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ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

DIRECTIONS: Ask the class to examine the "Robert Fulton and the Steam Boat" vocabulary list. Introduce Canal Concept Map graphic organizer to the class. Divide the class into small groups . Assign each group a vocabulary worked from the list and ask each group to complete the blank concept map for the word.

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Concept Box

concept box



INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS

English Language Arts Standard 1: Listening & Reading
English Language Arts Standard 1: Speaking & Writing

  • Interpret and analyze information from multiple source documents on Robert Fulton, the steamboat, and transportation in the nineteenth century.
  • Prepare oral and written reports on Robert Fulton, the steamboat, and transportation in the nineteenth century.

Math, Science and Technology Standard 1: Analysis, Inquiry, and Design Mathematical Analysis
Math, Science and Technology Standard 5: Technology Technological Systems

  • Compare quantities and express mathematical relationships between modes of transportation in the nineteenth century.
  • Diagram the process of using steam to power a boat.


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