A Day in History – Investigation Station is a series of fun sleuthing research activities based on a single event on a specific day in history! This investigation centers around the Titanic. Exploration ideas include learning about Dr. Robert Ballad, the ship’s maiden voyage and survivor stories.
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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Why did the Pilgrims leave England? Where did they move before crossing the Atlantic? What did they bring with them when coming to the New World? What is the name of the ship (not the Mayflower) that also brought pilgrims to Virginia? Why did the Wampanoag attach the colonists?
Find answers to these questions and many more with the Pilgrim Fact Cards. Also included: A fun crossword puzzle!
Use these informational articles to help students expand their Social Studies related vocabulary and practice reading comprehension as they gain greater knowledge of climate, geography, history, economy and culture within the various regions of the country.
This resource includes the words of 24 traditional Christmas Carols (and a little history about them as well).
Studying the state of Utah? Perhaps doing a unit on Ornithology? This project based unit is designed to help students study and record information about Utah’s state bird – the California Gull!
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