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22 resources with the keyterm almanac

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Library Skills Review

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers review library skills by rotating through teacher-created learning stations covering various topics. They discuss plagiarism, work on Almanac practice as a team, complete practice using indexes, and an abstracts handout...
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Where in the World? Almanacs

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine images of landmarks from the United States.  Students identify the structure and use an almanac to discover its location.  Students create a PowerPoint to share facts about their location.
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Almanac

For Students 4th - 6th
In this almanac activity, learners look at a page from a almanac and then respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the information on the almanac page.
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Did You Know? An Almanac Lesson

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders define an almanac and list reasons why they would use an almanac. They select a topic of interest in the almanac and create a "Did You Know?" poster. They creatively display the facts they compiled on their topic.
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Where in the World is Mr. Fultz?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students use maps and other geographic resources to learn about their world while problem solving. They read clues each day and use classroom resources to narrow down where the prize is located.
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Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore a variety of reference resources while seeking information. atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and online search engines as well as library card catalogs are utilized in this lesson.
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Celebrate Texas!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore social studies by completing a U.S. history research project. In this Texas lesson, students utilize almanacs, encyclopedias and the Internet to research the history of Texas and create a presentation based on a specific...
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Almanac

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading an almanac practice worksheet, students examine a sample page from an almanac. Students then respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the sample.
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Almanac

For Students 4th - 5th
In this almanac worksheet, students review a page from an almanac pertaining to tornadoes. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the entry.
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Research and Study Skills: Magazines/Periodicals/Almanacs

For Students 4th - 5th
For this magazines/periodicals/almanacs worksheet, students use the sample entry from the Reader's Guide to answer the first 5 questions. Students use the index page to answer the last 5 questions.
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Let's Make a World Series Almanac

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss the meaning of the word, almanac and then decide which statistics about the World Series they think should be included in the almanac, browsing some websites to get some idea of what statistics are available....
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discuss reasons to use reference materials, identify correct reference material to use for specific information, find answers to specific questions by locating information in encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, almanac, glossary,...
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Using an Almanac

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students work cooperatively in order to identify specific situations in which an almanac is the best choice for locating information. They answer specific questions, record the page on which the answer was found, and the key words used...
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Make a Community Almanac

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners gather geographic information about their community. They work together to create a community almanac.
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Predicting Weather in the Eighteenth Century

For Teachers K - 5th
Students identify the role of the weather vane in colonial America, and determine the accuracy of almanacs in predicting the weather. students create an 18th century weathervane design.
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Animals in the Almanac

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students practice using a World Almanac by completing the provided worksheet on animals.
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What's Your Reference

For Teachers 7th - 9th
For this reference material worksheet, students choose the correct reference for each question given. Students discover the differences in the materials found in the dictionary, the almanac, the atlas, the newspaper, and the thesaurus.
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Magazines, Periodicals, Almanacs

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these research skills worksheets, answer questions about the sample periodical entry and then answer questions from the sample almanac index.
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The State Of The States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the states as part of the United States while conducting research using a variety of resources. The focus of the study is the states that were part of the Union by 1890. Students create an almanac about...
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Presidents

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore using almanacs for research purposes. They use the almanac to look up a variety of information including the presidents of the United States.
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The Parkingtons Are Coming

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students particpate in a simulation as hosts for a visiting family of aliens. They work in small groups deciding what 10 pages of information from an Almanac the aliens need before they arrive.
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Where to Look for the USA?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, explore the the type of reference sources are needed to answer a question. Each group identifies where the material was located, and the teacher records the guess.