P.S. 119 Amersfort School of Social Awareness

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TIMELINE LESSON PLAN – Mr. Jump, Technology

LESSON PLAN: The use of timelines in social studies essay writing. LEADING QUESTIONS: Birth and death dates become what part of the timeline? How does Oum’s timeline continue even after her death? Do our essay need to follow a timeline chronologically? What is a legacy? What is your legacy? What is Oum’s legacy? How are […]

TOPICS FOR FIFTH GRADE POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS PLUS Photoshop Banner Project! Immigration, World War I, The Great Depression, The Dustbowl & The Okie Migration, Big Business Monopolies & Labor Unions, World War II, The Fifties, The Sixties, The Seventies and the decades that followed to the present

Where do the following topics fall on the timeline above? How did these events or topics affect immigration? Focus on one decade on the timeline and write a narrative based on what you have learned on the Scholastic website. Big Business, Monopolies, Coal Strike of 1902  & The Rise of Labor Unions World War I – Americanization – Wikipedia […]

TOPICS FOR FOURTH GRADE POWERPOINT PRESENTIONS: Free & Slave States – The Mason Dixon Line – The Missouri Compromise – The Battle of Gettysburg – Jim Crow

HOLD DOWN CONTROL KEY AND CLICK TO DOWNLOAD MAP (ALLOWS YOU TO LOOK AT EACH MAP WITHOUT ANIMATION) CLICK ON ‘SAVE AS’ Look at the map from 1789 and write a narrative that explains which states were or were not slave states. What changes occurred between 1789-1800? What changes occurred between 1800-1821? What changes occurred between […]

Using the Ellipse Tool in Paintbrush to Create Foods & Other Objects

Students will use the ellipse tool in Paintbrush to create an egg and a lemon. Students will then label them using the text tool. 

Favorite Planet Lesson

Students will use Paintbrush to illustrate their favorite planet. Student will then label features of this planet and include at least three details about the planet. Students will also include a sentence about why this is their favorite planet – which also must include a fact and not an opinion. Teacher Resource for Classroom Extensions: […]

Betsy Ross & The American Flag Lesson

Students will use Paintbrush to create the First American Flag which was designed by Betsy Ross. Students will then create a blog posting giving details about the symbolism of the flag and the details surrounding its creation using the following resources: The Betsy Ross Homepage – US History dot org Betsy Ross & The American […]

Great Lakes Map Quest

Using the graphics application Paintbrush, students will create maps of the Great Lakes and label each lake and its surrounding waterways. Students will incorporate their maps into informational blog postings about the Great Lakes focusing on: Details about each lake [i.e. depth & volume, State borders, etc.] Details on how the lakes formed Natural resources […]

The Great Lakes Song by Shel Silverstein & Pat Dailey

Lyrics to The Great Lakes Song : Sweet Mother Michigan, Father Superior Coming down from Mackinaw and Sault Ste. Marie Blue water Huron Rolls down to Lake Erie-o, falls into Ontario And runs out to sea The great lakes are a diamond On the hand of North America A bright shinning jewel on the friendship border […]

Using AppleWorks6 To Make Digital Art

Piet Mondrian – born in Amersfoort NL – buried in Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn – Wikipedia Previous posting of Mondrian’s grave on PS119 Blog PBS Parents has a cool website for making Matisse-like art!

Introduction to Ireland

Look at the sites below to learn a little bit about Ireland! Map of Ireland Basic facts Irish magical creatures! Irish recipes! History of St. Patrick’s Day Website created by Irish children about Ireland

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