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Don't Fence Me In

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Ensure that your class has a well-rounded understanding of new inventions, in this case barbed wired. Class members, after researching the history and development of barbed wire, assess its impact on cattle and the development of the...
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Harvest the Wind

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Wind is a natural resource available around the world. Help your pupils appreciate the power and importance of wind by researching wind farms, making pinwheels, and designing windmills. 
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Using Truman Trivia as a Springboard to Research and Oral Presentation Skills

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Students research Truman Library website and gather ten trivia facts. They prepare a short oral presentation on one of their questions, scoring each other on speaking and listening skills. Then they create a Truman campaign button.
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Mr. Goldman's Good Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Shopping carts are a modern convenience that many people take for granted. Make sure your pupils do not fall into that category by completing the activities in this plan. There are ideas included for language arts, social studies, math,...
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I Scream for Ice Cream!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scholars perform an experiment. In this combinations lesson, students complete an experiment where they find out how many ice cream cone combinations they can make with 5 different flavors of ice cream and 4 types of cones. They...
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Space Age Word Find

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Inform you class about space, the final frontier, with a word search and some simple research. Learners circle space age vocabulary terms provided in a word bank. For bonus credit, students research the Pioneer 10 and 11 missions, and...
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Pachycephalasaurus

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Bet you can't say that three times fast! Your pupils will have fun saying and finding as many words as they can in the word Pachycephalasaurus. After the word play, class members have a chance to do a little research about the dinosaur...
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The Beet Goes On

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Root vegetables inspire the series of activities included here. Class members participate in activities related to language arts, social studies, science, visual art, and math. At first, the long list might feel overwhelming; however,...
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Mighty Earth Movers

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Note that although the publisher lists almost all of the Common Core standards for both math and language arts, you will most likely want to take the general topic and choose which area to focus on. Regarding math, pupils measure worms...
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Just Lookin' For a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is a boll weevil? Your class can find out that and more by following the activities included here. Pupils read an article, sing a boll weevil song, add to the song with their own original lyrics, illustrate the song, study the...
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Truth or Hogwash

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore the history of domesticated pigs and their important byproducts. After discussing the use of pigs, class members create game boards describing the animals. While playing the game, they determine if the answers are true or...