Web Trails: An Online Adventure
Students work together to complete a WebQuest. They research Iowa's parks and trails. They write a story about hiking through the parks. They share their story with the class.
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Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn Introductory Lessons
“What is the role or function of controversial art? And, should children, our children, be required—forced—to study certain works they may find painful or humiliating or offensive?” Robert Zalisk’s question, found in his article, “Uproar...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Be Specific, Go West To The Pacific
Fifth and sixth graders follow Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again. They read online journal entries made by Lewis and Clark to gather information. The official Lewis and Clark website is used by learners to...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Pass the Huck Quiz
In this online, interactive quiz, your test taker has one minute and twenty seconds to complete seven multiple choice questions surrounding reading comprehension. Note: the computer effects are very distracting (which interferes with the...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Symbols Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 5 short answer questions about symbols from Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Students may check their answers in this timed quiz.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Dynamic Dialect: Horace Kephart and Our Southern Highlanders
Cool, man! This is rad! Sneak a peek at this resource before you outten the lights. LOL, you Dred. As an introduction to language change, class groups brainstorm IM lingo, as well as words and phrases popular today, that might seem...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Breaking News English: Children Learn Social Skills in Web World
In this English worksheet, students read "Children Learn Social Skills in Web World," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History