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87 resources with the keyterm cities

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Travis the Train Visits the City in the Spring

For Students K - 7th
Being in a large city may be a lot for a special needs or Autistic student to handle. Prepare them with community integration skills.  This social story tells what Travis the Train sees on his visit to the city. Discuss what your pupil...
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Apartments: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Teach your ELD class about different kinds of homes with this presentation. Vocabulary words such as balcony, carport, and elevator can help English learners identify items in an apartment building. Use this slideshow to talk about city...
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Cities and Seasons

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners explore how satellite images show seasonal changes in seven cities in North and South America. Through a sequence of images, they study the green-up and brown-down of the seasons and how seasons change over time. Afterwards,...
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Where Are We?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify the correct location of their city and state on a map. Through a matching activity, 2nd graders correctly identify their state on a shaped cookie map of the Unites States. They identify their city on a shaped...
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Why Is ______ Located Where It Is?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the reasons why cities are located where the are. In groups, they identify the physical features that support a city. They determine if those features help or hinder the city to become a major world city. They...
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Kinds of Communities: Write On Grade 3

For Teachers 3rd
This PowerPoint includes text describing the key elements of a community, as well as the unique features of a suburb, a city, and a town.  Illustrations and clip art are included depicting each type of community. Instructions for writing...
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Spanish Speaking City or Country

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young scholars research and create a PowerPoint presentation about a Spanish speaking city or country. In this Spanish speaking location lesson plan, students include pictures, maps, vocabulary, and multiple choice questions for their...
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Cities

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine U.S. Census figures. In this urban centers lesson, students compare city populations across the span of 50 years. Students create line graphs based on the data.
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The Rise of the City States in Greece

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine Ancient Greece and its development of democracy. In this Greek History lesson, 6th graders explore the rise of city-states in Greece and its overall effect on the development of democracy. The class continues with...
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Cities

For Students 7th - 9th
In this alphabetical order worksheet, students write the name of cities for each letter of the alphabet. 
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Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the reasons for the growth of cities in North American. Using the internet, they research the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution and determine if the growth of cities is a sign of progress. They...
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Our Own City

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students will construct their own functioning city. Each day students will add to the city requiring adjustments and planning. They solve problems caused by increase in human settlement such as stacking houses creating apartments so that...
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Letters to Cities in the United States

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders select city and state other than their own, write letter to Chamber of Commerce requesting information about that city, and create tri-fold brochures containing highlights about chosen city.
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Planning For a City's Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how geography and history help a city plan for its future. Using the Internet, they research the history and geography of a city of their choice. They write a report on how the present leaders can use this information...
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Trash! How Cities Work: Dealing with Garbage in the US and India

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify how different cultures deal with the challenge of trash. Read an excerpt from a chapter book based on real life written from the Southern Indian perspective. Describe the life of a street child in Southern India....
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Location of Cities 201

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in pairs to locate the ancient cities on a world atlas using the longitude and latitude measurements. They examine the physical and human futures that explain their locations.
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City or Country Life?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city and the country in Asia. They record any information they gathered in an organizer. They also list the characteristics of urban and rural life.
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Our Town

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss an online article as they consider what makes a center of activity in a city or town. They produce a documentary film of the hub of activity in their school.
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The Perfect City

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students analyze group influences on people, events and culture. They design their own perfect society and report it to the class.
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Rhode Island Cities Word Jumble

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this printable, interactive word jumble worksheet, students unscramble the letters to match the list of cities in Rhode Island. There are links to other word searches and puzzles about Rhode Island.
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Africa

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Africa. They label the popular places in Africa on a map. Students label the different cities and monuments that are popular in Africa. They discuss the similarities and differences between cities in Africa and...
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Tooling Around Arizona: Measuring Distances

For Students 5th - 8th
In this measurement worksheet, student measure the distances between Arizona cities by using a the scale on an Arizona Cities map. Students complete 15 problems.
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Lesson Six: Come to My City!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders give their city presentations. In this city lesson plan, 6th graders present the information they researched to their classmates. They use posters, PowerPoint or brochures. 
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Higher and Higher: Amazing Skyscrapers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers brainstorm the names of skyscrapers then get into groups and create their own skyscraper.  In this architecture lesson students answer questions about their skyscraper after creating one.