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#### Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read about the life of Jim Thorpe and answer focus lessons about the book.  In this Jim Thorpe lesson, students celebrate the American Indian culture and learn of the hardships Jim Thorpe overcame.  Students find descriptive...
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#### Jim Thorpe: The Greatest Athlete of the Century

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss what makes a sports legend. In this Jim Thorpe activity students analyze both the triumphs and tragedies of Jim Thorpe's sports career. Students then write a letter persuading their representative to name Jim Thorpe the...
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#### May 28th Writing Prompt

For Students 5th - 8th
For this daily writing prompt worksheet, students learn that athlete Jim Thorpe was born in this day in 1888. Students think of a famous American they could immortalize in a postage stamp.
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#### The 1919 Black Sox Scandal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of the Progressive Era on professional baseball. In this baseball lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires to take on assigned roles from the 1921 Black Sox Trial.
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#### The Judge Problem: Combinations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this problem solving activity, students solve a word problem about combinations.  Students determine the total number of possible combinations of three judges from a forty five judge pool.
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#### Knowing Where You Are

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research place names of one section of their state and create a chart to show their findings.
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#### Knowing Where You Are

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students work together to research the names of places in their state. They divide up their state so that each group can research a different section and complete a chart of the different names. They create a key for the map to explain...
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#### U Can Two Can Workout

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students spread out around the activity area, having enough space so they are not touching each other. They each hold two canned goods (10-16 oz). Students perform various exercises to the music. They do exercises such as: arm circles,...