social studies


Chinese New Years starts on January 26th

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January 26th is Chinese New Years. Here are all sorts of lessons, crafts, and ideas for learning more about this celebration

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/chinese_ny.html

Fourth grade resources

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This is an important grade for students as they transistion between primary and elementary. These resources should help reach these students as they provide both remedial help and enrichment activities.  

A large list of valuable links all subject areas

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/fourth-grade.html

Primary lesssons for remediation

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/primary_resources.html

ESL help

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/ESL.html

Lesson plans all levels

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/alansplans.html

Powerpoint presentations

All areas

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/powerpoint.html

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These links have an extensive listing of lessons and free materials that help all grade levels in learning about Native American culture and history. Arts and crafts, flags, maps, and more. These would be ideal for Thanksgiving based lessons.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/native.html

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/native_american.html

Study Hispanic Heritage Week Sept. 15 – Oct. 15

By Alan Haskvitz

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Take advantage of Hispanic Heritage Month to learn about Latino culture, history and heritage. We’ve put together numerous resources:

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/hispanic.html

Study Hispanic Heritage Sept. 15 – Oct. 15

by Alan Haskvitz

National Teachers Hall of Fame Member

Take advantage of Hispanic Heritage Month to learn about Latino culture, history and heritage.  The best free resources are listed here:

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/hispanic.html#1

Columbus Day lessons

Alan Haskvitz

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A great lesson can be planned around Columbus Day including those with georgraphy, culture, history, religion, and art manifestations. The pro and con of celebrating such a day is also a great way to get students to think and introduce current events into the history framework.

All type of holiday links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/pumpkins.html

Simple arts and crafts type lessons by age group.

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Columbus_Day/

Basic lessons plans

http://holidays.mrdonn.org/columbusday.html

Columbus Day Links

http://www.annieshomepage.com/columbusday.html

Against Columbus Day site

http://www.transformcolumbusday.com/

A short article on the shortcomings of Columbus

Would make a good piece for advanced students or a debate.

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/Taino/docs/columbus.html

Puzzzles, printables and more

http://www.theholidayzone.com/columbus/

Should we celebrate Columbus Day

http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/99-1/lesson0012.shtml

Nice collection of sites for elementary students
http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/chriscolumbus/default.htm

Large Link Stie
http://www.vickiblackwell.com/columbus.html

Johnny Appleseed Lessons

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John Chapman was born in 1774 on September 26th. He traveled the country palnting apple seeds. This activity gave birth to the Johnny Appleseed legend. Here are some excellent links and lessons based on his life.

A site dedicated to his life.

http://www.appleseed.net/

 

A large link site to lessons that are mainly primary level.

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Apples/

Apple lessons, but a few on Johnny

http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/appleseed.htm

An article and primary lessons

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr091.shtml

Powerpoint presentations about Appleseed

http://themes.pppst.com/apples.html

 

A writing exercise

http://alex.state.al.us/lesson_view.php?id=14496

Large link site to lessons at several levels.

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00002070.shtml

For more lessons of folktales go to

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/folklore.html

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