US Geography - Great Lakes Region (Gr. 2-3) - PDF DOWNLOAD

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Learn Great Lakes Region U.S. Geography!

Primary School: 2nd-3rd Grade

Study the History and Geography of the United States!

Discover the Great Lakes states including Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Explore regional geography and culture by touring a dairy farm, studying the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and more.
The first in a series of books to provide supplementary activities in geography and social studies. The Great Lakes Region gives the student reasons why these states are alike and at the same time have their own unique “personalities”. The book as a tour guide has the students studying the past, present, and predicting the future for these states. Students tour a dairy farm, cranberry farm, study the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and construct an automobile to understand the purpose of an assembly line.

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ISBN: 1-889369-12-8
Pages: 64
Subject: Social Studies
Download Size: 16 MB

About the author(s):

Carol Bonebrake’s commitment to education has been consistent through the years. She has taught preschool through fourth grade in a variety of environments. She teaches third grade in a Chicago suburb. Connections is Carol's favorite word in her classroom. Her attitude is that all students can learn, and she has adapted and innovated curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of at-risk students in a risk-taking environment. Carol is an active participant in sta development and curriculum. Her contributions include work on the development of the Local Assessment in Writing, and the assessment of potentially English proficient students. She is a qualified Illinois Goal Assessment Program (IGAP) trainer for writing scoring and also served as co-chairperson for the development of a bilingual assessment for her district.

Carol Schefelbein has been involved as an educator, K-5, curriculum writer, teacher center director, reading specialist, Reading Recovery teacher, and state development teacher for many years. She has presented at numerous conferences at the local, state, and national level. The love of reading and being a life-long learner is Carol’s goal for all the children and educators she teaches.

Mary Lu Muoletto, Editor and Author, has recently completed 36 years in public education. She obtained a Ph.B. from DePaul University, Chicago, an M.E. from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and has completed advanced courses at National Louis University and University of Illinois. She has taught students in the primary and intermediate grades and in the school district’s gifted program. She has served as curriculum supervisor working with teachers at the K-8 level, a director of gifted education, coordinator of state and federal programs, and assistant principal. She is an Associate Instructor at National Louis University.

Mary Lu has served as a chairperson for the State Board of Education Advisory Council in Gifted Education (Springfield, Ill.). She is a member of the University of Illinois College of Education Alumni Association (President, 1982-85 Champaign; Loyalty Award recipient), the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Council for Social Studies, Kiwanis, and Who’s Who in the World. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading and photography.