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Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young biologists learn about reproduction through a four-part, Nature League video series. Hosted by Britt Garner, the collection explores sexual and asexual reproduction, the importance of genetic diversity, adaptations, epigenetics,...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Presidential Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Throughout his life and presidency, Theodore Roosevelt contributed to the America we know today in so many ways. An adaptable lesson prompts young historians to create a chronological timeline of Roosevelt's contributions to different...
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President Theodore Roosevelt: Foreign Policy Statesman or Bully?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Can a negative perception of a president's foreign policy harm his or her historical legacy? A project that winds the clock back to the date of Theodore Roosevelt's death puts students at the editorial desk of a fictional newspaper....
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How Theodore Roosevelt Became a Leader: Childhood of an American President

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The beginning of the 20th century began with a shock: the assassination of President McKinley. The man who would take his place—the youngest American to ever become president—led quite a life before stepping foot in the Oval Office. An...
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Upton Sinclair, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harvey W. Wiley

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle shocked the American public into a thorough examination of the meat-packing industry, the author was disappointed that his book's main argument—the exploitation of American immigrants—was not part...
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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It's fun to learn about an interesting figure. Share the youth, career, presidency, and conservationism of Theodore Roosevelt with your class. Slides provides very simple text alongside wonderful images to tell the story of a charismatic...
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Evolution of the Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt to Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How much power should a president be allowed to exert? Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt exercised their power according to their interpretations of the United States Constitution, and these interpretations affected the...
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Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the Theodore Roosevelt presidency. In this conservation lesson, students analyze the meaning of 3 quotations pertaining to environmental stewardship and research the conservation movement of the early 20th century....
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Theodore Roosevelt

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Summarize It: President Theodore Roosevelt's 7th Annual Message to Congress

For Students 8th Standards
How did Theodore Roosevelt stress the importance of conservation during his time as president of the United States? Take a closer look at the language Roosevelt used himself in a 1907 address to Congress, and have your young historians...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from “The Square Deal” Speech

For Students 8th - 11th
Talk about a timely resource! As part of a series of primary source exercises, individuals read and respond to questions about Theodore Roosevelt's "The Square Deal" speech. Roosevelt reminds us of what our social system should be.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from Eighth Annual Message to Congress

For Students 8th - 11th
As Theodore Roosevelt reminded Congress in 1908, corporation one is not corporation two. Readers of this excerpt from Roosevelt's Message to Congress have an opportunity to sharpen their comprehension skills as they study this primary...
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1912: The Election that Changed the Century

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The presidential election of 1912 was a turning point in American politics. Whoever won would reshape the political spectrum. Learn about the key issues, each party's politics, and the four men who wanted to become president: William...
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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site: Birthplace of the Modern Presidency

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the circumstances under which Theodore Roosevelt first became President of the United States and how his policies and actions modernized the presidency.
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Life in a Box -- Leaders: Musa, Caesar, Jefferson, Washington, Perry, Lincoln, Kamehameha, Liliuokalani, Theodore Roosevelt, Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Stalin

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this world leaders lesson, students research the lives and accomplishments of Musa, Caesar, Jefferson, Washington, Perry, Lincoln, Kamehameha,...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt, and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
Do your historians know the story behind the teddy bear? Background information clues learners in to the context of a political cartoon, which depicts Teddy Roosevelt on his famous hunting trip. They will read about renown cartoonist...
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Roosevelt's Legacy: Conservation

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The legacy of Theodore Roosevelt carries through modern American politics, economics, foreign policy, and society. But his proudest and most profound efforts were in the world of conservation, and in preserving the natural beauty of...
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A President's Vision: Theodore Roosevelt

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
Through an engaging, interactive experience analyzing primary sources, invite your young historians to take a closer look at the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from Inaugural Address

For Students 8th - 11th
"Much has been given us, and much will rightfully be expected from us." As part of a series of worksheets that provide readers with an opportunity to develop their primary source comprehension skills, kids examine an excerpt from...
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Theodore Roosevelt

