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State of Alabama
In this reading passages about the state of Alabama worksheet, students read about the state's geography, history, exploration, industry, and people and use the information to answer multiple choice and true and false questions. Students answer 30 questions.
Alabama Reading Comprehension Activity
In this reading comprehension activity worksheet, students read 5 selections pertaining to the geography, history, industry, exploration, and people of Alabama and then respond to 30 true or false, multiple choice, and short answer questions.
Students discover facts about Alabama. For this Alabama lesson, students gain information about Alabama's state bird, state flower and state animal. Students study the history of how Alabama became a state.
Water in Alabama History
Young scholars examine the role of water in Alabama's history. They discover the geographical regions of the state and how dams change Alabama's rivers.
Alabama the Beautiful
Fourth graders research famous Alabamians and state landmark while watching websites using a projection system. They use both Internet and print resource to determine important facts about Alabama. They create a brochure and slideshow to showcase the information from the research.
Alabama Patriotic Symbols
Young scholars research the flag, seal, tree, bird, and flower of the state of Alabama. They analyze and discuss each of the symbols as a class, listen to the story "Y is for Yellowhammer," explore various websites, and design a flag for Alabama that reflects what they have learned about the state symbols.
Researching with the Alabama Virtual Library
Sixth graders examine databases at the Alabama Virtual Library while completing an associated worksheet. They apply information from the virtual library to research and create a presentation about a United States president. They make a poster or computer base presentation to share.
Special Traits: Alabama quarter reverse
Who knew a state quarter could say so much? Alabama's quarter is embossed with an image of Helen Keller, pupils will use this image to think about what the phrase "Spirit of courage" means. They will use a graphic organizer to differentiate physical and character traits, read about Helen Keller, and make a Helen Keller mobile. This may be a great opportunity to have a deaf special guest come in and share what they think about Helen Keller and the spirit of courage.
Alabama Biographies of the 20th Century
Students research and examine the lives of famous people who have changed the history of Alabama. They write a short biographical summary and create a 3-D scan picture.
Lesson Plan on U.S. States: Alabama
Young scholars explore U.S. geography by reading assigned text in class. In this Alabama state lesson, students identify the location of Alabama as well as the state bird, animal and flower. Young scholars research the Civil Rights era in relation to Alabama as well.
Students create a multimedia presentation in small groups about Alabama. They conduct Internet research, create a map of Alabama, and complete their guide to five selected sites in Alabama using descriptions, map locations, expenses, and useful information for visiting these sites.
Pupils research significant historical sites of Alabama and share their results through a videoconference with students from other states. They listen to the book, "Crazy for California," conduct Internet research, evaluate a survey sent to pupils in another state, and perform a version of Amazing Alabama by videoconference.
The Official Quilt of Alabama- The Pine Burr Quilt
In this quilting worksheet, students follow the directions to re-create the official quilt of Alabama, The Pine Burr Quilt. They use geometric shapes and stitching directions to make quilt squares.
Historic Indian Tribes of Alabama
Learners research and classify the Indian cultures in Alabama's history.
Alabama's Five Capitals and First Governors
Students research Alabama's capital and first governors. In this government lesson plan, students visit the website www.archives.state.al.us/govslist.html and record notes about the government of Alabama in a learning log.
Plotting Points in Alabama
Fourth graders use coordinates on a map to locate specific Alabama cities. Students use current maps of Alabama and apply the concepts of coordinate grid mapping to find cities and to complete a worksheet.
Ask Questions: Miss Alabama Makes History
In this reading skills worksheet, students read the passage 'Miss Alabama Makes History' and then ask questions about the passage to help them answer the multiple choice questions.
Using Your Senses
Here is a terrific lesson that uses a special State Quarter as a learning tool. This one uses the Alabama State Quarter. During this lesson, pupils learn about their five senses. They make observations about what is in paper bags using senses other than sight and hearing. There are also some excellent worksheets embedded in the plan. An excellent lesson!
Edible Alabama and Her Agricultural Resources
Students investigate some of Alabama's agricultural resources and create a multimedia presentation about one of them or a brochure featuring Alabama's resources. They decorate Alabama shaped cookies.
Students describe life on the Alabama frontier. They identify topics important to early settlers and explain the impact of geography on development. They explore the government's role in the sale of public land.