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141 resources with the concept virginia

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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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On This Day: John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

For Students 7th - 12th
John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry in 1859 highlighted the nation's division on the issue of slavery. With a series of three engaging video clips, young historians learn about the abolitionist John Brown and his followers. The resource...
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American Indians and their Environment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
People could take a page in ingenuity and survival from the Powhatans. Deer skins became clothes, and the members of the Native American group farmed the rich Virginia soil and hunted in its forests for food. Using images of artifacts...
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Founding Documents

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach the class about the predecessor to Declaration of Independence—the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Using the foundational documents, scholars examine the two writings to consider how they are similar and how they are different. A...
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Fred Seibel, the Times-Dispatch, and Massive Resistance

For Teachers 4th Standards
A instructional activity challenges scholars to analyze editorial cartoons created by Fred Seibel, illustrator for the Times-Dispatch, during the Massive Resistance. A class discussion looking at today's editorial pages and Jim Crow Laws...
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What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What was everyday life like in Colonial Virginia? To find the answer cooperative groups work collaboratively to read an informational handout and complete a graphic organizer. The speaker of the group then shares their new-found...
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What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After reflecting on jobs people perform in the present day, scholars discuss what they believe jobs would have been like in Colonial Virginia during the American Revolution. Small groups then perform a jigsaw using informational packets....
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A State of Convenience: The Creation of West Virginia

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wondered why there is a West Virginia but not an East Virginia? The resource answers questions like this one and more as it takes an in-depth and detailed look at the history of West Virginia and how it became a state. Several...
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Thomas Jefferson Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
Look for 11 words associated with Thomas Jefferson and his life in a simple Jefferson-themed word search. It includes words like Monticello, Louisiana Purchase, George Clinton, and Thomas Jefferson.
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Thomas Jefferson Matching Activity

For Students 4th - 6th
What are some notable happenings that occurred during Thomas Jefferson's life and presidency? Give young historians a worksheet about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Virtual Tour

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a tour to George Washington's Mount Vernon with the help of an interactive website that explores the property's ins and outs. Each stop offers an informational video, a detailed explanation, or a close-up image of the area in focus.
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A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents.  In this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors...
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Impact of the Cotton Gin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore agriculture by completing a worksheet in class. For this cotton industry lesson, students identify the use of the cotton gin and its impact on the economy and slavery. Students view images of the cotton gin on the...
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Virginia Geology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If you are a geology teacher in the state of Virginia, then this resource is right up your alley! It examines the five geologic provinces of Virginia: The Coastal Plain, The Piedmont, The Blue Ridge Mountains, The Valley and Ridge...
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Jamestown Changes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the Jamestown settlement changed the first few years after it was founded. They take a virtual field trip of Jamestown, read primary source documents, discuss census information, and write a summary of changes in...
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The Carlyle House and Gadsby Tavern

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify places and things in Alexandria that probably did not exist when the Carlyle House was first built and identify places and things that probably did exist when the Carlyles lived in the house.
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Mystery State #10

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, learners answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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Virginia Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Virginia word search worksheet, students locate and identify the 10 Virginia-related words, places, and people in the word bank within the word puzzle.
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Virginia Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this Virginia history worksheet, students match the names, places, and words in the word bank to the 10 statements that define them.
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Virginia Alphabet Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Virginia activity worksheet, students examine 10 state-related terms and then put those terms into alphabetical order.
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Virginia Challenge

For Students 4th - 8th
In this Virginia trivia instructional activity, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about the state.
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Virginia Crossword Puzzle Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Virginia crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 10 clues to identify the words that belong in the word puzzle to correctly complete it.
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Woodlawn Plantation-History of Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders tour Woodlawn plantation and apply their previous knowledge of the colonial era in order to compare and contrast the roles of farmers (past and present) in Virginia.
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Walking Tour of Historic Occoquan

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders tour the Occoquan Mill House Museum and have the chance to handle artifacts and view the clothing of the period. They are involved in a discussion at the end of the tour to share their thoughts.