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Wanted: Trail Boss
Fourth graders research the requirements needed for a trail boss in the 1800's. Students demonstrate this knowledge by creating a job wanted advertisement poster for a trail boss.
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Boarding School vs. Day School Experiences
Students compare and contrast the lives of Hopi children that attend boarding school and those that attend day school. In this schools lesson plan, students understand changes over time as they look at these schools chronologically.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy
Upper elementary learners read about jobs on a cattle drive and the lives of cowboy during U.S. Westward Expansion. They create a "Help Wanted" poster for one of the jobs. After reading primary source accounts of cowboys, they write...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Chicago White Sox Win World Series
Students react to a series of statements about the World Series, then read a news article about the Chicago White Sox winning the 2005 World Series. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History