Wednesday, December 30, 2009

New Year's Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterDecember 31, 2009
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History
Today is New Year’s Eve!

Writing Prompt
What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Language Arts
Try this New Year’s Word Search

Math
Practice Multiplication with this worksheet.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Texas Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1845, Texas became the 28th state to be admitted to the Union. Learn more about Texas using this worksheet.

Language Arts
Texas word search

Writing Prompt
Write about Texas here.
Geography
Try this geography activity.

Math
Practice long division with this worksheet.

Iowa Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1846, Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the Union. Learn more about Iowa using this worksheet.

Language Arts
How many Iowa words can you find in this word search?

Geography
Try this geography activity.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Hansel and Gretel Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterDecember 23, 2009
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History
On this day in 1893, the opera, Hansel and Gretel was first performed.

Writing Prompt
Write your own fairy tale.

Reading
Read Hansel and Gretel. Use this venn diagram to compare the witch and the stepmother.

Gorilla Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterDecember 22, 2009
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History
On this day in 1956, the first Gorilla was born in captivity at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio. Learn more about mountain gorillas here.

Language Arts
Research gorillas with this worksheet. Then write a short report.

Sign Language
Some gorillas have learned sign language. You can learn the letters of the alphabet in sign language here.

Reading
Learn about Dian Fossey with this reading comprehension worksheet.
Math
Practice percentages and reading a pie chart with this zoo themed worksheet.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas Lesson Plan

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History
Christmas is coming soon!

Language Arts
Try this Christmas word sort.
Art
Make a
Christmas Mandela here.
Math
Practice multiplication facts with this fun Christmas themed
math Bingo game.
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History
Christmas is coming soon!

Language Arts
Try this Christmas word sort.
Art
Make a Christmas Mandela here.
Math
Practice multiplication facts with this fun Christmas themed math Bingo game.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Hot Chocolate Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterDecember 14, 2009
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History
Yesterday was National cocoa day! Learn about the history of chocolate here.
VocabularyHow many words can you make out of hot chocolate?http://bogglesworldesl.com/files2/hotchocolate.docGeographyWhere in the world do they make chocolate? Find out here: http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2005/linero2/Lesson%204%20student%20worksheet.htm

ScienceTry this chocolate science experiment.
Math
Try these hot chocolate math problems.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Japan Lesson Plan


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History
On this day in 1941, Congress declared war on Japan, and the US entered World War II. Learn more about Japan here: http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/Japan1.htmLanguage Arts
Learn about Haiku poems.
Geography
Make a map of Japan here.
Science
There are lots of volcanoes in Japan. Learn about volcanoes here.
Art
Learn to write Japanese calligraphy.
Math
There are lots of volcanoes in Japan. Try these volcano math problems.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

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History
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! Investigate the first Thanksgiving here.
Reading
Read about the first Thanksgiving here.
Writing Prompt
Write a 5 paragraph essay about the things you are thankful for here.
Vocabulary
Try this vocabulary quiz.

Math
Solve these Thanksgiving word problems.
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!







Homeschool Math Challenge November 25


There are 4 turkeys left in the store's freezer. The prices on their tags read: $17.65, $18.53, $17.94, and $19.33. What is the average price of a turkey?
Send answers to kellys 3ps@sbcglobal.net
Good luck!
Kelly

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Lyndon B JohnsonLesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterNovember 3, 2009
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History
On this day in 1964, Lyndon B Johnson won the presidential election to become the 36th President of the United States. Research Lyndon B. Johnson or another president of your choice with these worksheets.

Reading
Read about how the President of the US is elected here.

Writing Prompt
Pretend that you were running for the presidency. Prepare a campaign speech and highlight the important things that you would wish to accomplish if elected. http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/soc_studies/president/running/

Language Arts
Each President related word is missing a letter. Can you fill in the blanks?

Math
Use statistics about the Presidents to practice math!








Friday, October 30, 2009

Homeschool Math Challenge October 30


Parker bought seven bags of candy to give out to trick-or-treaters Halloween night. When it was all over, he had 14 pieces of candy left. If 84 trick-or-treaters each received a piece of candy from him, how many pieces of candy were in each bag?

