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121 reviewed resources for mormonism

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The Mormons Come West

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Discover why the Mormons traveled westward in this fascinating PowerPoint about their trail. Starting as east as New York and all the way to Utah, students discover the reasons behind the Mormons' footsteps. Tip: Ask students if other...
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Mormon Trail Fill in the Blank Activity

For Students 6th - 8th
People move from place to place for many reasons, one is religious freedom. This fill-in-the blank worksheet provides those learning about the Mormon pioneers the opportunity to show what they know about how and why the Mormons chose to...
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Why Did the Mormons Manage to Survive Salt Lake City?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Broaching interesting topics but not answering any questions, this short presentation attempts to tell the tale of the Mormon emigration to Salt Lake City. There are some good facts within the slides, and the presentation might fit in...
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Antebellum Revivalism and Reform

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A gold mine for American history teachers, this presentation cascades through the middle of the 19th century with the central themes of moral and social reform. Between the blossoming Mormon church, the tightening of the Temperance...
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What if the Mormons had not come to Utah?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use critical thinking, evaluation, and geography skills to find alternative locations that Brigham Young could have taken the Mormons to settle.
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The State of Mormonism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the history of Mormonism and how this religion has shaped Utah's identity. They explore various websites, answer discussion questions, take a virtual tour of the Mormon Trail, and read newspaper articles about...
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Mormon Settlements

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Mormon settlements worksheet, students read the poster about the settlement of Salt Lake City. Students then determine if the settlement was a success or failure based on what they learned in the poster.
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The Mormon Trail and Native Americans

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the American Indian tribes who lived in the lands that the Mormon Trail went through. They investigate and describe the impact of western expansion on the American Indians.
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Brigham Young Leads Mormons West

For Students 5th - 6th
In these American West worksheets, students read passages about Brigham Young leading the Mormons west. Students then answer 9 questions about the text.
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Las Vegas Mormon Fort

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use maps, readings, letters, photos and drawings to identify why Mormons came to the Las Vegas area and what they hoped to accomplish by establishing an outpost. They consider the roles of early women pioneers and outline their...
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Mormon Era

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students learn the history of the Mormons and are able to explore items made during the Mormon era by creating their own by hand. For this Mormon Era lesson, students create covered wagons, can lanterns, candles and sourdough bread as...
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Raising the Mormon Battalion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders simulate (role play) some of the original emotional responses to this request for soldiers. They list and evaluate reasons for and against creating the Mormon Battalion. They justify their own decision under such...
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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 lesson, students discover background of the Mormon Trek of 1846 and discuss how a group may be persecuted for beliefs. ...
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Oral Assessment Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice active listening skills.  In this literacy and U.S. history lesson, students predict the hardships pioneers using the Mormon Trail might have faced. Students view the movie "Children of the Wagon Train," then confirm or...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Ferment of Reform and Culture

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Beneficial for a discussion on the Mormon trek to Utah (Deseret), the solitary image in this slideshow details their journey from Nauvoo to modern day Salt Lake City. The slide would be a good visual aid for a lecture about the...
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The Mormons Crossword

For Students 5th - 6th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, learners read the clues related to the American West and the Mormon settlements. Students complete the puzzle with 8 words about Mormons.
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Raising the Mormon Battalion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the history of the formation of the Mormon Battalion. They role-play various reactions to the raising of the Battalion and write an opinion piece based on the readings of period journals.
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the Effects of Differing Cultures on the Mormon Trail

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, in groups, simulate some of the hardships the settlers faced on the Mormon Trail, particularly those problems caused by communication difficulties. They discuss budgets and provision planning with group members and keep...
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Persona Poem

For Students 7th - 12th
Are you looking to give your creative writers a challenging poetry assignment? Have your class assume the persona of someone (a Zen monk, Mormon bishop, and Texan Republican are all suggested personas) and create a poem representing...
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Western Expansion and Native Americans

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research the Oregon, Old Spanish, California, and Mormon trails, and the impact western expansion had on the Native Americans living on those lands.
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Era of Self-Sufficiency - Pre-1890

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners investigate the relationship between physical geography and Utah's settlement. In this Utah land activity, students view a PowerPoint about Utah land and work in groups to answer questions about the uniqueness of Utah's Mormon...
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Humor, Philosophy, and Religion

For Teachers Higher Ed
Philosophy and religion are the topics of this presentation, though humor is what ties them together. Providing many examples of humor in different religions (Evangelism, Buddhism, Mormonism) and from different philosophers (Plato,...
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Handcarts - A Unique Form of Transportation

For Teachers 4th - 5th
An interesting historical fact about how handcarts benefitted to the Mormon pioneers is the context behind this math lesson. Using given facts and figures regarding the handcart, pupil pairs create math word problems, share them with the...
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Comparative Religions Research Assignment

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the focus of this project is on comparing world religions, the guidelines of the resource could easily be utilized for a number of projects involving group work, presentation, and research. Groups must construct a PowerPoint...

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