Do you love the game Oregon Trail? This unit includes a whole class version of the game!
This is a Problem Based Learning Unit all about the pioneers of our great nation. I created this unit for my second graders, but you could use it for older children too. This unit is very detailed. It integrate
This PDF file includes all kinds of information to cover the topic of Pioneers. The file includes:
a) Information about pioneers coming to Upper Canada
b) Pioneer Education
d) Means of Transportation
e) Roles of Men in Pioneer Days
f) Roles of Women in Pioneer Days
g) Definitions of Pion
I have provided the details of a seven day hands on unit perfect for teaching about pioneers.
It includes: making covered wagons, building a log cabin, making and tasting butter.
This is a very hands on unit and does not include any printables or power points. BUT it does provide many links to info
A 24 page booklet. All you will need for the Grade 3 Social Studies Pioneer Unit. Lessons are easily adaptable to the worksheets. Print off, put in duotang and ready to go. Includes a quiz study sheet and quiz for the end of unit.
Answers now included
This is a complete unit to study the pioneers at a lower elementary level. It also includes all the pages that are used to plan our first grade pioneer day which ends our unit. It also has brag tags. This packet includes:
Interactive Notebook Pages:
Definitions of key words
Schools of today and lon
This bundle includes my Pioneer Unit - Seven days of activites & my Pioneer Unit printables.
I have provided the details of a seven day hands-on unit and included printables to go along with each activity.
The activities included are:
❀Day 1: An Introduction
❀Day 2: Make a covered wagon
These printables go along with my Pioneer Unit - Seven Days of Hands On Activities
❀What Can my Covered Wagon Hold? (Making predictions using milk carton covered wagons)
❀Pioneer Math - (Addition) Packing the wagon
❀Designing (drawing) Your Log Cabin
❀Writing a recipe
Students will learn about the pioneers of the United States that traveled in wagon trains across the country. Included in this unit is a reading comprehension booklet with shared reading slides which gives information about traveling west.
Students will complete a Challenges on the Trail activity
Les communautés du Canada au début des années 1800- Patrimoine et identité Grade 3 Social Studies!
First Nations and Early Settlers or Pioneer unit plan! Created for the NEW Ontario curriculum! TRANSLATED en Francais!
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70 Page Pioneer Unit. Updates have been made to address the new Ontario curriculum 2013. Great to cover the curriculum. All of the hard work is done for you. Many colourful slides, clipart,and photos to appeal to the visual learners in your classroom. Notebook Software File. This pioneer unit inc
Looking for resources to have Pioneer Days in your classroom? Look no further than this comprehensive unit on pioneers! This unit includes activities to stretch out Pioneer Days to a full week or pick and choose what you have time for in the classroom.
Unit includes the following:
-Pioneer ABC br
This is a songbook with lyrics for the following songs in which pioneers may have sung around the campfire or while walking behind the wagon:
Home on the Range
Sweet Betsy from Pike
Polly, Wolly Doodle
Use this series of photographs to help you students develop direction following skills in a fun and rewarding way while learning about shapes, perimeter and area.
The PPT/PDF contains step-by-step photographic guides to make 6 challenge quilt designs on one inch graph paper.
This is a great supple
This test is connected to a pioneer unit, for the grid coordinate parts, however you can change that to any map you would like to use. It requires students to show their knowledge in a real way to find grid coordinates on a map of a real place, show lines of symmetry, flips, turns, and slides as wel
Looking to integrate a hands on activity into your Native American or Pioneer unit? This is a fun, slightly messy, but manageable way to do it! Reading a How to paragraph explains the process to your students. Integrate the reading in a small group setting to focus on paragraph writing structure, ev
This is a DIFFERENTIATED activity including:
Page 1: What’s included?
Pages 2, 3: Make two sided copy and laminate. These two pages can be used over and over again. These will be used to fill in the dates on the timeline they put together.
