US: Midwest Region
In this United States political map learning exercise, students examine the state boundaries of the Midwestern Region. The map also highlights each of the state capitals denoted by stars.
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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
Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”
Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Regions, Regions, Regions!
Young scholars use regions to analyze the locational patterns of culture groups at various scales. They discern the basics of region identity by discovering his/her "Home" Region through the examination of criteria in his/her "backyard."...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Postcards from the Southeast and Middle West Regions
Students talk about visiting other states. In this geography lesson, students choose a state from the Midwest or Southwest and create a postcard about it. Students include where they are, what they saw and something they did. Students...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
US Geography: The Midwest
Learners investigate the geography and agricultural products of the Midwestern United States. In this US geography lesson, students watch and discuss a video that depicts the Midwest of the US as the breadbasket of the country. They make...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History