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Alaska History: Oral Traditions
Learners research American culture by reading a story in class. In this Alaskan heritage lesson, students read the book Red Cedar of Afognak and discuss the characters, settings and conflicts of the Alaskan story. Learners complete a worksheet and create storyboards to identify the main points of the book.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Students explore animal characteristics by conducting a science investigation. For this animal habitat lesson, students explore the Alaskan wilderness and discuss the animals which regularly inhabit the land and how they survive. Students create an animal science presentation and complete a worksheet regarding aquatic habitats.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Students investigate the natural resources on earth by reading a book in class. In this environmental lesson, students read select pages from the book Alaska by Rebecca Stefoff and discuss their feelings on the material. Students write an entry in their journal about the degradation of planet Earth due to oil spills.
3rd - 5th Science
Computation Practice: Rounding to the Nearest 100 and 1000
In this math worksheet, 4th graders practice rounding four digit numbers to the nearest 100 and 1000. They complete 10 problems. They solve 4 word problems about the state of Alaska by showing all work and labeling their answers. They subtract with four digit numbers when solving the problems.
4th Social Studies & History
Makushin Bay: Its Resources and People
Eighth graders examine resources that relate to human settlement in Makushin Bay - Uguudax- on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain of Alaska. In this Geography lesson ,students predict where settlement sites would have been located, based on the availability of food and other resources.
8th Social Studies & History
Choose Your Words Wisely
Improve word choice! Writers use dictionaries and thesauruses to aid them in choosing exciting words to incorporate in their writing. They rewrite sentences and practice identifying words that can be replaced using a better word. Flip through some old student work to give them more practice opportunities!
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Purchase of Alaska and Seward's Folly
Students investigate what happened when Alaska was purchased and review what expansionism means. In this US history activity, students listen to the book "Seward's Folly" which describes Alaska's history after which students write in their journals about when and how Alaska was purchased.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
The Purchase of Alaska: Folly or Fantastic?
Students examine the conditions of the United States' purchase of Alaska from Russia. They chronologically organize the historical information of the purchase and the controversy that ensued, as well as identify key issues and results of the purchase.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Alaska is Bear Country!
Pupils explore the characteristics and habitats of North American bears in Alaska. They will identify the three species of bears, their physical characteristics and their habitats. They will demonstrate understanding by creating a life-size version of each bear.
K - 5th Science
Alaska Virtual Field Trip
Learners participate in an on-line virtual field trip to the state of Alaska. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students research several Internet sites dealing with travel to Alaska and activities to participate in. Learners create story math problems using facts about the Iditarod race.
2nd - 4th Math
How Has Transportation Changed Since the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition?
Students recognize modes of transportation. They research historical data from a variety of primary and secondary sources including the Harriman expedition journals, related web sites, and photographs from the expedition. Students compare modes of transportation used by the past Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 to the Harriman Expedition Retraced in 2001.
K Social Studies & History