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Theodore Roosevelt. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive learning exercise. 
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Trusts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the benefits and problems of monopolies. For this industrial America lesson, students examine primary sources and politicalcartoons to investigate the monopolies and trusts of the Gilded Age. Students take part in a...
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Maltese Cross Cabin

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The Maltese Cross Cabin, a frontier residence of Theodore Roosevelt, is a time capsule that commemorates Roosevelt's time in the Dakota territory. An explanatory video and response guide takes students on a virtual tour of the wooden...
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
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Every Day Edit - Theodore Roosevelt National Park

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing learning exercise, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
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Progressive Presidents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the motivations and policies of progressive presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The video discusses how the presidents handled the domestic...
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Defining America's Role in the World

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
As the first American president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and only one of four presidents to do so in United States history, Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy achievements and preservation of peace are often overshadowed by his...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from “The Man in the Arena” Speech

For Students 8th - 11th
Theodore Roosevelt's "The Man in the Arena" speech not only provides individuals with a chance to develop their reading skills but also provides much food for thought about current political situations. Cynics, fops, and voluptuaries...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Students 4th - 6th
Challenge your students with this comprehension packet relating to a book about Franklin D. Roosevelt. Learners can organize their thoughts with a cause and effect chart. They can also answer thought-provoking questions about important...
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Lessons in Leadership, Roosevelt Style

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
It's easy to criticize those in power until you're sitting at their desk, faced with the same decisions. A history lesson prompts secondary learners to research the Roosevelt presidencies through the lens of leadership and...
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The Presidential Quotation Report

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Famous quotations by American Presidents are the focus of this Six Trait writing activity, which could be used in a U.S. History class or in language arts. After reading the picture book Theodore by Frank Keating, have your 7th graders...
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Interpreting the Past; Assessing Its Impact on the Present

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Even though the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt ended over 100 years ago, we can still learn something from his stances and policies that is applicable today. Class members first look over a list of prevalent political issues from the...
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Teddy Roosevelt

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the life, contributions, and influence of Teddy Roosevelt. They view a slideshow lecture and take notes on a handout, filling in the blanks on the handout. Students then write a persuasive letter to a governmental...
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A Primary Source Picture Book

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Travel through Europe with ten-year-old Teddy Roosevelt in this writing activity, which uses the picture book My Tour of Europe: by Teddy Roosevelt, by Ellen Jackson. After reading the book, readers compare it to passages from The...
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Women’s History Month Eleanor Roosevelt : Verb Corrections

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Read a short passage about Eleanor Roosevelt while hunting for errors in verb use. To give your kids some help, count up the errors beforehand and provide struggling learners with the number of errors. 
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Four Heroic Presidents

For Teachers K
Students complete a series of lessons that explore the heroic qualities of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. Students read books, participate in discussion, color pictures and complete worksheets.
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U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism.  Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time. 
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A Tale of Two Men

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Theodore Roosevelt and the Marquis de Mores were both born in 1858, and both came to the Dakota territory in 1883, but they influenced the developing country of America in different ways. Elementary and middle schoolers apply written and...
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Service and Sacrifice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your class snoops on Theodore Roosevelt's and Woodrow Wilson's private conversations in a secretive resource! Read their telegraph communications as well as other primary resources to get an inside look at historical events. Your...
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“Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
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Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider to Rushmore

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study and answer questions about Theodore Roosevelt.
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Study Guide: America at the Turn of the Century

For Students 9th - 12th
America changed a lot as the 20th century dawned. Budding historians can use this study guide to prepare for an end-of-the-chapter review. There are 15 vocabulary words, eight places of significance, five important people, 14 topics to...
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The Young Naturalist

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Beginning with a brief history of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, then followed by a discussion of his interest in nature, young scientists take to the outdoors to locate and observe local plants and insects. Scholars return to...
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President Franklin Roosevelt

