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Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Students complete vocabulary work based on the works of Mark Twain. In this vocabulary lesson, students label the parts of a steamboat and examine the use of river and steamboat jargon. They research the word meanings using Internet...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Twain: Steamboat's a-Comin'
Students discover how rivers inspire creative expression. In this Mark Twain lesson, students list songs about rivers and discuss common characteristics. They locate the Mississippi River on a map and write a script in which a steamboat...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Inventor's Challenge Review
In this science learning exercise, students match each invention or device to its inventor listed on the right. There are 32 inventors listed and some may be used twice. Then they order the items in each group from oldest to newest and...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Steamboats on the Rio Grande
Students build a model steamboat. They research the role of steamboats in trade, communications, and economic development in the Lower Rio Grande region. They research the technology of steam and how it was applied to navigation. They...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Mark Twain: "The Glorious Whitewasher"
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence...expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Readers are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Activity Worksheets
Designed to accompany a reading of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, this packet includes before, during, and after reading activities. Individuals respond to questions about events in the story, match characters with quotes, and draft...
9th - 12th English Language Arts