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Images of the Parks
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a research project about the National Parks. In this scenery image analysis lesson, students identify the different national parks in our country and observe paintings and images by famous artists.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Personal Stories of the National Parks
Young scholars explore historical information about U.S. national parks using the stories of Edward and Margaret Gehrke as a primary source document. In this United States geography, history, and literacy lesson plan, students view the diary entries of Edward and Margaret Gehrke written as they traveled through the national parks in the early 1900s.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
National Park Road Trip
Students research a national park and create a PowerPoint presentation about the park. They conduct Internet research, develop a list of ten facts about the part from at least four sources, plan a trip to the selected park, and present the information in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 17 Downloads
Investigating Rosa Parks
Sixth graders investigate and analyze several different versions of historical accounts from multiple sources that address Rosa Parks. They fill out a Detective History Frame on Rosa Parks and then discuss their answers with their other classmates.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Breaking News English: Rosa Parks
In this Rosa Parks worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Rosa Parks.
5th - 10th Language Arts 12 Views 11 Downloads
Rosa Parks Refused to Do What?
First graders listen to two books about Rosa Parks. They contribute factual information for a web. They listen to an interview with Rosa Parks on the internet, adding more information to the web. They write and illustrate a book using their research.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 25 Downloads
Stewardship of Yosemite National Park
Students devise a plan that would be true to John Muir's spirit of stewardship toward Yosemite. They analyze a core map to determine the original plan and usage of the park and compare the original plan to a current park map.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Rosa Parks Autobiography
Students write the story of Rosa Parks from the perspective of someone who was sitting on the bus that day. In this Rosa Parks/biography lesson, students read the story of Rosa Parks and discuss it in small groups. After each group reports their responses, students create a biographical account of the same story from a different viewpoint.
8th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads
Urban Life: What Lives In Our Local Park?
Fifth graders participate in activities during a visit to Central Park. In this urban life instructional activity, 5th graders visit Central Park where they explore pond dipping, stream chemistry, and play a native plant Bingo game.
5th Science 6 Views 8 Downloads