Write the names of the months on the board, to help children label their chart paper.
You may want to share with students more about Pocahontas and the Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Visit this site for more information about Pocahontas. Visit this site for more information about Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
Discuss with students what an inventor does. Tell students that many children are inventors. Contests are held especially for young inventors. See some inventions from children.
Visit this web site for additional information about who Rosa Parks was and what she did.
You ask children to recall Laura Ingalls Wilder whom they learned about earlier in their textbook. Tell them that these are some of the songs her Pa sang and that she wrote about in her Little House books. Among the over fifty of Pa?fs songs you can listen to at the site, you will find patriotic songs such as: The Star Spangled Banner, America, Dixie, and Yankee Doodle.
You can use this Web page to listen to some patriotic songs. The words to some of the songs are here as well. Then tell about the time the song was popular.
You can listen to the song "Yankee Doodle" on this Web page.
Give an Example Answers
1. Name some American presidents you know about. Possible answers include: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt
2. Who is the president of the United States today? Answer: George W. Bush