Lesson Plan: Roosevelt Elementary G4Written By: Jay Erickson
Grade Level: Grade 4
5 class sessions at 30‐45 minutes each
OverviewThis lesson is the 26th and final lesson in the History of North Dakota Unit. Throughout the unit of study the students have studied about the First people in North Dakota during the Ice Age, early European explorers / fur trade, Lewis and Clark and the Corp of Discovery, Native Americans, the Westward Movement/Expansion, and the Homestead Act.
We also take our students to Bismarck, our State Capitol, and to Custer’s House in Mandan to visit historical sites. The field trip enriches our curriculum of North Dakota Studies.
Here's a PDF of the Roosevelt_Lesson Plan.
North Dakota History / Influential North Dakotans
Learning ObjectivesThe student will identify an influential person In North Dakota’s history and research that person to create a baseball card with historical information on the Rough Rider Hall of Fame inductee.
Introductory ActivitiesTheodore Roosevelt was an influential person in North Dakota’s history. Not only was he our 26th President of the United States, but he also spent much of his life in North Dakota prior to his presidency because he enjoyed ranching in North Dakota. When he became the president he passed laws making sure scenic areas like the Badlands were protected.
Identify the contributions of prominent individuals (e.g., Teddy Roosevelt, La Verendrye, Rough Rider Award winners) to North Dakota