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Short Story Unit: Culminating Activity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
As the culminating activity for a short story unit, class members demonstrate their understanding of short story format by creating a story based on an event in the plot line of Stephen King’s "The Reaper’s Image."  A list of suggested...
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Modern Fear and Suspense

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Engage learners’ interest in the study of the modern short story with a reading of Stephen King's "The Reaper’s Image." After a whole class discussion of the structure and main components of the story, groups tackle one of a series of...
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New Technologies

For Students 5th - 10th
In this technologies lesson plan, students research and write short answers for the inventions of the Cotton Gin, McCormick Reaper, Steamboat, and Steam Locomotive. Students answer 4 questions for each.
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Influential Inventions

For Students 5th - 8th
In this inventions worksheet, students write the description and impact of 4 influential inventions. Students do this for the cotton gin, the reaper, the steamboat, and the steam locomotive.
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The Pre-Civil War Era (1815–1850)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about 19th century America. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Drones Take Off

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder what drones are doing high above us in the sky? This article gives your class an insight to what those robots in the sky are doing. After reading an article on drone technology, pupils are prompted to respond to a variety of...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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Early American Poets

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The poems of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are the focus of a unit that asks readers to consider how an artist's life and changes in society influences his or her work. After careful study of Whitman's and Dickinson's perspectives on...
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Unit Overview, Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This unit overview details the rationale for, lists the stories included in, and a timeline for a study of the short story genre. Designed for juniors and seniors, the unit would be appropriate for freshmen and sophomores as well.
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Classify By Topic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore and evaluate poetry. In small groups, they read and summarize poems, complete a handout, create and perform a dramatization of a poem, and write a journal entry in response to their performance.
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If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War.

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars investigate major characters of history that are represented in children's literature. They conduct research using a variety of resources and each character is put into a class book as a presentation. The character...
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Western Expansion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the lives of cowboys and Indians during the time of Western Expansion.  In this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze various posters dealing with the Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion.  Students...
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Impact of Inventions on the Western Frontier

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this technological advancements lesson, students examine sources that require them to determine how inventions...
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Westward Expansion

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore the idea of "manifest destiny" by viewing a slide-show. In this U.S. geography lesson, students identify the reasons men and women traveled to the west coast during the early 1800s. Students view a PowerPoint slide-show...
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The Impact of Inventions on Life in America - Cereal Box Project

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate U.S. history by examining technology post Civil War. In this inventions instructional activity, students view a slide-show of images demonstrating how the U.S. transformed into an industrial powerhouse in the late...
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International Indian School Poetry Activity

For Students 8th - 12th
In this International Indian School poetry learning exercise, students answer a set of questions based on short poems given in the learning exercise. 
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Boomtown

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a series of films that explore evolving concepts of civil rights in America. They consider the civil rights of African-Americans, the aged and homosexuals. They discuss the films and complete worksheets.
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Migration and the Spirits of Life

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the Mexican traditions for the Day of the Dead. In this Mexican traditions lesson, students study monarch butterflies and learn about the role that the mariposa plays in the Day of the Dead. Students learn about migration,...

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