In this statehood activity activity, students draw a picture relating to the statehood of Maine and fill in information about the state.
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African-American Iowans: History, contributions & Accomplishments.
Students explore lives of African-Americans in Iowa. Students will examine biographies and discuss perspectives of African-Americans. They will then create posters illustrating elements of those lives finally, putting on a five act play...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Maine -- The Next State
Students create their own radio newscast about Maine becoming a state. As a class, they each have their own role whether it be an anchor or production person. They discover Maine's history and identify any difficulties it had in...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Lincoln: The Man Who Needed Nevada
Students understand how Nevada became a state and the role of Abraham Lincoln in Nevada's statehood. In this Nevada statehood lesson, students listen to background information, primary sources and research about Nevada's statehood....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
George Washington Bush: A Settlement Journey
Young scholars, in groups, examine the different aspects of George W. Bush's life that led him to settle in the Camas-Washougal area and eventually homestead in Tumwater, Washington. They write a class biography of George W. Bush.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History