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 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, [...]

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 [...]

Beware the Ides of March

Beware the Ides of March

The Ides of March (/aɪdz/; Latin: Idus Martiae, Late Latin: Idus Martii) is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to 15 March. ... In 44 BC, it became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar which made the Ides of March a turning point in Roman history. The Romans considered the Ides of March as a deadline [...]