For Students 5th - 8th
In this U.S. Presidents learning exercise, students read about the life and presidency of President Franklin Roosevelt. They then answer the 8 multiple choice questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 52 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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This Great Enterprise”: Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the implications of the "Great Enterprise." In this Panama Canal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding President Teddy Roosevelt and Panama Canal. Students respond to discussion...
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Theodore Roosevelt

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this biography worksheet, students read a one page text detailing the life of Theodore Roosevelt. Students then answer 14 short answer questions.
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Becoming a World Power (1876 - 1916)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the...
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Famous Quotes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this famous quotes worksheet, students read a famous quote by Theodore Roosevelt and then write a short paper on what the quote means to them.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Grant E. Hamilton, “I Rather Like That Imported Affair”

For Students 8th - 11th
Political cartoons are primary source documents and learning to read them can be a challenge. Challenge the reading skills of your class with a political cartoon featuring rough and ready, Teddy Roosevelt. 
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The United States and the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War...
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The Progressive Movement

For Teachers 10th - 11th
While the Progressives never formed a political party they did develop an ideology. Provide viewers with an interesting, yet challenging presentation on the Progressive Movement that introduces key individuals and highlights key events...
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Twentieth Century

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a unit of lessons on the historical events of the 20th century. They read and discuss text, complete graphic organizers, participate in jigsaw activities, conduct Internet research, and create a computer slide...
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Surviving the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the impact the Great Depression had on families.  In this Great Depression lesson, students listen to a short PowerPoint lesson given by the teacher and have a class discussion on the financial sacrifices families had to...
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The Politics of Big Business

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students role-play the responsibilities of the House of Representatives as they consider how to solve the problem of undue influence by big business monopolies. They evaluate their proposed solutions and write an essay with their...
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Eleanor Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the contributions made to our society by Eleanor Roosevelt. They create a timeline of Eleanor Roosevelt's life, participate in a jigsaw activity, listen to a guest speaker, complete a Venn diagram, and write a letter to...
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The Brief American Pageant: America on the World Stage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
America's presence in Alaska and the Caribbean are the focus of this short presentation. Two detailed maps help to illustrate America's growing influence in the regions past its continental borders, which could supplement a more thorough...
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Mind Your Manners Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use picture book content and personal experience to compare and contrast life in the early 20th century with life in the 21st century. In this U.S. history lesson, students listen to the book Mind Your Manners, Alice Roosevelt...
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Progressivism and The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bust those trusts! Scholars investigate the Progressive Era leading to the New Deal in America. They examine the impact legislation had on attempting to control big business in the United States. Are there any parallels to today? 
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A Shared Past: New Deal Texans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils evaluate the role of prominent Texans in the New Deal.
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America as a World Power

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 13 short answer and identification questions about diplomacy during the Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson presidencies.
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Getting t Know Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Addams, Booker T. Washington, and Woodrow Wilson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners study what reform means. In this social science lesson, students are put into small groups and create posters, oral reports, or role plays on the life and work of either Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Addams, Booker T. Washington, or...
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The Presidents of Mount Rushmore

For Teachers K
Students understand the importance of Mount Rushmore as a national symbol. In this Mount Rushmore lesson, students locate Mount Rushmore on the map and investigate each of the four Presidents on Mount Rushmore. Students understand how...
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A Campfire Conversation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners examine point of view as it relates to public issues.  In this point of view lesson, students become familiar with the point of view of John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt about the wilderness. Learners debate if the wilderness...
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The Election of 1912

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Election of 1912: an election with four competitive opponents. Pupils get to know the candidates with informative reading passages that provide context to the election. Then, the class engages in a debate and answers questions as one...
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Mount Rushmore

For Students 5th Standards
How did those faces get on that mountain, and why did they choose those particular presidents? Learn about Mount Rushmore's construction and the history behind the men represented on the mountainside with a short reading passage and set...
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Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Lincoln

For Teachers K
Students study four of the most influential and important presidents in United States history. In this United States presidents lesson, students learn the facts and histories to four of the most influential presidents in history - George...
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Women's History Month- Eleanor Roosevelt: Verb Corrections

