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Transportation Time Line
     Transportation - Pre-made PDF for your bulletin board (5 pages)
     Customize the transportation printable and make custom print-outs


Signs and Traffic Lights Activity Book
            Sign Activities


Road Signs Activity
            Sign Search


Make a Daily Transportation Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Transportation Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     The Wonder Tunnel (Hi/Lo Grades 2-3)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Chugga, Chugga, Choo, Choo! All About Trains (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)

Short Readers
     The Montgolfier Brothers and the Hot Air Balloon (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Military Air Forces (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Helicopters (Short Reader; Grades 4-7 Readability)

Spanish
     Los helicópteros (grades 4-7)


Glyphs
        Transportation Glyph
        Traveling Glyph


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Freddy and the Freight Train (Grades 2-3)
     Jamal's Journey (Grades 3-5)
     Westward Ho! (Grades 3-5)

Vehicles
     Boats and Great Sea Explorers (Grades 3-4)
     Bicycles (Grades 3-4)
     Travel in Space (Grades 3-4)
     Trains (Grades 3-4)
     Travel in the Sky (Grades 3-4)
     Cars (Grades 3-4)
     Subways (Grades 3-4)
     Hot Air Balloons (Grades 3-4)
     How Do Airplanes Work? (Grades 3-6)
     How Do Hot Air Balloons Work? (Grades 4-6)
     How Does It Fly? (Grades 5-7)
     Metal Birds, Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     Metal Birds, Part 2 (Grades 5-7)
     How Does Your Boat Float? (Grades 6-8)
     Hybrid Cars (Grades 6-8)
     What Makes a Plane Fly? (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Canoe Work? (Grades 6-8)

Animals in Motion
     Animals of Unusual Locomotion (Grades 4-6)
     Animals in Motion (Grades 3-5)

Energy and Motion
     It's Dynamic! Laws of Motion and Speed (Grades 5-7)
     It's Dynamic! Force and Energy (Grades 5-7)

Automobile
     Along Came the Engine, Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     Along Came the Engine, Part 2 (Grades 5-7)
     Driving Back Through History (Grades 5-7)
     The Piston Push (Grades 5-7)
     You Want Fuel With That? (Grades 5-7)
     Journey to the Center of the Engine (Grades 5-7)
     Mission - Automatic Transmission (Grades 5-7)
     Mission - Manual Transmission (Grades 5-7)
     Tires (Grades 5-7)
     Jet Reaction, Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     Jet Reaction, Part 2 (Grades 5-7)
     Lubrication and Cooling (Grades 5-7)
     A Train Without a Ticket? (Grades 5-7)
     What's That Part? (Grades 5-7)

Aviation
     Air Navigation, Part 1 (Grades 5-7)
     Air Navigation, Part 2 (Grades 5-7)
     Yaw Turn! (Grades 5-7)
     Evolution of the Airplane (Grades 5-7)
     Flying Cigars (Grades 5-7)
     Fly to My House? (Grades 5-7)

Space
     The Science of "Rocket Science" (Grades 5-7)
     The Rocket Into Space: The Launch (Grades 5-7)
     Rocket to Space: The Orbit (Grades 5-7)
     The "Blast Off" Engineers (Grades 7-9)
     The Nosy Space Ship (Grades 7-9)
     Satellites (Grades 7-9)
     Space Stations (Grades 7-9)
     Shuttle to the Stars (Grades 7-9)
     Whosa NASA? (Grades 8-10)

Spanish
     TRENES (grades 3-4)
     Viaje por el cielo (grades 3-4)
     El subterráneo (grades 3-4)
     Globos aerostáticos (grades 3-4)
     Aves de metal (segunda parte) (grades 5-7)
     Cohete al espacio: la órbita (grades 5-7)


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Books
            Magnificent Mackinac (Grades 2-3)
            Alive at Twenty-Five Driving Day! (Grades 4-6)
            Motorcycles (Grades 4-6)


Compare and Contrast
        Transportation Traits: Compare and contrast differences between an airplane and a helicopter. (Grades 3-5)

Explorer Traits: Compares three seafaring explorers (Grades 3-4)

Inventor Traits: Compares two inventors (Grades 5-6)

Transportation Traits: Compares two British transportation systems (Grades 5-6)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (third grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fourth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Read and Color
            The Sounds of Things that Go!
            Boats
            The History of Airplanes
            Running to Catch an Airplane
            An Airplane Ride
            Airplane Travel
            A Hotel on Wheels
            The History of the Automobile
            The History of Trains
            A Brief History of Transportation
             Going Places (PDF file)


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Feet and Hooves and Wheels and Wings (Grades 1-3)


Conversations (foreign languages)
French
     The breakdown - French and English
     We’re off! - French and English
     Clean Transportation - French and English
     The traffic jam - French and English

German
     First Steps – Going to Munich - German and English


Writing
Replying to Letters


Transportation Social Studies Review (multiple choice with writing questions)
     Transportation first grade social studies questions
     Transportation second grade social studies questions
     Transportation third grade social studies questions
     Transportation fourth grade social studies questions
     Transportation fifth grade social studies questions
     Transportation sixth grade social studies questions


Book Units
    Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (Grades K-2)
    Eat My Dust - Henry Ford's First Race (Step Into Reading) (Grades 1-3)
    Lightship (Grades 1-3)
    Steam, Smoke, and Steel (Grades 1-3)
    A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart (Grades 1-5)
    Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Grades 2-4)
    Getting Air (Grades 3-6)
    Henry and Beezus (Grades 3-6)
    Abel's Island (Grades 4-6)
    Ghost Train (Cascade Mountain Railroad Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
    The Diamond of Darkhold (Grades 4-6)
    The Pushcart War (Grades 4-7)
    Ender's Game (Grades 5-8)
    Flying Solo (Grades 5-8)
    Around the World in Eighty Days (Grades 6-9)


Quizzes
     Airplanes/Aircraft (Grades 5-7)
     Energy and Automobiles (Grades 5-7)
     Rockets (Grades 7-10)


Transportation Analogies
             Transportation Analogies


Science Project
    Transportation Science Activity
    Explorers Science Activity


Transportation Hidden Pictures
             Hidden Pictures


Art Projects
     Art Project: Make a model of a prairie schooner like the wagons that used to travel west to Oregon (PDF file)
     Make a ship similar to the one that Columbus sailed (PDF file)


Finish the Story
     How Shall I Get There? (Grades 2-3)
     At the Balloon Rally (Grades 2-4)
     A World of Bikes (Grades 3-4)
     The Race to the Other Side (Grades 3-5)
     A Magic Ride (Grades 3-5)
     Wheels of His Own (Grades 6-8)


What would YOU do?
     Transport Yourself Into the Future (Grades 7-9)


Writing
Transportation Draw and Write
Transportation Draw and Write


Transportation: Dot to Dots (booklets - PDF files)
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)
Alphabet
     Alphabet (lowercase letters)
     Alphabet (CAPITALIZED letters)
Counting
     Mixed: Each page count by a different number
     Count by 1's (easier)
     Count by 1's
     Count by 2's
     Count by 3's
     Count by 4's
     Count by 5's
     Count by 6's
     Count by 7's
     Count by 8's
     Count by 9's
     Count by 10's
     Count by 25's
     Completed drawings (no dot to dots)


More Activities and Printables
        
Airplanes
        
Automobiles
        
Bicycles
        
Boats
        
Cars


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