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  1.   Pioneer Perspectives - Diverse Opinions on Westward Migration
...ide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1997. This is an engaging piece of historical fiction written as the diary of a 13-year-old girl who is traveling on the Oregon Trail with her family. Hatch, Lynda. Pathways of America: The Oregon Trail. Carthage, IL: Good Apple Company, 1994. This is a student activity book which documents landmarks and stops along the Oregon Trail. It contains maps, illustrations and information about geographic landmarks, wildlife, plants, and people that travelers encountered on their journeys west. Lockledge, Ann. Crossing Amer...
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    Grade Level: K-5

  2.   Ancient Rome
...t as well as the main plot. Discussion Questions 1. Explain what made the Roman army that fought the Punic Wars different from armies of other nations. 2. Hypothesize what might have happened to the balance of power in the Mediterranean if Hannibal had conquered the city of Rome. 3. Even though the Carthaginian Empire was defeated, the Romans destroyed the city of Carthage. What do you think led to such actions? 4. In your opinion, what were the characteristics that made Julius Caesar one of history's greatest generals? 5. What were the changes that took place in Rome when Emperor Augustus took power? 6. Why w...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  3.   Civilizations: Expansion And Conquest>
...students to name the continents and other modern-day countries that are included in Rome's territory. Explain that although most of Rome's expansion took place during the empire, important conquests also took place during the republic. Ask students to name Rome's biggest rival during the republic. (Carthage) What were the wars with Carthage called? (The Punic Wars) Name some groups that the Roman army fought during the empire. (Jews, Germans, Goths, Franks, Persians, Parthians, and Visigoths) Tell the class that many figures helped expand Rome's borders. As a class, discuss leaders mentioned in the video and b...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  4.   Ancient History Cyber-Journalists
...d reflect what people actually thought at that time rather than your own personal opinion on the topic. The opinion you express may reflect what actually comes true as history unfolds, or it can reflect an alternate history that did not come true. Example: Should Roman forces have totally destroyed Carthage as the Roman leader Cato wanted, or should they have "buried the hatchet" after the second Punic war? Your group could write one or more editorials presenting an opinion on the issue. The opinion must be based on some historical facts found during the research phase. The Evening News Present the information...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  5.   Stereotypes - Why is the Middle East so Stereotyped in the West?
...arious countries had images and themes that seemed to have been deliberately selected to fit with an emerging American perception of the world. Specifically, three main themes emerged from showcasing the Middle East. The first theme focused on great civilizations of age long gone: Ancient Egypt and Carthage were showcased for Egypt and Tunisia. The second theme was the Middle East as the Holy Land: Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and the Land of Christ and Moses. These were highly potent images as American religious movements were seeking to link the heritage of Christianity with the original geographic locations. The t...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  6.   Density
...the ocean. The teacher should set the criteria for his or her own classroom and make sure that the students are aware of what they need to do, to be successful. Approximate Time: 3.5 hours Resources: We modified this lesson from one that we found on the Internet. ~Eagan, Robynne. Kid Contraptions. Carthage, Ill.: Teaching and Learning Co., 1995. ~Mebane, Robert. Water and Other Liquids. New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1995. ~Strahler, Arthur Newell. Understanding Science: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1992. ~Wekesser, Carol (ed.). Water: Opposing Viewpoints. Sa...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  7.   Recreational Activities at Sea
...Caribbean throughout the year. 2. Compile information and present findings to the class. RESOURCES: 1. Handout on Marianne Riedman and Jacques Cousteau 2. 3. Various magazines LESSON ADAPTED FROM: Sakamoto Steidl, Kim. (1993). Environmental Portraits: People Making a Difference for the Environment. Carthage: Good Apple. TIME: This lesson will require 2 hours, 40 minutes to 3 hours, 15 minutes. (Part 1 [40 - 55 minutes]; Part 2 [1 hour ]; Part 3 [1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes]) PROCEDURE: Introduction: This lesson will create an awareness to recreational water activities that take place in your hometown versu...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Occupations at Sea
..." GOALS: 1. Compile research on a specific occupation at sea. 2. Write a journal entry story about a researched occupation. 3. Work cooperatively and effectively with a partner. RESOURCES: 1. worksheet 2. Sakamoto Steidl, Kim. Environmental Portraits; People Making a Difference for the Environment. Carthage: Good Apple, 1993. 3. Various resource books/access to the school library 4. Internet LESSON ADAPTED FROM: Fuller, Mel. (1994). Whole Language Theme Unit: The Seas. Grand Rapids: Instructional Fair, Inc. TIME: This lesson will require 2 hours, 20 minutes to 3 hours, 5 minutes. (Part 1 [15 minutes]; Part 2 [...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  9.   What'S There to Do on Oahu?
...e students with the island's unique characteristics. 2. To determine the distances to specific destinations using map scales. 3. For students to work effectively with others in their team. Resources/Materials: 1. Books and travel guides about the island of Oahu Aten, Jerry. (1990). 50 Nifty States. Carthage, Illinois: Good Apple, Inc. (ISBN 0- 86653-532-2) Russ, David. (1994). The Complete Oahu Guidebook.. Davis, California: Indian Chief Publishing House. (ISBN 0-916841-26-X) Editors of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine. (1993). Hawaii: A Guide to All the Islands. Menlo Park, California: Sunset Publishing Company...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  10.   Myth Vs. Reality
...nt interpretations to every story. 2. Students will determine which of the theories about Hawaii, either the myth or the scientific explanation, is most relevant to their own interpretation. Resources/Materials: 1. Various books about Oahu and island formation Aten, Jerry. (1990). 50 Nifty States.. Carthage, Illinois: Good Apple, Inc. (ISBN 0- 86653-532-2) Russ, David. (1994). The Complete Oahu Guidebook.. Davis, California: Indian Chief Publishing House. (ISBN 0-916841-26-X) Time: Approximately 1 hour Procedure: 1. The instructor will read a number of different myths about the formation of the Hawaiian island...
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    Grade Level: 3-12


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