Pages 4, 5: Timeline without dates. Students will use
This is a DIFFERENTIATED activity to help students understand the timeline of of Colorado Springs' history.
9 pages Include:
a cover page
A list of 40 dates/events in Colorado Springs' History
Timeline without dates (for most students)
Timeline with dates (for students who may not
Interactive Notebooks are wonderful, and fun, ways to introduce your students social studies and American history! Now you can purchase two notebook units together and save a little money!
I've been using notebooks in Social Studies for several years now, and I love it! My units involve a lot of re
Looking for fun, straightforward, and NEARLY FREE project to enhance your Thanksgiving or Pioneer unit?
Save an empty 1/2-pint (cafeteria-size) milk carton for each student. Then, print this template onto brown construction paper and follow the step-by-step instructions. Finally, add Popsicle sti
Missionaries and Pioneers
This unit will focus on
• Missionaries and Pioneers
• The Whitman’s
• Whitman Massacre Activity
• Catholic Missions
• Mother Joseph
• Sisters of Providence
• Traveling the Oregon Trail
• Danger on the Trail
• George Washington Bush
• Packing Up Activity
• Hard Life of a
This is the script for an assembly my students performed based on the Australian TV show - The Project. A lot of the material is relevant to what was happening in my school at the time, HOWEVER it can be easily modified to suit.
The assembly cut to a few pre recorded videos which worked well, but
Mrs. Riddle's Study Guide for
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Starting a pioneer unit? Looking for some supplemental support for your daily read-aloud? Why not use Mrs. Riddle's study guide for the classic story, Little House on the Prairie? This fourteen page study guide can
Based on the series by Ellen Levine, this unit studies the Westward Expansion. Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip? How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges? With road signs, how would you know where you were? This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel we
Doing a Fall unit on apples? Looking for an activity during a study of pioneers? Doing a unit on folk hero? Doing a biography on Johnny Appleseed? This interactive notebook on Apples has several activities and 17 interesting fun facts about apples.Note: 9 of the facts are included in my biographica
Pioneers: Complete Interactive Notebook Unit
SUBJECT: Social Studies, Pioneers
LEVEL: Elementary Grades
This giant package provides students with everything they need to create a complete Interactive Notebook on Early Pioneers! Everything is included to teach a complete unit, with little teacher
KinderSocialStudies™ Unit Six: Then and Now
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Save BIG by purchasing the KinderSocialStudies SET TWO bundle! Each of the five units are $10! Save 50% by purchasing the bundle HERE!
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This Westward Expansion Unit includes PowerPoint Lessons, Guided Notes, Task Cards, and More!
The lessons in this unit cover the following topics:
2. Movement of the Lakota people to the Black Hills
3. The Battle of Little Bighorn
4, Chief Joseph
5. Battle at Wounded Knee
We are moving west!
This is a fun and interactive unit plan that is approximately 15 days long. The length of the lessons vary because your time available each day will vary. You will find worksheets, foldables, sorts, an ABC vocabulary book and an end of the unit assessment.
Westward Expansion Wagon Project for Oregon Trail Unit – This creative and hands-on project is a wonderful opportunity for students to show their understanding of pioneers moving west. Learners will create a covered wagon out of construction paper, cardboard, and a shoebox.
The bonnet of the wag
This is a 50+ page common-core aligned NO PREP nonfiction book study for THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE: Would You Close the Deal? by Elaine Landau. This book study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the book and has been designed for students in grades 2 – 4. The Table of C
Oregon Trail Activity Pack with Flip-Up Book - Your students will love learning about the Oregon Trail with this creative activity pack!
This pack includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students including:
Informational Articles on:
*The Oregon Trail
This pioneer study covers the Oregon Trail , the journey, and the role of children. It is common core aligned with comprehension work, map skills, fact and opinion, vocabulary, and hands-on activities. It also contains a compare and contrast regarding today's travel with the pioneers, pioneer chil
The Oregon Trail is an important part of the history of the United States. Your students will enjoy learning about the history and geography of the Oregon Trail with the components of this engaging, helpful resource!
