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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.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 13 Downloads
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.
K - 1st Science 22 Views 100 Downloads
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.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
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.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
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.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights movement, including criticisms of Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 56 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement, class members examine several primary source documents, including King’s letter written while he was incarcerated in the Birmingham jail.
7th - 12th Language Arts 57 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights Leader: Rosa Parks
All humans should have civil rights, but that wasn't the case in Alabama. This biographical presentation shares information about the life and inspiration that Rosa Parks brought to the Civil Rights movement. It explains her thoughts, the laws, and why her nonviolent protest was so effective.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 52 Downloads
Alabama Reading Comprehension Activity
In this reading comprehension activity instructional activity, 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.
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 64 Downloads
Locating Alabama Counties
Fourth graders study Kathryn Tucker Windham as an Alabama author who wrote ghost stories which they retell. They use an online resource to investigate information about her. On a map of Alabama, they locate the counties that are located in the state and identify where one of the ghost stories took place.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 47 Downloads
Teaching with Primary Sources Across Tennessee
Students examine Gee's Bend Alabama. In this resettlement lesson, students view a series of photographs taken of Gee's Bend Alabama. Students will write a series of newspaper articles based on the images, that exemplify the evolution of change at Gee's Bend, caused by Resettlement Administration.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
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.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 44 Downloads
Students conduct research on an Alabama citizen who has made a difference in the state. They conduct Internet research, and create a PowerPoint presentation, newsletter, brochure, or web page presentation showcasing the life and accomplishments of a selected citizen of Alabama.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Montgomery Field Trip Tour Book
Students create a field trip tour book of the capital of Alabama. They conduct Internet research, participate in a field trip to Montgomery, and create a class tour book that includes photos, information, and essays about their favorite parts of the trip.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Eighth graders examine American voting rights. In this suffrage lesson, 8th graders analyze excerpts from the Alabama Literacy Test that was used in 1965 to limit African American voting. Students read the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments prior to discussing the issue of voting rights.
8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 28 Downloads