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125 reviewed resources for postage stamps

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Solving Postage Stamp Riddles

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this postage stamps worksheet, students solve 11 different problems that include solving various postage stamp riddles. First, they cut out the paper stamps on page 2 and count the number of each stamp they use to solve each riddle....
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Artists' Stamps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
During an introduction to philately, the study/collection of stamps, your class can make their own commemorative stamp collections. This collection will honor various fine artists with their own stamp. What a great way to celebrate art!
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Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (HS Version)

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
It seems the post office has run out of stamps! Learners build all the values of postage available if the post office only sells five- and seven-cent stamps. The task provides an opportunity to create an expression in two variables and...
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Put a Woman on a Stamp

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students nominate a woman to appear on a postage stamp. They explore the contributions of American women. Explain to students that the U.S. Postal Service issues 25 to 40 new commemorative stamps each year.
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Stamp Boxes or Jars: Recycled Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
With some canceled stamps, an old box, and some glue, learners create art from scraps. You save up or gather used postage stamps, the kids glue them onto a box or an old clean jar. All the steps needed to complete this project plus two...
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Design a Postage Stamp for Black History Month

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create a postage stamp for Black History Month. In this U.S. History lesson, students discuss the contributions of African-Americans and design a postage stamp to celebrate their impact.
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Stamp Stories of Westward Expansion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What a fantastic project idea for discussing not only the history of America's expansion into the West, but for reviewing any major unit of history in your class. Pupils build stamp collections to visually represent themes of the unit,...
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Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (MS Version)

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Number patterns can seem mysterious. Help your learners unravel these mysteries as they complete an intriguing task. Through examination, collaborative groups determine that they are able to produce all integers above a certain value by...
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A Postage Stamp... A Drawing Activity

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students develop a list of individuals in school who help students. In this stamp making lesson, students create a stamp to honor a person who is helpful at school. Students share their stamps and explain why they chose the person on it.
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Stamp of Approval

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share opinions about what constitutes a worthy design for a postage stamp. They research a subject and design a postage stamp to submit to the United States Postal Service.
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Black History Stamps

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore commemorative stamps. For this commemorative stamp lesson, students research African Americans commemorated in postage stamps. Students select an African American individual they feel should be commemorated in stamps and...
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Stamp Stories of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students build a 5 stamp collection based on the Abraham Lincoln unit theme. In this historical lesson plan, students discuss their collections within their group and build a new collection of 10 stamps. As a class, students debates the...
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Putting Wisconsin's Stamp On History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research individuals and events in Wisconsin to determine which ones should be put on a postage stamp.
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Stamp Acts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students design a commemorative postage stamp in honor of a person or event they believe is worthy of the honor. After the class brainstorms a list of worthy subjects, they all design a stamp that celebrates one of those subjects.
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Australian Christmas Stamps

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Research Christmas traditions and the December climate in Australia. Discover Australia's custom of lowering postage rates at the holiday season and creating a yearly stamp. Realize that Christmas in Australia is during the summer season...
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Stamps and Cemeteries as Storytellers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discern the difference between commemorative and regular issue stamps while drawing conclusions about the time period. In this Stamps as Storytellers lesson, students design stamps using symbolism and historical data. In...
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Looking at History through Stamps

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders interpret the significance of American postage stamps. In this postage stamps lesson, 9th graders research the history of America by researching stamps and the people and events featured on them.
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Stuff, Seal and Stamp Mail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class practice functional skills that can be applied to a wide variety of job opportunities. They will use a folding jig to help them fold, stuff, seal, stamp, and mail letters. Students with visual impairments will build...
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Bill Pickett, Bulldoggin' Cowboy

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Who was Bill Picket? Interested readers work through an informational passage to find out about a famous "bulldogger" from the old West. They answer several reading comprehension questions and use a seven step process to decode new...
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Black History Month - Past to Present, Grades 4-6

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a diagram of the Underground Railroad, create a postage stamp for an African American, and develop a resume for an African American scientist.
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Stamp of Courage

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discuss the attributes that a hero can have and what it takes to be a Distinguished American, and be commemorated on a stamp.  In this courage lesson, students research an everyday hero that they know about and create a 'stamp'...
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Now This is a Contender, Allow Me to Prove It

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders persuade others to see their Blank History Month postage stamp as the best choice. In this African-American history lesson, 10th graders research noteworthy African-Americans and create postage stamps and write proposals...
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Changes in the Price of Stamps: 1900-2000

For Students 3rd
For this changes in the price of stamps worksheet, 3rd graders use a chart of postage costs from 1900-2000 to answer ten questions about price increases and analyze the changes.
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Black History Stamps

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore the lives and contributions of the many black Americans who are honored on U.S. commemorative postage stamps, make a presentation that synthesizes information about a historical figure and time, and write a...

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