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River

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use historical research with primary sources to learn why the Mississippi River was important to Red Wing.
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Twain: Steamboat's a-Comin'

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discover how rivers inspire creative expression.  In this Mark Twain lesson, students list songs about rivers and discuss common characteristics. They locate the Mississippi River on a map and write a script in which a steamboat...
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History Talks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that deals with a historical figure from the area of Mississippi. Then questions are asked of them using a game show format that is followed with additional ones used for brainstorming for more ideas of inquiry.
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A Wanderer's Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write an imaginative story using a specific point of view. Students imagine what life along the Mississippi River is like and pretend they are there. Students may use the scenario provided, or create their own for their story.
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Title: Rivers as Borders

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to the concept of borders. They read maps and identify rivers that separate different countries and states. They examine how or why a landform such as a river border might be the reason for different cultures.
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Theme of Race

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students explore the theme of race in the Langston Hughes "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," as they read an excerpt about the perspectives that black people throughout history have taken with regards to...
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The World's Longest Rivers

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these word meanings in context worksheets, students read the selection about the world's longest rivers and then use context clues to learn the meanings of the words Nile River, source, mouth, Amazon River, Mississippi River,...
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Rivers of the World

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
In this geography worksheet, students match the name for each of 20 rivers of the world with the major city where it is located.
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Themes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis instructional activity, students respond to 5 discussion questions that require them to investigate the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem “The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
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Themes of Perseverance: Langston Hughes

For Students 9th - 12th
The class reads a short comment on the symbolism of rivers in the Langston Hughes poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." They respond to a question about the relationship between rivers and the black community and a question about the...
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Be a Watershed - Create a Living River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners investigate water ways by conducting an experiment with classmates.  In this natural resources lesson, students define a watershed and identify where large ones are located within the United States.  Learners utilize cups,...
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Rivers: Map Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this map/river activity, students read about rivers as a physical feature, then use a given map to answer 5 multiple choice questions. Worksheet includes an activity about Huck Finn and his adventures.
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2005 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Communication is the key. Prompts from the 2005 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions Form B allows scholars two opportunities to analyze the use of communication to express thoughts. First, pupils look at...
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Scattered About

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the concept of scatter plots after reviewing the various types of graphs. In groups, they analyze the type of information one can receive from a scatter plot and identify the relationship between the x...
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Salmon vs. Dams: The Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use roll playing to discuss the merits of tearing down these dams so that the Elwha River can run free. The activity is presented in the form of a council meeting to encourage students to try to build consensus in finding...
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Major United States Rivers

For Students 7th - 9th
In this history worksheet, students review and circle twelve major United States rivers in a word search puzzle. Students also write a short paragraph on the back of the worksheet telling about a river in their state.
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Environment: Rivers of Destiny

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the results of human intervention with the Mekong. Mississippi, and Amazon rivers. After watching a video about the status of the three rivers, they complete experiments demonstrating the effects of erosion and...
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Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in land-use...
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The United States 1920-1945

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have the class take a gander at US History from 1920-1945, by viewing a series of historical photographs. Each photo includes notes on its historical significance. FDR, The Great Mississippi River flood, Japanese internment, and The Dust...
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Pascagoula River Basin 9th Grade Mississippi Studies

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine pressures on the Pascagoula River and the danger that Mississippi may lose a natural treasure before residents grasp its value and appreciate the potential for long-term benefit.
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River Flow Rate

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students work together to estimate the flow rate of a local river. They relate their results in a lab setting to the environment. They use the internet to research the actual flow rate and compare it with their estimate.
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Mississippi Under British Rule

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students construct appropriate maps to depict the following information: changes in European territorial claims as a result of the French and Indian War; boundaries of British East and West Florida; significant rivers and settlements of...
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Chart Your Course

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore change represented in graphs comparing distance and time. They exchange and share their graphs. Students interpret and create distance versus time line-graphs, and write stories based on these graphs. They interpret a...
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Territory and Statehood of Iowa

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders recognize the steps to create a territory, a district and a state.  In this Iowa lesson, 5th graders discuss the three capitals and their importance.  Students recognize the key people in the development of Iowa. Students...

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