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22 resources with the concept canyons

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Study Jams! Landforms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
First-class photographs dazzle your class as they are acquainted with Earth's various landforms. To reinforce learning, they can take a multiple-choice quiz, sing along to a karaoke song, or review key vocabulary terms, all on this...
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Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Each slide is a simple notebook page with one landform in blue and its definition in red. There are 26 vocabulary terms in all, some you may want to use, and others easily hidden. It is recommended that you add photos or other graphic...
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Unsent Letter: Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
As your class reads Gary Paulsen's Canyons, challenge them to assume the perspective of a character to write a letter. The plan suggests learners pair off, one person assuming the voice of Coyote Runs, and the other assuming the voice of...
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Geography Terms

For Teachers 6th
Providing pictures, easy-to-understand definitions, and a description of geography terms is the purpose of this resource.This presentation provides a graphic with each description of such geographic terms as island, plateau, and plain....
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How Does A Canyon Become Grand?

For Students 6th - 12th
Ah, the Grand Canyon ... ain't it grand? The narrator of a video from PBS Digital Studios explains, in detail, how the Grand Canyon was formed over millions of years.
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Story Impressions-Gary Paulsen's Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
What is a story impression? Learn about the strategy with the first page of this two-page resource. Before reaching chapters 21-24 in Canyons, readers use a list of words (taken from these chapters) to predict what is going to happen....
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Canyons: Gary Paulsen

For Students 7th - 9th
Will your class be ready to read Canyons by Gary Paulsen? If you're unsure of their current reading level, use this cloze procedure to determine if this book is the right choice for your young readers. The blank guide and the actual text...
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Graphic Organizer for Vocabulary: Gary Paulsen's Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
Although the activity is designed for Gary Paulsen’s Canyons, these procedures could be used with any novel or vocabulary study. Readers select an unfamiliar word, record the sentence and chapter where the term is found, write two...
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Dam Impact

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the environmental impact of dams. In this environmental impact lesson, students explore the major environmental impacts of dams and the engineering solutions used to address the major issues.
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Discussion Web

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Get your class talking, even debating, about Gary Paulsen's popular novel Canyons. As they finish chapters 10-12, they complete the following discussion web concerning Brennan and the skull. They fill out the graphic organizer provided...
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Canyons: Magic Square Activity

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A fan of magic squares vocabulary activities? Readers use terms drawn from Gary Paulsen’s Canyons to complete an exercise. The worksheet, an answer sheet, as well as complete directions for crafting a magic square, are included.
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Water Speed and Erosion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the process of water erosion. They observe the roots of a plant and discuss the concept of erosion. Next, in small groups they conduct an experiment to observe how water erodes soil on a stream table, and...
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The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students take an online virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park. They act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms.
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Vocabulary Words of the Southwest

For Students 4th - 6th
A simple vocabulary definition worksheet has young geographers of the Southwest putting term meanings into their own words. The fifteen words include (but are not limited to) adobe, butte, canyon, economy, erode, fossil, and landform....
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Landforms

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research landforms created by tectonic movement.  In this landforms lessons, students discuss caves, canyons, mountains, valleys, and undersea vents and the ecosystems unique to these environments.
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Landforms

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this social studies/landforms activity, students fill in the blanks to write a description of the given landforms. Students write the cause of the landforms and create an illustration for each.
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Geography Terms

For Students 5th - 6th
In this geography worksheet, learners match vocabulary words to their definition. They identify words such as valley, peninsula and others dealing with land formations. Students solve 23 matching problems.
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For Educators

For Teachers K - 12th
Students (Teachers) can come this website an included are four interdisciplinary teaching units with lesson plans correlated to national standards, along with a variety of discussion questions and interactive act ivies designed to get...
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Forces that Change the Land

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students conduct Internet research find information about the following landforms: mountains, canyons, and valleys. They create travel brochures of their findings.
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Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe the landforms around them. In this landforms lesson, students go outside the classroom and observe the world around them. Inside the classroom they discuss and draw pictures of what they saw outside, identifying any...
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Let's Go! Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. They locate the main geologic features of Yellowstone on a map of the park. Students write a description of the geologic features to be included on the map for a...
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The Geography of American Communities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, in groups, describe the geography of Los Angeles using information from local places and street names.