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18 resources with the keyterm mormons

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Antebellum Revivalism and Reform

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A gold mine for American history teachers, this presentation cascades through the middle of the 19th century with the central themes of moral and social reform. Between the blossoming Mormon church, the tightening of the Temperance...
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The Mormons Come West

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Discover why the Mormons traveled westward in this fascinating PowerPoint about their trail. Starting as east as New York and all the way to Utah, students discover the reasons behind the Mormons' footsteps. Tip: Ask students if other...
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Mormon Trail Fill in the Blank Activity

For Students 6th - 8th
People move from place to place for many reasons, one is religious freedom. This fill-in-the blank instructional activity provides those learning about the Mormon pioneers the opportunity to show what they know about how and why the...
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Why Did the Mormons Manage to Survive Salt Lake City?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Broaching interesting topics but not answering any questions, this short presentation attempts to tell the tale of the Mormon emigration to Salt Lake City. There are some good facts within the slides, and the presentation might fit in...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Ferment of Reform and Culture

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Beneficial for a discussion on the Mormon trek to Utah (Deseret), the solitary image in this slideshow details their journey from Nauvoo to modern day Salt Lake City. The slide would be a good visual aid for a lecture about the...
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Chapter 12: American History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Short and to the point, these slides cover some basic points about life in 19th centrury America. Topics such as Texas Independence, the California Gold Rush, and the Oregon Territory are briefly mentioned, and some of the facts are hard...
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Era of Self-Sufficiency - Pre-1890

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students investigate the relationship between physical geography and Utah's settlement. In this Utah land lesson, students view a PowerPoint about Utah land and work in groups to answer questions about the uniqueness of Utah's Mormon...
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Brigham Young Leads Mormons West

For Students 5th - 6th
In these American West worksheets, students read passages about Brigham Young leading the Mormons west. Students then answer 9 questions about the text.
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Mormon Settlements

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Mormon settlements worksheet, students read the poster about the settlement of Salt Lake City. Students then determine if the settlement was a success or failure based on what they learned in the poster.
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Townsite Era

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils learn about the Townsite Era and are able to explore who they were and how they lived at that time. In this Townsite Era students create their own map of the Loma Linda are, design their own community and use a computer simulation...
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Mystery State #5

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, students answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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The State of Mormonism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils investigate the history of Mormonism and how this religion has shaped Utah's identity. They explore various websites, answer discussion questions, take a virtual tour of the Mormon Trail, and read newspaper articles about Mormonism.
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American West Crosstick

For Students 5th - 6th
In this American West worksheet, students complete the clues that relate to the American West, Mormon settlements, and the creation of railways. Students write the 7 words in the horizontal boxes and then read the word created by the...
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The Mormons Crossword

For Students 5th - 6th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read the clues related to the American West and the Mormon settlements. Students complete the puzzle with 8 words about Mormons.
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Curiosity Drives Change: Early Pioneers' Sense of Disc

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the journals of some of the earliest pioneers in Utah. They discover the attitudes of pioneer living and summarize what they have learned.
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Raising the Mormon Battalion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the history of the formation of the Mormon Battalion. They role-play various reactions to the raising of the Battalion and write an opinion piece based on the readings of period journals.
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Pushing the Boundaries: The Pioneer Spirit

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders recognize how social reform occurred at the turn of the century. Through a debate, 11th graders determine advantages and drawbacks of traveling west using original sources and descriptions of the attitudes, beliefs, and...
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Out in the Middle of Nowhere: Inevitable Lifestyle Changes

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the interaction between Utah's geography and its inhabitants. They explain how looking at cause/effect relationships is an example of historical thinking.