Kansas History uses Nonfiction Informational Text, the entire lesson recorded on Audio, FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments, and a variety of engaging hands-on activities to teach students about the first people in Kansas, famous explorers, early government, important battles and wars, and the journey to statehood:
• Kansas nonfiction informational text-we provide all of the CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Kansas Language Skills activity
• Reference Map Skills using Cardinal and Intermediate Directions
• Kansas Vocabulary Quiz
Students will then use the Kansas lesson content to complete FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments (all patterns and step-by-step directions included!):
• Vocabulary Foldables
• Kansas History Booklet
• Accordion Foldable
• Famous People: Francisco Coronado Wheel
In addition, the Kansas lesson content has been professionally recorded with words and music
so you can set up a Kansas Listening Center for your reluctant readers or use the audio to enhance whole group instruction!
NOTE: The Kansas audio is in MP3 format for playing on your computer or MP3 device.
Kansas History, aligned with the 3rd-5th Grade Common Core Standards (see Preview for Standard Alignment), can be purchased separately or as part of our MIDDLE WEST REGION INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE – GREAT LAKES + GREAT PLAINS!
We've included a color version of the Kansas lesson for your White Board, black line masters of the lesson and activities for your students, a context-appropriate Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the Interactive Notebook assignments and higher-level activities.
Download the Kansas Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan, Common Core Alignment, as well as samples from the lesson and activities.
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