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New Jersey Theme Unit


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


State of New Jersey Theme - Reading Comprehensions
     New Jersey   (Grades 2-4)
     A Horse in the Bed Room - The Legend of Tempe Wick   (Grades 3-4)
     Paterson   (Grades 3-4)
     An Early New Jersey Timeline   (Grades 4-6)
     How a Mountain Got its Name - The Legends of Jenny Jump   (Grades 4-6)
     New Jersey   (Grades 5-6)


New Jersey Maze
Build New Jersey maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


State of New Jersey Theme - Story Starters
     New Jersey Story Starter Printables


Books
            NJ is for New Jersey (Grades 4-6)


State of New Jersey Theme
     Location of New Jersey in the United States Printable and Information


State of New Jersey Theme Time Line
     New Jersey Time Line #1 (16 events in time line)
     New Jersey Time Line #2 (15 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to New Jersey
     Cities, Plains - Middle Atlantic Region (Grade 6)
     The Economy of the Middle Atlantic Region (Grade 6)
     The Middle Colonies (Grade 7)
     Stephen Crane (Grades 9-12)
     When Battleships Ruled the Seas (Grade 6)
     New Jersey's All-American - Paul Robeson (Grade 6)
     Mitch Albom (Grades 7-12)
     Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park (Grade 8)
     Patience Wright: American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy (Grade 8)
     General Charles Cornwallis (Grade 8)
     The Loss of the Honeybees (Grades 8-12)
     Jon Bon Jovi - Rock Star Dad (Grade 7)
     Kathleen Karr (Grades 7-12)
     The Life of William Penn (Grade 6)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     A Time Machine into the Past
     Funny Lady
     School Matters
     Sergeant Molly
     Wonderful, Delightful, Great, Very Good Author
(Grades 6-8)
     Anne Morrow Lindbergh
     Dickie V
     James Madison
     Jon Bon Jovi - Rock Star Dad
     Judy Blume
     Magical Dreams
     New Jersey's All-American - Paul Robeson
     Nicholas Murray Butler: His Role at Columbia University
     Sarah Vaughn: The Divine One
     The Life of William Penn
     Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
(Grades 9-12)
     Aaron Burr
     Einstein, the Curious Genius
     John Coltrane

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     A President's Labor Day
     Do Not Pass Go
     Labor Day
     Melinda Lou's Hamburgers
     Never-ending Ideas
     Stormin' Norman
(Grades 6-8)
     Charles Lindbergh
(Grades 9-12)
     The History of the Monopoly® Board Game

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Moon Talk
     Thomas Alva Edison
(Grades 3-5)
     Changing Communities
     Colonial America's Communication
     Corn Snakes
     Heroes of September 11
     Marco Splashes in Acid Rain
     No Surprises in Your Water
     The Colonists Protest
     The Real Toy Story
     Thomas Edison
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wendy's World- Flag Day
(Grades 6-8)
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     Acid Rain, Go Away!
     Alex Flinn
     Alexander Hamilton
     Animals in the White House - First Dogs
     Animals in the White House First Dogs
     Avi
     Cities, Plains - Middle Atlantic Region
     Clara Barton
     Cold Water with Hidden Surprises
     Dorothea Dix
     Education in Nazi Germany
     Ellen Wilson
     Fly to My House?
     Flying Cigars?
     Gateway to a New World - Ellis Island
     General Charles Cornwallis
     George Washington - General
     Giovanni da Verrazano
     Grover Cleveland
     H. G. Wells
     Kathleen Karr
     Mitch Albom
     Monopoly
     Pat Nixon
     Patience Wright: American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy
     Pennsylvania, the Beginning of Freedom
     Red Summer - A Season of Fear
     Remembering September 11th
     Robert Borden
     Robert Lawson
     Sinead and John Kerr: Ice Dancers with Big Dreams
     Strike One on the World Trade Center
     Thanksgiving Day Parade
     The Economy of the Middle Atlantic Region
     The Harlem Globetrotters
     The Hindenburg Disaster
     The Irish Potato Famine
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Middle Colonies
     TODALSIGS - Maps
     Washington, D.C.
     When Battleships Ruled the Seas
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Women Authors
     Woodrow Wilson
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City"
     F. Scott Fitzgerald
     History of the Empire State Building
     On The Road With Alice Ramsey
     Other Local Governments
     Robert Lipsyte
     Stephen Crane
     Thornton Wilder

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     The Great Train Robbery
(Grades 9-12)
     A Burial at Sea


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