source Set  Causes of the Great Depression

TPS-MSTU Primary Source Set  Great Depression and the New Deal

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 8 Early Twentieth Century

World War II

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

 TPS-MTSU Primary Source Set World War II

Cold War

No Prep Resources

Gap Lesson Resources

 TPS-MTSU Primary Source Set  The Cold War

Modern America

No Prep Resources

  Gap Lesson Resources

TSP-MTSU Primary Source Set Dawn of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

TSLA Student History of Tennessee, Chapter 9  Modern Tennessee