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The World Game
Second graders participate in a game that familiarizes them with continents, oceans, countries, and states. They sing a song about the earth and decipher clues to location on the earth.
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Matching Game with the US Constitution
In September we celebrate Constitution Day. Begin the celebration with a grand conversation about the US Constitution. Follow up the in-depth discussion with a learning game in which scholars match terms to images such as the...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage young scholars in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Olympics: Swifter, Higher, Stronger!
The Olympic Games are the focus of this lesson. Students research information on famous Olympic athletes, and display their information on a Trading Card, which is embedded in the plan. This plan is much more than simply a research...
2nd Social Studies & History
Journey to Topaz, a Literature Based Approach
Young scholars view a video clip of the experiences of Japanese-Americans during World War II. They read parts of a book in which a child tells her story about living in the internment camps. They participate in a simulation activity as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History