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BC: Famous Missourians Simply great! This book is a great collection of Missourians who have given the state such a great start and name.... -C. Crump, MoWest Student I like the diversity and creativity on each page. Good job! - Anonymous

FC: Famous Missourians Clifton Crump

1: Welcome to my Mixbook technology curriculum project! The following pages are examples of work that students might create and publish following the directions of my Famous Missourians lesson plan found at the end of this Mixbook. Technology is a powerful motivator for students. They can create projects that are aesthetically pleasing and can be published to share with other students, family, and friends. In addition to being viewed on the Web, a Mixbook creation can be printed out as a hard copy book that can be housed in the classroom, presented to the school library, or purchased by parents and guardians as a keepsake of their student's work. -Your Name

3: Susan Elizabeth Blow Susan Elizabeth Blow, born in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 7, 1843, was an important leader in education from Missouri. In September 1873, Susan Blow opened the first public kindergarten at the Des Peres School in Carondelet. While most classrooms were plain, Blow’s kindergarten classroom was bright and cheerful. In addition to colors, fractions and shapes, the kids also learned about keeping themselves clean, eating well, and getting regular exercise. She founded the first public kindergarten in St. Louis and ran it for eleven years without any pay. Blow worked hard to give young children a good start in their education.

5: Thomas Hart Benton ("Old Bullion"), March 14, 1782 – April 10, 1858, | Senator Thomas Hart Benton was one of Missouri's most prominent and powerful political leaders during the nineteenth century. He was a national figure and the first member to serve five successive terms in the Senate.

6: 1854 - 1944

7: Marie Watkins Oliver "Betsy Ross of Missouri" She was born in Ray County, Missouri, on January 11, 1854... She grew up in Richmond, MO and later moved to Jackson, MO with her husband Robert Oliver. There she joined the Daughters of the American Revolution who noticed that Missouri didn't have a flag. DAR appointed Oliver chairperson of the committee to research and design a flag for Missouri. She designed and created the Missouri State Flag through extensive research, vision, and perseverance.

9: Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884. His family moved to Independence, MO. He graduated high school and due to bad eyesight, studied briefly at a business college in Kansas City. Truman went on join the National Guard and worked until the end of WWI. When he returned home, he revealed his interest in politics. In 1934 Truman ran as a Democrat for United States Senate, won, and served for 10 years. In 1944, FDR chose Truman as a VP and they won. Due to FDR"s death, Truman became the 33rd president of the United States.

10: George Washington Carver, born of slave parents on July 12, 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri, is known as one of the 20th century's greatest scientist. He invented peanut agricultural science along with numerous discoveries including crop rotation. Mr. Carver also hold three patents. After all his great work, he unfortunately passed on January 5th, 1943. He lives on through his work and his national monument. George Washington Carver was an educated man who contributed a lot and makes it an honor to claim him as a Missourian..

11: My lesson plan is aligned with MO Grade Level Expectations and MO Show-Me Performance Goals. View on next page

12: Mixbook Lesson Plan http://cecrump.pbworks.com/Mixbook-Lesson-Plan

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  • Title: Missouri's Contributor's & Heritage
  • This will Identify and describe the significance of the individuals from Missouri who have made contributions to our national heritage; examples include George Washington Carver, Harry S. Truman and Thomas Hart Benton, Susan Elizabeth Blow, Marie Watkins Oliver.
  • Tags: george washington carver, harry s. truman, marie oliver, susan elizabeth blow, thomas hart benton
  • Published: almost 7 years ago

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