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Halloween Lesson Plan

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History
Tomorrow is Halloween!

Reading
Try this reading activity.

Writing Prompt
A Halloween writing prompt to write a 5 paragraph essay.

Language Arts
Is it a noun or an adjective?
Art
A pumpkin template to print for crafts, art projects, and more.

Math
Find the value of each candy with this algebraic thinking worksheet
Use your multiplication skills to solve the creepy crawly problems.
.
Don’t forget the math challenge!








Sunday, October 4, 2009

Fire Safety Lesson Plan

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History
This week is fire prevention week.

Reading
Read about why we celebrate fire prevention week.

Handwriting
Fire starts with the letter F. Practice writing the letter f in cursive.

Language Arts
Design a brochure about fire safety.

Math
Solve these Fired up Math facts.

Don’t forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/12548603/Fire-Safety-word-problems








Sunday, September 27, 2009

Squirrel Lesson Plan

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History
September is a fall month. During the fall, squirrels get ready for the winter by collecting nuts and seeds.

Handwriting
Squirrel starts with the letter s. Practice writing the letter s.

Science
Learn more about squirrels here.

Math
Practice multiplying decimals here.

Don’t forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/12188185/squirrel-word-problems-4-8








Monday, September 14, 2009

Poet Lesson Plan


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September 15, 2009


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History
On this day in 1989, Robert Penn Warren, the first poet laureate of the United States died. Learn more about him here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Penn_Warren



Handwriting
Copy this poem here:
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9595566/poem-of-the-week-worksheet
Writing Prompt

Write an haiku here: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8853993/Haiku-worksheets

Language Arts

Write a couple of couplets: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8853968/Couple-of-couplets

Don’t forget the math challenge!

Try these Shel Silverstein math problems : http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8872871/Shel-Silverstein-math

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Star Spangled Banner Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterSeptember 14, 2009
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History
On this day in 1812, Francis Scott Key composed The Star Spangled Banner. The lyrics are here.

Handwriting
Flag starts with the letter F. Practice writing it here.

Writing Prompt
Write about Francis Scott Key here.
Reading
Read about Francis Scott Key here.
Math
Don’t forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/11261498/Star-Spangled-Banner-word-problems







Wednesday, September 9, 2009

September 9, 2009 Lesson Plan


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History
September 9, 2009, or 9/9/09 is a unique date.


Writing Prompt
Write a story (or journal entry) about a cat having nine lives.


Math
Learn more about the patterns of 9 here: http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/NinePattern/default.htm

Practice multiplying by 9 here.
Don’t forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/11019329/September-math-challenge-4-8







Thursday, September 3, 2009

Peter Rabbit Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1893, English author Beatrix Potter first told the story of Peter Rabbit in the form of a “picture letter” to Noel Moore, the son of Potter’s former governess.

Vocabulary
Define the following words: sieve, implore, and exert.

Reading
THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT: Find the online version here for Beatrix Potter's classic children's tale.
http://wiredforbooks.org/kids/beatrix/p2.htm

Then answer these questions.
Writing Prompt
Pretend you are Peter Rabbit. Write an apology letter to Mr. McGregor.

Math
How many bunnies? http://www2.aspca.org/site/DocServer/rabbits_kids.pdf?docID=10022

Science
Using the Internet and books, answer these questions.
1. How many different species of rabbit are there? Name five and describe them.2. What is a baby rabbit called?3. What do rabbits like to eat?4. Are there any foods that are not good for them?5. How long do rabbits live for if they are cared for properly?6. What health problems might a rabbit suffer from?

Don’t forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10758660/Peter-Rabbit-word-problems-4-8









Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Money Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1789, the Treasury Department was founded. One of the responsibilities of the Treasury Department is making money. Watch how money is made here.

Reading
Learn about what money is made of here.

Writing Prompt
What would you do if you had a million dollars?

Math
Practice multiplying money with this worksheet.
Try this worksheet for practicing how to make change.
Vocabulary
Don’t forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10638480/money-word-problems-4-8








Titanic Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1985, A joint U. S.-French expedition located the wreck of the Titanic 560 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. Learn more about the Titanic here.


