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In this Cross Country quiz instructional activity, students take a seven question online quiz about the book. Page has multiple links to answers, additional resources and Facebook.
Students explore sports by reading a book in class. In this story analysis lesson, students read the story called The Cross Country Race and identify the hardships encountered when running a long race such as the one in the book. Students answer study questions about the story and define a list of vocabulary terms.
In this vocabulary words worksheet, students read the book Cross Country Vacation and put their vocabulary words into abc order and into sentences. Students do this for 10 words.
Students are introduced to cross country skiing. They sit down on picnic tables in Craft Building. Students study how they are going to fit their skis, boots, and poles. They are explained that the ski boots are in European (metric) sizes. Students determine that the ski boots should not fit tightly, but leave enough room for one finger between the end of your toe and the tip of the boot.
Student listen to Don Brown's, Alice's Grand Adventure before discussing cross country travel. They trace Alice's travels on an outline map of the US and focus on the state of Indiana. They color and label the counties that Alice traveled through. They determine the cost of Alice's travels on a toll road.
Young scholars participate in games inspired by the Winter Olympics. In this Olympics appreciation lesson, students play games inspired by Winter Olympic sports. This lesson includes a guide on how to play adapted versions of skating events, bobsled events, hockey, and cross-country skiing.
Students identify features that make an automobile practical for a cross-country trip and then design a 1903 era auto using lessons learned from Horatio's journey.
Students write verbal expressions into algebraic expressions and solve the expressions. They determine who wins a race by determining the algebraic expression.
In this cross country problem, students determine the order that runners finished.  They use logic and algebraic clues to determine the first and second place winners.  This worksheet contains 7 problems.  The answers are provided at the bottom of the page.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Hemingway's In Our TimeStudents may check some of their answers online.
Students access the Oregon Trial website to find information on what it was like to experience traveling the Oregon Trial. Then, in groups, they create dioramas depicting events that could have happened along the Oregon Trail.
Fourth graders explore the pioneer experience on the Oregon Trail and compare and contrast modern day travel experiences with those of the nineteenth century. They synthesize historical data through a creative project.
Students examine what it was like to travel west on the Oregon Trail. They develop a list of questions about the trip, explore various websites, and create a story about the experiences of a 19th century family travelling on the Oregon Trail.
Learners participate in a scavenger hunt and a drawing activity to examine the use of Global Positioning Systems including a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. They practice using the GPS receivers while collecting data from which they decide how to navigate to set points.
Students experience various Winter Olympic sports in Physical Education class. In this Winter Olympics instructional activity, students participate in stations which represent the Olympic games. These representative stations include a biathlon, cross country skiing, speed skating, torch relay, and ski jump.
In this broad pronoun reference learning exercise, students read about faulty usage of the pronouns this, which, that and it, then revise incorrectly written sentences. 
In this logic worksheet, students determine how many schools took part in a race given "clues".  The solution to the problem is provided.
Students practice measurement and geography in this lesson. They build a Lego vehicle using an RCX. They predict how many seconds it will take their vehicle to reach a specific state on the United States of America map that each group of students have. They record their results and strategies used to get their vehicle to its destination.
Students work on their cardiovascular fitness by participating in an after school running club. They select a running buddy, and walk, run or jog the designated course of the day. They practice interval training, running on varied terrain and run courses on the field, around the school building and the nearby community.
Students, in teams, in physical education classes, attempt to collectively "walk across America." They measure a mile of walking distance at their school and then track how many they walk. They trace the miles on an actual map, attempting to walk the entrie way across America.

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