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Oregon Theme Unit


Questions, Facts, and "Who am I?" for the state of Oregon
     State of Oregon 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)
     Crater Lake National Park (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     The Beacons of Oregon (Grades 2-3)
     How an Owl Stopped The Lumberjacks (Grades 3-4)
     "Who Invited A Wolf to This Meeting?" - The origin of the Provisional Government (Grades 4-6)
     Additional Project - "A Giant Conestoga Wagon" or "The Wagon Stops Here!" (Grades 4-6)
     "Shanghai Tunnels" (Grades 4-6)
     Ramona Quimby's Creator (Grades 4-6)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph (Grades 6-8)


Oregon Maze
Build Oregon maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


Books
            OR is for Oregon (Grades 4-6)


State of Oregon Theme - Story Starters
     Oregon Story Starter Printables


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


State of Oregon Theme Time Line
     Oregon Time Line #1 (10 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Oregon
     Marcus and Narcissa Whitman (Grade 6)
     Marcus and Narcissa Whitman (Grades 6-12)
     Oregon National Historic Trail (Grade 5)
     Idaho: The Gem State (Grade 6)
     The Oregon Trail (Grade 5)
     The Northwest (Grade 6)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph (Grade 8)
     Kathleen Karr (Grades 7-12)
     Westward Ho! (Grade 5)
     Narcissa's Noble Mission (Grade 9)
     Building an Empire (Grade 7)
     Beverly Cleary (Grade 5)
     Bashful ~NAME0~, the Marble Champ (Grade 4)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Written Story-Telling
(Grades 6-8)
     "Hear Me My Chiefs" - Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
     Blowin' Down That Old Dusty Road
     Cynthia Rylant
     Mel Blanc - the Man with 1,000 Voices
     Tracy Austin
(Grades 9-12)
     Eldridge Cleaver
     Narcissa's Noble Mission

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Labor Day
     Looking for Treasure with Billion Dollar Satellites
     Mr. "Spruce Goose"
(Grades 6-8)
     Cowboy Poetry

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     France - Geography
     Kit Carson
(Grades 3-5)
     A New Life
     Bashful ~NAME0~, the Marble Champ
     Beverly Cleary
     Crater Lake National Park
     Garon Gets Glasses
     Hudson's Bay Company
     Lewis and Clark: A New World (Natural History)
     On the Edge
     Oregon National Historic Trail
     Redwood National and State Parks
     Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute Princess
     Slavery in the West
     The Gold Rush
     The Oregon Trail
     The Pony Express
     The Swoosh
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wagon Trains
     Wall Scribbles
     Westward Ho!
(Grades 6-8)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph
     Alex Flinn
     Boot Hill
     Building an Empire
     Chief Joseph Surrenders
     Crystals
     Discovering America III: 1806 (Return Trip)
     Economy of the West Region
     Exploring North America - The Landforms
     Great Basin National Park
     Herbert Hoover
     Idaho: The Gem State
     Karen Cushman
     Kathleen Karr
     Manifest Destiny
     Marcus and Narcissa Whitman
     Marcus and Narcissa Whitman
     Michigan: Home of the Cross in the Woods
     Mount St. Helens Blows Her Top
     Pikas
     Plateaus and Erosional Mountains
     Ramblin' Around - Life on the Move in the 30s
     Romania: The Story of Irgiz and the Abandoned Children
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The Dust Bowl
     The Endangered Species Act
     The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
     The Nez Perce People
     The Nez Perce People
     The Northwest
     The Prairie Schooner, AKA the Covered Wagon
     The San Francisco Earthquake
     Unsolved Mystery - Bigfoot
     What Is a Tsunami?
     Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On!
     Women Authors
     Writing on the Wall
(Grades 9-12)
     America, At Whose Cost?
     Computer Ethics
     Discovery Begins
     Fire and Dust
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Missouri State Nicknames
     Municipal Governments
     Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Native American Author and Educator
     The "Japanese Problem" of WWII - A Struggle of Fear and Freedom
     The American Appaloosa: State Horse of Idaho
     The Bonus Army - March on Washington
     The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
     The Nez Perce War
     The Rainforest
     The Rogue and Red River Wars
     The Rose Bowl Game: "The Granddaddy of Them All"
     York: Explorer/Slave

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Rain Forests are Amazing!


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