Prairie Activity: Prairie Quilt
Students investigate prairie life in the 19th century. They research quilts and prairie images online, take a photo of an object related to prairie life, transfer the image onto fabric, and create a class quilt.
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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
Prairie Activity: Imagist Prairie Poems
Students write an imagist prairie poem. They explore various websites, view images of prairies, read examples of poems, and write an original poem that creates a mental image in the mind of the listener through the use of descriptive...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Prairie Dog Town Relocation
After two pages of teacher-led instructions, students follow this presentation in order to demonstrate image interpretation and the ability to read and understand topographic maps. The students should have basic knowledge of prairie dog...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Using the Little House on the Prairie Books
Students read and respond to the text, Little House on the Prairie. In this literature lesson, students read the text and complete several activities that include coloring in a covered wagon, completing a word scramble, making butter and...
5th - 7th English Language Arts