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Lake Billy Chinook
Students investigate the impact of damming of the Deschutes River to create Lake Billy Chinook in Jefferson County, Oregon. For this physical environments and mapping lesson, students examine aerial photos and maps of locations before and after dam construction.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
New Review The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic inquiry into your lessons, covering such topics as map projections and interpretations, geographic information systems, place narratives, and map analysis.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Was Bias A Factor? Make an Argument
The ability to analyze an argument is a skill emphasized by the Common Core standards. Offer your class an opportunity to develop and hone their skills by providing them the testimonies in an Oregon court case. After reading the facts of the situation, high schoolers examine the statements of the accused and the arresting officer.
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Life on the Trails
Fourth graders explore U.S. Geography by completing a worksheet. In this west coast geography lesson, 4th graders discuss the Santa Fe and Oregon-California trails and the people who traveled them in the 1800's. Students define vocabulary terms based upon the geography and complete worksheets about costs and benefits.
4th Social Studies & History
New Review Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Here is a nice set of worksheets that your kids can use while studying the fascinating period of Westward Expansion in the United States. Types of worksheets include a vocabulary quiz, acrostic poem handout, reading comprehension, word puzzles, stationery, and other fun activities.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. While this unit is written with Portland, Oregon in mind, teachers can adapt for any geographic region.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Resources and Economic Development
Identify natural resources in the world and how they translate into economic development. In this global economy lesson plan, your class will utilize the Internet to view an Oregon Time Web which they research to examine the history of resources in the state.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Photography in the Industrial Work Place - Activity 1
Students capture the industrial workplace environment through photography in this three day introductory instructional activity provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. This instructional activity requires a field trip and photography equipment.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
The Pioneer T-Shirt
Gets artsy during your westward movement unit, studying values and symbols of the pioneers through a t-shirt design group activity. After prior research on Manifest Destiny and the settler experience, groups create t-shirts the pioneers may have bought in the 1840's.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History