- History, Language Arts, Literature, Writing
- National/State Standards:
- NDE Standards: LA 3.2.1, 4.2.1,5.2.1(Writing); 3.3.2, 4.3.2, 5.3.2 (Listening)
SS 4.1 (Recalling history)
SDDE Standards: 3.W.4.1, 4.W.4.1, 5.W.4.1 (Writing); 3.L.2.1, 4.L.2.1, 5.L.2.1 (Listening)
By exploring the community of the Niobrara valley students will develop an understanding of the significance of development and its hand in hand existence with preservation of a natural resource students will: understand the interrelationships contained in the river system and write a descriptive essay, Two alternative essay assignments are also included.