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69 reviewed resources for mississippi river travel

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The River and Lake States

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students read a 3 page information text about the history, climate, resources and economy of the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes. Students then answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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Family Vacation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use math to plan a trip by houseboat down the Mississippi River. They research and obtain information on the Mississippi River and its surroundings and use multiple graphs to represent their data.
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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI PAST AND PRESENT

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the Mississippi River and the ways in which it is used by the communities it travels through.
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Tens! Hundreds! Thousands!!! of Tons

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take a close look at the types of ships that travel through the Hudson River Valley on the Hudson River. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan in order to answer questions about exactly what is being shipped, and how...
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Mississippi

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Mississippi learning exercise, students read a two page text about the history of the state of Mississippi. Students then answer 10 true and false questions.
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Rivers, Maps, and Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars use maps to locate and label the major rivers of North and South America. Using the internet, they identify forests, grasslands, mountain ranges and other landforms on the continents as well. They compare and contrast...
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Life on the Mississippi Past And Present

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the importance of the Mississippi River with its transportation, drinking water, food, commercial purposes, and travel.
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Language Arts: Mississippi River Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create brochures about recreational activities along the Mississippi River. Focusing on points of interest, they research attractions and create maps of the surrounding area. Once students write descriptions of their...
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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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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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Rivers

For Students 4th - 5th
For this physical maps worksheet, learners use the landform map to study the path of the Ohio River. Students use the map which also shows the Cherokee land in the 1800s to answer the questions.
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Rivers... for Kids

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate U.S. geography by exploring it's bodies of water. In this river formation lesson, students identify the reasons rivers are needed in our country by reading assigned text. Students examine a diagram which explains how...
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Historical Maps: Rivers of the Middle West 1870

For Students 4th - 6th
In this historical maps worksheet, students read about how historical maps are used. They look at a map from 1870 and answer four questions. There is a prompt for a writing activity.
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Planning a Trip Along

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars plan a present day trip along the trail that Lewis and Clark travelled. In this Lewis and Clark Trail travel lesson, students plan a budget, the accommodations, and a timetable, and research the weather itinerary and maps...
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American West in the 1800s

For Teachers 8th - 12th
To establish a context for an assessment or a study of pioneers and the American frontier in the 1800s, groups examine photos and record observations about clothing, housing, and travel.
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The Mormon Trail Through Iowa

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read selections from travel diaries and create their own travel diary.  In this Mormon Trail through Iowa instructional activity, students discover background of the Mormon Trek of 1846 and discuss how a group may be persecuted...
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"The Colony of Virginia as Far as the Mississippi"

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the resources and other possible reasons why specific locations were chosen during expansion to the West.  In this Geography and U.S. History lesson, students create a map that depicts the route of Westward expansion.
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Learning from Maps and Timelines Time Travel

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create timelines depicting the important events in the lives of the groups that arrived at the Fort St. Louis. They include the fate of La Salle and the colonists.
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Traveling Through North America

For Teachers 2nd
Students identify places and landmarks in North America, specifically Canada and the United States, by using and constructing maps. Six lessons on one page; includes test.
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Perfect Postcards: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Connect the geography and history of Illinois using an art-centered lesson on the railroads. The railroad connected once-distant places, particularly in the Midwest. Using research, class members create postcards of fictional cross-state...
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Lewis & Clark: Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use maps and a National Geographic video to explore the journey of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, 3rd graders focus on the physical environments that Lewis ans Clark travelled through. Students create maps...
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Prairie Voices: German Immigrants Move to Iowa

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners create historically accurate travel journals. In this Iowa history lesson plan, students research the German immigration experience as they write travel journals that feature a German family's move into an Iowa county.
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Introduction to Indians and the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers K
Students use yarn to create a timeline of the first Thanksgiving. After a class discussion, they view pictures of artifacts and Native Americans to identify the tools and items present during the first Thanksgiving. In groups, they...