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Road to Independence
Road to Independence
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Road to Independence
Help middle schoolers use maps, math, and history for some Fourth of July fun.
Social studies
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Newspaper Editing
Newspaper Editing
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Newspaper Editing
Show your teens the connection between making history and writing it by having them write, illustrate, and edit a newspaper from the past.
Social studies
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Signing the Declaration of Independence
Signing the Declaration of Independence
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Signing the Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence set forth inspiring ideals of liberty. If your kid had the chance today, would she sign the Declaration?
Social studies
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Make a State Symbol Collage
Make a State Symbol Collage
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Make a State Symbol Collage
Here's a simple activity to reinforce your fourth grader's study of her home state and help her make a pretty keepsake.
4th grade
Social studies
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Red Beans and Rice
Red Beans and Rice
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Red Beans and Rice
This recipe provides a quicker, easier, and slightly healthier way to prepare this classic Louisiana Creole dish.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Civil War Hardtack
Civil War Hardtack
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Civil War Hardtack
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
5th grade
Social studies
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Test your learner's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging your child to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
5th grade
Social studies
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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Explore Pilgrim foodways with three heritage cornbread recipes.
4th grade
Social studies
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Who Were the Founding Fathers?
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
4th grade
Social studies
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
5th grade
Social studies
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
On Martin Luther King Day, help your third grader create an original "scratch art" card to thank a person who has made a difference in his life.
3rd grade
Social studies
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