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Minnesota Theme Unit

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

Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Voyageurs National Park (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota (Short Reader; Grade 7-9 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Walnut Grove, Minnesota (Grades 2-3)
     Minnesota (Grades 4-6)

Minnesota Maze
Build Minnesota maze - Make multiple mazes at once

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

            MN is for Minnesota (Grades 4-6)

State of Minnesota Theme - Story Starters
     Minnesota Story Starter Printables

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

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

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Minnesota
     Economy of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota (Grade 9)
     Gary Paulsen (Grades 7-12)
     The Ends of the Earth: Ann Bancroft, Polar Explorer (Grade 6)
     Geography of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Will Steger, Polar Adventurer (Grade 6)
     Kate DiCamillo: Writing Is Seeing (Grade 5)
     John Coy (Grades 6-10)
     F. Scott Fitzgerald (Grades 9-12)
     The Mississippi River (Grade 6)
     Charles Lindbergh (Grade 7)
     Sinclair Lewis (Grades 7-12)
     Zebulon Pike (Grade 6)
     Laura Ingalls Wilder (Grade 6)
     A Sense of Place (Grade 4)

(Grades 3-5)
     A Sense of Place
     Kate DiCamillo: Writing Is Seeing
(Grades 6-8)
     B.F. Skinner
     Gary Paulsen
     Laura Ingalls Wilder
     The Ends of the Earth: Ann Bancroft, Polar Explorer
     Will Steger, Polar Adventurer
(Grades 9-12)
     Kofi Annan

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     An Unusual Tradition
     From "L'il Folks" to "Peanuts"
(Grades 6-8)
     Charles Lindbergh
     The Invention of Masking Tape

(no assigned grade level)
     The Sioux
(Grades 3-5)
     A Sweet Time with Gingerbread
     Hockey Girl
     It Is Never Too Late
     Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     Red River Resistance and Louis Riel
     Touring the United States Regions
     Voyageurs National Park
     Westward Ho
(Grades 6-8)
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Biopower - the Answer to the Oil Shortage?
     Building a Lego World
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Effigy Mounds National Monument
     Gary Paulsen
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Good Ol' Charlie Brown
     Home Sweet Gingerbread Home
     Jean Studies U.S. Geography
     John Coy
     Karen Hesse
     Lindsey Vonn: Queen of the Mountain
     Louis Riel: Hero or Madman? Part 1
     Louis Riel: Hero or Madman? Part 2
     Native American Peace Pipes
     Sinclair Lewis
     Skiing the Slopes
     The Great Lakes
     The Midwest
     The Mississippi River
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Sioux Wars
     Two Earth Days?
     William Henry Harrison
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     Exploring America's Great Rivers
     F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota
     Irene Hunt
     May I Have Your Attention, Please?
     School Choice in America
     The "Maine" Reason to Pick Your Teeth
     Tippecanoe, Tecumseh, and The Prophet The Struggle for the Northwest
     Who Wanted to be the First Female Vice-President?

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