For Students 4th - 5th
In this verb tenses activity, students first read a text about Eleanor Roosevelt and circle all of the verb errors. Students write the correct form above each mistake.
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Stories from the Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The stories of the Silver People, the West Indies immigrants hired to work on the Panama Canal, come to life in a lesson about the building of the Panama Canal. Groups research why the canal was built, how it was build, the working...
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October 27th Writing Prompt

For Students 5th - 8th
In this daily writing prompt worksheet, students learn that Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858. Students use resources in the classroom to learn 5 facts about the Roosevelt and summarize them in their own words.
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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US History Summer Instructional Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...
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Conservation, Preservation, and the National Parks

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Going green? Scholars investigate the creation of the US National Park program. Through diary entries as well as expert testimony, they synthesize information and analyze the need for conservation and preservation. Finally, they display...
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Spanish American War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Today, Cuba and America sometimes struggle with diplomatic relations, but did you know that America went to war against Spain to free Cuba? Learners examine many interesting facts related to the Spanish American War using an informative...
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Sex Safari - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A field trip to study reproductive behavior of big game is a great set up for big-time learning! Part two of a four-part Reproduction video series takes viewers up close and personal with the animal residents of a wildlife preserve in...
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On This Day: The 1898 Treaty of Paris

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At one time, America, too, was a colonial power. Using clips from talks from historians, class members explore how this happened with the 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. Afterward, they consider whether the...
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The Progressives

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Progressive Era worksheet, students review a chapter as they read 10 descriptions identifying who or what is speaking, respond to 4 short answer questions, and explain a historical theme regarding this time period in United...
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Spanish-American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify and examine the main causes and effects of the Spanish American War. They explore yellow journalism and investigate the history to the Platt Amendment. Each student also defines imperialism and maps out the...
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U.S. Expansion and the Age of the Empire

For Students 10th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, students define or identify the 4 terms and concepts related to Teddy Roosevelt's diplomacy. Students also respond to 2 short answer questions.
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President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

For Students 5th - 6th
In this biography comprehension learning exercise, students read a 3 page selection on President Roosevelt and answer 8 multiple choice question about the selection. The selection is a
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President Fact Cards

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Study the American presidents of the twentieth century with fact cards. Starting with Theodore Roosevelt, the printable resource prompts learners to fill in information about the presidents' birthplaces, vice presidents, first ladies,...
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Personal Welfare and Liberty

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the juxtaposition of personal welfare and liberty. In this Progressivism lesson, students collaborate to analyze a case study that requires them to act as lobbyists for Theodore Roosevelt and present him with ideas for...
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New American Diplomacy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the presidential era of Teddy Roosevelt. They read about American diplomacy in Asia, the Caribbean, and discuss the Panama Canal and the Roosevelt Corollary. As a class, students take notes and create a bubble map for...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the origin of stuffed teddy bears and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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How Does Preserving Wilderness Enhance Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify events of the environmental movement in the United States.  For this environment  instructional activity students study Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir, who had a great impact on the environmental movement. 
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Ansley Wilcox House

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students complete activities that go along with the study of and possible fieldtrip to the Ansley Wilcox House (T. Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site) in Buffalo, NY. They trace the background of a historical building in their...
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2016 Electoral College Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The electoral college can be confusing for citizens of any age. Clear up misconceptions with a handy printable map that details how many electoral votes are allotted to each state, as well as a history of modern elections, complete with...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
An extremely engaging and well-designed "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"-type game awaits your class. The subject is American history, with an emphasis on questions about past presidents. The usual lifelines are built into the game, and...
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Every Day Edit - Mount Rushmore

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Mount Rushmore. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Comparison in American Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of the Progressive Era, class groups examine a 20th century version of "The Three Little Pigs" through a New Era lens and identify how ideals such as the value of hard work, creativity, and problem solving, etc.,...
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Exploring our National Parks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students utilize maps/Atlases to find key spatial information, locate U.S. National Parks, characterize the geography of a specific region, and create a National Park brochure.
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Sentence Completion 15: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do your pupils need extra practice with sentence completion? Learners will have to employ a variety of strategies to answer correctly the six multiple-choice prompts on the worksheet. A richly detailed answer/explanation key is included....
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How Plants Are Grouped

