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A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents. In this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors should represent Virginia.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
If you are a geology teacher in the state of Virginia, then this resource is right up your alley! It examines the five geologic provinces of Virginia: The Coastal Plain, The Piedmont, The Blue Ridge Mountains, The Valley and Ridge Province, and The Appalachian Plateau.
5th - 8th Science
Wanted: A Just Right Government
What type of government did American colonists gain and seek after gaining their independence after the Revolutionary War? Here is lesson plan that will guide your young learners through the new nation's progression from the Articles of Confederation to the creation of the United States Constitution.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Timeline of Early American History
Students explore the history of Virginia. In this lesson on early statehood, students view several PowerPoint presentations and then research, design and create a classroom time line of Early American history. This lesson includes several activities, multiple slide-shows, and primary resources.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Notable West Virginian Research Project
What do Pearl S. Buck, Stonewall Jackson, and Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. have in common? Why, they are all famous West Virginians, of course. Researchers visit the Famous West Virginians website and select an individual to use as the focus of an extended project.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own
A good way to introduce and discuss A Room of One's Own, this presentation begins with some basic facts about Virginia Woolf and the context of the novel. The remaining slides provide several themes, motifs, and discussion of Woolf's writing techniques, all of which are supported by substantial quotes.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Virginia Woolf came to light in an era dominated by patriarchy. This presentation focuses on the famous author, her childhood, her inspirations, and themes that are recurrent in her writing. A Room of One's Own is also focused on here, and the audience discusses some of the typical careers that women could have entered in her time.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Mapping West Virginia
Fourth graders explore West Virginia. For this Unites States geography lesson, 4th graders discuss the type of land and the cities in West Virginia. Students create two overlays, with transparencies, that show the natural land and the cities and towns.
4th English Language Arts
Guess the Year (Time): Using Historical Sources to be a Virginia History Sleuth
Fourth graders interpret historical sources. In this Virginia history lesson, 4th graders investigate images relating to the state's history and try to determine what they represent. Students learn about the events they represent as they guess the year that they happened.
4th Social Studies & History
Landmarks in West Virginia
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. In this West Virginia lesson, students read about landmarks, historic places, and historic markers in the West Virginia Encyclopedia. They work in groups of 3 and teach their fellow group members what they have learned.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History