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An Interactive

Pennsylvania Curriculum Guide

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Brought to you by SJU Instructional Technology Students

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D

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E

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G

L

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J

K

Click on the letter that you want to visit!

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a is for amish

A

A is for Amish
  • The Amish first settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the 1720’s for religious freedom.
  • They live a simple life with no electricity or automobiles.
  • Farming, quilting, carpentry and family are very important to these “Plain People”.

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b is for ben franklin

B

B is for Ben Franklin
  • Founding Father
  • Famous Philadelphian
  • Exciting Experimenter
  • Innovative Inventor
  • Declaration (of Independence) Drafter
  • Almanac Author

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c is for coal and caverns

C

C is for Coal and Caverns
  • Fossil Fuel
  • Important natural resource for PA
  • Many Mines
  • Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine
  • Crystal Cave Park
  • Lost River Caverns

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d is for deer

D

D is for Deer
  • Whitetail Deer is official state animal
  • Important to Native Americans and colonists
  • Hunting now regulated by game laws

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e is for erie

E

E is for Erie
  • Major city
  • Lake Erie is the northwest natural border of PA
  • Beach
  • Canal

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f is for forests

F

F is for Forests
  • Pennsylvania means Penn’s woods
  • Pennsylvania forests supply more hardwood lumber than any other state for building homes, making furniture, and producing paper at a value of $4.5 billion a year.
  • More than 2 million acres of forest

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g is for gettysburg

G

G is for Gettysburg
  • Gettysburg was founded in 1786 from the farmstead of Samuel and James Gettys.
  • Site of the Civil War Battle in the summer of 1863.
  • Location of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

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h is for harrisburg

H

H is for Harrisburg
  • Founded by John Harris and his son John Jr. in 1785
  • Became the capital of Pennsylvania in 1812
  • Capitol building wasdedicated in 1906
  • One of the most important commercial centers and distribution points in the East

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i is for independence

I

I is for Independence
  • Independence Hall located in the city of Philadelphia was original constructed in 1732 as the Pennsylvania State House.
  • The building is recognized as the “birthplace” of the United States of America.
  • It is the place where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States was debated, drafted and signed.

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j is for james buchanan
15th President of the United States 1857-1861

Elected as a Democrat

Born near Mercersburg, PA – April 23, 1791

Died in Lancaster, PA

June 1, 1868

Remained a bachelor throughout his term

J

J is for James Buchanan

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k is for keystone

K

K is for Keystone

A "keystone" is the central, wedge-shaped stone in an arch, which holds all the other stones in place.

Geographically, Pennsylvania was said to be "the keystone in the federal union." However, Pennsylvania is also a keystone in the development of the United States.

  • Pennsylvania is called the keystone state

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l is for liberty bell

L

L is for Liberty Bell
  • Why is it cracked?
  • Facts and Figures

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m is for mountains

M

M is for Mountains

Vast and varied across the state

Vast and varied across the state….

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n is for native americans

N

N is for Native Americans

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o is for original

O

O is for Original

One of the Original 13 colonies

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p is for punxsutawney phil

P

P is for Punxsutawney Phil
  • Pennsylvania's earliest settlers were Germans. They found many groundhogs all over the state.
  • They determined that the groundhog, resembling the European hedgehog, was an intelligent and sensible animal and therefore decided that if the sun did appear on February 2nd, so wise an animal as the groundhog would see its shadow and hurry back into its underground home for another six weeks of winter.
  • If the day is cloudy and without shadows he takes it as a sign of spring and stays above ground.

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q is for quakers

Q

Q is for Quakers
  • Founded in England by George Fox (1624-1691)
  • William Penn (1644-1718)
  • Toleration of minority religious groups
  • Public stand against slavery
  • Major role in organizing and running the "Underground Railroad"

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r is for railroads

R

R is for Railroads
  • The first railroad in Pennsylvania opened in 1827 - the Switchback Railroad in Mauch Chunk, now known as Jim Thorpe, P.A.
  • Horseshoe Curve near Altoona made crossing the Allegheny Mountains possible

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s is for shipping

S

S is for Shipping
  • Conestoga Wagon
  • Erie Canal - PA launched its first major state-sponsored canal-building project in the Schuylkill River valley in 1815
  • Allegheny Portage Railroad opened on March 18, 1834, connecting two bodies of water at Hollidaysburg and Johnstown
  • During the Revolutionary War, Philadelphia was a perfect port because of its location between the northern and southern colonies.