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Individuals classify, categorize, and sort plants based on how they pollinate with a handy worksheet. As they ask questions, elementary learners make observations of leaves by touching and looking closely at them, and drawing what they...
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Writing: Strong Closing Statement

For Students 3rd - 5th
Start by reading the passage "White House Kids." As they read, upper elementary schoolers underline the closing statement in the passage and fill in three lines about the closing statement. Then they start planning their own essay. They...
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Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
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To Kill a Mockingbird Quiz

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Learners investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in...
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The Lesson of the Kaibab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners plot the Kaibab deer population from 1905 to 1939 and analyze the changes over time. In this populations lesson plan, students investigate the causes of changing populations of the Kaibab deer and they find the carrying capacity...
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The Power of Fiction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore fiction that moves individuals to social action. In this literature instructional activity, students read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and analyze its literary worth as well as its investigative journalism. Students...
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John Gary Evans and the Politics of Race

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners read letters written by Evans and Gunton regarding race relations. In this Progressive Movement instructional activity, students interpret the intentions and tone of the letters to understand contemporary racial beliefs....
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Learn About Birds

For Students 5th - 10th
In this birds worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about birds to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 18 questions total.
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The White House

For Students K - 12th
Taking a guided tour through the White House would require extensive travel costs and an armed security escort—but a virtual tour only requires an Internet connection! A few clicks bring users through the historical corridors and rooms...
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The Spanish American War (1898-1901)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Spanish American War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Mystery State # 39

For Students 6th - 8th
Which state will be the answer to the five clues today? After considering each clue, learners will name the mystery state. If your class can determine which state was home to Chief Sitting Bull, they'll be able to answer South Dakota. 
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20c American Presidents

For Students 8th - 12th
For this American Presidents worksheet, students respond to 25 matching questions that require them to match the 25 former Presidents to the appropriate phrases, events, or quotes.
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Lessons in Biodiversity: The Writings of Aldo Leopold

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the conservation philosophy of Aldo Leopold as they discuss the importance of biodiveristy.
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The People and Philosophy Behind Our National Parks: A Biographical Curriculum Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners discover the interaction of American Literature, politics and the environmental movement. They explore the changing concept and philosophy of wilderness, and explain the development of The National Park System. They read...
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Imperialism

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the rise of the U.S. to its role as a world power in the 20th century. They read and analyze text, and write an essay identifying the cause and effect of imperialism and the various ways the U.S. attempted to...
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The Most American Thing in America: The Chautauqua

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Chautauqua movement. In this Pennsylvania history lesson, students use primary documents to explore what the Chautauqua was and how it made a difference in the American way of life.
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Who Represents You? My Government in Pennsylvania Project

For Students 9th - 12th
In this representation in government worksheet students answer questions about who represents their state in each office and level of government.
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Women and World War I: Opportunity or Setback?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the role of women in World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, 7th graders analyze photographs and posters from the war and discuss the role of women on the homefront.
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Four Famous Faces

For Teachers K - 1st
Each one of our quarters is embellished with a famous face or image representing the state it came from. This instructional activity uses South Dakota's state quarter to get kids thinking about monetary value, what the president of the...
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Historical Waters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the Industrial Revolution, Westward Expansion, and other historical events that happened during the 1800s. Students compare and contrast...
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South Dakota Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this South Dakota worksheet, students explore the state of South Dakota. Students complete a crossword puzzle by finding the ten clues about South Dakota.
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Imperial Japan

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Examine the conflicts and solutions that defined imperial Japan. The Shino-Japanes War, Battle of Tsushima, Russo-Japanese War, Treaty of Shimonoseki, and The Treaty of Portsmouth are all covered in this slide show. 
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Imperialism and Expansion: Part 2

