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Sixth graders successfully work together in a cooperative group. They determine what they want to know about their river of chose. Students determine what resources they can use in order to research their river and begin researching.
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Democratic Republic of Congo - Map Skills
Work on your map skills with a packet of activities about the river basins in the Democratic Republic on Congo. Learners study the maps provided before answering the geography questions and writing an acrostic poem about the region.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Power of Remembrance
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies lesson guide learners through different memorials, commemorative objects, and restored...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Activities: William Hilton Explores the Cape Fear River
As part of a study of the settling of the Carolinas, class members read a 1663 report by William Hilton, an English explorer who wrote about the geography and native inhabitants of the Cape Fear River region. To help develop their sense...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Journey of Discovery and Rivers
Learners investigate the rivers encountered and mapped by the Corps of Discovery. They analyze maps, outline and label rivers on a blank map, complete a chart, and answer discussion questions while watching a National Geographic video,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History