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Massachusetts Theme Unit


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


Reading Comprehensions
     The Great Molasses Flood of Boston (Grades 3-4)
     Harvest Festival in Plimouth (Grades 3-5)
     From Mayflower to Massachusetts (Grades 4-6)
     The Battle of Lexington Reenactment (Grades 5-7)
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 2 (Grades 5-7)


Massachusetts Maze
Build Massachusetts maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


State of Massachusetts Theme - Story Starters
     Massachusetts Story Starter Printables


Books
            MA is for Massachusetts (Grades 4-6)


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


State of Massachusetts Theme Time Line
     Massachusetts Time Line #1 (19 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Massachusetts
     John Hancock (Grade 9)
     Horace Mann, Father of American Public School Education (Grade 7)
     The Intolerable Acts (Grade 8)
     Samuel Adams (Grade 8)
     Horace Mann, Father of American Public School Education (Grade 7)
     Spelman College for Black Women (Grade 6)
     The Intolerable Acts (Grade 6)
     Samuel Adams (Grade 6)
     Robert Kennedy (Grade 9)
     Halifax's Deadly Explosion (Grade 7)
     Abigail Adams (Grade 7)
     Lucy Larcom - A Life of Change (Grade 6)
     Esther Forbes: Love of the Past (Grade 6)
     New England (Grade 5)

Biographies
(no assigned grade level)
     Samuel F. B. Morse
     The Courtship of Priscilla Mullins
(Grades 3-5)
     A Sense of Place
     A Toy That Can Be Read
     Johnny Appleseed
     Noah Webster
     School Matters
     The Duryea Brothers
(Grades 6-8)
     Abigail Adams
     Arthur Fiedler
     Christa McAuliffe
     Daniel Webster - The Great Orator
     Dr. Seuss
     Edgar Allan Poe
     Elaine Goodale Eastman and the Native American Schools
     Eli Whitney
     Eli Whitney
     Elias Howe
     Emily Dickinson
     Esther Forbes: Love of the Past
     Forever Endora
     Henry David Thoreau
     Horace Mann, Father of American Public School Education
     Horace Mann, Father of American Public School Education
     Jan Brett
     Jan Ernst Matzeliger
     Johnny Appleseed
     Julia Child
     Lizzie Borden
     Lois Lowry
     Lucretia Mott
     Margaret E. Knight
     Nathaniel Hawthorne
     Norman Rockwell
     Paul Revere
     Phillis Wheatley
     Robert Frost
     Robert Munsch
     Sojourner Truth
(Grades 9-12)
     Five Star Man - Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz
     Kofi Annan
     Surrounded by Fame - Maria Shriver
     Susan B. Anthony

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Doctor on the Court
     Helen's Teacher
     Labor Day
     May I Borrow a Stamp?
     Number Please
     The Marathon
     The Midnight Ride
     To Sew or Not To Sew
     Word Wizard
(Grades 6-8)
     Anne Bradstreet, Puritan Poet
     Bicycle Celebration (nonfiction)
     Bubble Artist Keith Johnson
     Headstones from Long Ago
     The King's Birthday in Thailand
(Grades 9-12)
     John Hancock
     What Makes Canada Great?

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     The Charter Oak
(Grades 3-5)
     Angel of the Battlefield
     Colonial America's Communication
     Education in Colonial America
     Frederick Douglass
     Frederick Douglass
     Grace Coolidge
     Hiram Munger
     How the Cat Began
     James Garfield
     Kids Konnected
     Lexington and Concord
     New England
     Not a "Little" Writer
     Private Joseph Plumb Martin - Revolutionary War Soldier
     Sarah Smith Emery - Life in 1800
     The Charter Oak Tree
     The Real Toy Story
     The Trip Home
     The Wampanoag
     Touring the United States Regions
     Who Wanted to Fight the War of 1812?
     William Lloyd Garrison
     Working in a Factory
     You Can Write a Model of This Poem
(Grades 6-8)
     "Say Cheese" - The First Affordable Camera
     "Say Cheese"- The First Affordable Camera
     A Colonial Christmas
     A History of How Connecticut Became a State
     Abigail Adams
     African Americans in the Civil War
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     Ben Franklin: Founding Father and Inventor
     Benedict Arnold
     Breed's Hill - Bunker Hill
     Calvin Coolidge
     Caroline B. Cooney
     Charles Drew
     Charlotte Forten - Early Activist
     Charlotte Hawkins Brown
     Children on the Mayflower
     Clara Barton
     Clara Barton
     Declaring Our Independence
     Dorothea Dix
     Driving Back Through History
     Edward Everett Hale - A Boy's Life in New England
     Fame Can Be Found in Many Ways
     Finding Religious Freedom
     General John Burgoyne
     George H. W. Bush
     George Washington - General
     George Washington's Army - The Department of War
     Get Your Pictures Instantly
     Government Under Colonial Charters
     Halifax's Deadly Explosion
     Harriet Robinson - Mill Girl
     Ice Age Mammals: The "Terrible Pig" Dinohyus
     Is It Mintonette or Volleyball?
     It Started With a Peach Basket
     James Ramsey Ullman
     John Adams
     John Adams
     John F. Kennedy
     John Hancock
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor
     John Quincy Adams
     Kid Inventors
     Land of Bays and Sounds - New England Region
     Laura Secord - The Paul Revere of Canada
     Leaders in the Legislative Branch
     Lexington and Concord
     Lucy Larcom - A Life of Change
     Mary Lyon
     Milton Bradley and the Checkered Game of Life
     Mitch Albom
     Nathan Hale
     New Hampshire: A Small State with a Big History
     Old Glory
     Paul Revere
     Pennsylvania, the Beginning of Freedom
     Phillis Wheatley, America's First Black Poet
     Pilgrims Seek Religious Freedom in Plymouth
     Queen Anne's War
     Rowing
     Samuel Adams
     Samuel Adams
     Skeet Shooting
     Snakes Alive! Part 2
     Spelman College for Black Women
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants
     Taking Aim at Skeet
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 2
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 1
     The Boston Tea Party
     The Case of the Disappearing Bats
     The Colonies
     The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
     The Constitution
     The Constitutional Convention
     The Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Irish Potato Famine
     The Maine State Museum
     The Middle Colonies
     The New England Colonies
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Pilgrims' Life in the New World
     The Real Fat Albert Kid
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
     USS Constitution
     What Is Christian Science?
     Where Have the Bats Gone?
     Working in the Lowell Mills
(Grades 9-12)
     All the News That's Fit to Print - and Some That Isn't
     Arthur Miller
     Autumn Across America
     Campaign Changes - 1960
     Edith Wharton
     History of the Empire State Building
     How the Constitution Came to Be
     John F. Kennedy
     Leonard Bernstein: Peace and Harmony
     Libraries:The Memory of Mankind
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Robert Cormier
     Robert Kennedy
     The Bill of Rights
     The Declaration of Independence
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938
     The North after the Civil War
     The Pequot War
     The United States Constitution
     Women in Science
     Write a Model of This Poem

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     Journey into Unknown Territory
     Thanksgiving Program

Animals
(no assigned grade level)
     Ladybugs


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