Handwriting
Practice your cursive writing with these Titanic sentences.

Writing Prompt
Write a message using Morse code.

Science
Learn about icebergs. Then try this experiment.

Math
Learn about inflation on the Titanic.

Vocabulary
Try this crossword puzzle.
Don’t forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10619573/Titanic-word-problems--grades-4-8









Sunday, August 30, 2009

Tennis Lesson Plans

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History
On this day in 1881, the first U.S. men's single tennis championship was held in Newport, RI.

Language Arts
Practice finding the main idea with this worksheet.

Vocabulary
Fill in the Tennis related words here.

Math
Practice adding and subtracting decimals with this tennis themed worksheet.

Don’t forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10578014/tennis-word-problems-4-8










Friday, August 28, 2009

Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous, “I have a dream” speech. You can hear it here.

Writing Prompt
Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that all people would be treated fairly. Write a paragraph describing how you would make the world a better place. Explain how you might work to achieve those dreams.
Reading
Read more about Martin Luther King Jr.

Language Arts
Test your proofreading skills as you learn about Martin Luther King Jr.

Vocabulary
Define each of these words.

Don’t forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10499348/Martin-Luther-King-word-problems-4-8










Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Mother Teresa Lesson Plan

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History
Mother Teresa might have been born on this day in 1910. Her birthday is a bit of a mystery. Learn more about it here.

Writing Prompt
Mother Teresa dedicated her life to helping the poor. What are some things you could do to help the poor?
Reading
Read this poem by Mother Teresa.

Language Arts
Completer each sentence with the correct word here.

Don’t forget the math challenge!


http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10454320/Mother-Teresa-math-probs-4-8







Dog Lesson Plan

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History
Today is National Dog Day. Learn more about dogs here.

Writing Prompt
Continue this prompt: One day a dog started talking to me...

Math
Practice order of operations with this dog themed worksheet.

Don’t Forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10425343/dog-word-problems-4-8








Monday, August 24, 2009

Banana Split Lesson Plan

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History
Today is National Banana Split Day.


Writing Prompt
Write a recipe for banana splits here.

Language Arts
Fill in the blanks with b words here.

Reading
Read about bananas here.

Science
Extract the DNA from a banana here.

Don’t Forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10318275/banana-split-math-challenge-4-8









Saturday, August 22, 2009

Volcano Lesson Plan

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History
August 24, 79 A.D. was an historic date for the world. This was the day that Mount Vesuvius erupted in a huge explosion. It was one of the largest volcanic explosions in recorded history. This is what the eruption looked like.


Writing Prompt
What do you think it would be like to live near a volcano?

Language Arts
Learn about volcanoes and tornadoes with this language arts worksheet.

Reading
Read about a volcano here.
Science
Learn why volcanoes erupt here.

Math
Practice adding really big numbers here.

Don’t Forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10276531/volcano-word-problems-4-8









Friday, August 21, 2009

Mona Lisa Lesson Plan


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History
On this day in 1911, The "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci was stolen from the Louvre in Paris. It was recovered in 1913.

Writing Prompt
The Mona Lisa is probably one of the best known and most famous portrait. Why do you think people like this painting so much?

Reading
Read about the theft of the Mona Lisa here.
Science
Try this fun activity.
Math
Don’t Forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10184359/Mona-Lisa-Math-Challenge-4-8






Thursday, August 20, 2009

Chinese Valentine's Day Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 20, 2009
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History
Celebrate love ....Chinese style. Today is Chinese Valentine’s Day

Writing Prompt
Write about the people you love with this writing prompt.
Reading
Read about Chinese Valentine’s Day here.

Math
Practice reducing fractions with this worksheet.
Don’t Forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10163626/Valentines-Math-Challenge-4-8









Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Airplane Lesson Plan


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History
Today is Aviation Day. in honor of the birthday of aviator Orville Wright. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were pioneer aviators in the United States. Orville was the first person to successfully fly an airplane. His first flight was December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Language Arts
Rewrite the sentences in a different tense with this worksheet.