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t is for turnpike

T

T is for Turnpike
  • Opened in 1794, the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike was the first of the new paved roads
  • Nation's first major toll road
  • Other early turnpikes employed wood rather than stone in their construction. "Corduroy" roads were fairly common
  • They involved logs laid perpendicular to the roadway, covered by soil. They provided better traction than simple dirt roads, but proved difficult to maintain

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u is for underground railroad

U

U is for Underground Railroad
  • Pennsylvania became the first northern state to adopt an emancipation law, named the Gradual Emancipation Act
  • Philadelphia Vigilance Committee was founded in August 1837
  • William Still, a hardworking clerk in the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society office made Philadelphia a hub of the railroad.

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v is valley forge

V

V is Valley Forge
  • Revolutionary soldier’s winter encampment
  • 2,000 died from conditions
  • Gen Washington’s HQ
  • Living history
  • Memorial Arch
  • Chapel
  • Edgar Allen Poe’s “The raven” written here!

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w is for water

W

W is for Water
  • Rivers, Lakes, Watersheds
  • Commercial use
  • Recreational use
  • Natural habitants and

habitats

  • Environmental concerns

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x marks the spot where you live

X

X marks the spot where you live
  • Neighborhoods
    • Geography Landmarks
    • History
    • Population
    • Changes
  • Map skills

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y is for yellow and blue

Y

Y is for Yellow (and blue)
  • State flag
  • State motto
  • State symbols
    • Animal
    • Bug
    • Plant
    • Beverage
    • Fossil

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z is for zoo

Z

Z is for Zoo
  • Philadelphia Zoo- oldest in the country
  • Pittsburgh Zoo, Aviary, Aquarium
  • Petting Zoos
  • Preserves
  • Varieties,
  • Conservation efforts

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a lesson plans
A- Lesson plans
  • Compare & Contrast your community to the Amish community http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSAmishCommunities23.htm

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSCommunityDifferencesVenn3.htm

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a activities
A- Activities
  • Various games and activities http://www.ardecol.ac-grenoble.fr/english/amishpage.htm

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a resources
A- Resources
  • http://pittsburgh.about.com/cs/pennsylvania/a/amish.htm
  • http://pittsburgh.about.com/cs/pennsylvania/a/amish_2.htm

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b lesson plans
B- Lesson Plans

Interactive lesson

http://www.school-for-champions.com/biographies/franklin.htm

Find out about Ben Franklin

http://www.ccle.fourh.umn.edu/ruleswebstersd2.html

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/benfranklintimeline/

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b activities
B- Activities
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/hunt/hunt018.shtml
  • Science Fun http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/activity.html
  • Games and more http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/fun/

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b resources
B- Resources
  • http://www.lessonsfromhistory.com/lfhsampl.htm
  • http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/

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c lesson plans
C- Lesson Plans
  • Coal http://www.coaleducation.org/lessons/primary.htmhttp://www.ceednet.org/educ/for_teachers/lesson_plans.htm
  • Caverns http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/textonly/teachers/explorecaves_story1_lessons2.htm

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c activities
C- Activities
  • Cookie Mining http://www.teachcoal.org/lessonplans/cookie_mining.html

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c resources
C- Resources

Coal Facts http://www.teachcoal.org/aboutcoal/articles/fastfacts.html

http://www.teachcoal.org/aboutcoal/articles/coaljourney.html

Cavern info http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/explorecaves_multimedia.htm

http://www.nps.gov/cave/home.htm

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d lesson plans
D- Lesson Plans
  • http://sftrc.cas.psu.edu/
  • http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Science/Ecology/ECL0043.html
  • http://www.proteacher.com/cgi-bin/outsidesite.cgi?external=http://homeschooling.about.com/education/homeschooling/library/weekly/aa102699.

