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Missouri Theme Unit


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


Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Oregon National Historic Trail (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     The Pony Express (Grades 3-4)
     Pony Express- St. Joseph, Missouri (Grades 3-4)
     Where it All Began The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Grades 3-5)
     Missouri's Journey to Statehood (Grades 4-6)
     Missouri's Statehood (Grades 4-6)
     Harry S. Truman (Grades 5-7)
     Missouri State Nicknames (Grades 7-9)


Missouri Maze
Build Missouri maze - Make multiple mazes at once


State of Missouri Theme - Story Starters
     Missouri Story Starter Printables


Books
            MO is for Missouri (Grades 4-6)


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


State of Missouri Theme Time Line
     Missouri Time Line #1 (13 events in time line)
     Missouri Time Line #2 (19 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Missouri
     Missouri State Nicknames (Grade 9)
     Lewis and Clark - The journey (Grade 5)
     The Missouri Compromise (Grade 5)
     Henry Clay (Grade 5)
     Dred Scott Decision (Grade 9)
     Compromises (Grade 5)
     Laura Ingalls Wilder (Grade 6)
     Geography of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II (Grades 9-12)
     Slavery, Compromises, and Dred Scott (Grade 7)
     Slavery in the West (Grade 5)
     Compromises of 1820 and 1850 (Grade 9)
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925 (Grade 8)
     Dewey Defeats Truman! Or Does He? (Grade 7)

Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     "Mr. Sam"
     Bob "The Cooz" Cousy
     Carl Sandburg: Champion of the Working Class
     Charlayne Hunter-Gault
     Charles Henry Turner
     Dick Van Dyke
     Forever Endora
     George Washington Carver
     George Washington Carver: The Plant Doctor
     Jack Kilby: Bringing in the Future
     James Pierson Beckwourth
     Josephine Baker
     Langston Hughes
     Laura Ingalls Wilder
     Multi-talented Maya Angelou
     Samuel Langhorne Clemens
     T. S. Eliot
     Taming the Wilderness The Life of Daniel Boone
     Walt Disney
(Grades 9-12)
     Sarah Walker

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Pop! Pop! Pop!
(Grades 3-5)
     Go Catfish
     Kentucky
     Kewpies
     Mr. Wal-Mart
(Grades 6-8)
     Charles Lindbergh

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Kit Carson
     Moon Talk
(Grades 3-5)
     Compromises
     Dred Scott
     Henry Clay
     It Is Never Too Late
     Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable - Father of Chicago
     Lewis and Clark - The journey
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Mormons
     Oregon National Historic Trail
     Roadrunners
     Slavery in the West
     The Compromise of 1850
     The Missouri Compromise
     The Oregon Trail
     Theodore Roosevelt National Park
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wagon Trains
     Westward Ho!
(Grades 6-8)
     A Shattered Fairy Tale: The South after the Civil War
     Alex Flinn
     Battling the Bitterroots: Mountain Battle
     Belle Starr
     Bess Truman
     California Gold Rush
     Cattle Drives
     Dewey Defeats Truman! Or Does He?
     Discovering America I: 1804 (St. Louis-Fort Mandan)
     Discovering America II: 1805 (Fort Mandan-Pacific)
     Discovering America III: 1806 (Return Trip)
     Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
     Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?
     Dred Scott v. Sanford
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Edwin Hubble: Father of Observational Cosmology
     Exploring North America - Its Water
     From Dakota Territory to Becoming South Dakota
     From Mammoths to Statehood: The History of Early Nebraska
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Harry Truman
     Hoovervilles
     How Can You Play Polo in the Water?
     How Does a Tornado Work?
     How the West was Settled
     James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine
     James Monroe
     Jean Studies U.S. Geography
     John J. "Black Jack" Pershing
     Kansas Becomes a State
     Kathleen Karr
     Lewis and Clark: Meeting the First Settlers (Native Americans)
     MarkTwain "Roughing It"
     Martha Jane Cannary a.k.a. Calamity Jane
     Nullification and Secession
     Political Prisoners and Spies
     Pony Express
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Secession of the Southern States
     Sectionalism
     Slavery and the Law
     Slavery, Compromises, and Dred Scott
     Stream Systems
     The Equal Rights Amendment
     The Iron Curtain
     The Midwest
     The Mississippi River
     The Rodeo
     The Sioux Wars
     The Transcontinental Railroad
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     Vicksburg
     What Variety of Pizza Do You Like?
     When Battleships Ruled the Seas
(Grades 9-12)
     Compromises of 1820 and 1850
     Dred Scott Decision
     Exploring America's Great Rivers
     George Shannon- Lost in the New World I
     George Shannon- Lost in the New World II
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II
     Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea, and Pomp
     Missouri State Nicknames
     Rails across America - The Beginning
     Rails across America - UP Deals with Grasshoppers and Hell on Wheels
     The Final Blow
     When the Earth Hiccups


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