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Mississippi River

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study scanning and skimming techniques. In this research skills lesson, students use the research techniques on print literature about the Mississippi River. Young scholars prepare book talks on the literature they read.
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Wildlife Along the Mississippi River

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create a class book about the wildlife that lives in and near the Mississippi River.
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The Mississippi River

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After examining a short passage about the Mississippi River system, readers use the provided graphic organizer to identify the main idea and supporting ideas in the article.
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Save Your Rivers

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create posters about protecting rivers in their state.
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Along the Banks of the Mississippi

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a report about one of the states along the Mississippi River.
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Mississippi River Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore print and online resources to explore the Mississippi River and then use the information to complete a scavenger hunt.
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Let the River Run

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Pupils examine deposits found in a river in this science lesson. They collect data of sediment deposit found in the Mississippi river, then graph and analyze their data using the TI.
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The River and Lake States

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students read a 3 page information text about the history, climate, resources and economy of the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes. Students then answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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River Systems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars must react to the ecosystems of a river. They use inquiry-based learning along with maps and visuals to better understand the impact of rivers on everyday life. To finish, they create final written projects and presentations. 
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Special Report: Flood of the Great River

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work together in groups and role play the role of television crews. Using the internet, they research specific events of the Mississippi River flooding and report their findings to the class from different angles. They are to...
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The Meandering Mississippi River

For Students 7th - 9th
Geography or earth science classes may find this worksheet useful for reviewing their knowledge of the Mississippi River. Primarily, it addresses tributaries, major cities, sources, etc. Composed exclusively of fill-in-the-blank...
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River

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use historical research with primary sources to learn why the Mississippi River was important to Red Wing.
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United States Map- Rivers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn about rivers. In this maps lesson, students describe rivers and what human activities take place in a river. Students use a map to locate the rivers in the United States.
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Six of the Large Rivers of the United States

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this United States map worksheet, students view a map of the six largest rivers found in the United States. Students answer 4 short answer questions at the bottom of the worksheet.
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Rivers, Maps, and Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use maps to locate and label the major rivers of North and South America. Using the internet, they identify forests, grasslands, mountain ranges and other landforms on the continents as well. They compare and contrast the...
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From Lazy River To Deep Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student investigate the lock and dam system of the Mississippi River by creating one for the class to observe. The experiment is completed in conjunction with research bring compiled from different resources for a research project.
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Theme of Race

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis activity, students explore the theme of race in the Langston Hughes "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," as they read an excerpt about the perspectives that black people throughout history have taken with regards to...
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Mapping the Mississippi

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Earth science classes can inspect the geography of the Mississippi River watershed by using National Geographic's fascinating FieldScope, an interactive mapping tool. Printable worksheets can be used to guide the exploration. This neat...
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River Reading Circle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students participate in a reading circle as a means of studying river-related poetry. They meet in small groups to discuss provided poems about the Mississippi River and use written or drawn notes to guide their part of the discussion.
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Raging River

For Students 3rd
In this measurement activity, 3rd graders read a passage on the Mississippi River and then answer five short answer questions relating to the length of the river.
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The World's Longest Rivers

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these word meanings in context worksheets, students read the selection about the world's longest rivers and then use context clues to learn the meanings of the words Nile River, source, mouth, Amazon River, Mississippi River,...
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Themes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students respond to 5 discussion questions that require them to investigate the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem “The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
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America's Mighty Rivers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils examine the cultural importance of America's rivers. Using the Mississippi and Hudson Rivers, they examine a story that takes place on each river. They are introduced to the concepts of preservation and stewardship.
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River Flow Rate

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners work together to estimate the flow rate of a local river. They relate their results in a lab setting to the environment. They use the internet to research the actual flow rate and compare it with their estimate.

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