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67 resources with the concept kansas

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Agricultural Practices in Kansas: Comparing Agricultural Practices Before and After the Dust Storms of the 1930s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Knowing about history is one thing, learning form it is another. Rather than just discuss the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl, this presentation discusses what we learned from the Dust Bowl. Presented are the types of agricultural...
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Kansas Ponds, Lakes & Reservoirs

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare the ponds, lakes, and reservoirs of Kansas.  In this geography lesson, students use Google Earth to research the different ponds, lakes, and reservoirs in Kansas.  Students will discover that many of the bodies of water...
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State Geography-Kansas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate and identify geographical features and on a Kansas map. In this Kansas geography instructional activity, 4th graders generate concepts to be added to a graphic organizer web map about Kansas. Students label or...
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Immigrants to Kansas: Why Did They Come

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore U.S. History by researching Kansas. In this immigration instructional activity, students discuss the benefits of immigrating to a state like Kansas in the 1800's while writing their thoughts and research in a reporter's...
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The People of Kansas: Who Are They and Why Are They Here?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the settlement patterns of the Kansas Territory. In this Kansas history lesson, students analyze primary documents from the pioneers in the territory. Learners write letters or perform skits that feature their findings.
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Kansas Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this Kansas outline map worksheet, students examine political boundaries of the state and the placement its capital city as well as its major cities. This map is not labeled.
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The People of Kansas: Where Did They Come From and Why Did They Come?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and discuss the reasons why early settlers emigrated to Kansas. They, in groups, analyze census district reports from the 1850's and then identify the advantages and disadvantages of using this information as research.
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Connecting Kansas: Past and Present

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper graders identify five forms of transportation and describe how Kansans are connected to the rest of the country using transportation and communication. They complete a graphic organizer for each type of text structure given to them...
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Indian Removal to the Great American Desert

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine American policies to relocate Native Americans. For this Native American history lesson, 7th graders determine why Native Americans were relocated and investigate their response to the policies as they analyze...
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Forced Potawatomi Migration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write about the forced Potawatomi migration. For 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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Sectionalism, Popular Sovereignty, and Secession

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine sequence of national events that resulted in the Civil War by using primary sources, and creating timelines and maps.
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Town Development

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use a map of Kansas in the 1800s to discuss town development and issues related to slavery. They create fictitious towns to promote to outsiders.
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Sectionalism and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students use their knowledge of Kansas history to support their position in support of or against slavery in Kansas.
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Kansas word search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Kansas instructional activity, students search for words in a word search having to do with Kansas's famous people and places. Students search for 10 words.
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Kansas Map

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Kansas worksheet, students fill in a map of Kansas with cities and attractions. Students fill in the map with as many major cities and attractions that they find.
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Mystery State #35

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States mystery worksheet, students determine which state is described by the 5 clues listed on the sheet and then mark it on the outline map of the United States.
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Can You See the Light?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Explore plants and flowers with this lesson. Learners talk about plants, conduct an experiment with suflowers, and track a plants growth. This is a motivating way to present this concept.
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Kansas Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this vocabulary activity worksheet, students read the 10 statements about Kansas. Students find vocabulary words about Kansas to complete the 10 statements.
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Give Me a Clue!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners write clue cards for learning the names and locations of each river basin in Kansas using their knowledge of cardinal and intermediate directions.
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Historic Places in Kansas

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the significance of historical landmarks. In this lesson plan, 3rd graders participate in a class discussion on Kansas landmarks, then complete several activities the reinforce the class discussion, such as writing...
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The Hmong Migration

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate possible reasons the Hmong settled in Kansas.  In this United States History instructional activity, 7th graders read an article that discusses the history of the Hmong people, then have a class discussion on...
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Social Exploration in Kansas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders reflect on the relationship between the American Indians and the French, Spanish and American explorers.  In this United States History lesson, 8th graders work in small groups to discuss how the lives of the American...
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Frontier Forts

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study frontier forts. In this Kansas history lesson, 7th graders research the history and conditions of Fort Leavenworth, Fort Scott, Fort Riley, Fort Larned, and Fort Hays. Students write letters from the perspective of...
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Populism and Governor Lewelling

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the impact of the Populist Party. In this Kansas history lesson, 7th graders examine historical documents that enable them to find out what the Populist Party stood for and how Governor Lewelling dealt with...