Elementary History

Elementary History Jan. 3 – Jan. 11

This post will be the last post on this website. Parents can use Renweb to view their student’s class plans, grades and important information for the weeks that follow. Grade 1 – Social Studies Day 1 – Wednesday Discuss class rules and procedures.  Label desks with name tags Introductory statements to Tour of the World …

Elementary History Dec. 11 – Dec. 14

Grade 3 World History Monday Learn about the civil was for the English throne called the Wars of the Roses. Complete student pp.112 and 113. Complete map work of England during the time of the Wars of the Roses – student p.111. Wednesday In Chap.28, learn about the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal.  Explore the …

Elementary History Dec. 4 – Dec. 7

Grade 3 World History Monday Learn about the Rus, another band of warriors, and their country, Russia. Ivan the Great and Ivan the terrible were ruling warrior princes during the Middle Ages. Color Student Page 93, “The Kremlin”. Complete map work “The Territory of the Rus”, on Student Page 92. Fill in teacher made study …

Elementary History Nov. 27 – Nov. 30

Grade 3 World History Monday Learn about the Diaspora, the scattering of the Jews during the Middle Ages in Chapter 20. Color Herod’s Temple on Student Page 83. Complete map-work on Student Page 82. Fill out teacher-made study guide. Use Student Page 84 and discuss the Jewish symbols:  Menorah, Wailing Wall, lions, mezuzah and the …

Elementary History Nov. 13. – Nov. 20

Grade 3 World History Monday Students will learn about the world at the time of the Crusades in Chapter 18, Story of the World, Vol. 2. Teacher reads from text while students color student p. 76, The Age of Crusades. With guided practice students complete map work on student p. 75 Activity: Students make their …

Elementary History Nov. 6 – Nov. 9

Grade 3 World History Monday Students will watch a video about the Pilgrims. Color and cut out the Mayflower. Wednesday Watch the video from YouTube, “The Samurai” (1:47 min). Complete map work on student p. 69 “From England to Japan”. Compare the English knights to the Japanese Samurai knights. Read portions of the text and …

Elementary History Oct. 30 – Nov. 2

Grade 3 World History Monday Review the development of the English language by completing map work on student page 66. Draw colored lines from countries that contributed words to the English language. Students learn about the serfs and the nobleman and how they lived in castles, as we finish Chapter 16. Watch YouTube videos:” Life …

Elementary History Oct. 23- Oct. 27

Civil War Education Week Monday – Wednesday All 4th and 5th grade students will be completing an American Civil War lapbook. This activity will include cutting, pasting and discussion of important Civil War facts. The 4th grade students will complete this activity during their regular history class periods. The 5th grade students will work on …

October 16 – 19 3rd Grade History

Monday · Read and discuss the lives of the famous Vikings, Eric the Red and Eric’s son, Leif Ericsson. · Color a picture of Leif Ericsson from www.THECOLOR.com. · Continue working on Charlemagne crown and Viking ship projects. Wednesday and Thursday · Completion of Charlemagne crown and Viking ship projects. · Students will continue to …

Grade 4 US History and Geography Oct. 16 – 19

Oct. 16 – Oct. 19 Monday · Review capitals and states by watching and singing along with a video of Southern Border States. Play a matching game with note cards. · Discussion: How did Indians travel? Pass out celery sticks and raisins to represent canoes made from logs. While the students eat their snack discuss …

Elementary History Oct. 9 – Oct. 12

Grade 3 World History Monday Read and discuss Chap. 12 about the Islamic Invasion in Spain and Africa. Complete Islamic Empire map work on student p. 42. Dress up student in Moorish ruler’s tunic, robe, and turban. Students color page of a Moorish mosque and fountain on student p. 44. Wednesday Read and discuss the …

Elementary History Oct. 2 – Oct. 5

Grade 3 World History Monday Finish Chinese printing activity with Joy Farwell Read and discuss the long journey of the Maori, pp.92-96 in Chap. 10. Activity: Read interesting facts about the New Zealand kiwi, national symbol, www.kidworldcitizen.org and show picture. Activity: Color a Maori warrior on student p. 38. Wednesday Make a kiwi bird out …