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Students list the characteristics of the four main groups of prehistoric people of Wisconsin. They compare the characteristics of the groups of to determine the chronological order of existence in Wisconsin.
Young scholars identify how cultural landscapes reflect beliefs, customs, and architecture of people living in those areas. Then they identify that Virginia developed a unique culture different from that of England. Students also research places in the early colony of Virginia that illustrate how the culture of Virginia reflected American Indian, African, and European origins.
In this England worksheet, students read the 2 page passage about England, answer short answer questions, answer true and false questions, and write a paragraph. Students complete 12 problems total.
Learners examine the role of water in Alabama's history. They discover the geographical regions of the state and how dams change Alabama's rivers.
Young scholars take a pre-test to show their prior knowledge of dinosaurs. Using the internet, they reasearch the time period in which they roamed the Earth. Focusing on the area of Connecticut, they compare and contrast the large and small dinosaurs in which bones were found. To end the lesson, they make dinosaur footprints out of clay or plaster.
Students evaluate the traits that made cattle ideal for human domestication. In this selective breeding lesson, students consider the advantages and disadvantages of domestication of several species. They watch video clips and view websites to evaluate the traits of cattle that led to their widespread domestication.
Young scholars infer the use or meaning of items recovered from a North Carolina Native American site based on 17th-century European settlers' accounts and illustration.
Students identify Neolithic cultures in South East Asia and China, possibly precursors to the ancient civilizations being compared. In this world history lesson plan, students construct a presentation of a group hypothesis based on information learned as to why the Minoans could or could not be the same people group of the Shang Dynasty.
In this planets worksheet, students read information about Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and then complete 18 multiple choice, 4 true or false, and 2 fill in the blank questions.
Students read about and discuss life of Russian geneticist Nikolai Vavilov, define terms related to field of genetics, complete worksheets, conduct seed experiments, observe and record results, and locate seed banks on world map or globe.
Students practice making inferences by using analogies. Using items found in a Native American site, they infer the meaning of them using settlers' accounts and illustrations. They explain why archaeologists use ethnohistoric analogies.
Learners read and discuss the background of plants, seeds, and gene banks and grow seeds on their own. In this seeds lesson plan, students also use maps to identify seed banks and research plant farmers.
Students watch a video that outlines the history of the Great Piltdown Forgery of early 20th century England. They answer a series of comprehension questions.
Students study Lady Anges Randolph and other heroic woman using multimedia. They create class presentations with their findings. They write a diary about living in a medieval castle after researching what life was like in them.
Students read a story about the life of Russian plant breeder Nikolai I and Vavilov and the national seed bank he established. They research the Irish Potato Famine of the late 1840s and identify the cause for this famine and make suggestions that could have prevented this from happening.
For this history of garbage worksheet, students read about the history of garbage from prehistoric times through the 1900s. Students learn about the how waste is managed in Palm Beach County.
Third graders explore, examine and identify the importance of the arrival of Africans and women to the Jamestown settlement. They review the groups of people in Virginia during the early 1600s and explain how having a government brought more older and permanence to the colony by creating a Venn Diagram and completing a variety of illustrations.
Cross-comparison, the technique of focusing on two different texts with the same themes, motifs, events, etc., is employed in an exercise that asks groups to examine two different translations of “The Ruin,” a poem, written in Old English, included in the Exeter Book of Anglo-Saxon poetry. The idea here is to observe the choices translators make and to consider how reading multiple interpretations can lead to a better understanding of a text.
Students examine how observations lead to investigations, and how archaeologists conduct their investigation.
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. In this history lesson, students support their studies with a field trip. This lesson could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.