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  1.   One Nation, Meadowthorpe Elementary School, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky
...in groups of different sizes and in different locations in the world. SS-E-4.3.2 Humans usually settle where there are adequate resources to meet their needs (e.g., areas with water, fertile land, protected land, different modes of transportation). SS-E-5.2.2 People explored and settled America and Kentucky for multiple reasons (e.g., freedoms, opportunities, fleeing negative situations). AH-E-1.2.31 Identify similarities and differences in musical elements used in the music of different cultures, including instruments unique to each culture. AH-E-2.2.31 Explain how dance has been a part of cultures and time pe...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  2.   Dialect Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar
...vy in 1893. Friends helped him publish a second book, called Majors and Minors, two years later. Like Oak and Ivy, Majors and Minors contained two different kinds of poems. Most were written in standard English and were the poems that Dunbar called "majors." A few of the poems were written in the Kentucky black dialect of his parents and their fellow slaves, and were called "minors." Although far outnumbered, the dialect poems drew the most attention, particularly from prominent literary critic William Dean Howells. Howells' glowing review in Harper's Weekly propelled Dunbar to international fame. Lyrics of L...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  3.   Kentucky Derby, Factory Disasters and Berlin Street-Naming
This week our humanities-class collaborators chose their usual eclectic mix of Times stories to read and write about. Below, ideas for learning about black history and the Kentucky Derby; exploring historical connections to a disaster in Bangladesh; and arguing ideas of gender parity via a piece about street-naming in Berlin. Informative Writing Times Sports: "History Aside, Jockey is Just Out to Win" Common Core Standards: RI2, RI10, W2, W5, W10, RH4, RH5, WHST2, WHST4 Kevin Krigger w...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  4.   Using a Louisville, Kentucky Street Map, the students will gain an appreciation of map layouts and uses. They will learn to locate places on the map using an index. They will also learn to plot courses on the map and measure distances.
Working with Street Maps Description: Using a Louisville, Kentucky Street Map, the students will gain an appreciation of map layouts and uses. They will learn to locate places on the map using an index. They will also learn to plot courses on the map and measure distances. Goals & Objectives: Goal: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the format and layout of stree...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  5.   Mine Safety- Kentucky
Click here for a printable version Title: Mining and Safety in Kentucky Level: Secondary Day/Time: One class period or Homework assignment KERA Goals:1.2, 2.6, 5.1, 6.1, and 2.20 Background Information: Since the first commercial sale of coal in 1820, Kentucky has felt its impact. Mined from near the Green River in Muhlenberg County, this was considered by many the beginning of...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  6.   Kentucky Coal, Reclamation and Subsidence
Click here for a printable version Title: Kentucky Coal, Reclamation and Subsidence Level: Secondary Day/Time: One class period or Homework assignment KERA Goals: 1.2, 5.3, 6.3 Background Information: Every day, Kentuckians benefit from one of the coal industry s most notable, environmentally significant achievements the successful reclamation of mined lands...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  7.   Operation Immigration, Stonewall Elementary School, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky
...uation is correct Unclear presentation or sharing of scrapbook Evaluation Component: Pre/post test using the scrapbook content guidelines. Knowledge (Core Content) SS-E-4.2.2 Regions are areas that have one or more physical or human characteristics in common (e.g., physical: geographical regions of Kentucky, South, Midwest, Western Hemisphere; human: Appalachia, the Cornbelt, Amish country). SS-E-4.3.1 Human populations gather in groups of different sizes and in different locations in the world. SS-E-4.3.2 Humans usually settle where there are adequate resources to meet their needs (e.g., areas with water, fert...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  8.   Kentucky - Past, Present, and Future
Kentucky ? Past, Present and Future 4th grade teachers Stonewall Elementary School Organizers: How is Kentucky's past different from the present? Essential Questions: 1. Why did people explore and settle in Kentucky? 2. Why were the six regions of Kentucky developed? 3. What social issues rooted in the past face Kent...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  9.   Electricity - More Power to Ya! Millcreek Elementary School, Fayette County Public Schoos, Lexington, Kentucky
...systems Make predictions Develop generalizations Technology skills Critical Resources: Science, 4^th grade textbook, Harcourt School Publishers, 2002. FOSS kit SRA Science materials (batteries & bulbs) Websites Computers Microsoft Publisher TV/VCRs Technology Resource Teacher Printer Guest speaker (Kentucky Utilities) Instructional/Assessment Activities: Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Week 1 Lesson 1: Lesson 2: Lesson 3: Lesson 4: Lesson 5: Light and Pretest Shadows Opaque, Absorption Review Shadows (Reflection, Translucent, (box (Trivia Refraction) Transparent activity) game, Open Response, Beach ball Magic demonstrat...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  10.   Westward Expansion, Millcreek Elementary School, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky
...man activities (e.g., mountains as barriers or as protection, rivers used as boundaries or transportation routes). 2.20 Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to develop historical perspective. SS-E-5.2.2 People explored and settled America and Kentucky for multiple reasons (e.g., freedoms, opportunities, fleeing negative situations). SS-E-5.2.3 The way we live has changed over time for both Kentuckians and Americans because of changes in many areas (e.g., communication, innovations/inventions, homes, transportation, recreation, traditions, education). SS-E...
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    Grade Level: 3-5


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