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Louisiana Theme Unit


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


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     The Big, Wide-Mouthed Toad-Frog (Grades 2-3)
     The Poor Man and the Snake (Grades 4-5)


Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     How Is Tabasco Sauce Made? (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City" (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     The World of Jazz (Grades 2-3)
     The Louisiana Purchase (Grades 2-3)
     Myli Learns About the Krewes of Mardi Gras (Grades 3-5)
     Myli Learns About New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades (Grades 4-6)
     Myli Learns About Louisiana Style King Cakes (Grades 4-6)


Louisiana Maze
Build Louisiana maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


Books
            LA is for Louisiana (Grades 4-6)


State of Louisiana Theme - Story Starters
     Louisiana Story Starter Printables


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

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Louisiana
     Ernest J. Gaines (Grades 9-12)
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains (Grade 6)
     New Orleans (Grade 8)
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 (Grade 9)
     Discovery Begins (Grade 9)
     Wendy's World- Regions (Grade 3)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City" (Grade 9)
     Missouri's Statehood (Grade 6)
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II (Grades 9-12)
     Drafting the Confederate Constitution (Grade 7)
     The Mississippi River (Grade 6)
     Missouri's Journey to Statehood (Grade 6)
     Meriwether Lewis (Grade 6)
     Do Not Stand Idly By (Grade 6)
     African Americans in the War of 1812 (Grade 6)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Richard Peck: First Chapter Is Last
(Grades 6-8)
     Evelyn Ashford
     Meriwether Lewis
     Pete Fountain
(Grades 9-12)
     Sarah Walker

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Born to Play Football

Miscellaneous
(Grades 3-5)
     Geographical Landforms
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
     Hot Springs National Park
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Roadrunners
     Sacagawea
     The Missouri Compromise
     The Seven Years War
     The Teddy Bear
     Thomas Jefferson
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wendy's World- Regions
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
(Grades 6-8)
     "You're Doing Fine, Oklahoma!"
     A Brief History of North Dakota
     A History of the Wild, Wild West
     African Americans in the War of 1812
     Alabama is Born - Six Exclusive Interviews
     Arkansas
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains
     Bernardo de Galvez - Friend of American Freedom
     Carpetbaggers and Scalawags
     Changes in Sea Level
     Country Clues - Settlers from European Countries
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Drafting the Confederate Constitution
     Exploration - Lewis and Clark
     From Dakota Territory to Becoming South Dakota
     From Mammoths to Statehood: The History of Early Nebraska
     Half an Alligator The Battle of New Orleans II
     History of Mississippi
     How the West was Settled
     Idaho: The Gem State
     James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine
     Jim Crow Laws
     Lewis and Clark: Meeting the First Settlers (Native Americans)
     Madam C. J. Walker - From Rags to Riches
     Minnesota
     Missouri's Journey to Statehood
     Missouri's Statehood
     Mount Rushmore
     Mudpuppies
     Napoleon's Wars
     New Orleans
     Nullification and Secession
     Oklahoma's Path to Statehood
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     President George W. Bush
     Secession of the Southern States
     Slavery, Compromises, and Dred Scott
     The Equal Rights Amendment
     The History of Colorado
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Mississippi River
     The Mudpuppy
     The Seven Years War
     The South
     Thomas Jefferson
     Thomas Jefferson
     Tough Guy Andrew Jackson and the Battle for the South
     Vicksburg
     Women as Citizens
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City"
     Discovery Begins
     Ernest J. Gaines
     FDR's New Deal - Social Security
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II
     Kate Chopin
     Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea, and Pomp
     The Confederate Government

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     Welcome to Crescent City

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Alligator Snapping Turtle
     Armadillos


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