PORTRAIT OF A HERO
Grade 5 Web Page Project
What Makes a Hero a Hero? Click on the portraits of these American heroes. What do you notice about each of them? Does he or she look like a hero? When I tell you their stories, be thinking of attributes (character traits) that describe them.
Grade 5 Homework: Complete "Portrait of a Hero" for tomorrow.
Grade 6 Homework: Complete first draft of Hero Bio. We need to stay on track.
Meet Amazing Americans--America's Story--Find lots more links and information about heroes here! Don't forget to check out to the links I placed on the last blog entry, too.
SOCIAL STUDIES LINKS FOR MONDAY'S ASSIGNMENT (GRADE 6) AND TUESDAY'S ASSIGNMENT (GRADE 5):Regions: Find out about which colonies are in each region. Also, get information about climate/geography, religion, and economy.
Regions--What were the geographic regions of the 13 colonies? Find out about the environment, natural resources, and religions of these regions.
Scavenger Hunt--Independent Assignment-due Friday. (Most of Grade 6 completed it in class today!)
SOCIAL STUDIES LINKS FOR WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY ASSIGNMENT (I'll provide the graphic organizer for this assignment.)
Colony Profiles: Learn about how each colony was established.
Another Map Interactive that might be helpful.
Chart of the 13 Colonies--good, quick information
13 Colonies Village and Trades--Find out what a colonial town was like.
PLEASE, PARENTS: REMIND YOUR STUDENT TO LEAVE CANDY AT HOME. KIDS HAVE BEEN NIBBLING ON IT ALL DAY TODAY, DESPITE OUR "HEALTHY SNACKS ONLY" RULE, AND IT'S BEEN ONE CHAOTIC DAY! (Sugar highs and confined spaces do not mix. ARGH!)