Category Archives: History and Geography

Sallie’s Stack – 11.22.14

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Food For Thought The Myth of the Reluctant Learner Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research Isle of Sark: Europe’s Last Feudal State Books to Read – Kindle ebooks for 99 cents! The Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Blessings Children’s Book: Being Thankful!: Thanksgiving Stories for Children & Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids Thanksgiving Stories (Continue reading…)

Sallie’s Stack – 11.13.14

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  Food For Thought Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us, 150 Years After the War from National Geographic Typewriters are back, and we have Edward Snowden to thank from The Washington Post Live Like Mr. Darcy In The Massive Estate That Inspired Jane Austen’s “Pride And Prejudice” and Fiona Bruce’s Britain: Wentworth (Continue reading…)

Veterans Day KWL for November or Patriotic Unit Study

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Explore Veterans Day with your students! Use a KWL chart to assess your students’ prior knowledge. Discover what they already know, what they are curious about, and what they need to learn. Then use that information to effectively plan your lesson or unit! This file includes both vertical and horizontal versions of the Veterans Day (Continue reading…)

Guest Blogging at Bright Ideas Press – Back to School Secrets for Homeschool Moms

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This school year I have the pleasure of being one of the bloggers for Bright Ideas Press! David and I have known Bob, Maggie and Tyler Hogan for a number of years as we have done graphic design work for them. I’ve also discovered through Facebook that Maggie and Tyler are fun people with similar (Continue reading…)

FREE Independence Day Printable Mini-Pack

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Celebrate Independence Day with this free Mini-Pack! Use it to extend your own study of the Fourth of July or as a way to give your children a little extra summer practice to keep their skills over the summer. It includes four fun activities that feature this important American holiday. Independence Day vs. Memorial Day (Continue reading…)

Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 24 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. (Continue reading…)

Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every (Continue reading…)

Canada Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Canada Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of Canada! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to read (Continue reading…)

FREE Fun Fact Card Pack – 20 Sample Cards for Unit Extension, Bulletin Boards, Games and Circle Time

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Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. Enjoy this FREE sampler set that features one card from each of my current 20 different Fun Fact Card sets. One teacher (Continue reading…)

Memorial Day KWL – Graphic Organizers for Patriotic Unit Study

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Explore Memorial Day with your students! Use this KWL chart to assess your students’ prior knowledge. Discover what they already know, what they are curious about, and what they need to learn. Then you will be ready to plan an effective Memorial Day lesson or unit. This file includes both vertical and horizontal versions of (Continue reading…)