Social Studies/ Science/
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for this arrow for activities created by Searingtown Teachers!
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
to Colonial Times
-Explorer Wax Museum; Explorer Biography Project
Who's Story is it Anyway? -Students become historians themselves
by first mastering the tools of the trade, and then by creating their
own historical document based on the year they were born. Students
study primary, secondary sources, outlines, timelines, interview
The Ancient Ones
Follow in the
Footsteps of Lewis & Clark
Adventure Into the Unknown -Lewis & Clark
Clark: National Geographic
Westward Ho, Shall We Go? -It is 1830 in Wahoo,Kentucky. You and
your family have been called to a town meetin' by Mr. Imin Charge, the
mayor of Wahoo. All townfolk must come prepared to share their
decision of whether they will stay or head west. Westward Ho! Will you
West - Essential Question:Why would you advise others back East to
travel west along the Oregon Trail?
Go West, Young Men
A Nation Divided
Women During the Civil War
Civil War Cemetery
Responds: World at Peace
Collection -Canada's Digital Collections showcases over 400 Web
sites celebrating Canada's history, geography, science, technology and
culture. These fascinating Web sites range from treasures of federal
institutions, such as the National Library, the National Archives and
the Museum of Civilization, to the local histories and way of life of
Monument on the Mall: A WebQuest on the Three Branches of
We're Writing the Constitution -Shhh!!! We're Writing the
Constitution is a literacy-based unit anchored in social studies for
fifth grade students. The unit is based on the book of the same name
by Jean Fritz. It is an EXTENSIVE study of the writing of the
Constitution that provides numerous activities to help students gain a
thorough understanding of one of our country's most important
Federal Holidays WebQuest
Essential Question: What does America mean to you?
That Talk -cultures
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Circle of Life
-marine study unit
Visit the Planets -Essential Question: How do environments on
different planets affect clothing, equipment, and other adaptations
necessary for human survival?
the Animals -Animals make much the same sounds around the world, but
each language expresses them differently. English and French cows sound
the same, but not in English and French! Explore the sounds of the
world's languages through the sounds of the world's animals.
Mitten -After reading Jan Brett's book, The Mitten, students learn
about the author, characters, and setting of the story. Students then
create and perform a play based on the book.
Finding Justice in Fairy Tales
What's Historical in Historical Fiction? -Is it Fact or Fiction?
As a Literature Circle, groups are challenged to analyze one of
Elizabeth George Speare's historical fiction novels (Sign of the
Beaver) to determine what is fact and what is fiction. Each student
will write a sequel with historical facts.
Holes -A well thought-out webquest on the popular book by Louis