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Concern in East Virginia
Students investigate the statehood of West Virginia. In this lesson on statehood, students use primary sources to examine the separation of Virginia from Wes Virginia. The lesson incorporates a field trip as a means to put knowledge into action.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Mapping West Virginia
Fourth graders explore West Virginia. In 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 Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Virginia Declaration of Rights: A Blueprint for Liberty"
Students examine the inception of the Bill of Rights. In this civil liberty activity, students use vocabulary and primary sources to critically explore the Bill of Rights. Students will examine the Virginia Declaration of Rights as a milestone in the development of colonial government.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Landmarks in West Virginia
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. For 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 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 3 Views 7 Downloads
Government in Contemporary Virginia
Students explore U.S. growth by examining photographs. In this U.S. government lesson, students discuss the American Revolution and the impact it had on colonial Virginia and 20th century America. Students view photographs and documents from colonial Virginia and create captions for the images.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 12 Downloads
Examining Women in West Virginia History- A Timeline
Students complete a research assignment on an event in history. In this West Virginia history lesson, students learn about important West Virginia events in history dealing with women. Students research one event in West Virginia history regarding women and present their findings to the class.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
GEO-CUBE Facts: West Virginia Towns
Students complete a research project. In this West Virginia towns lesson, students are assigned a town or city in West Virginia. Students draw a picture on a geocube to represent each area they researched. Students present their information to the class.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
West Virginia State Museum Lesson Plan
Students explore historic West Virginia. In this US history activity, students examine primary sources and political cartoons that depict the issues of statehood for West Virginia and the role that those played in the Civil War. This activity includes multiple web resources, assessment, and an extension activity.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Study Questions
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Students may check some of their answers online.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Virginia's Five Geographic Regions
Tenth graders study the products and industries of five major geographic regions in Virginia. They use web based resources to examine maps of Virginia and to make a large classroom map which they label with the products and industries. As a final product, they design a brochure that details the information from the lessons.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
In the Footsteps of West Virginia
Learners prepare for a visit to the West Virginia State Museum. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the individuals whose leadership impacted the state. Learners create multimedia projects featuring the individuals they researched and role-play their characters for their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Virginia Geographic Regions
Third graders observe the five geographic regions of Virginia which have distinctive characteristics based on their landforms and bodies of water. They then describe the types of landforms and bodies of water in the region where they live.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads