A Day in History – Investigation Station is a series of fun sleuthing research and writing activities based on a single event on a specific day in history! This resource focuses on the day that Thomas Edison invented a practical electric light for home use!
Students will learn about an event and be given several topics from which to choose to ‘investigate’. After some exploration, students are asked to write what they have discovered and name used sources.
So…with each lesson, students will:
▪ (Read) Learn one ‘On this Day in History’ fact.
▪ (Investigate) Take a related topic and explore it through the use of different forms of media (i.e. books, internet).
▪ (Write) Summarize and write what they have discovered. This also should include the recording of sources.
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Students will learn about the writer, inventor and statesmen, Benjamin Franklin in this informational text article. After reading, students’ reading comprehension and understanding will be assessed with 2 worksheets (multiple choice and short answer).
This resource will take students through a journey of learning...a journey learning about the Wright Brothers and the beginning of aviation while weaving lessons throughout various subjects: Art, Science, Math, Language Arts, Geography, Economics and even Health. This 83 page resource provides detailed lesson plans, student information, student worksheets and many hands-on, engaging student activities.
Studying the state of Idaho? Perhaps doing a unit on Ornithology? Check out this Notebooking set designed around the Idaho State Bird!
What type of pages are contained in this set:
– A map page (for the state)
– Scientific classification page
– A page for students to give details about the bird’s physical description, habitat, diet, life span and reproduction
– A page where students will do additional map work to show where in the U.S. the bird lives in addition to migration information
– Coloring page
– Several pages on which students can use for expository and/or creative writing as well as sections in which students may draw.
14 pages in all and is designed for different levels / abilities.
This resource will help students learn about Alexander Graham Bell, the man and his inventions. Unit includes…