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Virginia Theme Unit

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

Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Shenandoah National Park (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia (Short Reader; Grade 9 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     The Great Doctor (Grades 2-3)
     Pocahontas and Virginia's Uniqueness (Grades 3-4)
     Before Establishing Jamestown (Grades 4-6)
     The Little General (Grades 4-6)

Virginia Maze
Build Virginia maze - Make multiple mazes at once

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

            VA is for Virginia (Grades 4-6)

State of Virginia Theme - Story Starters
     Virginia Story Starter Printables

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

State of Virginia Theme Time Line
     Virginia Time Line #1 (38 events in time line)

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Virginia
     Purpose of Life
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region (Grade 6)
     Musical Doctor (Grade 3)
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia (Grade 9)
     Edgar Allan Poe (Grade 7)
     The Constitutional Convention (Grade 8)
     Robert E. Lee (Grade 6)
     The Big Burp
     Virginia City - A Boom Town (Grade 8)
     George Washington in the French and Indian War (Grade 5)
     Torn by War (Grade 9)
     James Madison (Grade 8)
     Naval Warfare (Grade 6)
     Yellow Springs Teller - Virginia Hamilton (Grade 6)
     Lord Dunmore's War (Grade 9)

(no assigned grade level)
     George Washington
     Juliette Gordon Low
(Grades 3-5)
     Lonely Traveler
(Grades 6-8)
     A Pearl to Behold: Pearl Bailey
     A Real Superman
     Ansel Adams
     Booker T. Washington
     Christa McAuliffe
     Cynthia Rylant
     Davy Crockett
     Edgar Allan Poe
     Elaine Goodale Eastman and the Native American Schools
     Fame and Grandma Moses
     Frank Lloyd Wright
     Hattie McDaniel
     James Madison
     James Pierson Beckwourth
     John Glenn
     Katie Couric - Lady Correspondent
     Mary Pope Osborne
     Meriwether Lewis
     Pocahontas and John Smith
     Yellow Springs Teller - Virginia Hamilton
(Grades 9-12)
     Dr. Antonia Novello: Surgeon General
     George W. G. Ferris
     Jefferson Davis
     Mound Bayou Angel
     Torn by War

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Choosing Names
     Doctor on the Court
     Honest Abe
     House of Logs
     Musical Doctor
     Yeah for Moms!
(Grades 9-12)
     The History of the Monopoly® Board Game

(no assigned grade level)
     Breaking the Sound Barrier
     Croatia - Geography
     The Big Burp
     The Mayflower Compact
(Grades 3-5)
     Advantages and Disadvantages
     Anthracite- a Natural Resource in Pennsylvania
     Beauty in Stillness
     Benjamin Banneker - Who Was He?
     Colonial America's Communication
     Dancing Dressage Horses
     Delaware and the Underground Railroad
     Dolly Madison Saves George Washington
     Early Slave Trade
     French and English Explorers of America
     Fugitive Slave Laws
     Geographical Landforms
     George Washington in the French and Indian War
     Henry Clay
     House of Burgesses
     Let's Build a Maryland Community
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Mother's Day
     My Great Granny
     One Star-Spangled Banner, Please! (Could You Super-Size That?)
     Settling America - Roanoke and Jamestown
     Shenandoah National Park
     The French and Indian War
     The Intolerable Acts
     The State that is "Round on the Ends and ‘HI' in the Middle" (O-HI-O)
     Thomas Jefferson
     Touring the United States Regions
     Wendy's World- Changes Over Time
     Wendy's World- Our Family Tree
(Grades 6-8)
     "Good Morning Ohio"
     Anna Marie Jarvis: The Mother of Mother's Day
     Architectural Styles from England
     Arlington National Cemetery
     Battle of Antietam
     Battle of Cold Harbor
     Bayous, Deltas, and Plains
     Bess Truman
     Black Americans in the Civil War
     Cavalry of the Civil War
     Children on the Mayflower
     Christmas at the White House
     Colonial Architecture
     Colonial Churches
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region
     Davy Crockett - Born in the Frontier
     Declaring Our Independence
     Delaware - The Early History
     Edith Wilson
     Famous Everyday People
     Father's Day
     First Battle of Bull Run
     From Mayflower to Massachusetts
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     General Charles Cornwallis
     George Washington - Civilian
     George Washington - Early Military Experiences
     George Washington - Revolutionary
     George Washington
     George Washington
     Government Under Colonial Charters
     Gun Control
     Gymnastic Dreams
     How Does a Nor'easter Work?
     Indentured Servants
     Jackie O
     James Armistead Lafayette
     James Madison
     James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine
     James Monroe
     John Tyler
     Katherine Paterson
     Kathleen Karr
     King James VI and I
     Lincoln's Assassination
     MarkTwain "Roughing It"
     Martha Jane Cannary a.k.a. Calamity Jane
     Mother's Day Around the World
     Native Americans of the Northeast Cultural Area
     Naval Warfare
     Nullification and Secession
     Patrick Henry
     Pearl S. Buck
     Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
     Prosser's Rebellion
     Response to a Slave Rebellion - Nat Turner's Rebellion
     Robert E. Lee
     Sargent Claude Johnson
     Secession of the Southern States
     Snakes Alive! Part 2
     Tennessee's First People
     The Alien and Sedition Acts
     The Census
     The Civil War and Inflation
     The Colonies
     The Constitutional Convention
     The Equal Rights Amendment
     The Final Battle - Yorktown 1781
     The First Attorney General
     The French and Indian War
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud
     The Leopard and the Chesapeake - How a Cat-and-Dog Fight Led To War
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
     The Lost Colony
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Prairie Land
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Slave Trade
     The South
     The Southern Colonies
     The Stamp Act
     Thomas Jefferson
     Thomas Jefferson
     Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too
     Treaty of Paris - The Revolutionary War is Over
     Trouble in the Nursery — A Baby Nation Goes to War
     Virginia City - A Boom Town
     Walking in Their Footsteps: Tracing Maryland's Early Settlements
     Washington, D.C.
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Wigmaker and Barber
     William Henry Harrison
     William Henry Harrison
     Women in the Civil War
     Woodrow Wilson
     Zachary Taylor
(Grades 9-12)
     Autumn Across America
     Battle of Chickamauga 1863
     Cyrus McCormick
     Discovery Begins
     Dred Scott Decision
     Earth Time - Precambrian Time and the Paleozoic Era
     First Battle of Bull Run-Manassas
     Grudge Stew - How to Stir Up a War
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition II
     Lord Dunmore's War
     Mary Lou Retton
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Naval Changes in the War
     Powhatan Confederacy
     Results of the French and Indian War
     Robert Kennedy
     Seven Days Battles
     Spies for the Union
     The Bahamas - History
     The Confederate Government
     The Declaration of Independence
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     The Need for Speed - The Age of Computers
     Tuscarora and Yamasee Wars
     USS Cole Attack
     Who Wanted to be the First Female Vice-President?
     Willa Cather

(no assigned grade level)
     Journey into Unknown Territory
     Moving Day
     Purpose of Life
     Thanksgiving Program

(Grades 3-5)

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