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  • notebooking - pony express
    $2.50

    Help students get the most of any study on American Westward Expansion and the Pony Express! This resource provide themed pages that students can use to record information from class lessons, textbook reading or from their own research! Inspiring student creativity and productivity are the reasons behind the designing of this product. These pages are ready to use and flexible!

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    Dred Scott was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as the “Dred Scott case”.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    George Washington Carver was an American agricultural scientist and inventor. He actively promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. Apart from his work to improve the lives of farmers, Carver was also a leader in promoting environmentalism. He received numerous honors for his work, including the Spingarn Medal of the NAACP. In an era of high racial polarization, his fame reached beyond the black community. He was widely recognized and praised in the white community for his many achievements and talents. In 1941, Time magazine dubbed Carver a “Black Leonardo”.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court to recover her son in 1828, she became the first black woman to win such a case against a white man.

    If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more. Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    This 109 page Civil War teaching unit takes students through 9 different sections:

    • Disunion
    • Going to War
    • Antietam & Emancipation
    • Life at War
    • The Home Front
    • Shifting Tides of 1863
    • Bringing the War to an End
    • Post War Effects
    • Preserving the Memories

    ** Includes 7 PowerPoints **

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    This informational article will teach students about the life and accomplishments of Henry Ford. After reading, there are three worksheets for students to complete to help assess student comprehension. Answer Keys provided

     

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  • The Story of American History
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    This 261 page book holds a 1900 copyright and was thought of as the ‘first book on American history used in schools in preparation for… more ‘formal’ textbook learning.’ It is however not for young readers. It is not a textbook but rather reads as an informational book that explains the history of the United States and is best read by 5th -8th graders but can also be used by high school students as a reference as well! It would be a good addition to read along side your normal curriculum.

    See description below for chapter titles.

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  • Pony Express Mini-Unit for 4th, 5th - 6th grades
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    Teach students about the Pony Express, a business that lasted just 18 months during the American Westward Expansion (1860-1861). In this cross-curricular resource, students will learn the how, when, where and why behind this mail delivery system which stretched from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California. They will also learn about the riders and horses that made it possible, how much it cost to use and how a new ‘telegraph’ system lead to the company’s closure.

    This is a true cross-curricular unit as students will learn U.S. History while engaging in Geography (map work), Language Arts (comprehension, writing, dictionary work, research) and Math (word problems) activities. There are 4 passages about the Pony Express which are the foundation for all activities. Answer Keys are provided.

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    Booker T. Washington was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. If you are looking for a student centered resource to help students learn and practice research skills, report writing skills, project skills, presentation skills and more this is it!

    This unit is a notebooking project. It can be assigned individually or within cooperative groups.

    Use it within a Language Arts classroom or a Social Studies / U.S. History classroom. Very flexible and cross-curricular!

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    The Alamo – Informational Text is a resource designed to give your students a better understanding of the Alamo and answer the following questions for them: What is it? Where is it? What happened there? What is it today?

    Cross-curricular – As students read for understanding they will be learning about an important landmark and event in U.S. History. After reading, students will answer multiple choice, short answer and short essay questions.

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    This 257 page book holds an 1893 copyright and was written to give information about historical figures living just before and during the beginning of United States history. It is not meant to be used as a textbook but rather a supplement to add stories and facts about the people written about within the pages. It is recommended for 5th-12th grades.

    Suggested uses: Use with your regular curriculum to add another layer of information or give to students to use as a source information when doing research and/or projects.

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