Edwin Perkins: A Nebraska Success Story
Fourth graders explore the life of the inventor of Kool-Aid to unearth concepts of a market economy. Vocabulary presented helps support the learning process.
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First Nebraskans: Where Have All the Indians Gone?
Fourth graders research the Native American tribes of Nebraska. In this Nebraska history lesson, 4th graders complete the provided packet that requires them to explore the customs and history of the Sioux, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Ponca, Oto,...
4th Social Studies & History
A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
General Music: Grades 4 & 5
The story behind the Star Spangled Banner sets off this singing and music lesson. Emergent singers study facts about Francis Scott Key and his famous song, they then discuss and practice singing the first verse paying close attention to...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Extra, Extra, Read All About Them
Students create a newspaper article about a famous Nebraskan from the past. Using traditional and internet resources, students gather information about the person of their choosing. Their information is synthesized into a newspaper...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History