Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Students are working on the following objectives for social studies and science.
- The student will use geographic research to gather and process information to interpret, solve problems, and construct maps.
- The student will name and locate specific regions, states, capitals, river systems and mountain ranges in the US based on historical and current topics.
- Describe and analyze the physical and human characteristics of the region.
Students reviewed latitude and longitude before starting the research!
Students will be constructing a map including the following:
On the USA map independently complete the following in pencil first.
Outline the states in your region.
Label the state names in your region.
Label the city names in your region and identify with a STAR.
Include the most important river system in your region. (Consult a map or atlas) Draw it in the region and label it.
Include any mountain ranges, using the appropriate symbol and label.
Create a key to the map in the lower corner and be sure to consult a map or atlas to represent it correctly.
Identify and label the following on your map after you consult a map or atlas:
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Thank you to our trusty volunteer, Mrs. F, the class got to taste hardtack and President Lincoln's favorite cookie recipe. Students actually did not mind the hardtack as much as one might think! They were encouraged to use their back teeth!
Friday, January 24, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
Each year, students learn about life during the Civil War in Social Studies and we read many books that connect to this time in history. Students enjoy the "rotation" of centers where they get the opportunity to learn more about this time in history.
Cooking during Civil War
Partner Work with Reading Nonfiction
Map Center Learning how the Geography
changes from 1858-present.
Students learn about the role of Photography
as it is introduced at this time in history.
Students are listening to a podcast that has transcribed
voices of Missouri's enslaved men and women.
Using artifacts and replicates of historical items, students get
to explore a Civil War trunk provided by the Missouri