Reading
Read about the Wright Brothers here.
Writing Prompt
Write about technology here.
Math

Don’t Forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10084216/Airplane-Math-Challenge-4-8




Monday, August 17, 2009

Homeschool Math Challenge August 17

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History
August is Water Quality Month.
Language Arts
Proofread this passage about water.

Writing Prompt
Write or draw ways you use water, places you see water, why water is important to you, and ways you can help protect and conserve water.

Foreign Language
Learn how to say water in Chinese here.
Science
Learn about the water cycle here.


Don’t Forget the math challenge!

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9985895/Water-Math-Challenge-4-8








Thursday, August 13, 2009

Golf Lesson Plan


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History
August is National Golf month.
Vocabulary
Find the golf words in this wordsearch.

Reading
Compare baseball and golf with this baseball vs golf venn diagram worksheet

Math
Try this logic problem.
Practice multiplying by 4 here.

Don’t forget the math challenge!
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9835393/golf-word-problems-4-8





Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Model-T Lesson Plan




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History
On this day in 1908, Ford started to build the first Model T. Watch a movie about the Model T here: http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/exhibition/exhibition_8_6.html Scroll down to red box that says Ford Assembly Line 1920s.



Vocabulary
Define these words: productivity, specialization, transportation

Reading
Read about Henry Ford and the Model T with this reading comprehension worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9690020/Model-T-reading-comprehension


Writing Prompt
Henry Ford once said, “If you think you can, or think you can’t, you are right.” What do you think he meant by that?
Math
Work on chart reading skills, graphing, and supply and demand with this Model T themed worksheet.
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9683971/Model-T-production

Don’t Forget the math challenge!
http://homeschoolingthemiddleyears.blogspot.com/2009/08/homeschool-math-challenge-august-12.html

Homeschool Math Challenge August 12


Model T math challenge 4-8 -

Babe Ruth Lesson Plan


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History
On this day in 1929, Babe Ruth became the first baseball player to hit 500 career homeruns.

Reading
Read more about Babe Ruth here: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/ruth.htm

Language Arts
Solve these sports analogies: http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/vocab/analogies-sports.pdf

Writing Prompt
What would it be like to hit a homerun? Describe it in a story.
Math

Don’t Forget the math challenge!

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Monday, August 10, 2009

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Missouri Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 10, 2009

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History
On this day in 1821, Missouri became the 24th state. Research Missouri and answer the questions on this worksheet: http://homeschooling.about.com/cs/unitssubjgeog/l/blstateform.htm



Handwriting
Practice writing Missouri in cursive here: http://www.handwritingforkids.com/handwrite/cursive/geography/images/usstates07c.gif

Geography
Find Missouri on this map: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/usa_blank2.jpg



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Friday, August 7, 2009

Lighthouse Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 7, 2009

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History
Today is national lighthouse day. Take a virtual tour of a lighthouse here: http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/vtours.htm


Reading
Learn more about lighthouse day here: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9534141/lighthouse-reading-comprehension

Writing Prompt
Write a story about life in a lighthouse.
Math
Practice multiplying 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers with this worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9543067/lighthouse-multiplication

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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Clowns Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 6, 2009

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History
This is national clown week.

Reading
Find the main idea in this paragraph about becoming a clown:

Writing Prompt
What would it be like if you were a clown? Tell about it with this writing prompt: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9510995/clown-writing-prompt-3rd-and-up

Math
Practice adding lots of numbers together with this worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9513634/clown-addition

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Neil Armstrong Lesson Plan

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History
On this day in 1930, astronaut Neil Armstrong was born.

