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Read Kansas! Primary - P-13 Kansas State Capitol

This lesson, designed for second graders, addresses an important Kansas landmark, the State Capitol. Students will use five Read Kansas! cards to learn why the Capitol is a significant historic site. Students will write five sentences based on the information from their readings and discussion. The sentences will be written on a fan in the shape of the Capitol. The lesson is designed to take three class periods but can be adjusted to meet individual class schedules.

P - 13 The Kansas State CapitolP - 13 The Kansas State Capitol













Spanish translation                                                            Spanish translation

 P - 13 the Kansas State Capitol

P - 13 The Kansas State Capitol













Spanish translation                                                           Spanish translation

P - 13 The Kansas State Capitol













Spanish translation

Spanish translations for each card have been provided by students in the Spanish classes of Roberto Barrera, Fredonia High School.

To view a PDF of the front and back, click on the card

Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards

Standard #3: Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity.

  • 3.1: The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations.

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:

  • W.2.2:  The student write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Lesson plan

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