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THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES UNIT features five nonfiction informational text lessons with engaging higher and lower level hands-on activities to provide students with an in-depth study of the five Middle Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.)
Students will explore the history of each Middle Atlantic state's first people, early explorers, famous colonists and leaders, early government, important battles and wars, and each state's journey to statehood.
In addition, every lesson in the Middle Atlantic States Unit has been professionally recorded with words and music. Set up a Listening Center for your reluctant readers or use the audio to enhance whole group instruction!
The Middle Atlantic States includes a balanced mix of lower and higher level hands-on activities that focus on:
questions after each of the five lessons to assess informational text comprehension
language skills activities to reinforce literacy in Social Studies
thematic mapping skills to create a color-coded time zone map followed by analysis questions
reference mapping skills using cardinal and intermediate directions to plot points of interest on a map
reference mapping skills using lines of latitude and longitude, the equator, and the prime meridian to plot Middle Atlantic State parks and historical places of interest on a map
learn about our National Anthem and answer thought-provoking discussion questions to stimulate critical thinking
concept web and expository paragraph writing practice: we take students through the writing process
3D time line creation marking historical events in the Middle Atlantic States
Middle Atlantic States vocabulary and states and capitals quizzes
We've included a context-appropriate Glossary, Grading Rubrics, and Answer pages
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Authors Victoria Smith and Amy Headley are veteran teachers in Arizona with more than 40 years of teaching experience between them. They formed Splash! Publications with a very simple goal: provide teachers with resources that can be used immediately. No lessons to plan, vocabulary words to define, or activities to create. Simply open these teacher resources and start teaching.
Each of their 60 + teacher-created resources has been classroom tested and contains complete lessons with measurable objectives and a balanced mix of lower and higher level activities that keep students asking for more! Created by Teachers. It Just Makes Sense.
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Book Description Splash! Publications, 2009. Condition: New. Victoria Smith (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1935255150
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