Capitals of the Midwest States
In this identifying the capitals of states in the Midwest area of the United States activity, students match the state with its capital city. Students answer 12 questions.
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Little House on the Prairie
Hop into a covered wagon and follow Laura Ingalls Wilder through the Midwest. A series of lessons based on Little House on the Prairie encourages young pioneers to see the world through Laura's eyes as they map her journey, discuss the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
States and Capitals, Mountains and Rivers
Students identify geographical locations in the midwestern United States. In this geography lesson, students identify 12 states and capitals and geographical features in the region by using U.S. maps. Students use blank maps to fill in...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable