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Fishing with Hemingway

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore the life and works of the famous American author, Ernest Hemingway. Middle and high schoolers gain appreciation for the author through this Webquest, detailing his time in Michigan, Paris, Africa, and Cuba. Consider using this...
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Autobiography through Objects

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Show youngsters how objects can tell a story! Here your class will learn about Cuban salsa dancer Celia Cruz by analyzing pictures of her dress, her shoes, and her marriage certificate. After describing Cruz's items and imagining what...
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Microscope Mania

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine parts of a microscope and how to use a microscope at five lab stations. They identify parts of a microscope by describing the differences between low power and high power. They visit Internet sites (included in the...
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Comparison in American Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of the Progressive Era, class groups examine a 20th century version of "The Three Little Pigs" through a New Era lens and identify how ideals such as the value of hard work, creativity, and problem solving, etc.,...
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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
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Working with Primary Sources: The Spanish-American War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the introduction to Our Islands in Their People, written by Major-General Joseph Wheeler. The excerpt, which is about two-and-a-half pages long, is included here along with six questions about the text. Pupils can learn about the...
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Spanish American War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Today, Cuba and America sometimes struggle with diplomatic relations, but did you know that America went to war against Spain to free Cuba? Learners examine many interesting facts related to the Spanish American War using an informative...
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On This Day: The 1898 Treaty of Paris

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At one time, America, too, was a colonial power. Using clips from talks from historians, class members explore how this happened with the 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. Afterward, they consider whether the...
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Find The Capital Cities in the Crossword

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a challenging word search which requires pupils to find 33 capital cities of countries thoughout the world, then write down the name of the country next to its capital city. These two tasks would keep anyone busy for quite a while!
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Pronoun Selection: Nominative, Objective, and Possessive

For Students 6th - 9th
Do your class members need extra practice using subjective, nominative, and objective pronouns? Young grammarians must choose the correct form of the pronoun to complete a series of exercises. Could be used as a whole-class exercise or...
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Relative Clauses Worksheet--Defining and Non-Defining

For Students 4th
In this relative clauses worksheet, 4th graders review how to write relative clauses and then read eight questions to utilize prompts to write one sentence answers for each question with a relative clause.
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Pond Water Survey

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and describe various organisms living in a pond water environment. They describe the characteristics of living things. Students compare and contrast organisms created by asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction....
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Digging Into Science Lesson Plans

For Students 5th - 7th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and write the various species that are still present today. Then they define evolution using three words. Students also describe what a fossil is and give some examples related to a particular...
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Reconstruction of Iraq: A Lesson of Historical Precedents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video clip about the reconstruction efforts in Iraq. They work together to compare and contrast the reconstruction plans after the Spanish-American War and World War II. They compare those results to the situation in Iraq.
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Yellow Journalism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate yellow journalism and how it affected public opinion and the government during the Spanish American War. They define key vocabulary words, and take notes during a teacher-led lecture. In pairs they read...
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Pronouns

For Students 6th - 7th
For this grammar worksheet, students read twenty-three sentences and circle the correct pronoun in parenthesis. For example, "Your class was a treat for (we, us) students."
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Exile: Cuba and the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain an understanding of U.S./Cuban Relations. In this world history lesson plan, students examine the events of the Cuban revolution and their effect on U.S.-Cuban relations and U.S. foreign policy.
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Estimation of Length and Height Using Proportion

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students calculate length and height using proportion. In this geometry lesson plan, students calculate the height and length of different shapes using the scale given. They use concepts of proportions to find the missing sides.
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The Spanish American War (1898-1901)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Spanish American War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Butterfly Project

For Students 7th - 8th
For this project worksheet, students use rubber bands to enlarge pictures of butterflies found at the Butterflies of Illinois website.
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Spanish-American War: Map Skills

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Spanish-American War activity, students examine the 2 provided maps and then 11 short answer questions based on the maps.
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Big Trouble in the New Frontier: The Bay of Pigs

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the Bay of Pigs invasion and defend both sides of the issue.
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Yellow Journalism in the Spanish-American War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a newspaper based on events in the year 1898 using Yellow Journalism, the exaggeration of facts or events.
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Be a River Pioneer!

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students role-play as pioneers in Illinois river towns. They research and choose a home town and participate in the development of the town. They present their simulation in either a written report or visual presentation.

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