Cycle 2 Week 24 FREE Resources

History: Apartheid Ending


 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/nelson_mandela/ – online game, videos and a quiz about Nelson Mandela.

http://www.south-african-homeschool-curriculum.com/support-files/saflag-printable.pdf – coloring sheet of the South African flag.

 

Geography: Southern Africa


 

 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/African_Geography.htm – online games for the geography of Africa.

https://lizardpoint.com/geography/africa-southern-quiz.php– online quiz that asks you to click on each country in Southern Africa when asked where a country is.

 

English: Interjection


 

 

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0955/2452/files/Interjections_Games_with_Answers_FREE.pdf?450323399014177410 – printable interjection game.

http://www.lizs-early-learning-spot.com/editable-writing-mats/ – writing mat where your child can roll a die and create a sentence, using a noun, adjective, verb and interjection.

Latin: Future Perfect Tense


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2gmAO4S5tkYYjNKcFJRS0VCcHM/view – if you want to see how these conjugations will work later on in Latin, check out this website. Betsy did a great job or creating fun and inviting worksheets.

http://www.halfahundredacrewood.com/2013/10/latin-conjugations-keeping-tenses/ – a way to keep all the tenses straight.

 

Science: Units Used to Measure electricity


 

 

10 Awesome Electricity Projects for Kids

http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2014/02/electric-play-dough/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=electricplaydough – very cool way to make electricity with different kinds of play-dough.

Fine Arts: Review Brahms and Dvorak


This video does not read the words for you, so you will have to watch this video with your younger kids and read it to them.

https://makingmusicfun.net/pdf/printit-biographies/brahms-printit-biography.pdf – one page worksheet that talks about Brahms whole life.

https://makingmusicfun.net/pdf/worksheets/brahms-coloring-page.pdf – coloring page of Brahms.

http://www.homegrownlearners.com/home/2014/3/31/free-squilt-download-dvorak-serenade-for-strings.html – free download from SQUILT. It helps you to understand this piece of music.

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Cycle 2 Week 23 FREE Resources

History: Gulf War


 

This video is almost an hour long, but for your older kids that are really into history this is a really well done video of why the war began and what happened during the war.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/iz.html – learn more about Iraq from this online website.

http://www.uen.org/themepark/liberty/gulfwar.shtml – click on the people, places and things that happened during the Persian Gulf War.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/war-iraq/lesson_helper/pdfs/roots.pdf – worksheet that shows you the roots of the problem for why the Persian Gulf War started. It shows the problems in timeline format then asks questions. (more…)

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Cycle 2 Week 22 FREE Resources

History: Fall of Communism


Even though this video is made for older kids it is very straight forward and is only 6 minutes long.

http://mercyisnew.com/2013/05/13/lego-history-lesson-communismdemocracy/ – how to use legos and show your kids how communism works.

 

Geography: Central/South America


 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/South_America_Geography.htm – online game for the geography of Central and South America.

http://lizardpoint.com/geography/samerica-quiz.php – online quiz where you have to click on each country in South America when asked where a country is. (more…)

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Cycle 2 Week 21 FREE Resources

History: Cold War


 

http://www.coldwar.org/trivia/index.asp – online Cold War trivia game.

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/static/neh/interactives/coldwareuropemap/ – interactive online map for what happened during the Cold War.

Butter Battle book by Dr. Seuss. It is a satire on the Cold War

Here is the video that goes with the Butter Battle book by Dr. Seuss. If you can find the book at a local library I would read the story to the kids first explaining how this book relates to the Cold War. Then let them watch the video. (more…)

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Cycle 2 Week 20 FREE Resources

History: Vietnam War


 

 

http://virtualwall.org/ – virtual tour of the wall in Washington D.C. for everyone that lost their lives during the Vietnam war. Has information about the wall and the people on it.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/maps/index.html – interactive map that allows you to understand why the Vietnam war happened.

http://www.hellokids.com/c_1592/coloring-pages/countries-coloring-pages/printable-countries-coloring-pages/seaside-port – printable coloring page for a seaside port in Vietnam.

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