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Mississippi Theme Unit

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

Reading Comprehensions
     The Teddy Bear (Grades 2-3)
     The Fair (Grades 3-4)
     History of Mississippi (Grades 4-6)
     The Queen of Talk Shows (Grades 4-6)
     The Legend of Casey Jones (Grades 5-7)

Mississippi Maze
Build Mississippi maze - Make multiple mazes at once

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

State of Mississippi Theme - Story Starters
     Mississippi Story Starter Printables

            MS is for Mississippi (Grades 4-6)

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

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Mississippi
     The Mississippi River (Grade 6)
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains (Grade 6)
     New Orleans (Grade 8)
     Mound Bayou Angel (Grades 9-10)
     James Meredith (Grade 9)
     Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Grade 7)
     Oseola McCarty: The Wisdom of a Washerwoman (Grade 6)
     Stream Systems (Grade 6)
     Battle of Vicksburg 1863 (Grades 9-10)
     Ulysses S. Grant (Grade 6)
     The Black Hawk Wars (Grade 9)
     Jefferson Davis (Grade 9)
     Discovery Begins (Grade 9)
     Arkansas (Grade 6)
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 (Grade 9)

(Grades 3-5)
     A Singing Pirate
(Grades 6-8)
     Bass Reeves: First Black U.S. Deputy
     Carroll O'Connor
     Iron Man of the NFL - Brett Favre
     Jim Henson
     Muddy Waters
     Peyton Manning
     Samuel Langhorne Clemens
     Will Steger, Polar Adventurer
(Grades 9-12)
     Benjamin Harrison
     Jefferson Davis
     Mound Bayou Angel
     Sarah Walker

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Born to Play Football
     Go Catfish
     New Name Fun
     The Muppet Man
(Grades 6-8)
     Celebrating Black Poetry
     Charles Lindbergh
     Pemberton's Drink

(no assigned grade level)
     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
     The Sioux
     The Space Needle
     The Trail of Tears
     Where it All Began The Lewis and Clark Expedition
(Grades 3-5)
     A Cycle without Wheels
     Battle of New Orleans
     Does Kentucky Really Have Blue Grass?
     Flowing from a River Near You
     French and English Explorers of America
     Geographical Landforms
     Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable - Father of Chicago
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Lewis and Clark: A New World (Natural History)
     Pearls of Wisdom
     The Canine Heroes of 9-11
     The French and Indian War
     The Louisiana Purchase
     Touring the United States Regions
     Trail of Tears
     Treaty of Ghent
(Grades 6-8)
     "Old Hickory" Style New Orleans Prepares for Battle
     "You're Doing Fine, Oklahoma!"
     A Brief History of North Dakota
     Alabama is Born - Six Exclusive Interviews
     Battling the Bitterroots: Mountain Battle
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains
     Bernardo de Galvez - Friend of American Freedom
     Buffalo Soldiers
     Civil War Weapons
     Confederate Flag Controversy
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark
     Dorothea Dix
     Drafting the Confederate Constitution
     Early History of the State of Alabama the Beautiful
     Effigy Mounds National Monument
     EWWW -- Gross Art: The Pike Place Gum Wall
     Exploration - Lewis and Clark
     Exploring North America - Its Water
     From Rivers to Oceans
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Half an Alligator The Battle of New Orleans II
     Idaho: The Gem State
     Indian Removal Act
     Indiana's Changing Landscape
     Jack Hays, Texas Ranger
     Jazz - All American Music
     Jean Studies U.S. Geography
     Jefferson Davis
     John Deere
     John Grisham - Author
     Kansas Becomes a State
     King George III
     Madam C. J. Walker - From Rags to Riches
     Manifest Destiny
     Missouri's Journey to Statehood
     Native Americans of the Northeast Cultural Area
     Native Americans of the Southeast Cultural Area
     Native Americans: The Plains Area
     New Orleans
     Nullification and Secession
     Oklahoma's Path to Statehood
     Oseola McCarty: The Wisdom of a Washerwoman
     Robert Fulton and the Steamboat
     Secession of the Southern States
     Stream Systems
     The Appalachian Mountains
     The Birth of the Buckeye State: An Early History of Ohio and its Beginning
     The Equal Rights Amendment
     The French and Indian War
     The Fur Trade in Wisconsin
     The Legend of Casey Jones
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Midwest
     The Mississippi River
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Ojibwa
     The Ojibwa
     The Prairie Land
     The South
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     The Thirteenth Amendment
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     Thomas Jefferson
     Tough Guy Andrew Jackson and the Battle for the South
     Treaty of Paris - The Revolutionary War is Over
     Ulysses S. Grant
     Walking in Their Footsteps: Tracing Maryland's Early Settlements
     Watch Out, Here Comes a Horesless Carriage
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Did the Shawnee Believe?
     Zachary Taylor
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     America, At Whose Cost?
     Battle of Shiloh
     Battle of Vicksburg 1863
     Cyrus McCormick
     Discovery Begins
     Exploring America's Great Rivers
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005
     James Meredith
     Lord Dunmore's War
     Naval Changes in the War
     Prelude to the French and Indian War
     Regal Dirt
     Results of the French and Indian War
     Robert Kennedy
     Say "Uncle!" The Strange End of the War of 1812
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     The Black Hawk Wars
     The Confederate Government
     Tippecanoe, Tecumseh, and The Prophet The Struggle for the Northwest
     When the Earth Hiccups

(Grades 3-5)
     Sea Serpents or Ancient Whales?
(Grades 6-8)
     Alligator Snapping Turtle

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