Laura Ingalls Wilder and the westward Movement
Fifth graders read On the Banks of Plum Creek and publish their own autobiographical picture books. They role-play as students atttending a one-room schoolhouse, dressing in costume and playing games of the time.
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Little House In the Big Woods
Students explore economics by reading classic literature with their classmates. In this farm production lesson, students read the famous story Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Students complete handouts based upon...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
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
The Swimming Hole by Laura Ingalls Wilder
This PowerPoint provides a summary, comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and links for independent activities related to the story "The Swimming Hole" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Age-appropriate definitions of such literacy elements...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Laura Ingalls Wilder/ The Westward Movement
Fifth graders read, On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder. They examine authentic artifacts, make nine-patch quilts, visit and participate in a one-room schoolhouse experience, rewrite the book in picture book format, sample...
5th Social Studies & History
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Pupils examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History