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81 resources with the concept indiana

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Social Studies

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Young scholars, when researching a space topic in connection to Indiana, find six events related to the topic with a 100% accuracy. They place the six events in chronological order, create a time line, and then make a layered book out of...
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Exploring Indiana's Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of activities as they study the European exploration of the Midwest, focusing on Indiana. They map the path explorers took, comparing the British with the French. They research why the explorers stopped...
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Children of the Steel Kings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the public school system in Gary, Indiana in 1913. They determine how the school system changes according to individual and group needs.
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Gary's Changing Face

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars investigate the history of Gary, Indiana by looking at its history, demographics and points of interest. They create a timeline of important events in the city's history.
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Boilermaker Geography

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the geography of central Indiana with an emphasis upon finding the location of Purdue. They make a connection to literature with the reading of a newspaper article to create the context for the lesson while...
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See the State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are given a map of Indiana and have to plan a road trip including at least two major points of interest with 100% accuracy. The students estimate the distance between their two chosen locations with 100% accuracy.
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Find the Way

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after discussing different places to visit and being given a map of Indiana, draw the route to his/her destination within Indiana. They tell the directions in their own words and formulate pertinent questions to ask along...
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Poet for a Day

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, while in the computer lab after reading the poem, "H is for Hoosier," create an acrostic poem about Indiana. They list words that are unique of Indiana and choose one of those words to create their acrostic poems to share...
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Move Around the Map

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, while working with a partner, label and identify on a tarp map six major cities and five major rivers in Indiana. They traverse along the rivers utilizing a different locomotor skill (hop, skip, walk, run, leap, gallop,...
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Civil War Museum Exhibit

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders summarize the participation of Indiana citizens in the Civil War. They research an assigned topic and build a museum exhibit that displays at least five points of information relating to the topic. Students write a...
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Indiana Ice Investigations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a model of the formation of Indiana by glaciers. Working in groups with appropriate materials, they create a model documenting how glaciers moved through the land and formed the geological structure and land masses...
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Who's a Hoosier?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of Hoosiers and define what a Hoosier is. In small groups they discuss any stories they know about the word Hoosier, then brainstorm and write a story about the word Hoosier. Each group shares their...
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Civil War in Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate events that occurred in Indiana during the US Civil War. They brainstorm how Indiana was involved in the Civil War before working in small groups to conduct research on one specific event. They take roles in...
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Hoosier Trading Cards

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a trading card depicting information about a famous Indiana resident. Using traditional and internet research, they gather information about a famous Hoosier of their choice. Students use their information to...
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On The Banks

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write and perform an original song about Indiana. After learning the lyrics of the song "On the Banks of the Wabash," students write lyrics to their own song about Indiana with assistance from the instructor. They...
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the national road

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a primary document that traces and describes the path of the National Road through Indiana and the experiences of westward-moving settlers. They locate the National Road in Indiana on a current map and describe the...
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State Capitol Moves to Indianapolis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine a primary source document describing how the early Indiana state government was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis. They perform simple mathematic functions to determine the distance between Corydon and Indianapolis and...
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Illness and Medicine in Pioneer Indiana

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review some of the common illnesses and medical treatments during the pioneer era in Indiana. They give reasons why commitment to the common good, courage, and compassion were traits pioneers used during times of sickness in the...
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The Great Lakes Plain Regions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the Great Lakes Plain region of Indiana. They discuss the key differences in the three regions of Indiana. Students discuss the landmarks, resources and other attributes of the Great Lakes Plain region and they...
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Geological Development of Indiana and the Movement of Peoples Across the State

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students are introduced to the geological development of the state of Indiana. Using the internet, they visit the U.S. Geological Survey and locate the earthquake zones in the state. In groups, they locate and identify the energy...
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Somewhere in Indiana

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders locate the United States, Indiana, their community, and their neighborhood community on a map, and a world globe 4 out of 5 times correctly. They then discuss what they have learned in the lesson plan.
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Hoosier Artists

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine the paintings of various Indiana artists. Using the internet, they relate the landscapes shown to the history of the state and how it affected Native Americans. Using the information they gathered, they write story...
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Finding Fresh Scenes - Geography With Monet

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate a site in Indiana that has a different look or topography than their hometown. They develop a brochure for this place from the point of view of a publicist who desires artists to come to this area and paint the...
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Geological Development of Indiana and the Movement of Peoples Across the State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the geological development of the state of Indiana. Using the internet, they interact with the United States Geological Survey. They identify earthquake zones and energy resources in the state. They work...