This A State of Convenience: The Creation of West Virginia lesson plan also includes:
Ever wondered why there is a West Virginia but not an East Virginia? The resource answers questions like this one and more as it takes an in-depth and detailed look at the history of West Virginia and how it became a state. Several worksheets ask pupils to answer questions after viewing an online exhibit as well as analyze primary source photographs.
- Because the resource focuses so much on West Virginia history, it works well for a class exploring the state's history or as an in-depth unit about the different states in the United States
- If possible, take learners on a field trip to some of the locations in West Virginia.
- Use Google Maps to view the locations virtually
- Requires access to a device with an Internet connection
- Includes answer keys for easy and quick grading
- Works well for flipped classroom assignments and independent class work days
- Lacks class discussion, games, or other interactive content