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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Hatfield and McCoy feud. In this Hatfield and McCoy feud lesson, 4th graders examine factors that caused the feud. Students also locate on a map where the feud took place, make a timeline of the main events...
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You Are Here

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students map local places and learn to use scale and distance.  For this mapping lesson, students map their school and a favorite place.  Students recreate their maps showing distance and scale sizes. Students locate their location on a...
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The Seven Teachings

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to stories of the seven teachings and use its principles to discuss community.  In this seven teachings lesson, 3rd graders create a collage of the teachings such as honesty, humility,and respect illustrating their...
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Map Scale and Ratios

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Introduce you map scale and ratios lesson with this informative video. A student demonstrates how to properly use a scale on a map, as well as read a topographic map. This is a fantastic video to show during your map unit!
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review the elements of patterns in numbers and artwork and then use Photoshop to create an artistic pattern. In this pattern lesson, 6th graders view step by step videos on patterning. Students work on the computer to...
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Facts About North and South Korea

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate North and South Korea. In this research lesson, students gather facts about North and South Korea. In groups students research using encyclopedias, the internet and other sources. Students compare and contrast the...
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How Far Is It?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a map key to estimate the distance from Salt Lake City, Utah, to ten other cities. Then they use an online distance calculator to see how close their estimates come!
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Where in the World Is Mexico?

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners practice map-reading skills as they locate Mexico and its cities on a world map. By creating a puzzle out of a map of Mexico, students engage in a meaningful hands-on activity to help them explore that country's geography.
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For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Without using a ruler, learners estimate the relative length of various lines in these three scenarios. The first two are set up as maps, with learners determining the shortest and longest distances from one position to another. The last...
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Probability and the U.S. Map

For Students 6th - 7th
Learners solve and complete 20 different problems that include using a U.S. map and data table. First, they calculate the probability that they will select a state that begins with each letter of the alphabet. Then, everyone completes...
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The African American Population in US History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
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Timothy's Trip

For Students 4th - 5th
In this route worksheet, students draw the route Timothy took on his trip based on the information given. Students draw the route on graph paper where each point equals 4 miles.
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Using a Map to Locate Places

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a good way to explore the concept of map skills. In this geography lesson, young geographers discover how to read a map and the elements printed on the map. They hunt for states, captials, and National Parks on a map.
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Basic Mapping Skills

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Establish and study the parts of a map with your class and, then they will work in small groups to create their own detailed map, including a legend.  There are specific instructions to follow on what needs to be included.
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Improve your students' mapping skills with the guidelines in this helpful PowerPoint. This presentation includes fantastic photos to aid student understanding of what makes a good map. Tip: Follow this PowerPoint with a map making activity!
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Why Map a Map?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After brainstorming reasons why Native Americans mapped their lands, your young critical thinkers will work together to review their ideas and determine the definition of a map. With today's extensive use of mapping technology and GPS...
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Traveling Community Journal Project

For Teachers K - 8th
Pupils create an online "community journal". In this communities lesson, students use a writing template to send e-mail to various people to learn more about their community. The journal is passed from person to person.
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State-shaped Cookies

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Reinforce learning about US geography with this tasty project. Have your kids cut out state-shaped sugar cookies by laying patterns on top of dough and cutting them out with a table knife. Integrate math by working with fractions and...
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Neighborhood Map

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine their immediate school neighborhood and create a map of the surrounding neighborhood. They take a walk around the school and take notes and sketch important features, draw a map, and construct a three-dimensional map of...
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Mystery Map

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students compare and contrast varying approaches to present information, as they create a workable study guide. They create a Mystery Map with hidden words, facts, or hints to find treasures. Afterward, they interact and discuss...
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Bird's-Eye Map

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students, accompanied by an adult, walk around the neighborhood observing details about streets and buildings. They observe and discuss the meaning of street signs to produce and label an accurate map of their home/school and the nearby...
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Orienteering - Lesson 10 - Putting It All Together

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wrap up this unit by navigating through a prescribed course using a map and a compass. Put all the skills learned about reading a compass and using a map to navigate through an unknown course. Each learner should have a control card...
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Great Lakes Snow Analysis Collaborative Network

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students interpret data on snow cover and analyze trend patterns. For this snow lesson students compare data and locate their school's GPS coordinates.
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World War II New Guinea Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Although the big picture for this lesson plan on the New Guidea Campaign of WWII is taking a field trip to the Douglas MacArthur Memorial, you can easily use it as a guide to an independent or group research project as well. However, if...