50 states song in geographical order. One pinner said...My kids and I had so much fun learning this song, and now we can easily find any state.

50 states song in geographical order. One pinner said...My kids and I had so much fun learning this song, and now we can easily find any state.

Using the Web to Take Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips: Using the Internet to Transport Kids Around the World

My teacher showed me this when I was in the 5th grade. Now my eyes are drawn to this figure every time I see a US map!

My teacher showed me this when I was in the 5th grade. Now my eyes are drawn to this figure every time I see a US map!

My first graders have really enjoyed these Scholastic videos... we've been watching in short segments and keeping notes in our reading journals.  They also labeled the parts of the Mayflower and have drawn scenes from the voyage.  "The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow"  {Scholastic}

My first graders have really enjoyed these Scholastic videos... we've been watching in short segments and keeping notes in our reading journals. They also labeled the parts of the Mayflower and have drawn scenes from the voyage. "The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow" {Scholastic}

Are you working on Geography? Only Passionate Curiosity has a FREE World Landmarks Printables pack. In this pack, you’ll find 8 world landmarks: The

FREE World Landmarks Printables Pack

Are you working on Geography? Only Passionate Curiosity has a FREE World Landmarks Printables pack. In this pack, you’ll find 8 world landmarks: The

A new twist on a song that names all 50 states and capitals.  awesome video with the drawing to go with it all.  i think the kids will love it.  [Tour the States - Official Music Video]

A new twist on a song that names all 50 states and capitals. awesome video with the drawing to go with it all. i think the kids will love it. [Tour the States - Official Music Video]

100 Oregon Trail Homeschool History Resources @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus

100 Oregon Trail Homeschool History Resources


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This is another video from Scholastic showing the children what life in the Pilgrim village was like.  (Great segment for comparing and contrasting... fits well with "long ago and today.")  The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow

This is another video from Scholastic showing the children what life in the Pilgrim village was like. (Great segment for comparing and contrasting... fits well with "long ago and today.") The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! Benedict Arnold was a traitor! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Benjamin Franklin mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! Benedict Arnold was a traitor! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Benjamin Franklin mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

The Story of Thanksgiving - Short summary and animation.  Recommended by Charlotte  For more pins like this visit:  http://pinterest.com/kindkids/social-studies-charlotte-s-clips/

The Story of Thanksgiving - Short summary and animation. Recommended by Charlotte For more pins like this visit: http://pinterest.com/kindkids/social-studies-charlotte-s-clips/

The History of Thanksgiving Day is a short educational video that covers how Thanksgiving became a national holiday.

The History of Thanksgiving Day is a short educational video that covers how Thanksgiving became a national holiday.

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