Monthly Archives: February 2011

Women in History

March gives us an opportunity to look back at the accomplishments of numerous individuals, especially those of women, to our country and to the world.  There are many Internet sites that will offer your students a first hand view of … Continue reading

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Timelines

Creating a timeline for Social Studies instruction is a beneficial tool for students. Check this site for a brief tutorial on the basics of timelines. Consider importing clip art from FCIT to add to your timeline. A history timeline of … Continue reading

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President’s Month

February marks the perfect time to have students complete research papers on the presidents of the United States.  This year put a new twist on those reports.  Instead of using encyclopedias and other reference books, why not go on a virtual field … Continue reading

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Florida’s Historic Places

Consider creating a variety of tasks such as those below for a computer center activity.  An activity like this would also be good for after school programs. FCIT resources includes  a section entitled, Exploring Florida.  There are numerous reading passages … Continue reading

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