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d activities
D- Activities
  • http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/wild/reindeer2.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/deer/Whitetailprintout.shtml
  • http://www.proteacher.net/dcforum/arts_crafts/185.html#3

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d resources
D- Resources
  • http://www.statehousegirls.net/pa/symbols/animal/
  • http://www.geocities.com/pabackcountry/deerfacts.htm
  • http://www.proteacher.com/cgi-bin/outsidesite.cgi?external=http://homeschooling.about.com/education/homeschooling/library/weekly/aa102699.htm&original=http://www.proteacher.com/090140.shtml&title=Pennsylvania:%20The%20Keystone%20State Scroll down and click on state animal

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e lesson plans
E- Lesson Plans
  • http://www.pbs4549.org/SECRETS/DLSLES2.HTM

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e activities
E - Activities

Lake Erie Scavenger Hunt

  • http://www.pbs4549.org/SECRETS/DLSLES1.HTM

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e resources
E - Resources
  • http://www.pbs4549.org/SECRETS/DLSERIE.HTM
  • http://www.presqueisle.org/

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f lesson plans
F - Lesson plans
  • http://sftrc.cas.psu.edu/forest%20_lessons/Maple%20Syrup.htm
  • http://www.berksiu.k12.pa.us/webquest/LessWentzel/index.htm

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f activities
F - Activities
  • http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/stateforests/

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f resources
F - Resources
  • http://www.dep.state.pa.us/earthdaycentral/02/posterdocs/paforests_explore.htm

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g lesson plans
G - Lesson plans
  • http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/00-2/lp2006.shtml

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g activities
G - Activities
  • http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/44gettys/44putting.htm

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g resources
G - Resources
  • http://www.nps.gov/gett/getttour/main-ms.htm

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h lesson plans
H - Lesson plans
  • http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/VC/visitor_info/activity_book/amazing_laws.htm

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h activities
H - Activities
  • http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/VC/visitor_info/activity_book/word_search.htm

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h resources
H - Resources
  • http://www.visithhc.com/caphist.shtml

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i lesson plans
I - Lesson plans
  • http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/documents/index.html

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i activities
I - Activities
  • http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/games/interactive.html
  • http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/

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i resources
I - Resources
  • http://www.glencoe.com/sec/socialstudies/cgi-bin/splitwindow.cgi?top=../top.html&link=http://www.ushistory.org/tour/tour_indhall.htm

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j lesson plans
J - Lesson plans
  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/01/g35/presidents.html

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j activities
J - Activities
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/pres/wordsearch/preswordsearch.shtml

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j resources
J - Resources
  • http://www.museumstuff.com/articles/ar166881066247501.html

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k activities
K - Activities
  • Design a new keystone symbol for Pennsylvania with your favorite symbols.

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k resources
K - Resources
  • http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/pa_intro.htm

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l lesson plans
L - Lesson plans
  • http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/misc/christmas/color/

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l activities
L - Activities
  • http://www.whyy.org/community/libertycontest.html

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l resources
L - Resources
  • http://www.ushistory.org/libertybell/

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m lesson plans
M - Lesson plans
  • Persistent Paths: Trails, Tracks, and Turnpikes Across the Alleghenies http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=37

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m activities
M - Activities
  • http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/classroom/teachers/elem4.aspx

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m resources
M - Resources
  • http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/roller-coaster6.htm

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n lesson plans
N - Lesson plans
  • Persistent Paths: Trails, Tracks, and Turnpikes Across the Alleghenies http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=37
  • Philadelphia’s Important Contribution to the Lewis and Clark Expedition http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=57
  • The Three Faces of William Penn http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=9

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n activities
N - Activities
  • Native American Madness http://www.mce.k12tn.net/indians/games/memory1.htm
  • Native American Memory Games http://www.mce.k12tn.net/indians/games/memory2.htmSpot the Loner http://www.mce.k12tn.net/indians/games/play.html

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n resources
N - Resources
  • http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/VC/visitor_info/pa_history/pa_history.htm
  • http://www.totaltrainingsols.com/Grade3/Grade3.htm
  • http://www.thewildwest.org/native_american/index.html
  • http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/loreindx.html

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o lesson plans
O - Lesson plans
  • http://www.proteacher.com/090021.shtml

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o activities
O - Activities
  • http://www.proteacher.com/090021.shtml

