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.
English: Coordinating Conjunctions
http://deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com/2014/01/put-your-hands-together-for-conjunctions.html – fun hands-on activity to use to teach your child(ren) about conjunctions. You will need to print out the PDF and cut them out.
http://thecandyclass.com/2016/09/ideas-teaching-compound-sentences/ – 4 different hands-on activities that are easy to create and engaging for your child to use to learn about conjunctions.
https://www.turtlediary.com/game/what-is-a-conjunction.html – online game that defines conjunctions and gives you examples first. Then has them play a game to see if they understand what conjunctions are.
Latin: 1st Conjugation Present 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: Three Characteristics of Light
http://de-tout-et-de-rien-caroline.blogspot.com/2014/03/color-mixing-with-light-refraction.html – very easy science experiment that uses water, food coloring and three see through cups. The results are amazing. This is to teach refraction.
http://buggyandbuddy.com/rainbow-science-create-light-patterns-with-a-cd/ – using a CD and a light source you will reflect the light in the form of a spectrum. You will need paper, tape, scissors and pencils. You could turn this into a really cool art project at the same time.
Math: Commutative Law
http://teachinglearningloving.blogspot.ca/search/label/Math – really cute printable to help your child learn how to use the commutative property. I would just draw the squares and addition or multiplication number sentences on a piece of paper and then use dominoes. You can get dominoes at most dollar stores.
http://mrstsfirstgradeclass-jill.blogspot.com/2012/01/flip-it.html – how to use unifix cubes to understand the commutative property of addition.
Fine Arts: Dvorak – Serenade for Strings Fourth Movement
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.