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Transportation in Indiana
Fourth graders investigate Indiana transportation. In this transportation lesson students discover early forms of transportation such as railroads, rivers, boats, and roads. Students compare and contrast the different forms of transportation and locate them on maps.
4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 13 Downloads
New Review Turn of the Century Immigration
In an engaging simulation, class members imagine immigrating to the United States in the late nineteenth-century and arriving at Ellis Island. They then write creative journal entries about their experience and chart their journeys.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 26 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Steamship Portland: Where's the Energy?
Young scholars examine how steamships operate. They describe the necessary energy conversions. They construct a model paddlewheel ship. They use rubber bands as examples of potential and kinetic energy as they unwind and set the models in motion.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
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, 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 29 Views 87 Downloads
Individuals Making a Difference
The focus of this, the third in a five-lesson unit study of human rights, is on individuals who made a difference. Billy Bowlegs, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, Fannie Lou Hamer, Michi Weglyn, and Yuri Koshiyama are some of the people class members investigate to determine ways citizens have responded to rights violations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Place and Date
In this social studies worksheet about the past, students use information from a web site to write a caption, place, and date for each of 9 photographs given. Then they describe some of the changes that have occurred in transportation since and how they have affected the way they live today.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Coal, Steam, and the Industrial Revolution
Your young historians will learn about the truly revolutionary processes and developments of the Industrial Revolution in this presentation. The narrator begins by discussing specific advancements of the British textile industry, and then details arguments behind why the Industrial Revolution originated in Europe versus China and India.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Enumerated and Implied Powers
Here is a most-impressive resource on implied powers that were established under the Marshall Court. Learners examine the court's interpretation of Article 1 in McCullough vs. Maryland. They also analyze the Constitution in order to see the differences between enumerated and implied powers.
10th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 29 Downloads
Born on a Mountaintop? Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History
Learners compare and contrast the details from the life of the real David Crockett and the legendary folk hero he later became. They identify the characteristics of a tall tale and follow a rubric to create a tall tale of their own.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 19 Views 103 Downloads
"The 1,000,000 Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain
Compare real events from Mark Twain's life to events in the story. Middle school readers identify point-of-view, its purpose, and its reliability by citing two examples. They describe the tone of the story using four examples and identify irony using three examples.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 126 Downloads
Red Dirt Groundbreakers
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map.
3rd - 8th Science 10 Views 222 Downloads
I Can Be Whomever I Wish
Famous people who have overcome obstacles are the focus of this language arts and social studies lesson. Pupils are introduced to the concept that they have the ability to overcome obstacles in life. They read selections embedded in the plan about people who have overcome obstacles, then fill out graphic organizers which are also included in the plan.
4th - 6th Language Arts 44 Views 236 Downloads
The First Industrial Revolution
A wonderful and comprehensive look at the first Industrial Revolution. Starting with events, inventions, and changes in thought that occurred in the 1700's, the presentation moves through the technological advancements in industry and transportation that made the revolution possible.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 154 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains amazing information, images, and review questions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 59 Views 174 Downloads