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United States Postal Service

For Students 6th - 8th
In this postal service learning exercise, students read a passage regarding the United States postal service and answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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How the Post Office Made America

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Thanks to the post office, people now say the United States is instead of the United States are. Historians research the role the United States Postal Service in shaping our country. They view a short video explaining the formation of a...
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Community Helpers

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this community workers worksheet, students read a one page text that has information about 8 community helpers and their jobs. Students then answer 8 matching questions and draw a mini poster that tells why community helpers are...
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Topic Books: People Who Help Us

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this ESL community helpers instructional activity, students assemble the booklet and read about 7 community helpers. Students then respond to 9 true or false questions and 4 matching questions regarding the information they read.
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Transportation and Communication

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine changes in communication. In this postal communications lesson, students use primary sources and activities to better understand how technologies have improved transportation and communication in the post-colonial...
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Government and Community Resources

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore how to communicate using past tense and present perfect tense verbs. They discuss words related to postal activities and the procedures to follow when mailing letters and packages, registering mail, and buying money orders.
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Our Own Postal System

For Teachers 1st
First graders address an envelope, write a letter, and perform the duties of the postal worker in a classroom post office.
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Zip Codes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover how a zip code is used. In this zip code lesson, students use the parts of a zip code to find where a letter is going, then find the first number of zip codes based on geographic regions.
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How Much Does It Cost To Mail a Letter?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss what they know about stamps and what is their purpose. They access the Postal Rate Commission site listed below to find out what the cost of a first-class stamp was from 1885 to present and then look at the First Ladies...
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Calculating Postage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the services available to them at their local post office. As a class, students discuss the function of each method of delivery. Students choose a postal option appropriate to a scenario the instructor provides. This...
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Commemorative Stamp Contest

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Islamic culture worksheet. students complete an activity that requires them to create commemorative stamp designs that feature the Islamic culture.
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Stamp Boxes or Jars: Recycled Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
With some canceled stamps, an old box, and some glue, learners create art from scraps. You save up or gather used postage stamps, the kids glue them onto a box or an old clean jar. All the steps needed to complete this project plus two...
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Conflict Between the States

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the conflicts which evolved into the Civil War. Students examine the differences between the north and the south. They discuss slavery and the battles during the war. Students create a mural and write battle songs...
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Probably a Big Day

For Students 5th
In this probability instructional activity, 5th graders use the information given on five particular days in April to answer eight probability questions relating to the activities listed for April.
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World Post Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Post Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and...
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Farmers, the Populist Party, and Mississippi (1870-1900)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners determine the cause and effect of a historical event. They draw conclusions about statistical data and maps and compose a campaign speech for a Populist candidate. They design a political poster and badge for the Populist Party.
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Surfin' the U.S.A. with Road Rabbit

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students take virtual field trips to places in the U.S.A. in conjunction with the stops made by the class mascot, Road Rabbit. As Road Rabbit travels to his destination(s) via snail mail, so do the students via the Internet.
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Mail An Egg Rules

For Students 5th - 7th
In this mail an egg activity, students are given directions to construct a container that will protect an egg using the least possible materials. Students build their structures and mail their egg to another classroom.
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A Package of Pringle

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here is a problem-solving lesson that has learners take the role of a packaging expert to design an inexpensive means of packaging a potato chip. It could benefit from having more specific detail about the lesson itself, but it does make...
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In Honor of George And Abe

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the various ways that George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are honored in this country. In small groups they conduct research and report on one way they are memorialized, then create a drawing or construct a new...
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Don't Get Lost on the Web

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Scholars discuss purpose of search engines, define World Wide Web, become familiar with website addresses, demonstrate understanding of site updating, create a list of topics about which they would like more information, and visit at...
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Design a Stamp

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students research a famous scientist or mathematician, design a stamp to honor their work, and write persuasively about why this person and their work should be honored on a stamp.
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Design It! American Stamps

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students design a stamp using the skills and techniques of professionals. In this Design It! American Stamps lesson, students identify the selection criteria that is used to decide which images go on stamps. After students familiarize...