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of American Imperialism. In this American foreign policy activity, students take notes on the Spanish-American War and foreign policy practices of the United States in the late 1800s.
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Hail to the Chief

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how the New York Times has represented presidential victories on its front page throughout the 20th century.
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Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War activity, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate...
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South Dakota Challenge

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this South Dakota worksheet, students read 10 clues to facts about the history of South Dakota. From four choices, students pick the word or phrase that best answers the clue.
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February Civics Internet Hunt 2

For Students 5th - 10th
In this government instructional activity, students click on the links in the questions about civics and government to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 7 questions total.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: From Toons to Icons

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons that feature icons like the hot dog and the teddy bear. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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North Dakota Challenge

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this North Dakota worksheet, learners answer multiple choice questions about the history of North Dakota. Students answer 10 questions.
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab

For Students 7th - 8th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students select the best word choice to complete the sentence. All words correspond to the theme of Presidents' Day.
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Progressivism (5)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 14 fill in the blank questions regarding the Progressive Movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Progressives and the Era of Trustbusting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish...
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North Dakota Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
For this North Dakota worksheet, students match 14 words pertaining to the state of North Dakota with their definitions in another column.
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North Dakota Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word search about North Dakota worksheet, learners read the names of people places, and sports in the word bank and find them in the word search. Students find 10 answers.
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North Dakota Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this North Dakota worksheet, students put words in alphabetical order that represent North Dakota's history. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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The Jungle

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students take an inside look at Industrial Revolution issues. For this Industrial Revolution lesson, students read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and conduct research regarding the author. Students also rewrite portions of the novel and...
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George Pullman: His Impact on the Railroad Industry, Labor, and American Life in the 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the contributions of George Pullman. For this George Pullman lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding Pullman's impact on the railroad industry, organized labor, and American life.
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Individual and Society: Natsume Sôseki and the Literature of the Early Twentieth Century

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Combine literature and history by examining the work of Japanese writers after the Russo-Japanese war. This resource is for advanced classes with an interest in how literature reflects and reacts to societal change. Activities outlined...
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Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

For Teachers K
Students recognize the states in the continental United States and find their state. In this patriotic symbols lesson, students explore unfair taxation practices. Students understand the benefits of democracy participate in activities...
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"The Site Every American Should See"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the natural wonders of the Grand Canyon. They write a descriptive paper about the Park. They also write a speech about why the Grand Canyon should be preserved.
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The American Presidents (Middle, History)

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders get a firm understanding of the major contributions and defining characteristics of the American Presidents.
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American Presidents 20c

For Students 6th
In this matching worksheet, 6th graders match the U. S. president with an act, trial, policy, or event that occurred during his presidency. Students match 25 answers.
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American Presidents Matching Activity

For Students 8th
In this American Presidents worksheet, 8th graders match the names of 17 presidents with statements related to their presidency. A reference web site is given for additional activities
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Late 19th Century U.S. Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discover that many of the issues the United States faces today elicit the same type of political, philosophical and moral debate that has divided the country in the past.
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The Formation and Value of Temperate Grasslands

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners study the Temperate Grasslands biome of North America. They explain that it is an endangered ecosystem because the rich soils have been converted to farming in most areas. They view videos imbedded in this plan, then complete...
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Spanish American War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the role of perspective and bias in research and examine the Spanish-American War and the regions effected. They have a debating contest regarding the Spanish American War and create a map which would depict the events and...
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Quotations

For Students 6th - 7th
For this reading worksheet, students think about the meaning of famous quotations. Students read 5 quotations and four possible meaning choices. Students select the correct meaning that fits each quotation.
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"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the political reform movement in South Carolina spearheaded by "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman. In this South Carolina history activity, 11th graders examine primary and secondary sources regarding Tillman and his...
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Mount Rushmore

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet about Mount Rushmore, students observe pictures and read a short passage. Students write 5 short answers.
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The Progressive Movement Newspaper Project

