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Women's History Wax Museum

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Bring influential historical figures to life with a highly interactive and informative activity. Your class members will research important activists during the women's suffrage movement and then share what they have learned by role...
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Civil Rights Wax Museum Project

For Teachers 5th Standards
As a class, young historians begin a civil rights instructional activity by taking a close look at Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his impact on the Civil Rights movement. Then, the bulk of the instructional activity requires learners...
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Wax Museum

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders put their research skills to work. In this Revolutionary War lesson plan, 6th graders research a famous figure from that era. Students use the information gathered to prepare for a wax museum experience.
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Civil Rights Wax Museum Project

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the important figures of the Civil Rights movement by completing a research project. In this African American activist lesson, 5th graders select an individual that helped bring about civil rights during the middle...
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Revolutionary War

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students identify and research significant people, causes, and primary documents of the U.S. Revolutionary War. They create a class Revolutionary War web using Inspiration computer software, write a journal depicting three days in the...
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Wax Museum

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Student role play as statues in a wax museum while the teacher takes the role of the curator. They stand in a static position until the curator leaves the room. They interact until the curator returns at which point they freeze. Now they...
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Medieval Celebration

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students celebrate the completion of a unit of study about Medieval times. For this Medieval celebration lesson, students showcase their work from a unit of study by creating a wax museum. They complete KWL charts and read over their...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a wax museum of famous Americans. For this research skills lesson, students read biographies of selected Americans and conduct additional research. Students dress as the famous Americans they researched and present their...
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A Living Timeline of Civil Rights

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Take a step into a live museum exhibit featuring important people and events from the Civil Rights Movement. Here, scholars research, write a summary, and present their new-found knowledge orally as well as visually to museum...
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Famous Faces in the Wax Museum

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders comprehend that people, place, and environment, along with their experiences are all related. They answer the question: Does where a person live affect their experiences in life and change them in any way? Students use...
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Famous Missourian Wax Museum

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write and give a speech from the point of view of a famous Missourian. In this speech and performance activity, 4th graders complete a web-quest and present a speech in the role of a famous Missourian.
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A Passage Through Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young learners research and present information about a chosen subject to their peers, parents, instructors, and community. This instructional activity has a strong research and public speaking component, and would be ideal for your...
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Civil War on Sunday

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Reading Mary Pope Osborne's Civil War on Sunday? Here's a packet crammed with activities, exercises, reading guides, and project suggestions. A must-have for your curriculum library.
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Turning the Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a museum display illustrating life during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Capturing Light: The Science of Photography

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create their own cameras to understand how artists use light to capture an image in a photograph. In this light lesson plan, students use tape, wax paper, rubber bands, and more to create their cameras.
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Famous American Research Project

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
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Formulating Questions to Meet Information Needs of ESL Students

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer to focus the research of a specific topic. They generate questions they would like to know about a research topic and record them in a KWL chart to help focus their investigations.
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Indian Heroes and Role Models

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Everybody loves a hero. Get your class investigating informational text resources in order to develop a deeper understanding of Native American heroes common to the Montana area. Each child chooses a Native American hero or tribal leader...
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Weaving with Seed Beads on a Bead Loom

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students describe, and try, the process of weaving and demonstrate how Native Americans and others wove beads on a loom to create long, narrow bands for hair and bracelets.
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The Kingdom of Benin

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the...
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Double Bar Graphs - Practice 7.1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this double bar graph worksheet, students make a double bar graph from given information, then solve related problems in addition to 2 test prep problems. Houghton Mifflin text referenced.
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Spuds in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars explore the effects of velocity on an object when it collides with another object. They design and outfit a potato astronaut in a spacesuit to withstand the hazards of high velocity impacts from space debris and meteoroids.
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Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The...
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Manipulating Light

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young art historians create simple cameras to understand how artists use and manipulate light to capture images in photographs. Using a variety of everyday materials, they build the cameras to study the ways light can be manipulated in...

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