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o resources
O - Resources
  • http://libertyskids.com/

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p lesson plans
P - Lesson plans
  • http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson048.shtml

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p activities
P - Activities
  • http://www.groundhog.org/activities/

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p resources
P - Resources
  • http://www.stormfax.com/ghogday.htm
  • http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/groundhogsday/play.htm?f

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q lesson plans
Q - Lesson plans
  • Role of the Quakers in Abolitionism http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SecretsOfTheUndergroundRailroadUnitDay2AbolitionistAndQuakers4.htm

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q activities
Q - Activities
  • Wiggle Free Zone - Here are a few ideas that use some energy and gives children an opportunity to get the wiggles out before starting with the First Day School lesson.http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/agkeener/fds/wiggles.htm

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q resources
Q - Resources
  • The Freeman (http://www.quaker.org/wmpenn.html)
  • RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (QUAKERS) http://www.religioustolerance.org/quaker.htm
  • Pennsylvania (http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11638c.htm)
  • Ideas on LibertyWilliam Penn, America's First Great Champion for Liberty and Peace by Jim Powell

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r lesson plans
R - Lesson plans
  • Allegheny Portage Railroad: Developing Transportation Technology

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/23allegheny/23allegheny.htm

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r activities
R - Activities
  • Railroad Museum of PA - Kids' Corner

http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/education/kids/welcome.htm

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r resources
R - Resources

Experience Pennsylvania’s Railways – History and Heritage

  • http://www.parailways.com/history/

Railroad History Timeline

  • http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/education/historytimeline1.htm

Map of PA Railroads

  • http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/map_item.pl?data=/home/www/data/gmd/gmd370/g3701/g3701p/rr000800.sid&style=rrmap&itemLink=D?gmd:29:./temp/~ammem_tOVg::&title=Map%20of%20the%20western%20railroads%20tributary%20to%20Philadelphia,%20with%20their%20rival%20lines;%20prepared%20under%20the%20

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s lesson plans
S - Lesson plans
  • Allegheny Portage Railroad – Putting it al Together

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/23allegheny/23putting.htm

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s activities
S - Activities
  • Explore PA History – Crossing the Alleghenies – click Interactive

http://www.explorepahistory.com/displayinteractive.php?storyId=10&interId=4

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s resources
S - Resources
  • Explore PA History – Crossing the Alleghenies

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=10

  • Pennsylvania Canal and Railroads

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=10&chapter=4

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t lesson plans
T - Lesson plans
  • Persistent Paths: Trails, Tracks and Turnpikes across the Alleghenies

http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=37

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t activities
T - Activities
  • Explore PA History – Crossing the Alleghenies – click Image Gallery

http://www.explorepahistory.com/displaygallery.php?gallery_id=22&bcolor=bpurple

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t resources
T - Resources
  • Crossing the Alleghenies

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=10

  • Early Turnpikeshttp://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=10&chapter=2
  • The Pennsylvania Turnpike

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=10&chapter=5

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u lesson plans
U - Lesson plans
  • WOULD YOU HAVE HELPED OUT? http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/17/g68/railroad.html
  • Underground Railroad - Social Studies

Grade Level - Intermediate/ Middle School http://www.solanco.k12.pa.us/providence/UGRR/lessplan.htm

  • How Far to Freedom?

http://www.explorepahistory.com/viewLesson.php?id=22

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u activities
U - Activities
  • Interactive Underground Railroad

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/

  • Underground Railroad

http://www.explorepahistory.com/displayinteractive.php?storyId=8&interId=3

Harriet Tubman – Underground Railroad

http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html

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u resources
U - Resources
  • Underground Railroad

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=8

  • Organizing Escape Networks

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=8&chapter=3

Helping Runaways

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=8&chapter=4

  • Fighting Against Slavery

http://www.explorepahistory.com/story.php?storyId=8&chapter=2

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v lesson plans
V- Lesson plans
  • Lesson Plans

