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Water Features of Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Students locate and identify water features important to the early history of Virginia. Thye recognize where most cities developed and locate and label the rivers on a Virginia wall map.
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Influence and Impact of Beavers on Minnesota

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to teacher presentation on information about the beaver trade, decline and comeback. They summarize the beaver timeline by creating a comic strip that illustrates the plight of the beaver. They research the economic...
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Essay/WebQuest Ideas

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use the ECO Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company, the ECO database, as well as other sources identified to complete a report or essay on some aspect of Hudson's Bay Company and life in what would one day become...
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Report/Presentation Ideas

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use the ECO Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company, the ECO database, as well as other sources identified to develop a report or presentation on some aspect of Hudson's Bay Company and life in what would one day...
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Values and Beliefs of Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the beliefs of Manifest Destiny and its role in the California Gold Rush. They analyze a painting to gather information about Manifest Destiny.
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The French in Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders gain a broad understanding of early French exploration and settlement in Texas. They access websites imbedded in this plan. Using their notes, 4th graders work alone or with a partner to create an illustrated journal with...
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Cabeza de Vaca Meets the Coahuiltecans

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine Cabeza de Vaca's journal and differentiate between primary and secondary sources. They, in groups, design posters that portray the culture of the Coahuiltecan Indians in Texas during the 16th century.
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The French in Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine early French exploration and settlement in Texas. They read handouts, explore Internet websites and take notes, and create an illustrated journal with written entries.
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Be a Viking!

For Teachers 3rd
Students research the history and culture of the Vikings. Students complete a variety of lessons in which they use maps, discussion, lecture, vocabulary lists, worksheets and quizzes to investigate the culture and traditions of the Vikings.
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Colonial North Carolina Web Quest

For Students 5th - 6th
In this colonial North Carolina web quest, students use the web to find information to answer twenty-two questions about colonial North Carolina.
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Scientists and Inventors

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore human discovery by reading historical stories in class. In this inventors lesson, students define the terms scientist, invention, inventor and discovery before discussing the many differences between them. Students read...
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The Effects of the Fur Trade, 1680-1700

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read "The French Fur Trade" and "Colonialism Transforms Indian Life" and answer questions about life in Wisconsin between 1650 and 1850.
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Studying Community Festivals

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine culture through observations at a festival. They gather observations during their field study using tools including a notebook, tape recorder, and camera.
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Fireworks

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students listen to a short lecture on the history of fireworks and identify how fireworks are made. They paint a picture depicting fireworks and view a presentation on firework safety.
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Who are the Women of the Pacific North West: 1830-1870?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students view a picture from the Vancouver National Historic Reserve and discuss the people in the picture. They locate Cromwell's Map and discuss the villages located close to Fort Vancouver. Students read information regarding the role...
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Capitalization Rules 16-20: Worksheet 3

For Students 6th - 8th
In this capitalization review worksheet, students practice their grammatical skills as they identify all the words that need to be capitalized in 30 sentences. Students write proper nouns that correspond to 10 common nouns and then write...
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Teaching American History Project Lesson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the history of the American West. In this United States history lesson, 5th graders complete 6 activities to learn about the American West. Students research the Oregon and California Trails, the Donner Party, Kit...
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NoteTaking/Fact Cards on Native Cultures

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the cultures of the indigenous people who inhabited the United States. In this Native American history lesson, students discover how to take notes that resemble fact card games. Students quiz one another on the major...
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London

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this city of London worksheet, students read a text about the capital city of the United Kingdom. Students answer 4 multiple choice comprehension questions.
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Grade 5: Elementary Social Studies Test: Booklet 2, 2007

For Students 5th
In this 5th grade social studies standardized test practice instructional activity, 5th graders examine documents and tables. Students respond to 1 essay and 5 short answer questions that require them to review their...
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Developing Civilizations and the Role of Rice

For Teachers 5th
Student investigate how civilizations developed. In this rice farming lesson, 5th graders explore how rice cultivation changed through different civilizations. Students gain knowledge about different types of rice, where it's grown and...
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Tasmania

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
For this Tasmania worksheet, students read 3 paragraphs about the island of Tasmania and fill in the blanks to sentences with words in a word bank in the paragraphs. Students fill in 10 words total.
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Gold Rush Abolitionists: How different was the role of Spanish-speaking blacks under Mexican rule from the role of English-speaking blacks under U.S. rule?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine how Spanish-speaking blacks and English speaking blacks were treated differently. In this emancipation lesson plan, students compare the Mexican and American rules regarding slavery.     
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Ontario, Canada

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the history of Ontario, Canada. In this history of Canada lesson, 5th graders gather information and use it to design an informative poster to display. 

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