Virtual Capitol Extension Lessons

7. Extension Lesson: Memories in Mosaic

PURPOSE: Children will see themselves in relation to Nebraska history and their capitol by learning about what the school children, teachers, and communities faced with the life threatening danger of the Blizzard of 1888. Children faced adversity and the tearchers were inventive and brave. As Nebraskans we celebrate the heroes and teh collaboration following the disaster.

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What You Need

SESSION 1: FOUR CLOSE READS "In All Its Fury: The Great Blizzard of 1888" - 60 Minutes
Guide

About the Book
PDF 1 pg

1.1

Read

Minnie Freeman
PDF 2 pgs

1.2

Read

Margaret Malloy Brown
PDF 2 pgs

1.3

Read

J.W. Davis
PDF 2 pgs

1.4

Read

Anna Malloy Dinesia
PDF 2 pgs

1.5

SESSION 2: COMPARE & CONTRAST - 25 Minutes
Activity

Venn Diagram
PDF 1 pg

2.1

Compare

Heywood & Freeman
PDF 2 pgs

2.2

Discussion

Blizzards: 1888 vs. Today
PDF 1 pg

2.3

SESSION 3: VIRTUAL TOUR - 60 Minutes
Song

Song Lyrics
PDF 1 pg

3.3

Activity

Timeline
PDF 1 pg

3.4

SESSION 4: BLIZZARD OF 1888 MOSAIC - Four 40 MInute Classes
Poster

Stories in Mosaic
PDF 2 pgs

4.2

Art Activity

Create a Mosaic
PDF 3 pgs

4.3

SESSION 5: TABLEAU - 10 Minutes
Activity

Tableau Cards
PDF 2 pgs

5.2

Show What You Know

SESSION 6: ASSESSMENT - 40 Minutes
Show What You Know

Journal, Tableau or Art
PDF 1 pg

6.1