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Marco Paul's Travels on the Erie Canal: An Educational Voyage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Following the book, Marco Paul's Travels on the Erie Canal, readers complete an activity for each chapter, take part in discussions, and respond to several questions. To show what they know, scholars create an alphabet book using primary...
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Erie Canal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
While canals are not the way to travel today, in the first half of the nineteenth century, they were sometimes the best way to move goods and people. Scholars examine primary sources, including maps and pictures, to investigate the role...
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Ohio and Erie Canal

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students use maps, readings and photos to research the construction and effects of the Ohio and Erie Canals. They compare the region's economy before and after the canal's construction and analyze transportation routes in their own...
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Erie Canal

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies, middle schoolers find the words that are related to the location of the Erie Canal. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Canals 1820-1860

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While canals are not a common mode of transportation today, they were part of the fuel for America's industrialization. However, most of them were located in the North, also feeding regional differences and sectionalism. Using an...
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Document Based Question: Erie Canal

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the provided documents about the Erie Canal to discover the impact that this transportation systems had on the New York community. In this history lesson plan, 4th graders first analyze the documents and answer the...
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The Era of Good Feelings

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Setting the context for the first part of the 19th century, the slides presented here display the "Era of Good Feelings," including the presidencies of Monroe and Adams. Maps and photographs help students to contextualize the concepts of...
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Marco Paul's Travels on the Erie Canal

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students conduct research in order to create an understanding of The Eerie Canal and its place in history and the world. students use a variety of primary and secondary resources to aid in the research process.
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Growing a Nation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the major events and inventions that changed American families and communities.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze various documents dealing with the changes.  Students create a project on an event...
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Hollywood Squares: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After discussing social and political issues related to the Westward Expansion, play a game to review. Kids answer questions related to statehood, post-Civil War life, and the pioneers. There are nine questions total.
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Review Game: American Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
So what were some of the reasons the industrial revolution began in America? REview some of the causes of the Industrial Revolution like, the cotton gin, textile mills, ports, and transportation. There are a total of nine questions. Tip:...
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Finding Your Way Around the I & M Canal

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders utilize a map of the I&M Canal (imbedded in this plan), and perform a series of tasks. They calculate distance, find specific points of interest and solve a set of story problems about the canal.
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Grand Celebration! Broadside

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research the construction and history of the Erie Canal. They answer discussion questions in small groups, draw and label the Erie Canal on a map of New York State, read and discuss a handout, and complete a worksheet.
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New York Earns Title: Empire State

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the Erie Canal and New York state. They design a three-day vacation itinerary using tourism sites, which highlight historical facts and include the modern remains of the New York Canal system.
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US History and Government Examination: August 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary source documents, pupils consider how the United States' democratic story has evolved over time. A second essay question examines the role of geography in history, and multiple-choice questions sharpen test-taking skills.
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Progressive Presidents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the motivations and policies of progressive presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The video discusses how the presidents handled the domestic...
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Erie Canal: Journey Back in Time

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the novel, The Eric Canal, identifying the characters and setting. They respond to daily reading by writing in journals and complete a short answer test upon completion of the novel.
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Post-Civil War American History

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine significant events in Post-Civil War America. For this Post-Civil War lesson, 5th graders investigate the important events after the war in 19th century America. They read primary source documents about six topics...
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The Eerie Canal

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover bodies of water in the United States by investigating the Eerie Canal.  In this U.S. Geography lesson, students discuss Lake Eerie and the canal that was built in order to transport goods.  Students research the lake on...
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Fulfilling the Visions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the economic implications of public programs to improve transportation. They become familiar with the visions that were articulated for both the Erie Canal and Interstate Highway System.
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Westward Expansion

For Teachers 2nd
Students examine how the events that took place during the time of the Westward Expansion affected the pioneers and Native Americans through the seven lessons of this unit. Enhancements in transportation over time are also a part of the...
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The Rise of Railroads: California

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways are an integral part of the history of California. Using a timeline format, class members connect major historical events to the rise of the railroads and their impact on the state. Activities include a mix of independent and...
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The Rise of Railroads: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways not only cross the US, but they are also intertwined with the history of America. Using a timeline format, individuals explore the connections between major events in American history—such as the Civil War—and the rise of the...
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Sea Lamprey

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learners discuss the types of technology that are used to control the population of sea lamprey in the Great Lakes. They explain the parasite/host relationship and understand the devastating impact invasive species have on ecosystems....

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