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Showing Grade 2, Unit 1, Long Ago and Yesterday: Our Parents, Grandparents, and Ancestors
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European Immigrant Journey - A Virtual Museum

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Description: Follow the journey of immigrants from Europe as they prepare for their journey to America, sail across the ocean, arrive in the new world and migrate to their new home across the U.S. This site is a perfect companion to Joan Sandin's books "Long Way to a New Land" and "The Long Way Westward." Standards 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.2.3, 3.3.1, and 4.4.3

Author: Gregg Legutki, San Bernardino County Superitendent of Schools

Lesson ID: 363

Footsteps to Flight: A Virtual Museum of the History of Transportation

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Description: Follow the history of transportation from the beginning of time until today. Let your imagination go as you enjoy the activities in each room of this wonderful online museum. Standards 1.4.2 and 2.1.2

Author: Liz Rickett, Washington Elementary School

Lesson ID: 413

A Celebration Timeline

Description: Identify our national holidays. Map the events of the year with a timeline. Make and use a timeline, to appreciate the unique nature and shared values of family celebrations. Standard 2.1.3

Author: EduPlace, Houghton Mifflin

Lesson ID: 5

A New Coat for Anna

Description: This unit is designed as an cross-curricular study of A New Coat for Anna by Harriet Ziefert. This supplemental unit provides resources for students in first and second grade to understand how people acquire goods and services. More specifically, the children will learn about the process involved in making a coat, from sheep to clothing. Based on a true story, the book A New Coat for Anna follows Anna and her mother through their home town in post-World War Two Europe as they take the required steps to get a badly needed new winter coat for Anna even though money is in short supply. Standards 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 2.1.2, 2.4.2, and 2.4.3

Author: Pam McGregor, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 11

Abuela's Weave

Description: A Young Guatemalan girl and her grandmother weave some special creations and then make a trip to market. Learn about the difference between handmade and manufactured items. Standard 1.6.2, 2.4.2 and 2.1.2

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 20

Annie and the Old One

Description: This is an effective tool for an integrated unit on the American Southwest. Use this piece of language arts core literature for history-social science by mapping the Tribal Lands, weaving a traditional Navajo rug, and doing a comparison of the traditional hogan and a suburban tract house. This is a Cyber Guide from SCORE Language Arts. Standards 2.1.1, 5.1.2 and 5.1.3

Author: Brad and Vickie Pascoe, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 85

Back in the Olden Days

Description: Students discuss what it might have been like when, and where, their parents and grandparents grew up. The students conduct interviews to see if their guesses were right. They conclude by drawing pictures of their relatives living in this time and place. Standards 1.4.3, 2.1.1 and 2.1.2

Author: Xpeditions, National Geographic Society

Lesson ID: 1506

Going to Town

Description: This picture book, Going to Town by Laura Ingalls Wilder was adapted from Little House in the Big Woods. A young pioneer girl and her family leave their house in the Wisconsin woods to make their first trip into town to visit the general store. Compare her trip "to the store" with a trip you might make with your family and decide how life has changed and how it has stayed the same in the last 150 years. Standards K.6.3, 1.4.2, and 1.4.3

Author: Barbara S. Yingling, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 459

Long Way to a New Land

Description: Read Long Way to a New Land by Joan Sandin and expand your learning through these interesting SCORE Language Arts CyberGuide activities. Make a choice about whether to immigrate to America, write about what you would pack for your trip, make a map and write a letter home. Standards 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, and 2.1.3


Lesson ID: 675

My Piece of History

Description: What is the oldest object in your home? How did it get there and why is your family saving it? Finding the answer to these questions can put students in touch with family history and help them discover how much of our past lies hidden in "old things." In this lesson, students first examine pictures of household objects from the late 20th century and gather historical information about them from older family members, then create an in-class exhibit of historical objects from their own homes. Standards 2.1.1 and 2.1.2

Author: EDSITEment

Lesson ID: 1509

13 lessons found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Title...
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