Snow and Ice Science lesson

Snow and Ice Science lesson

Today's School is in session : Bell Ringer ? Why are no 2 snowflakes alike?Snowflakes are created when snow crystals stick together, and some contain several hundred crystals. The old adage that "no two snowflakes are alike" might not hold true, at least for smaller crystals, new research suggests Today's Lesson: Many children have heard that there are no two [...]

Pilgrims

Pilgrims

Who were the Pilgrims? The Pilgrims were a group of English people who came to America seeking religious freedom during the reign of King James I. After two attempts to leave England and move to Holland, a Separatist group was finally relocated to Amsterdam where they stayed for about one year. From there the group [...]

Tuesday’s History Lesson

Tuesday’s History Lesson

Today is all about the Gettysburg Address : The Gettysburg Address is a speech that U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered during the American Civil War at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863 Facts you might not know: Lincoln wasn't the keynote speaker. Edward Everett was considered [...]

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Hello friends ! Today I am a day late celebrating Columbus Day - Christopher Columbus is the explorer who is credited for discovering America. Of course, there were already people living in America at the time who we call Native Americans. There even was a European, Leif Ericsson, who had been to the Americas before. However, [...]

Teaching Math with Cookies

Teaching Math with Cookies

Tuesday school lesson * Cookie Math One of the best ways to teach fractions, measurements, addition, and multiplication to young children is to bake homemade cookies. So since it's National Homemade Cook Day let's do some Cookie Math : Teaching Fractions with measurements : You need a basic set of measuring spoons and cups that have [...]

We The People

We The People

This Tuesday school lesson the American Constitution Constitution DayHoliday Description Constitution Day September 17th is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is normally observed on September 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document [...]

Social Study * Remembering 9/11

Social Study  * Remembering 9/11

Tuesday & we are back in another week of school . Today's lesson is History Tomorrow is 9/11 and a day of remembrance. Do you remember what you where when you heard the news ? My family was suiting in the doctors office in Michigan with my son getting a check up when we saw [...]