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In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
For this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Third graders investigate the role of railroads throughout history. In this technology activity, 3rd graders discuss an included timeline of important events in transportation. Students are assigned a specific time period to research and develop a timeline of advancements in the railroad system.
In this 5th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students examine documents and tables. Students respond to 35 multiple choices and 11 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of social studies.
Young scholars explore the development of urban California as it was driven by the Gold Rush boom. They study historical documents and participate in a variety of hands-on activities designed to reinforce the concept of the lesson.
In this 8th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Students explore California and the Gold Rush. In this social science lesson, students trace the explosive development of California as established by the Gold Rush. Students understand that the Gold Rush played an important role in how California developed.
Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present.  For this American History lesson, 11th graders compare the 1924 and 1965 immigration acts and give a reasoned opinion on each.  Students research, write, and make a presentation on a notable immigrant to the United States.
Fourth graders investigate the technology of farming in Ohio. The effects of technology upon society is considered. The long term effects of using new technology is part of this investigation.
Fourth graders study the role of technology in agriculture. In this agricultural technology lesson, 4th graders spend ten to twelve days studying how technology affects agriculture. Students also are made aware of different careers in the agriculture and biotechnology field.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
For this text structure worksheet, students read the story 'All About Trains' and answer the questions about text structure. Students answer 5 questions.
In this Canadian geography worksheet, students read about how Canada developed and governs itself. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
Students share what they know about the daily life of the pioneers who settled on the Great Plains. They describe what characteristics modern-day explorers might have in common with people of America's frontier era.
Fifth graders analyze a landscape depicting Yosemite during the time of the Wild West. They compare their perceptions of the West from film and television to this representation. They observe the use of scale and color to depict size and distance and create a landscape of their own using these elements.
Students explore what a leader represents. In this social science lesson, students discuss what the traits, qualities, or characteristics are of a leader. Students also understand that leaders existed in America's past and in the present day as well.
Students begin the lesson by discussing the causes and effects of the movement west. Using primary sources, they develop their own definition for manifest destiny. In groups, they view examples of paintings and read poems on the topic. They compare and contrast how the idea of manifest destiny is shown through the two mediums.