A Founding Father: Honoring Thomas Jefferson
As the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson oversaw the Louisiana Purchase, authorized the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Explore the life and contributions of Thomas Jefferson, and celebrate the birthday of this extraordinary historic figure with activities that teach his biography, and look at his tenure as President.
Great way to help students get a glimpse into the life of one of this country's most noted Presidents.
Social Studies: Holiday Traditions
With this brief history of Valentine's Day, your students will consider the origins and traditions of other holidays.
This was an engaging, educational twist on celebrating Valentine's Day in my classroom!
Social Studies: State Cereal Box Project
Inspired by President Obama's Hawaiian origins, your students will research states and design cereal boxes in their honor.
So fun and creative! Learning about states now has snap, crackle and pop!
Social Studies: Learning Helpful Water Habits
After learning about Africa's new PlayPumps, your students will realize how important access to clean water is and develop helpful habits for using water.
This PlayPumps tie in gives me a creative way to teach students to identify the opportunities and constraints of physical environment.