"From Lumberjacks to Lasersaws"
        FOREST HISTORY SUPPLEMENT FOR IDAHO TEACHERS.


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Attention:
Idaho 4th grade teachers and others who teach about Idaho's forests and history.

We have a new teaching supplement for you...
The Idaho Forest: From Lumberjacks to Lasersaws.
It's a great classroom tool and is tied to Idaho Content Standards.
Best of all, it's FREE!

What is it?
The Idaho Forest: From Lumberjacks to Lasersaws a supplement to the
study of Idaho history, focuses on Idaho's forests and forest industry.
It consists of a Student Reader and a Teacher Guide.

Click below to view all parts of the 16-page full-color Student Reader.

Pages 1-3 from the 16-page full-color reader Pages 4-7 from the 16-page full-color reader Pages 8-9 from the 16-page full-color reader Pages 10-13 from the 16-page full-color reader

The Student Reader, designed like a scrapbook, has four sections:
    
  • King Pine - about the western white pine, our state tree. (PDF, 861kb)     
  • Forest Digest - about Idaho forest geography and ownership. (PDF, 1.9Mb)     
  • Tools of the Trade - about historic and modern forest technology. (PDF, 737kb)     
  • People and Idaho's Forest - about the pioneering people tied to our forests. (PDF, 1.5Mb)     
  • The full 16-page reader in PDF format. (PDF, 6.1Mb)

    The Teacher Guide has background information, lesson plans, reproducible student pages and glossary, and overhead transparency maps. The student activities are correlated to Idaho Content Standards in Social Studies, Math and Language Arts.
        
  • Review the Teacher Guide. (PDF, 970kb)
    How do I get a FREE classroom set of student readers and a teacher guide?
    Contact the Idaho Forest Products Commission at plt@idahoforests.org or 800-ID-WOODS to request a classroom set (30 unless you specify) of Student Readers and a Teacher Guide.

    Who was involved in developing the supplement and teacher guide?
    Researchers, writers and 4th grade Idaho teachers helped create, develop and edit the Student Reader and Teacher Guide. People at the Idaho Department of Education and the Idaho State Historical Society also reviewed the materials. The Idaho Forest: From Lumberjacks to Lasersaws was produced by the Idaho Forest Products Commission

    Contact the Idaho Forest Products Commission with any questions. plt@idahoforests.org. 800-ID-WOODS.