In addition to the beautiful collaborative poster, students will complete a Close
This resource is designed for Music students in the Middle School. The unit includes lessons on The Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Blues, Development of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Fats Domino, Bill Haley and the Comets, Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley.
Each lesson includes reading strategies from the Super Six— M
The Giver Unit | The Giver Unit Plan | The Giver Resources
The Giver is a timless book that is perfectly suited for students in the middle school grades. They are engaged by the premise and mature enough to grasp the deeper issues presented in the novel. Since dystopian literature is very popular w
Zip file of the complete Unit II in Astronomy.
This unit includes assessments - two quizzes (20 questions each); one Unit test (60 questions both PDF and in Word) scantron with answer keys (PDF); three comprehensive PowerPoint lessons with up-to-date information and slide sorter notes for the instr
Interactive Notebook Florida's Early HIstory Unit 3
This is a complete interactive notebook unit with assessments for Florida's Early History. Activities including graphic organizers, maps, and other interactive pieces. The interactivities are created to support students' reading skills. The guidi
I used this packet to teach my first graders about how life, neighborhoods and communities have changed from long ago to now. This packet will support the following lessons:
1. What is a neighborhood?
2. How are neighborhoods different? Urban vs. Rural
3. How do neighborhoods change?
4.What is a co
This PDF Social Studies unit is an 8 1/2 by 11 inch landscape page booklet folded in half. This booklet is a question booklet for students to fill in answers. The booklet includes:
a) A Pioneer Title Page
b) An Identifying Activity Comparing Today's Tools with Pioneer Day Tools and matching them c
This 325 page unit includes 42 fairy tale, fractured fairy tale, and a couple of folktale books. Each book has a comprehension page and a sequencing page as well as more. Below is a list of the books and activities to go with each book.
Adelita (Mexican Cinderella) By: Tomie dePaola
2014-15 EDITABLE lesson plans for the Ready Gen program. It consists of ALL lessons 1-18 from Unit 1 Module B.
(Same Great Product...New Cover Design)
Word Wall /Focus Wall Cards (*Word Only)
Anchor Text: Rachel Carlson: Pioneer of Ecology
Supporting Texts: Rainfore
For those who are doing a unit on pioneers, family trees, or reading the Little House on the Prairie books, this is for you. This product is in the form of a scrapbook. Includes: the Ingalls and Wilder families family tree & pictures, 2 printable family tree pages for students to complete with
This supplemental pack is aligned to the Journeys 2014 and 2017 curriculum for 5th grade.
This Journeys Grade 5 supplemental pack is created to supplement Unit 5, Lessons 21-25 (Tucket’s Travels, The Birchback House, Vaqueros: America’s First Cowboys, Rachel’s Journals: The Story of a Pioneer Girl
Students use fractions to increase a recipe in baking. You will take the apple crisp recipe and increase it so it might feed the entire class and if you choose to actually bake it, directions for baking in a Dutch oven or regular oven are included.
Student will compute half the recipe, 1½ times th
This mini unit covers the Ohio Model social studies standard involving the evolution of transportation in the state. Students will explore the development of steamboats, canals, and railroads stemming from the early travels of Native Americans and pioneers. Activities include making a timeline, cl
Beginnings of Rock
African and Jazz Music
Unit of Work for Middle School Students
This resource is designed for Music students in the Middle School. The unit includes lessons on African Music, African Instruments, History of Jazz, Jazz Instruments and Features of Jazz Music.
Each lesson includes r
This is a bundled unit of all of Wonders Unit 3 - Reading Comprehension for 1st grade – Weeks 1 -6
In this bundle you will find all the reading comprehension sheets made for the third unit of the McGraw hill Reading Wonders series.
•Comprehension sheets to help further your stud