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Kansas Theme Unit


Questions, Facts, and "Who am I?" for the state of Kansas
     State of Kansas Mixed Review: fill-in questions, "Who am I", facts, and writing prompts (multiple keys)


Reading Comprehensions
     Twister! (Grades 2-3)
     Kansas is Unique! (Grades 3-4)
     Kansas Becomes a State (Grades 4-6)
     Woman of Flight -- Amelia Earhart (Grades 4-6)
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown (Grades 7-9)


Kansas Maze
Build Kansas maze - Make multiple mazes at once


State of Kansas Theme - Math Stories
     Kansas Math (Grades 2-3)
     Kansas Math (Grades 4-6)


State of Kansas Theme - Story Starters
     Kansas Story Starter Printables


Books
            KS is for Kansas (Grades 4-6)


State of Kansas Theme
     Location of Kansas in the United States Printable and Information


State of Kansas Theme Time Line
     Kansas Time Line #1 (15 events in time line)

Kansas: Reading Comprehensions with References to Kansas
This section lists reading comprehensions on edHelper.com with references to the state of Kansas. These reading comprehensions were not written specifically for the state theme unit.

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Kansas
     Prohibition in Kansas (Grade 8)
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown (Grade 9)
     Boot Hill (Grade 7)
     Kansas Kate (Grade 2)
     Growing Wheat on the Great Plains (Grade 7)
     Economy of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Women in Government (Grade 7)
     Gwendolyn Brooks (Grade 6)
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 (Grade 8)
     The Grand Old Party (Grade 8)
     Introduction to Civil Rights - The 50's (Grade 8)
     Kathleen Karr (Grades 7-12)
     Voices of the West - Nat Love (Grade 6)
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party (Grade 6)

Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Bass Reeves: First Black U.S. Deputy
     Bob "The Cooz" Cousy
     Carl Sandburg: Champion of the Working Class
     Dr. Phil McGraw
     George Washington Carver: The Plant Doctor
     Hattie McDaniel
     Jack Kilby: Bringing in the Future
     Judy Garland
     Langston Hughes
     Laura Ingalls Wilder
     Walt Disney
     Wilt Chamberlain
(Grades 9-12)
     Mound Bayou Angel

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     A Sports Great
     Sweet or Unsweet?
     The Wizard's Wizard
(Grades 6-8)
     L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
     The Life of Barack Obama

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Harry S. Truman
     Walt Disney The Great Animator
     What Ever Happened to Amelia Earhart?
(Grades 1-2)
     Kansas Kate
(Grades 3-5)
     Compromises
     Hardscrabble Christmas III
     Icy Weather
     Nancy and the Noise Wall
     Oregon National Historic Trail
     The Cattle Industry Grows
     Touring the United States Regions
     Walnut Grove, Minnesota
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
(Grades 6-8)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph
     Abolitionists
     Barack Obama
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     Boomtowns
     Boot Hill
     Cattle Drives
     Character Development
     Chief Quanah Parker: Last Chief of the Comanches
     Close Only Counts in Horseshoes
     Discovering America I: 1804 (St. Louis-Fort Mandan)
     Dwight Eisenhower
     Earth's Varied Topography
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Exodusters
     From Mammoths to Statehood: The History of Early Nebraska
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Growing Wheat on the Great Plains
     Gwendolyn Brooks
     Icy Weather Conditions
     Introduction to Civil Rights - The 50's
     Kathleen Karr
     Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites
     Prohibition in Kansas
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     The Dust Bowl
     The Dust Bowl
     The Grand Old Party
     The Magic of Houdini
     The Midwest
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
     Twist and Shout: A Tornado is Coming!
     Voices of the West - Nat Love
     West to Freedom - Nat Love and Bill Pickett
     What Did the Shawnee Believe?
     Women in Government
     Write a Bio Poem
(Grades 9-12)
     Amelia Mary Earhart
     Ernest Hemingway
     James Meredith
     Jean Ferris
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown

Animals
(Grades 9-12)
     American Bison


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