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52 reviewed resources for indiana state history

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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
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Playing Vocabulary Basketball

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners view a slide show featuring famous athletes and educational institutions that have played a part in the history of basketball. They participate in a game in which a basketball is tossed from person to person as facts and...
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Perfect Postcards: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Connect the geography and history of Illinois using an art-centered activity on the railroads. The railroad connected once-distant places, particularly in the Midwest. Using research, class members create postcards of fictional...
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Guided Reading: Indiana - The Hoosier State

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction. In this reading comprehension lesson students read a nonfiction book about Indiana. Students discuss what new facts they have gathered.
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State Quarter Game

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Investigate the 50 State Quarter's Program. Learners view and discuss the images on the Indiana state quarter, develop a list of questions about the states, conduct research to answer the questions, and play a game using the questions...
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Indiana

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Indiana activity, students read a two page text about the history of the state of Indiana. Students answer 10 true and false questions.
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Impacting Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore Indiana. In this Indiana history lesson, 4th graders discuss how Indiana has developed through the years. Students discuss Indiana agriculture and follow a recipe using ingredients from Indiana crops. Students view...
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Lincoln and the Civil War

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students, in an ESL class, take a close look at Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War in preparation for their American Citizenship test. This increases their background knowledge of the united States as a basis for U.S. Citizenship.
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The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
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US Presidents – Abraham Lincoln

For Students 4th Standards
The 16th president of the United States was one of the strongest leaders in American history. After reading a brief passage on the honest president, young historians respond to 10 reading comprehsnion questions.
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Who's a Hoosier?

For Teachers 4th
What is a Hoosier? 4th graders will identify sayings/expressions to reflect a region or culture. They will research Indiana history to work in groups to prepare for the annual 4th grade program where they will present the information...
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Indiana

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Indiana worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about the history of Indiana. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Signs in the Stitching

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students exercise their creativity by designing an original quilt and a written explanation of its meaning. They use primary sources to develop an understanding of Underground Railroad routes through Indiana.
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Famous Hoosiers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders make a timeline about a famous person from Indiana. In this famous Hoosiers lesson, 4th graders watch a PowerPoint presentation about David Letterman's life. They make a timeline using information from the presentation on...
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Corn Prints and Henri Matisse

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe prints and paintings as the teacher discusses various design elements (repetition, variety, texture, pattern, etc.) used by the artist Henri Matisse. They look at and discuss Indian corn and then make a print that...
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Impacting Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders become familiar with the culture and history of Indiana.  In this James Whitcomb Riley lesson, 4th graders read poetry which includes the dialect of Indiana.  Students analyze the poem.  Groups memorize and recite stanzas...
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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site: A Journey into the Past

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the history of the Whitewater Canal Historic Site. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete various math and science word problems.
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Discover Christmas Trees (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Six activities cover the science, geography, and history of Christmas trees. Starting with a discussion and viewing of a video that highlights how trees in Oregon are harvested, scholars work independently or collaboratively on the...
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Corn: An A-Maizing Plant

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research Earth science by participating in a food preparation activity. For this agriculture lesson, students discuss where corn comes from, how it used in modern day recipes and what the health benefits of the plant are....
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Poetry of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze Abraham Lincoln's poems "The Bear Hunt" and "My Childhood's Home" for word choice and deeper inquiry into the vocabulary he uses to convey emotion. They identify rhyming words and patterns in these poems. ...
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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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The Battle of Corydon

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the Battle of Corydon, its military leaders, and its influence on the town. In this Battle of Corydon lesson, 4th graders develop vocabulary needed to complete the lesson, listen as the teacher reads The Battle of...
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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...