Heritage: Make a Model of a Typical Utah Settlement
Fourth graders examine the different types of settlements used in Utah. They take a community map of Utah past and present and compare the two. They create a model of the early types of settlements used by pioneers in Utah.
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Horse and Rider: The Pony Express in Utah
Students examine the geography of Utah and the Pony Express in Utah. In this Utah and Pony Express lesson, students examine background information before completing mapping and art activities about the purpose and routes of the Pony...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Linking Civilizations and Personal Heritage Through Multimedia and Art
Students explore images, symbols, and the relationship they establish with their own personal heritage. They discuss Aztec, Inca, and Maya civilizations. Students interview their family about their own personal heritage. Additional cross...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Why do people mover where they do?
Students read factual stories of migration to Hawaii, analyze and explain push and pull factors, interview parents about their cultural heritage, identify countried of origin of their ancestors, graph migration patterns on an world map,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
NIMBY...Settlement...This Is The Place
Fourth graders identify the discussions, disagreements, and resolutions that zoning or location decisions can create. They explain how NIMBY (NOT IN MY BACK YARD) works and how the desires of the individual and the group affect the NIMBY...
4th Social Studies & History