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Major Rivers

For Teachers 8th
The first page of this PowerPoint gives a sample Junior High test question regarding major rivers in the USA.  The following slides give details and definitions of terms used with regard to streams and watersheds.  There is also a slide...
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Tens! Hundreds! Thousands!!! of Tons

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take a close look at the types of ships that travel through the Hudson River Valley on the Hudson River. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan in order to answer questions about exactly what is being shipped, and how...
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USA State Tag / Mississippi River Shuffle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students reinforce the geographic location of the states of the U.S.A.
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Creating Energy From Water

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study water and its energy. In this water energy lesson, students discuss hydroelectricity and make models of water turbines.
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River to the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate the function of wathersheds and weather while they follow Lewis and Clark on their jouney west. They also create a map using acurate measurements and build a model watershed.
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Marquette and Joliet Explore the Mississippi in 1673

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students locate and name the St. Lawrence River, the five Great Lakes, and the Mississippi River on a modern map. They find Quebec, Michilimackinac, Wisconsin, and Chicago on that map. They find the same places on a 1681 map.
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For Students 4th - 6th
In this Mississippi worksheet, students read a two page text about the history of the state of Mississippi. Students then answer 10 true and false questions.
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this physical maps worksheet, students use the landform map to study the path of the Ohio River. Students use the map which also shows the Cherokee land in the 1800s to answer the questions.
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Famous Rivers Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography worksheet, students examine the descriptions of 16 famous rivers and identify them by name within 3 minutes.
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The United States 1920-1945

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have the class take a gander at US History from 1920-1945, by viewing a series of historical photographs. Each photo includes notes on its historical significance. FDR, The Great Mississippi River flood, Japanese internment, and The Dust...
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Journey of Discovery and Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the rivers encountered and mapped by the Corps of Discovery. They analyze maps, outline and label rivers on a blank map, complete a chart, and answer discussion questions while watching a National Geographic video,...
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United States Map- Rivers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students identify major rivers on a map of the United States. For this geography lesson, students discuss what a river is and use a map marker to identify the symbol of a river on a map.
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Life on the Mississippi Past And Present

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the importance of the Mississippi River with its transportation, drinking water, food, commercial purposes, and travel.
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and choose the ten most important adventures of the novel for a timeline activity. In this Huckleberry Finn lesson plan, 12th graders read the novel and list the adventures. Student...
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Stamp It

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students pick a theme related to the Mississippi River Valley and conduct research using a variety of resources while constructing a commemorative stamp of the topic. The stamp is made using a visual image found in the information.
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Whose River Is It?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore the world around them through authors, poets, and artists eyes and ears as it relates to them with the river theme. They examine and interpret conditions that might affect the river. Students read books about rivers....
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Language Arts: Mississippi River Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create brochures about recreational activities along the Mississippi River. Focusing on points of interest, they research attractions and create maps of the surrounding area. Once students write descriptions of their...
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Twain: Steamboat's a-Comin'

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discover how rivers inspire creative expression.  In this Mark Twain lesson, students list songs about rivers and discuss common characteristics. They locate the Mississippi River on a map and write a script in which a steamboat...
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History Talks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that deals with a historical figure from the area of Mississippi. Then questions are asked of them using a game show format that is followed with additional ones used for brainstorming for more ideas of inquiry.
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Title: Rivers as Borders

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to the concept of borders. They read maps and identify rivers that separate different countries and states. They examine how or why a landform such as a river border might be the reason for different cultures.
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Rivers of the World

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
In this geography activity, students match the name for each of 20 rivers of the world with the major city where it is located.
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Be a Watershed - Create a Living River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate water ways by conducting an experiment with classmates.  In this natural resources lesson, students define a watershed and identify where large ones are located within the United States.  Students utilize cups,...
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Rivers: Map Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this map/river activity, students read about rivers as a physical feature, then use a given map to answer 5 multiple choice questions. Worksheet includes an activity about Huck Finn and his adventures.
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Major United States Rivers

For Students 7th - 9th
In this history worksheet, students review and circle twelve major United States rivers in a word search puzzle. Students also write a short paragraph on the back of the worksheet telling about a river in their state.

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