Lesson Plans

Back to School

This six part series is designed to help parents help their children succeed in school. Family Involvement: A Key to Student Success Easing Back to School Jitters After School: What Parents Should Know Honing Math & Science Skills Helping with Homework Parent Teacher Conferences Created by Missouri State Teachers Association

People of Our Place

Three historical cultures were important in the founding and development of Missouri; the French, Scots-Irish and Germans. Of course, St. Louis was founded by the French but they settled throughout the state. The Scots-Irish came from the Appalachian region and mainly settled in the beautiful Ozarks. The Germans mostly settled along the Missouri River, an area that reminded them of...

Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights are often referred to as our Founding Documents. Although, they are equally important, the Declaration came first and contains the ideas that eventually brought forth a new nation — the United States of America. Learn more about this Founding Document.

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

Celebrate America's 240th birthday safely. Across the nation, July 4th is the biggest day of the year for fireworks, and for the most injuries and fires caused by fireworks. You'll find good safety tips in this lesson. Brought to you by the Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri.

Gateway Greening

Gateway Greening educates and empowers people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture. A Gateway Greening community garden is far from just a garden. Their 200+ greening projects inspire, educate and become sources of neighborhood pride. Gateway Greening programs promote a healthy, green lifestyle, beautify our city, engage kids and even provide opportunities for the homeless. Youth gardening,...

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