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Investigate the Civil War on the iPad

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Ripped Apart is a new (free) app Richard Byrne shared on iPad Apps for School.  You are an intern at the Smithsonian and need to uncover clues using their primary resources. Using illustrations, letters, and other artifacts as clues, can you solve  the mystery? There is also a companion website. For the complete post (as […]

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Social Studies and ELA- Perfect Together

March 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

  Elementary students examine Wartime Poetry as they Work With Similes with this ReadWriteThink lesson » http://t.co/LfHjMHoobn — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) March 20, 2015

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What’s your conflict?

March 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  United States conflicts from 1775 to the present are detailed in this interactive timeline from the Smithsonian.  The Price of Freedom uses video, text, and artifacts, to outline the causes, events, and leaders of the time.  There are also learning resources. How could your students use this site?  I am willing to wager most […]

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What’s down there?

March 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science, Content - Social Studies

Journey to the Centre of the Earth allows you to see what’s below the earth (and sea).  Before the students started, it might be interesting to give them a few of the items and have them rank them in order- so what do you think you would see first- an underground city in Turkey, the […]

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