Create a Museum Exhibit
Fourth graders compare ways in which people from different cultures thought about and dealt with their physical environments and social conditions. After all the comparisons, they create a museum of artifacts from Eastern civilizations.
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My Famous Person Report
Here is a must-have, comprehensive resource of project guidelines for any teacher looking to assign a famous person report or biography project. It includes a fantastic list of suggested activities that learners can complete for their...
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