Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Parks Teacher Resources
Find teacher approved Parks educational resource ideas and activities
Students explore the concept of geotourism. They identify the reasons for creating national parks or other preservation areas. Students define the basic principles of geotourism and construct a list of geo-friendly rules that visitors should follow when visiting national parks.
Sixth graders watch a video about Rosa Parks and her role in the Civil Rights Movement. They listen to a read aloud of "The Story of Ruby Bridges" and compare Ruby's experiences with those of Rosa Parks. They complete a computer based quiz before writing a tribute to Rosa Parks.
Students decide if given situations are fair or not before studying the racial climate of the 1940's and 1950's. They listen to read alouds of a books about Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus boycott, and the Civil Rights Movement and participate in role play situations of the Rosa Parks bus incident. Finally, they write a Bio Poem about Rosa Parks using the given format.