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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
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The Changing Meaning of "Due Process"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the United States Constitution and how the application for due process differs in two amendments. They research the changing definition of the term since the Civil War. They use the internet to research press coverage of...
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What's the Difference Between Procedural and Substantive Due Process?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the difference between substantive and procedural due process. They research the uses of due process on the internet and books. They also discuss cases involving students and due process.
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On This Day: Battle of Tippecanoe

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What do the War of 1812 and the accidental presidency of John Tyler have in common? Historians ponder the question as they learn about the Battle of Tippecanoe, how it led to the declaration of war with Great Britain in the War of 1812,...
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Mystery State #32

For Students 5th - 7th
There is no better way to start a lesson, than with a good problem-solving activity. Give your class the chance to see if they can use each of the five clues to determine the name of mystery state number 32. Hint: It's the eastern most...
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Playing Vocabulary Basketball

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners view a slide show featuring famous athletes and educational institutions that have played a part in the history of basketball. They participate in a game in which a basketball is tossed from person to person as facts and...
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A Visit to Aunt Louisa's

For Teachers 4th
Examine what life was like in rural Indiana during the 1880s. They listen to a primary source document describing a young girl's summer visit to her relative's farm and compare their visits to family or friends. Then, they complete a...
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Indiana Courts: How Do They Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify the branches of Indiana's judicial system and determine the differences between the different courts and different types of cases. Students create a flow chart showing how a court case works its way through the...
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Who's a Hoosier?

For Teachers 4th
What is a Hoosier? 4th graders will identify sayings/expressions to reflect a region or culture. They will research Indiana history to work in groups to prepare for the annual 4th grade program where they will present the information...
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How Pi Was Nearly Changed to 3.2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Were it not for a coincidence, Indiana might have legislated an incorrect value of pi. Scholars listen to a true story about how Indiana's House of Representatives wanted scholars in the state to learn that pi was equal to 3.2. A math...
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Indiana Drawing

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Indiana learning exercise, students draw a picture about Indiana and write about it. Students draw 1 picture and write a few sentences about it.
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Indiana Alphabet Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this alphabetizing activity activity, students read the words and phrases related to the state of Indiana. Students then alphabetize the 10 examples.
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Poet James Whitcomb Riley: Famous in His Own Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An engaging biography of "Hoosier" poet James Whitcomb Riley serves as a springboard for study of his unique dialect-based verse. Several activities illuminate differences between spoken vernacular and formal language. Learners record...
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Indiana Historical Site Brochures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research information about one historic site in Indiana. They then use the Publisher program on the computer to create an informational brochure. Finally, they share their brochure with the class.
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Natives of Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in discussions about the Native Peoples who inhabited what is now Indiana. In this Native American lesson, 4th graders discuss the social and cultural structures of these Native Americans. They locate the...
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A Visit to Aunt Louisa's

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a diary entry. In this journaling activity students examine a 1880's primary source document. Students read about a young girl visiting her Aunt in rural Indiana. Students write about what they did in the last day.
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The Battle of Corydon

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the Battle of Corydon, its military leaders, and its influence on the town. In this Battle of Corydon instructional activity, 4th graders develop vocabulary needed to complete the instructional activity, listen as...
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Forced Potawatomi Migration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write about the forced Potawatomi migration. In this primary source lesson students are read journal entries from an emigrating party of Potawatomi Indians. Students reflect on the items the Indians might have taken with...
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Illness and Medicine in Pioneer Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate sicknesses in Pioneer Era Indiana. In this medical treatments lesson students list medical problems of the era, who cured the problem, and what the cure was. Students also read and discuss the death of Abraham...
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Guided Reading: Indiana - The Hoosier State

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction. In this reading comprehension instructional activity students read a nonfiction book about Indiana. Students discuss what new facts they have gathered.
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Impacting Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore Indiana. In this Indiana history lesson, 4th graders discuss how Indiana has developed through the years. Students discuss Indiana agriculture and follow a recipe using ingredients from Indiana crops. Students view...
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Hoosiers in the Civil War

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research soldiers in the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 4th graders listen to the story Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco and identify the main events. They read facts about "Hoosiers in the Civil War" and create a...
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Indiana Travel Guide

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after exploring and researching the state of Indiana, create a travel guide about the state of Indiana including its capital, major rivers, governors and two famous people from the state. They utilize a variety of art...
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Analyzing Civil War Pictorial Envelopes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the power of political messages contained in visual artifacts and examine the political messages conveyed by the illustrations that appeared on personal stationery used during the Civil War. They create and describe a...