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63 resources with the keyterm florida

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Cane Toad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Nocturnal frogs, like the cane toad, have horizontal irises. Your science class can learn more facts about the cane toad with this superb video. The narrator is easy to understand and, while she speaks, holds a real life cane toad!
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Strawberry Girl Lesson 1: Florida's Location and Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine Florida vegetation, shape and location.  In this Florida lesson, students read Strawberry Girl, write a journal entry, explore the "Central Florida Memory" website, and create a 12-month vegetation calendar.  
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It's Time to Rhyme

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students listen to rhyming book, identify rhyming pairs, guess what rhyme words mean, and create list of rhyming pairs on chart paper. They then discuss Fifty States Quarters Program, identify objects on backs of state coins, and...
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Create A Park Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners design ultimate park experience for Florida families as they demonstrate their knowledge of map legend skills.
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Can You Find a Solution?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the topic of public conservation. In this Florida panthers lesson, students read a scenario about the endangered panther and collaborate to plan a way to protect the panther population. Students also participate in a...
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Strawberry Girl: Outdoors in Florida

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars compare crops and animals in Florida from 1890-1900 through present day.  In this outdoors in Florida lesson, students conduct research on animals and crops native to Florida while reading Strawberry Girl. Young scholars...
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Florida Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Florida 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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Florida Acrostic Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this online interactive language arts worksheet, students write an acrostic poem regarding Florida using the letters FLORIDA. This worksheet may also be printed for use in classrooms.
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Everglades

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this wetlands worksheet, students will research and answer 11 questions about the Florida Everglades. Students will create a report.
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A Dark Cloud Over the Sunshine State

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students provide their own solutions to the controversy over the ballots in Florida.
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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The history of Florida is explored in this lesson which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the space...
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Growth of Florida's Railroads

For Students 5th - 7th
Based on an examination of Florida's railroad system, this multi-step lesson addresses FCAT requirements specific to Florida. After reading a passage, scholars use a map of the state to label railroad systems. They describe the goods...
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The Everglades in Danger!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are explained that the Florida Everglades are in danger. They explore the characteristics of the Florida Everglades. Students investigate about ways they can help protect the Florida Everglades. They are shown where Florida is...
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Florida Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Florida instructional activity, students put words in alphabetical order having to do with Florida's famous people, places, and history. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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Hernando de Soto Explores Florida

For Students 7th - 9th
Print this resource or save it to your desk top. It contains five activities and eleven vocabulary words related to Hernando de Soto and his exploration of Florida. Each activity provides targeted skills practice to prime learners for a...
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Create Your Own Florida Murals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students study a mural that represents life in Florida. They choose one portion of the mural and redraw it showing what the character in that portion would be doing next. (Is the person headed to the beach? Where the bird fly next? etc.)
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Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Maps, globes, and computer software aid young explorers as they locate state capitols, major cities, geographic features, and attractions for states they are researching. They then use desktop publishing software to create a map to share...
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Ahoy! Pirates in Florida and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify pirates and their roles in Florida and the Caribbean, examine their significance in history, and contribute to a multimedia group presentation.
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At the Governor's Mansion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students visit Florida Governor's mansion online, and create class book about interesting facts and trivia.
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Animals Of Florida

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study about animals and their habitats, their environments, their young and their diets. They participate on a field trip to a local spring to take digital pictures of the environment the animals live in, what they eat and then...
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Hi, Deer!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students collect, organize by table, and examine census data in a simulation, estimate the size of the population in the simulation and make predictions based on the collection of census simulation data.
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CIVICS AND HISTORY LESSON

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research using recommended websites and other appropriate resources. Based on their findings, groups prepare recommendations for future elections to ensure efficiency and fairness. students must refer to the 2000 election.
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Life as An Early Orange Grower

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the early settlers of Florida. In this social studies lesson, students research the lives of early settlers and write a journal from the perspective of a young person whose family has an orange grove during the 1880s.
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Lesson 6: Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a travel poster about a favorite place in Florida. In this Florida instructional activity, students research their favorite place and use desktop publishing to create a poster. They also make a brochure using Microsoft...