Monday, March 31, 2014

Beginning Country Studies

What is your country?

List three interesting facts about your country.

What are you most excited to learn about your country?

Monday, February 24, 2014

Biography Resources

Today you will complete four mini-biographies about famous African Americans.  Be sure to include the following information:
  • when and where they were born
  • when they died (if applicable)
  • 3-5 accomplishments or important facts
Here are some resources you can use to find information about your famous people:
  • Fact Monster - type the name of your person in the white Search box
  • Biography.com - use the search bar in the top right corner
  • KidsClick - use the yellow Keyword Search box

Monday, December 9, 2013

The Death of an Inspirational Leader

On December 5, a world leader passed away.  Nelson Mandela, the "founding father" of South Africa died at age 95.  Read this article to find out more about Mandela.  After you have read the article, click here and watch the video (red icon "Watch a Video"). 

Leave a comment with your answers to these two questions:
  • What do you think was most inspirational about Nelson Mandela?
  • Who is a leader that you think is inspirational?  What is so inspiring about them?  (This person could be living or dead.)