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/revwar3/

http://besthistorysites.net/LessonPlans.shtml

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v activities
V- Activities
  • http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/kids/index.htmlValley Forge for Kids activities
  • After viewing sample timelines students will create a 10 item timeline with the Battle of Valley Forge at the center. http://www2.canisius.edu/~emeryg/time.html
  • http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/marry.htm(Who Wants to marry a Founding father game)
  • http://www.quia.com/jg/66325.htmlQuiz on Places of the American revolution
  • Examine the following historical documents (pictures) http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/american_revolution_images/images/valley_forge.gif
  • http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/american_revolution_images/images/washington_and_committee.gif

Answer the following questions: What problems are shown facing the soldiers camped at Valley Forge? What other problems might they have faced that are not shown? How do you think the British army's experience in Philadelphia compared with the Americans' experience? Ask students to compare the style of dress of the congressmen and the soldiers, and ask them to brainstorm what Washington might have been saying to the congressmen

  • Vintage Photos Take digital photos of your students when they dress up as historical figures, but use the SEPIA setting to "age" the images.

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v resources
V- Resources
  • http://www.explorepahistory.com/Stories of Pennsylvania's Past & Present, attractions, activities and resources for students and teachers
  • http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/index.html Historic valley Forge site (History and kids section)
  • http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/Revolutionarywar.html#Land
  • http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/pa_intro.htm
  • http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?fileContents=timeMachine Click on Revolutionary period for a tour of Valley Forge and learn about the clothing and money of the era.
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/ WebQuest “Colonial kids”

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w lesson plans
W - Lesson plans
  • http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow7/dec98/delaware.html Lessons and activities on Delaware Estuary
  • http://www.epa.gov/reg3wapd/nps/education/curricandtools/pdf/millcreekcurriculum/Lesson_Plan_II.pdf

The Natural water Cycle and the Natural Watershed (EPA) Delaware River

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w activities
W - Activities
  • http://www.web-savvy.com/river/Schuylkill/

History and activities for the Schuylkill and its wateshed

  • http://www.greenworks.tv/kids/

Activities and information on environment and watersheds in PA

  • http://www.ctic.purdue.edu/KYW/glossary/whatisaws.html

“Know your Watershed” Information and activities

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w resources
W - Resources
  • http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/ Travel the Pa Rivers

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x lesson plans
X - Lesson plans

Community Government

  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/04/g35/specialtown.html

“Your Special Town” from National Geographic

  • http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/soc/cecsst/cecsst060.htmlIncrease awareness of students’ immediate community
  • http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/soc/cecsst/cecsst115.htmlOrienteering, map skills
  • http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson325.shtml Variety of map skill Lesson plans for Geography Week

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x activities
X - Activities
  • http://www.maps.com/games/

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x resources
X - Resources

Symbols and state facts

  • http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/neighborhood/index.html
  • Http://www.pasda.psu.edu/outreach/trc.shtml

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  • http://members.aol.com/MrDonnHistory/States.html#Pennsylvania

Create a brochure @ PA lesson plan

  • http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson278.shtml

50 States, 5 Lessons with activities

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  • http://sites.state.pa.us/kids/state_emblems.htm Games of state symbols
  • http://members.aol.com/MrDonnHistory/States.html#USGAMES games of states and capitals

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Y- Resources
  • http://sites.state.pa.us/kids
  • http://www.50states.com/flag/paflag.htm Pa flag
  • http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/pennsylvania.html
  • http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/pahist/symbols.asp?secid=31PA State Historical and Museum Commission

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  • http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr080.shtml“It’s a Zoo Out There” General zoo lesson plans and National Zoo and Aquarium Week Lesson plans and activities
  • http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson068.shtmlAnimals of the World; an Internet Scavenger Hunt

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  • http://netvet.wustl.edu/e-zoo.htm NetVet; Electronic Zoo from veterinarians, information and activities for all animals (real and fictional)
  • http://www.campingpa.com/story1.htm Zoos in PA
  • http://www.switcheroozoo.com/zoo.htm Create a new mammal by morphing body parts

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  • http://www.geozoo.org/ GeoZoo; Exploring Our Living Planet
  • http://www.phillyzoo.org/ Philadelphia Zoo–visit the kids section
  • http://www.hersheypa.com/attractions/zooAmerica/ Zoo America at Hershey Park
  • http://peaceablekingdompettingzoo.com/ Petting Zoo

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