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These lessons are adaptable for multiple grade levels and specific subject matter.

Note: all files are in PDF format.

  • Friendly Letter Writing (grades 3-5, language arts) file size: 304 KB
    Students will read the primary document, a letter written by A. Hutchins in 1797 during Mississippi’s territorial days, and compare it to letters written today and the different types of letter writing.
  • A Mississippian in Antarctica (grades 3-5, language arts, math, social studies) file size: 630 KB
    Using a primary source document, close reading tactics, and math, students will learn about native Mississippian Alton N. Parker and his role in the Richard Byrd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930.
  • Using Mississippi Footprints to Build a Community (grades 2-4, language arts, social studies) file size: 4,929 KB
    Students will learn to evaluate personal learning choices, synthesize information, develop insight into the characteristics of community building, and analyze their conviction and commitment to educational success.