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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...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
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...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Wheeling and The Big City Lesson 1
Eighth graders consider how immigration impacted the East. In this West Virginia history lesson, 8th graders research the effects of immigration on Wheeling, West Virginia. Students also gather information about immigration on a field...
8th Social Studies & History
West Virginia Vocabulary Word Jumble
Do you live in West Virginia? Give your learners this fun word jumble to unscramble. Different words associated with the state are included like Beckley, cardinal, Knotts, and rifles. It's a great resource to include if your school has a...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Exploring West Virginia/Travel Guides
Students investigate the history and significance of West Virginia. In this U.S. History lesson, students discuss the relevance of West Virginia's state parks, tourism, and wild life while reading travel guides about the state....
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Was Congress’s Violation of the First Amendment During the McCarthy Era Justified?
“I have in my hand 57 cases of individuals who would appear to be either card carrying members or certainly loyal to the Communist Party. . .” Senator Joseph McCarthy certainly stirred the pot with his claims. The result was a series of...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
In the Footsteps of West Virginia
Students 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. Students create multimedia projects featuring the individuals...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
West Virginia Civil Rights and Jim Crow Laws
Students discover the significance of Jim Crow laws. In this West Virginia history lesson plan, students research Internet and print sources in order to respond to questions on a worksheet titled, "The Fight for Civil Rights: Jim Crow...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
History of Business and Industry in West Virginia
Young scholars discover business and industries located in West Virginia. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the West Virginia Encyclopedia in order to gather information about the industries of the state. Young...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History