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South Dakota Theme Unit


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


Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Jewel Cave National Monument (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Wind Cave National Park (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Mount Rushmore (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Honor - Mount Rushmore (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     South Dakota's Corn Palace by Joan Devine (Grades 3-4)
     Mount Rushmore A Sight to Behold (Grades 3-5)
     From Dakota Territory to Becoming South Dakota (Grades 4-6)
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark (Grades 5-7)


South Dakota Maze
Build South Dakota maze - Make multiple mazes at once


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


Books
            Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grades 4-6)
            SD is for South Dakota (Grades 4-6)


State of South Dakota Theme - Story Starters
     South Dakota Story Starter Printables


State of South Dakota Theme
     Location of South Dakota in the United States Printable and Information


State of South Dakota Theme Time Line
     South Dakota Time Line #1 (17 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to South Dakota
     Mount Rushmore Is Completed (Grade 7)
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark (Grade 7)
     Geography of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     The Black Hills, Where Two Worlds Met (Grade 7)
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore (Grade 3)
     Martha Jane Cannary a.k.a. Calamity Jane (Grade 6)
     Wind Cave National Park (Grade 5)
     Honor - Mount Rushmore (Grade 7)
     Voices of the West - Nat Love (Grade 6)
     The Badlands (Grade 6)
     A Brief History of North Dakota (Grade 6)
     West to Freedom - Nat Love and Bill Pickett (Grade 8)
     Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Grade 6)
     Irene Hunt (Grade 9)
     Growing Mountains (Grade 9)

Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Bob Barker
     Ed Yost, Father of Modern Hot Air Ballooning
     Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Grades 9-12)
     Benjamin Harrison

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Glacier National Park

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Driving in the Big Sky
(Grades 3-5)
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore
     Crazy Horse
     It Is Never Too Late
     Jewel Cave National Monument
     The Northern Utes
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wind Cave National Park
(Grades 6-8)
     A Brief History of North Dakota
     Cuyahoga Valley National Park
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark
     Don't Litter: Fix Your Pets!
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Honor - Mount Rushmore
     How the West was Settled
     Kathleen Karr
     Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
     Living on a Reservation: Shawn's Story
     Martha Jane Cannary a.k.a. Calamity Jane
     Mount Rushmore Is Completed
     Mount Rushmore
     Mountains Formed by Magma
     Plutons
     Shawn's Story: Living on a Reservation
     The Badlands
     The Black Hills War
     The Black Hills
     The Black Hills, Where Two Worlds Met
     The Midwest
     The Sioux People
     The Sioux Wars
     Theodore Roosevelt
     Tyrannosaurus Rex
     Voices of the West - Nat Love
     West to Freedom - Nat Love and Bill Pickett
     Wetlands
     Wind Energy
     Wounded Knee
(Grades 9-12)
     Growing Mountains
     Irene Hunt

Animals
(Grades 9-12)
     American Bison


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