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What is Prejudice?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners tell who Rosa Parks was and what she did to become famous and what state she did it in, and who Martin Luther King Jr. was, why he was important in history, and how we was connected with Rosa Parks.
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Bats Migrate South

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the life of bats in Illinois. Using the internet, they research the history of the bat in Illinois and describe the way they find prey by using echolocation. They report their findings to the class and answer any...
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Lines Of Connection

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
We need the help of your history detectives! After giving them a set of questions to answer, reading groups must create their own timeline of the events. Then, as a class, have each group present their timelines. What is different? Why...
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Letters from Lincoln

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the childhood of Lincoln and pioneer life in early Indiana. Students respond to literature and write a story using historical fiction. Students explore the writings of President Lincoln and the pioneer community...
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Weather Lessons: Explore the Possibilities

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Looking to the sky isn't just for day dreamers.The weather is a fascinating way to explore science and history.
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Corn: An A-maizing Plant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the corn crop. In this farming lesson, students identify which states are in the corn belt and read about the history of corn, its uses and its development and growth. Students dissect a corn kernel. Students discuss the...
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Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. In this Memorial Day lesson plan, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Students write...
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Influential Individuals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore community by participating in a neighborhood mapping activity. In this local history lesson, students identify and discuss the people who made large contributions to their state, city and neighborhood. Students examine a...
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Chinese Shadow Puppet Play

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experience through role-play the art of shadow puppetry and appreciate the role of oral traditions in Chinese history. They research the origins and history of puppetry as a part of a unit on China. They discover what Chinese...
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Hidin' Out

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders draw three major Underground Railroad routes crossing Indiana on an outline map and include habitats and towns. They produce an oral history involving at least three natural habitats and one human habitat.
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Lesson 1 Walk Through and Notes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take notes on a class discussion. In this economy lesson students discuss Indiana's economy over a span of history. The students use a map and a timeline.
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From Wood to Steel! A Survey of US Naval Development

For Teachers K - 9th
Students research the importance of naval development in history. The unit includes hands-on activities such as the creation of timelines, powerpoints, and use webquests. Students examine famous ships and naval leaders.
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Mexican Food

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the history of Mexican food and study the Spanish names for common foods. They create a menu of foods using these Spanish words.
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Images of Gary: An Ideal Place to Live?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine photographs depicting historical scenes from the US Steel Photograph Collection. They develop criteria to analyze or judge an image's representation. They assess photographs according to the criteria.
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"Almaden" by Kim Chi-won

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read "Almaden" about a Korean woman living in New York. They give a brief background on Korean history and culture and discuss point of view. In groups, they work on discussions questions together.
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Japanese Music

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students experience the components of Japanese dance and music through the songs, "Soran-bushi nd Hanagasa Odon." The music is presented in relation to the country's history and culture.
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Social Studies: Cameroon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover the history of Cameroon and compile a list of foreign foods found in their local grocery. After taking notes on a lecture, they brainstorm a list of foods they might find on a trip to the country and compare it to what...
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The Mystery of Machu Picchu

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Make the exploration of Machu Picchu a real adventure with these innovative lessons.
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It's Greek To Me!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this language lesson, scholars use Greek root meanings to determine the meaning of words. After being shown how Greek roots are used in many words, such as, photosynthesis, pairs are given two excellent black line masters embedded in...
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Play-Doh Mining

For Teachers 4th - 7th
What a creative way to explore earth science. Have your class simulate the mining of natural resources. Using Play-Doh, learners recreate the core drilling process to determine the amount of minerals present. They write a detailed lab...
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Call It a Hunch

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Give young scholars a chance to practice making inferences after reading the book Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges. They confirm whether or not their conclusions are true, have a class discussion, and then independently complete an...
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Capitalization Review

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
Using correct grammar is a capital idea! Elementary readers review the rules of capitalization, including proper nouns, abbreviations of organizations, and holidays, before correcting the errors in two sets of sentences.  
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A Capital Concern

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Start by discussing the importance of capitalizing proper nouns, the first word in a sentence, months and days, titles, and initials in people’s names. For independent practice, distribute the attached worksheet which has them underline...
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Why Cladistics?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore how biological classification is intimately associated with evolution.

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