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Progressive Movement worksheet, students act as muckraking reporters and conduct research that will aid them in producing newspapers that cover environmental, health, political, and big business issues of the 19th and the 21st...
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Populism and the People’s Party

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the history of the Populist Party as it relates to its reforms and economic plight. In this Populism and the People's Party lesson, students explore why farmers experienced financial difficulty at the end of the century....
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South Dakota Vocabulary

For Students 5th - 6th
In this state facts worksheet, students read the vocabulary statements about the state of South Dakota. Students use the vocabulary words to complete the 10 statements.
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Making Democracy Work for Everyone, 1877-1904

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students investigate the culture of the post Reconstruction South. They participate in a jigsaw research activity, conduct Internet research on an assigned topic, and write a report to present to the class.
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A Collage of American Icons: Presidents and Symbols

For Teachers K
Students use KWL charts, stores, news, books, and movies to learn about the Presidents and symbols of America. In this Presidents and symbols lesson plan, students participate in many activities that introduce them to the leaders and...
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Stuff It!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word meanings in context activity, students read the passage about stuffed animals and think about the meanings of the words popular, spared, manufacture, huge, fabric, machine, tailor, seams. Students then label the drawing with...
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Historical Presents

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research events, trends, and phenomena of specific years in the twentieth century, then design "time capsules" to commemorate those years.
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Beginning Critical Reading - The White House

For Students 4th - 5th
In these critical reading worksheets, students read the story about The White House. Students then answer 3 critical reading questions about the passage.
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Teddy Bear Reading Comprehension/ History

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension and history worksheet, students read about the history of the teddy bear before answering 5 multiple choice questions.
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America as a World Power

For Students 8th
In this early 20th century America worksheet, 8th graders read the provided pages about America's growth as an empire and then respond to 4 short answer, critical thinking and main idea questions.
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President Warren Harding

For Students 4th - 5th
In this US history worksheet, students read a biography about President Warren Harding and answer 10 true and false questions.
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20C American Presidents

For Students 5th - 7th
In this American Presidents worksheet, students match the names of 25 Presidents with a phrase that describes an event in their term. This page begins with number 51 and goes to number 75.
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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle: Muckraking the Meat-Packing Industry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore muckraking. In this American history lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to muckraking...
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"One Day in the Prairie" by Jean Craighead George

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students collect "prairie insects" for data collection and analysis.
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Can Anyone Be a Leader?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the concept of leadership and identify leaders from the past and present. They brainstorm qualities of effective leaders, research a leader from the past and develop a presentation on their findings and choose a local...
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Grand Canyon

For Students 4th - 8th
In this Grand Canyon instructional activity, students read a passage on the Grand Canyon and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 5 short answer questions.
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Success and Fame

For Students 5th - 10th
In this success worksheet, students read quotes, role play, and choose successful sentences. Students complete 3 activities total on this worksheet.
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Happy Birthday Activity

For Teachers K - 1st
In these birthday activity worksheets, young scholars study the calendar for days in November. Students use the calendar to answer the three questions. Young scholars also cut out the month for their birthday and paste it onto the cake....
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1876-1920 Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students look for the words in the puzzle that are related to the theme of the word search. Spelling skills are worked on.
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Four Famous Faces

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the South Dakota Quarter Reverse and identify the images on it. They discuss the accomplishments of the four presidents. They create coins of four people in their school. They arrange bags of plastic coins by their...
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Getting to Know the Presidents

For Students 4th - 6th
In this presidents worksheet, students use given web site sources to complete a graphic organizer comparing pairs of presidents, 5 pairs total.
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Grammar Quiz: Grade 6, Unit 1: The Sentence

For Students 6th
In this grammar learning exercise, 6th graders complete 10 multiple choice questions where they choose the correct use of subjects, predicates, complex forms, and more in sentences.
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Inaugurating a President

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the traditions and history of the U.S. Presidential Inaugurations. They examine the topics George W. Bush talked about in his inaugural address and determine if his remarks clearly outlined what he has done.

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