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Winter Activities
            Coat Vote Activity


Read and Color
            A Brief History of Our Right to Vote
            Vote for Me!


Reading Comprehensions
     Get Out the Vote (Grades 2-3)
     Elections and Voting (Grades 3-5)
     Meghan’s speech about voting (Grades 3-5)
     Votes for Women, Part 1 - Esther and the Cowboy State Lead the Way (Grades 4-6)
     Votes for Women, Part 2 - Abigail's Powerful Pen (Grades 4-6)
     Women Win the Right to Vote (Grades 5-7)
     Jean Registers to Vote (Grades 5-7)
     The History of the Vote (Grades 6-8)
     Women Vote in Kuwait (Grades 6-8)


Read and Color Books
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            The Yummiest Nut
            The Mysterious Booth (September 17)
            The Right to Vote
            Women Who Led the Way


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Martin Luther King Jr.
     Ronald Reagan
     Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
(Grades 9-12)
     Francis Marion
     Susan B. Anthony

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Constitution Is a Big Word
(Grades 3-5)
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 3
     Andrew Jackson
     Andrew Johnson
     Biff for President
     Black Codes
     Confederation and Prince Edward Island
     Dred Scott
     Election Issues
     Election of 1824
     Finding Inexpensive Things to Do
     Gary for President
     Henry Clay
     House of Burgesses
     James Garfield
     John Quincy Adams as President
     K.C.’s Dream (a one-act play)
     Like the Sun and Moon, Part 2
     Lisa for President
     Making Promises
     New Taxes - Sugar and Stamp Act
     Newfoundland and Confederation
     Rutherford B. Hayes
     Sacagawea
     Social Classes in Colonial America
     The Bank of the United States
     The Great Depression
     The Hares and the Frogs
     The Intolerable Acts
     The President's Cabinet
     The Quebec Separatists
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor
     The Start of the Ku Klux Klan
     Ulysses S. Grant as President
     Vanessa for President
     Wendy's World- The Pledge of Allegiance
     What Is an Olympic Village?
     Why Are We Fighting in Iraq?
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
     ~NAME0~ the Tattler
(Grades 6-8)
     2008 Election Issues
     A Formal Beginning
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 1
     A Woman Joins the Supreme Court
     Air Jordan
     Al "Scarface" Capone
     Articles of Confederation
     Barack Obama
     Benjamin Harrison
     British Columbia and Confederation
     Causes of the War of 1812
     Challenges Immigrants Face
     Charlemagne
     Chasing Aaron
     Christmas Competition
     Colin Powell
     Confederate Flag Controversy
     Democracy Grows
     Dewey Defeats Truman! Or Does He?
     Diwali and the Epic Tale of Rama
     Dr. Emily Stowe: In Spite of the Odds
     Dred Scott v. Sanford
     Eatonville
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Election 2008 - The Issues
     Election of 1864
     Election of Pope Benedict XVI
     Elections in Iraq, 2005
     Elizabeth Cady Stanton
     Embryonic Stem Cell Research
     Florence Griffith Joyner: World's Fastest Woman
     Freedom's Journal
     From Prison to Nobel Peace Prize
     George Washington
     Grover Cleveland
     Hillary Clinton Elected Senator
     Honesty
     How an Olympic City is Chosen
     Hull House
     Illegal Immigrants
     Jean Learns About Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 2
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 3
     Jim Crow Laws
     John Quincy Adams
     Karate
     Kathleen Karr
     Legal Immigration vs. Illegal Immigration
     Letter from a Birmingham Jail
     Low Voter Turnout
     Margaret Thatcher
     Monopoly
     NAACP
     Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
     Nancy Pelosi, Lady of Power
     Napoleon Bonaparte
     Newfoundland and Confederation
     Noah McCullough, Author
     Nominating the Presidential Candidates
     Pericles
     Persuade Me!
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 1
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 2
     Prince Edward Island and Confederation
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Reconstruction
     Renaissance Guilds
     Robert Borden
     Ronald Reagan
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Samantha Reed Smith, America's Youngest Ambassador
     Sectionalism
     Shishmaref: A Tale of Global Warming
     Soft Money
     Solon
     Standing Up for Workers - Cesar Estrada Chavez
     The Birth of a Nation
     The Chartist Movement
     The Constitutional Convention
     The Fifteenth Amendment
     The Fourteenth Amendment
     The Fourth of July
     The Iraq War
     The President's Role in Passing Laws
     The Quebec Separatists
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Roman Republic
     The Stories Behind the Candles
     The Thirteenth Amendment
     Thomas Alva Edison - Bright Ideas
     Train Bombing in Madrid
     Urban Planning
     Urban Planning
     Victoria Woodhull
     Warren Harding
     What Is a Citizen?
     What Is Christian Science?
     What Makes You a Good Citizen?
     What's the Invention You Couldn't Live Without?
     Where in the World Are the Falkland Islands?
     Woodrow Wilson
     Zachary Taylor
(Grades 9-12)
     Breaking Up the Soviet Union
     Carrie Chapman Catt: Founder of The League of Women Voters
     Cleisthenes
     From Electrician to President
     Grace Abbott: Child Labor Activist
     Harper Lee
     Immigrants Against Their Will
     Indira Gandhi
     Nancy Ward
     On The Road With Alice Ramsey
     Politics in the 90's - The Clinton Years
     Presidents, Kings, Dictators
     Puerto Rico and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade
     Pull Factors in Immigration
     The Archaic Period
     The Brooks and Baxter War
     The Know Nothing Party
     The Know Nothing Party
     The Power of the President
     The United Nations Becomes a Reality
     Who Did What in the Roman Republic
     Who Wanted to be the First Female Vice-President?
     Why Did the Irish Come to America?
     Willa Cather

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     Red Face and Long Johns

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     Italy
(Grades 3-5)
     "A Very Special Man..... Who Flies"
     Is Ohio the 50th state?
     South Dakota's Corn Palace by Joan Devine
     The Night the Capital Changed
     What's so unique about Wyoming?
(Grades 6-8)
     A History of How Connecticut Became a State
     Arkansas
     From Hunting Ground to Home
     Kansas Becomes a State
     Larry Bird – "The Hick from French Lick"
     New Hampshire: A Small State with a Big History
     Nigeria - History
     Norway - Daily life
     Supreme Court Justice – Thurgood Marshall
     Tennessee's First People
     The Road to Statehood
(Grades 9-12)
     Indonesia - History
     Puerto Rico - History
     Thailand - History
     Venezuela - History


Finish the Story
     Pine Cone Mystery (Grade 2-3)
     Tongue Twister Day! (Grade 3-6)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     A New Nation, a New Flag (Grade 4-6)
     Planning a Convention (Grade 5-7)
     Veterans Day (Grade 6-8)
     Inauguration Day (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     What if There Were No Bill of Rights? (Grade 3-6)
     What Does the American Flag Mean to You? (Grade 3-6)
     A Uniform Change (Grade 3-6)
     Teacher Swap Day (Grade 3-6)
     Women's Right To Vote-What If It Hadn't Happened? (Grade 4-7)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Was the West Wild? (Grades 1-3)
     America's Best Explorer (Grades 2-5)
     The Origin of Disease and Medicine: A Cherokee Myth (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     The Sun Stands Still (Grade 2-3)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Pirates (Grade 5-8)


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