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Researching Local History

STATE OF MAINE LEARNING RESULTS

H. RESEARCH-RELATED WRITING AND SPEAKING

Students will work, write, and speak effectively when doing research in all content areas.  Students will be able to:

Pre-K-2

1. Develop a search strategy which uses appropriate and available resources.

3. Record and share information gathered.

 

Researching Local History Lesson Plan

GRADE:  2

OBJECTIVES:  Students will read information on Internet and take notes of important facts.

MATERIALS: computers with Internet

paper and pencil

ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:

Students will choose one of the following local history sites on Internet.  They will take  notes while at their site.  These notes will be used later to make their PowerPoint presentations.

History of Frenchville, Maine History of St.Agatha, Maine
The Deportation Lumber and the Aroostook War
Fort Kent John Baker
Madawaska The Aroostook War
History of the Upper St. John Valley Early History of Aroostook County

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