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Young scholars read two chapters of Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski and complete activities about Florida's transportation history. For this literacy and economics lesson, students read two chapters of the book, talk about their journal entries, and research the history of transportation in Florida. They read about Henry Flagler.
Students investigate shipwrecks. For this marine archaeology lesson ,students collect data and make inferences about the causes of shipwrecks. Students work in groups to create their own model of a shipwreck using clay. Students then present their theory of the wreck to the class and discuss what clues made them draw their conclusions.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 88 short answer questions based on Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. For this Social Studies lesson, students examine the Industrial Revolution, Westward Expansion, and other historical events that happened during the 1800s. Students compare and contrast locations and events of that time.
Students examine the energy conversions and simple machines are involved in the operation of a steam engine. They make a replica of a small steam engine.
In this Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 17 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Twain's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn.
Students investigate the economy of Florida in the 1800's by reading stories. For this Florida History lesson, students read the book Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski, and record data about roads, clothing and life in Florida. Students research the Florida Memory website and examine the railway map and its effect on the economy of Florida.
Second graders explore U.S. history by researching the state of Kansas. In this transportation lesson, 2nd graders research the transit habits of Kansas residents in the past and how challenging it could be for them to get around. Students discuss former modes of transportation and compare them to current forms before completing worksheets in class.
Quiz your students or prepare them for the big exam with this presentation. Included are 24 multiple choice questions related to Early American Government, The Colonial Period, Westward Expansion, and State Formation.
In this famous person activity, students read a passage about Walt Disney and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
High schoolers plot the positions of vessels given bearings in the form of landmarks. They explain how the debris field can help solve the mystery in how the ship sunk.
First graders study the symbols on the Kansas flag. In this social studies lesson, 1st graders read about the symbols on the state flag. Students create a flag folder and complete word work assignment for each of the symbols discussed.
In this missing words worksheet, learners fill in the blanks in two passages from "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" from the word list given.
Students discover the Missouri River and its importance during the Civil War.  In this U.S. history lesson, students examine a map of the great Battle of Lexington, and discuss why the Missouri River was a key element to the conflict.  Students reenact famous speeches from key characters of the Civil War.
In this technologies lesson plan, students research and write short answers for the inventions of the Cotton Gin, McCormick Reaper, Steamboat, and Steam Locomotive. Students answer 4 questions for each.
Students examine the use of steamboats in North Carolina. In groups, they design and contruct their own small models of steamboats using simple materials. They test their models in water and share how they were built and why. They complete a review as a class to end the lesson.
Students, in groups, research a certain form of transportation that has affected Maine's economic and cultural development. They write a persuasive letter that uses the research to support an argument.
Students discover the use of steamboats in North Carolina. After reading background information, they take notes on their reading and participate in a class discussion. They complete a KWL chart and share what they have gathered in small groups. They use a map to trace possible routes of the steamships.
Students are introduced to the useage of steamboats in North Carolina. In groups, they research the routes of steamers and discover how they were used. They draw an illustrated map and a timeline of the routes. As a class, they discuss what life was like during this timeperiod.

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