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Strawberry Girl: Lesson 3 - Trains, Sails, and Trails
Students read two chapters of Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski and complete activities about Florida's transportation history. In this literacy and economics lesson plan, students read two chapters of the book, talk about their journal entries, and research the history of transportation in Florida.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students investigate shipwrecks. In 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.
5th - 6th Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. In 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.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 25 Views 86 Downloads
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Activity Sheet and Progress Test
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.
7th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 53 Downloads
Strawberry Girl: Trains, Sails, and Trails
Students investigate the economy of Florida in the 1800's by reading stories. In this Florida History lesson plan, 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.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Kansans on the Move
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.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
From a New Nation to a Divided Nation
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.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
In this famous person worksheet, 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.
4th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 134 Downloads
The Kansas Flag
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.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Battle of Lexington
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.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Steamers Lesson 1: Design and Construction
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 instructional activity.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Steamers Lesson 1: Background Information
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.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Steamers Lesson 1: Routes
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.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download