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Literacy in History/Social Studies: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Social studies and literacy skills go hand in hand, as one of the core components of history, philosophy, political science and the other social studies is the written word. The RH.9-10 CCSS standards place an emphasis on primary...
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The Lone Woman and San Nicholas Island

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore the fascinating archaeology of San Nicholas Island in the Channel Islands of the California coast. You'll find a video on the story of the "Lone Woman", activities for learners to imagine what it would have been like to be alone...
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Transparent Shoebox Dig

For Teachers K - 4th
Take this simulated archaeological dig one layer at a time with your young pupils to encourage observation, critical thinking, and careful attention. Using a transparent box full of layers of sand and artifacts, pupils examine the...
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Layer Cake Archaeology

For Teachers K - 2nd
Excavating cake? Why not! Kids spoon into some layers and artifacts during this tasty hands-on activity. The cake, a simulated archaeological dig, is the object of observation and discussion.
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The Search For King Richard III - The Archaeological Dig

For Students 9th - 12th
The discovery of the remains of King Richard III in early 2013 sparked media attention all over the world. Take a walk through the archaeological site itself and learn about the process behind the excavation, from how the dig site was...
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Volleyball - Lesson 14 - Digging

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Digging in volleyball refers to passing a hard hit, as in a spiked, ball. Since the ball is intended to be hit hard at the floor, positioning is important when attempting to dig it. The player needs to be low to the ground to dig a ball...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners will comprehend the use of simple grids and the basic principles and skills used on a paleontological dig, such as the Illampi Mound Colony. They incorporate a systematic investigation. Students analyze a variety of different...
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History In A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth

For Students 4th - 12th
A 12-minute virtual tour introduces viewers to the newest exhibition at the Plymouth Plantation museum. The video, featuring artifacts from an archaeological dig at historic Patuxet and Plymouth, begins with Wampanoag displays and moves...
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Dig This: A Relief Sculpture of Dinosaur Bones

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This is a truly amazing project. Perfect to use during your next dinosaur unit. Second and fifth graders work together to draw and make a relief sculpture of a nine foot-long stegosaurus. They discuss what paleontologists do and then...
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Classroom Dinosaur Dig

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young paleontologists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this hands-on unit on dinosaurs. Over the course of these seven lessons young scientists learn about these giant reptiles while excavating and assembling a T-rex...
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Shoebox Dig

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students participate in a simulation in which they dig for artifacts in a shoebox filled with objects. In groups, they record the types of material and artifacts found in each layer. To end the instructional activity, they answer...
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Digging For Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur themed activity, students work together as a team of paleontologists to draw the dinosaur bones they discovered at a dig site. They must label their drawing on a grid map and then provide data about the length and...
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I Dig Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the process of fossil removal and the naming of dinosaurs. They participate in a "fossil dig" involving cookies, create new dinosaur names, and create a picture of a dinosaur they name.
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Could I Dig a Hole Through the Earth?

For Students K - 5th Standards
Why can't we dig through to the other side of the Earth? There are many layers and lots of heat, so the job is impossible. Watch a video that describes and explains each layer of the Earth.
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Dig and Chase

For Students 6th - 12th
Watch a volleyball team as they practice digging and chasing; two pairs of players are served the ball from a coach or teammate, and take turns volleying it ultimately over the net. 
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Archaeology - Archaeological Dig

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students participate in an archaeological dig in the school yard. In this archaeology lesson, students examine the role of archaeologist before taking part in a simulated dig on the school grounds.
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For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine a variety of soil samples and then conduct a simulated "dig" in a grid of no-bake cookie bars.
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The Great Archeological Dig

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by identifying a diagram. In this cell anatomy instructional activity, students read a story about archeology and conduct a fictitious archeology dig in class in which they search for animal cells. Students...
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Fossils and Our Past (Cookie Dig)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the differences between cast and mold fossils. They listen to the book "Fossils Tell of Long Ago" by Aliki, and discuss different types of fossils and where they are found. Next, 3rd graders participate in a...
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Dinosaur Dig

For Teachers K - 5th
Explore prehistoric life by reading about dinosaurs! Read Dinosaur Dig as a whole group, and focus on difficult or new vocabulary words. Discuss your reading with the list of comprehension questions provided. There is also a writing...
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Lesson Design Archaeology- Digging in the Classroom 2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in an in-class archaeology dig. In this archaeology lesson plan, students use problem solving skills to construct a puzzle. Students are assigned roles, such as the sifter, measurer, etc.
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Dell House Dig

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students demonstrate basic procedures for archeological excavations. They participate in an archaeological dig exploration off of Blackhawk Island in the Wisconsin River where the Dell House once stood.
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Piecing It All Together

For Students 6th - 12th
Archaeology digs are much like giant jigsaw puzzles. The artifacts found are often in pieces and scientists must reconstruct them. A hands-on activity lets young archaeologists experience this facet of the job as they create, smash, and...
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If Trash Could Talk

For Students 6th - 12th
Trash can talk! Young archaeologists dig through their trash to see what it reveals about their lives. After they examine their midden, links permit users to test their knowledge of archaeology with a 10-questions quiz, learn how...

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