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Kentucky Theme Unit


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


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Mr. Sparrow and His Big Mouth (Grades 2-4)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Does Kentucky Really Have Blue Grass? (Short Reader; Grade 5 Readability)
     Mammoth Cave National Park (Short Reader; Grade 6 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Kit Carson (Grades 2-3)
     What makes the state of Kentucky unique? (Grades 3-4)
     Memoir of a Kentucky Thoroughbred (Grades 4-6)
     Mammoth Cave (Grades 4-6)
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud (Grades 5-7)
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby (Grades 7-9)


Kentucky Maze
Build Kentucky maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


Books
            KY is for Kentucky (Grades 4-6)


State of Kentucky Theme - Story Starters
     Kentucky Story Starter Printables


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


State of Kentucky Theme Time Line
     Kentucky Time Line #1 (18 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Kentucky
     Kentucky (Grade 3)
     Does Kentucky Really Have Blue Grass? (Grade 5)
     Taming the Wilderness The Life of Daniel Boone (Grade 6)
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby (Grade 9)
     Josiah Henson (Grade 7)
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains (Grade 6)
     William "Old Tippecanoe" Harrison The Struggle for the Northwest (Grades 9-12)
     The Thirteenth Amendment (Grade 6)
     Kansas Kate (Grade 2)
     Sharon Creech (Grade 9)
     Battle of Shiloh (Grade 9)
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud (Grade 7)
     Living With a Young Abe Lincoln (Grade 5)
     Lord Dunmore's War (Grade 9)
     York: Explorer/Slave (Grades 9-12)
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II (Grades 9-12)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Harriet Beecher Stowe
     Julie Krone - Female Jockey
(Grades 6-8)
     Garret A. Morgan, Inventor of Safety Devices
     Honest Abe
     Josiah Henson
     Muhammad Ali
     Taming the Wilderness The Life of Daniel Boone
(Grades 9-12)
     Jefferson Davis
     William Shatner: Get a Life!

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Float Like a Butterfly
     Honest Abe
     Kentucky
     One of the Boys
     Out In Front
     The Brickyard
(Grades 6-8)
     Shake Your Family Tree

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Kansas Kate
(Grades 3-5)
     Anthracite- a Natural Resource in Pennsylvania
     Debbie Dadey
     Does Kentucky Really Have Blue Grass?
     Gettysburg Address
     Henry Clay
     Julie Krone: Female Jockey
     Living With a Young Abe Lincoln
     Making Money
     No Surprises in Your Water
     Touring the United States Regions
(Grades 6-8)
     A Shattered Fairy Tale: The South after the Civil War
     Abraham Lincoln
     Alex Flinn
     An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains
     Civil War Music
     Cold Water with Hidden Surprises
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region
     Famous Names in Sports
     Jefferson Davis
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Mammoth Cave National Park
     Missouri's Statehood
     Native Americans of the Northeast Cultural Area
     Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
     Seabiscuit II - The Great Race
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The Alien and Sedition Acts
     The Constitution
     The Fast and Fearless Life of a Jockey
     The Fifteenth Amendment
     The First Capitals of the United States
     The Fourteenth Amendment
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud
     The Mississippi River
     The South
     The Spelling Bee
     The Thirteenth Amendment
     Tough Guy Andrew Jackson and the Battle for the South
     Victoria Woodhull
     Women in Sports
     Zachary Taylor
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     Battle of Shiloh
     Battles - Fort Sumter
     George Shannon- Lost in the New World III
     Grudge Stew - How to Stir Up a War
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II
     Lord Dunmore's War
     Sharon Creech
     The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports: The Kentucky Derby
     The United States Constitution
     William "Old Tippecanoe" Harrison The Struggle for the Northwest
     York: Explorer/Slave

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     Moving Day


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