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African American Inventors

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month with a packet of materials on African American inventors. Readers discover several inventors' character traits, their inventions, and their lives. They even have the opportunity to conduct further research...
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Thomas Edison: Resource and Activity Book

For Students 1st - 6th
What other inventions was Thomas Edison responsible for besides the telegraph and lightbulb? Incorporate a set of worksheets into your study of Edison and other inventors. The 48-page packet includes all types of activities from word...
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Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Of the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.  
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Valentine's Day Sight Word Matching Cards

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Use a cute Valentine's Day sight word matching activity to enhance vocabulary and sentence building skills.
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Valentine's Day Activity Pack

For Students K - 4th
Complete your Valentine's Day class party with a fun activity pack. The four-page packet includes a word search, a roll-and-cover game, tic-tac-toe, and a matching card game.
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The California Gold Rush Cartoon 1849 (The Wild West)

For Students 4th - 8th
There's gold in them thar hills! A short cartoon introduces middle schoolers to the California Gold Rush of 1849. The video encourages viewers to dig deeper and mine for a lode of information about gold mining, the 49ers, and the...
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Attack the Source!

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A research project is only as good as the credibility of its sources. Teach elementary learners to evaluate their sources by identifying author, time of publication, and area where the source was published, among other details.
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Australian Christmas

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Where is Australia? How is an Australian Christmas from other Christmases around the world? Learners participate in a mini-research project where they discover what an Australian Christmas is like.
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Holidays Around the World

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Let's focus on a holiday from around the world! Young researchers choose a holiday from somewhere around the world, and conduct research to answer questions about the holiday. It can be used anytime during the year!
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New Year's Collection

For Students 1st - 3rd
As the new year approaches, it is time to reflect and set goals. This year, use a set of New Year's worksheets to set individual academic and personal goals, as well as classroom goals. Half of the packet could be completed before class...
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Christmas Cover-it

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A Christmas-themed math game prompts partners to find a multiplication fact on the board, say the fact, and cover it with chips. The last person to cover the last multiplication fact wins!
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The Four Seasons | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—these are the four seasons. But what exactly are seasons and how are they different around the world? Watch a brief video that provides a brief introduction to the four seasons.
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New Years Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
How do you celebrate New Year's? Some make resolutions on January first, while Rosh Hashanah is a celebration of the Jewish New Year. Watch to learn more about the traditions of New Year's around the world and in the United States.
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Candle Sight Word Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Beginning readers pick a sight word card, choose the number of toilet paper rolls that corresponds with the number of letters in the word, and then spell the word by choosing the appropriate letter popsicle stick to place in each roll....
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Hanukkah | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A short video outlines the origins of Hanukkah and the various traditions celebrated by the holiday. A great way to get class members talking about respect for all traditions.
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Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 12th Standards
Introduce young learners to Kwanzaa, an African American heritage celebration, with a short video that explains the basic principles of the seven day holiday. A great tool to inspire further research.