Grade 3 World History
- 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 sheet.
- Finish work on castle project.
- Read portions of Chapter 25 about Europe at the time of the Black Death.
- Color Student Page 103 about the Plague Doctor.
- Complete map work Student Page 102.
- Craft Activity: Make a Cycle of the Plague Wheel using Student Page 104.
- Read Chap.26, France and England at War. Learn about the lives of Henry V and Joan of Arc.
- Complete map study on student p. 107.
- Color a picture of Joan of Arc on student p.108.
- Design your own flag for battle on a piece of paper. Try to pick a symbol that tells something about you and your army (for example, a lion of bravery, an owl for wisdom or a dog for loyalty).
Grade 4 U.S. History and Geography
- Students will finish “Jamestown Project”.
- We will begin learning the middle states and capitals with a video and song.
- Game: Treasure box with landform names and definitions. Students will chose a card, give the definition and find the illustration on a map posted on the whitboard.
- Continue learning the middle states and capitals.
- Students will learn about landforms and bodies of water.
- Activity: Students will match each description to the correct landform or body of water in the picture. Students will work in groups of two. (Standards-Based Map Activities, Scholastic Teaching Resources, 36-37.
- Learn the middle states and capitals with a video and a song.
- Read and discuss the settling of the Massachusetts Bay Colony from the text, The History of Our United States in Christian Perspective, pp. 47-50.
- Individual activity: Assemble History Pocket #4, Homes and Villages, and construct an early New England home, complete with sparse furnishings, pp. 37-38. (color, cutout, and paste)