Reading
Learn about Neil Armstrong with this reading comprehension worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9424396/Neil-Armstrong-reading-comprehension


Writing Prompt
How much money should be spent on space travel? Answer that question with this writing prompt: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9422946/spending-money-on-space-travel-writing-prompt

Language Arts
Learn about facts and opinions with this Neil Armstrong themed worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9422727/Facts-and-Opinions-worksheet



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Monday, August 3, 2009

Sharks Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 4, 2009


History
This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel! Learn more about sharks here: http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/facts1.htm


Reading
Learn more about sharks with this reading comprehension worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9411437/sharks-reading-comprehension


Language Arts
Research a shark of your choice to complete this wanted poster: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9412575/Shark-wanted-poster

Music
Color that note! Learn about different music notes here: http://www.makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_printit_free_printable_worksheets/color-that-note-treble-clef-c-position-worksheet.htm

Science
Learn about the parts of a shark with this worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9406513/Parts-of-a-shark




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Basketball Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 3, 2009


History
On this day in 1949, The National Basketball Association was formed.

Reading
Learn more about basketball here: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9395873/basketball-reading-comprehension

Language Arts
Correct the sentences in this basketball themed worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9398587/basketball-incomplete-sentences


Writing Prompt
Write a story about what it would be like to be a professional basketball player.


Math

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Colorado Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 1, 2009


History
On this day in 1876, Colorado became a state. Research a famous person from Colorado and fill out this report : http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9169213/historic-figure-report

Reading
Learn more about Colorado here:
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9091695/Colorado-Reading-comprehension

Science
Learn more about the Colorado state bird with this worksheet: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9098886/Colorado-state-bird-worksheet

Math
Reach the top of the mountains with this mountain math worksheet:
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/9175167/Mountain-math


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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Sunday, March 15, 2009

St. Patrick's Day Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterMarch 17, 2009


History
Today is St. Patrick’s Day!
Writing Prompt
Write a story about a leprechaun here: http://www.busyteacherscafe.com/worksheets/leprechaun_writing.pdf

Reading
Learn more about Ireland here: http://www.abcteach.com/free/r/rc_irish_history.pdf

Math
Practice multiplying decimals here: http://www.kidzone.ws/math/patrick/multiplication6.html

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Homeschool Math Challenge March 17

A group of kids are selling green Kool Aid on St. Patrick's Day. A large cup of Kool Aid is $1.56 and a small cup of Kool Aid is $0.53. Customers at their stand purchased 91 large cups of Kool Aid and 234 small cups of Kool Aid. How much money did they earn?

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Davy Crockett Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterMarch 16, 2008


History
On this day in 1955, The Ballad of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes reaches the number-one spot on the pop music charts. The smash hit sells more than 7 million records and stays at number one for five straight weeks. The legend of Davy Crockett had captured the American imagination and coonskin caps start popping up everywhere. Read more about him here: http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=192834

Reading
Read more about Davy Crockett here: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/people/c/crockett/coloring.shtml

Vocabulary
Define the following words: legislator, formal, and narrative

Language Arts
Practice verb tenses here: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writingc/handouts/verbforms1.htm
Learn about subjects and predicates here: http://mrshatzi.com/files/subs-preds-ws-1a.pdf

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Homeschool Math Challenge March 16


Davy walked every step of a 400-mile journey, keeping cattle together for Mr. Siler. At the end of the trip Mr. Siler paid Davy $5.00 dollars. How much money did Davy make per mile of his trip?
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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Florida Lesson Plan


Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterMarch 3, 2009


History
On this day in 1845, Florida became the 27th state of the United States of America. Learn more about Florida with this worksheet: http://homeschooling.about.com/cs/unitssubjgeog/l/blstateform.htm


Reading
Read about a boy who lives in Florida here: http://homeschooling.about.com/od/unitssubjgeog/ss/state001.htm

Then answer the following questions:
1. Shark Valley is in the _____________ part of the Florida Everglades.
2. The Florida Keys are a chain of _______ islands.
3. Key West is ____ miles from Cuba.
4. Many Cuban immigrants settled in Florida after fleeing __________’s government in Cuba.

Writing Prompt
When I awoke this morning, I saw an alligator in my backyard. Finish the rest of this story.

Geography
Use this worksheet: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/statesbw/florida.shtml to complete this one: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/label/states/florida/

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Homeschool Math Challenge March 3

Alligators are a very important part of the Florida wetlands. If there were 1,200 alligators in one of these areas, but the population decreased by 2.5% every year for five years, how many alligators would be left at the end of the five-year period?

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