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State Bird Concentration
In this state bird concentration game instructional activity, students cut apart the 12 pairs of state birds cards. Students play a concentration game with the cards that have pictures and word labels.
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Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history instructional activity. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Civil Rights
How far have we come and how far do we still need to go to achieve equality and full civil rights in the United States? Include a packet of materials collected in your observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. In this primary and secondary source lesson, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol....
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Here Today. . .Gone Tomorrow
Students observe that there are threatened and endangered bird species in Illinois, why they have been given this status and how it relates to endangered species on a worldwide basis. they participate in the Project WILD "Oh, Deer" or...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Four Corners Region of the United States Cultures, Ruins and Landmarks
Students who live in the inner city are introduced to the four corners region of the United States. In groups, they examine how the region differs compared to where they live and their culture. They develop maps of the area and locate...
K - 8th Social Studies & History