The school lists in the word game are "Real Names of Real Schools" that existed in Wood County, West Virginia.
Sometimes the school name is given to honor a famous person
Which school names might be named for Presidents of the United States?1_______________________ 2.____________________
Schools sometimes have descriptive names based upon the geography of the area.Can you picture the setting for some of the listed schools?
Choose a school name to illustrate how you think it may have looked.
For example. "Sheep Gap". Show a little school with a fence close by. Show a gap (empty space) in the fence that animals could come through from the pasture. Try to add details such as children at play!
What is your school's name? ______________________________________________
Why do you think that name was chosen? ___________________________________
What name would you have chosen?________________________________________
West Virginia Content Standards and Objectives SS>WV 4.4 Analyze the impact of WV's geography on...
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