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Queen of the Mississippi: Mid-Nineteenth Century Significance of New Orleans and the Mississippi River
7th - 8th
Students analyze the significance of the city of New Orleans and the Mississippi River. In this Louisiana instructional activity, students research primary and secondary sources for information on the economic significance of the port of...
Do Some Research - Longest River in the United States
4th - 6th
In this geography research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to locate information about longest river in the United States which flows into the Gulf of Mexico. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay...
Salmon vs. Dams: The Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
9th - 12th
Students use roll playing to discuss the merits of tearing down these dams so that the Elwha River can run free. The activity is presented in the form of a council meeting to encourage students to try to build consensus in finding...
Touch the Past: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Region
9th - 12th
Students examine the archeology of the Mississippi River Valley. Using the internet, they expand their research to include how the Native Americans in California used plants to meet their needs. They also research a Native American...
Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
10th - 12th
Students role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in land-use...
2005 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions Form B
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCommunication is the key. Prompts from the 2005 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions Form B allows scholars two opportunities to analyze the use of communication to express thoughts. First, pupils look at...
The Old Courthouse in St. Louis: Yesterday and Today
6th - 12th
Students examine why St. Louis was founded on the Mississippi River and the role of the courthouse. They identify the significance of the 19th-century railroad westward expansion, and analyze how the Dred Scott Decision affected national...
Cane River Civil Rights: A Native American Perspective
7th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this civil rights lesson, students examine the civil rights struggle from a Native American perspective. Students analyze documents and write journal entries that...
Mapping Twentieth Century African-American Migration
9th - 12th
Students study migration patterns of African-Americans. They assess how geographical features such as the Appalachian Mountains and Mississippi River impacted settlement and evaluate how modernized transportation affected the migration...
Geography: How do Louisiana Rice Farmers Help the Environment after they Harvest Rice?
Third graders study maps of the United States locating Louisiana, the East Coastal Plain, the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, the West Gulf Coastal Plain, and five of the main rivers. In this geography instructional activity, 3rd graders...
Arkansas Post was actually seven different French and Spanish forts that existed along the lower Arkansas River in
Eighth graders locate on a map the 3 geographic locations of the seven Arkansas Posts and explain the reason for each location move. They compare and contrast the reasons people move in today's world with the reasons the inhabitants of...
Mississippi Delta Blues Moves: Second in a Series of Three with Barb Hoffman and Steve Hoskins, MGM
7th - 8th
Students complete a graphic organizer reviewing Barb Hoffman's prior lesson," Slave Songs (1840-1876)" as well as listen to and discuss Delta Blues music samples. Students research one Delta Blues singer and write a "color coded"...
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Finding the Main Idea
8th - 9th
After reading chapter 17 of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, give this graphic organizer to your kids to find the main idea. The circles are small and will probably spark complaints, but the main idea should never be lengthy; it should be...
Think Like a Historian: A Viewing Guide
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Calling all junior detectives! Scholars use the tools of investigation to determine the causes and impacts of the American Civil War. Using viewing guides, videos, group research, and written resources, they discover what it takes to...
Education in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird
7th - 10th
Students read and discuss The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird. In this literature lesson, students read the texts and examine the school experience long ago. Students create a profile of the history of their school.
Evaluating Conflicting Evidence: Sultana
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
What sunk the Sultana? Scholars become investigators to uncover the facts behind the 1865 sinking just after the end of the Civil War. Through group work, videos, and primary documents, they research and analyze why 1,800 men died....
The War of 1812: America’s First Declared War
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Free Trade and Sailor's Rights! Pupils dive into America's first declared war, the War of 1812. They analyze the presidencies of Jefferson and Madison through diary entries and historical reasoning. To conclude the lesson, they use their...
Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity
3rd - 12th
Students complete a scavenger hunt which highlights events on the journey by Lewis and Clark. Using the internet and journals, they identify events on the journey and places them on a timeline. They complete a worksheet as well to end...
From Sea to Shining Sea: United State Geography Vocabulary
2nd - 3rd
Learners read a passage (included) about America, its land, and seas. Students think about the meanings of the words contrasts, vast, grasslands, fertile, bayous, glaciers, tundra, and plateaus. They label illustrations with the correct...
Paragraph Review: Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Distinguishing between topic sentences and supporting details is the challenge presented here. Learners examine pairs of sentences and label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail sentence. The exercise could be used as...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: The Controversy
First banned in 1885 because it was seen as “immoral in its tone,” as “trash of the veriest sort,” the controversy over The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn continues today. While some consider Twain’s story “a masterpiece” others contend...
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