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, close reading a summary and completing a graphic organizer, creating a transportation cartoon using cause & effect statements, and studying 7 color information posters to develop an understanding of the connection among transportation developments.
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9. 4th Grade Social Studies INB #1: Ohio's Early People
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Native Americans in Ohio Mega Unit
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Economics Mini Unit for 4th Grade
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READER'S THEATERS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES
Social Studies Readers' Theater Super Bundle (14 plays!)
Reader's Theater: Mammoths & Mayans & Vikings, Oh my!
Reader's Theater: Aztec, Incan, & Mayan Civilization Myths
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Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Explorer Tales!
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Native American Legends
Reader's Theater: Native American Legends by Region (intermediate)
Reader's Theater: The French and Indian War
Reader's Theater: The Battle over Ohio (Northwest Territory)
Reader's Theater: Steps to Statehood!
Reader's Theater: The Boston Tea Party
Reader's Theater: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Reader's Theater: We the People (Branches of Government)
Reader's Theater: The Constitution-United We Stand!
Reader's Theater: Journey to Freedom (Underground Railroad)
Reader's Theater: Stitches of Love (Story about 9/11)!
Reader's Theater: Immigration: Welcome to America!
Reader's Theater: Famous Ohio Inventors
Reader's Theater: Memorial Day Message
Reader's Theater: Johnny Appleseed
Reader's Theater: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Reader's Theater: Rosa Parks (3 differentiated reading levels)
Reader's Theater: Martin Luther King set of differentiated scripts
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