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Are you ready to go to sea?

March 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Social Studies

Check out the seafaring life aboard the USS Constitution.  Visit  A Sailor’s Life  for Me! to explore the ship (with an interactive tour) to your shipmates.  From cleaning the deck, sickbay, to the return trip home- this would be a great whiteboard or station activity. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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World War I by the historians

March 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Get the global  perspective on the war through videos narrated by historians.  A global guide to World War I- this site comes with a warning since war footage should be previewed before sharing with your students. Probably best for grades 8 and up. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.    

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For many of your history needs

March 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

History on the Net has recently revised their site.  You will find material from ancient days to the 20th century.  This could provide background for your class or allow your students to do independent study. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Learning About the Arctic?

March 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears provides a wide variety of reading resources, professional resources, and researchers stories as well as cross curricular lessons. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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