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RED 6545 Group 4 - North America Year 5

Provides various information on the topic of North America for Year 5 curriculum

QUICK TIPS FOR TEACHERS: TOPIC - North America (Year 5) Life Cycles of Frogs, Dragonflies, and Butterflies. This lesson deepens students' understanding of the similarities and differences in the life cycles of organisms.

Life Cycles of Frogs, Dragonflies, and Butterflies

The lesson begins with a reading of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Next, students use a video to study the developmental stages of frogs, dragonflies, and butterflies. They compare insect and frog life cycles to each other and to the stages of human development discussed in the previous lesson, App Exception: Use these resources to create a simple assessment or video-based assignment with the Lesson Builder tool on PBS LearningMedia. 1. Engage students by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Where Do Chicks Come From? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) (9780064452120): Amy E. Sklansky, Pam Paparone: Books. Life Cycles. Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams. WatchKnowLearn ratings are intentionally harsher than what you might find on YouTube, for example.

Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams

Most of our videos have been imported by people who want to use them with kids, not by the creators of the videos. We take a hard-nosed attitude toward quality. Four and five stars should be reserved for really excellent quality. Three stars isn't bad. Life cycle - Turtle Diary. 10 Ready-to-Go Resources for Teaching Life Cycles. Life cycles are one of the great science concepts taught somewhere in every school's science curriculum.

10 Ready-to-Go Resources for Teaching Life Cycles

In my school, we look at the life cycles of plants and crayfish in my third grade class, while other grades study the life cycles of chickens, butterflies, and fish. I have been teaching about the plants and crayfish for over a decade now, and I am always looking for new and creative ways to engage my students without having to reinvent the wheel. This week I'm sharing with you some of my favorite resources to teach life cycles.

The best part about these resources is that they are easy-to-use and they help teach essential knowledge — no reinventing needed! 1. These informative life cycle booklets from Scholastic's Printables are a great way to introduce a unit on plants. Science, Butterfly Life Cycle and Frog Life Cycles. Learning Resources. Amazon. Amazon. Amazon. Amazon. Life cycle - Turtle Diary. Sheppard Software's Life-Cycles: Learn about different animal life-cycles. Animals: Facts, Pictures, and Videos. Thomas Elementary Art: 4th Grade Totem Poles. Totem poles, Totems and Native american on Pinterest. Collaboration Cuties: Totem Tale- A Native American Tall Tale {Social Studies Mentor Text}

We are here again to share another mentor text!

Collaboration Cuties: Totem Tale- A Native American Tall Tale {Social Studies Mentor Text}

This week's subject is social studies. As I've said before, my goal for next year is to do a lot of integration of science and social studies into language arts. I am sharing a book today that is probably more of a language arts book, but I am going to share how I'm integrating it. The book I am sharing is called Totem Tale by Deb Vanasse. We teach about different Native American tribes in our curriculum. Here is the book description from Amazon:"On a full-moon night in Alaska, a traditional native totem pole magically comes to life. Totem Poles. Informational (nonfiction) 659 words, Level N (Grade 2).

Totem Poles

What kind of tree trunk can tell a story? One that's been carved into a totem pole! In this informational book, readers will learn in what parts of the United States totem poles are found, why they are used and by whom, and how totem poles are carved. Photographs of totem poles, and of figures found on totem poles, enhance the text. Photo Credits. Barnesandnoble. What Is a Totem Pole? Totem poles are sculptures carved from large trees, such as the Western Red Cedar.

What Is a Totem Pole?

In North America, totem poles are part of the cultures of many indigenous peoples of Alaska, British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Totem poles serve many purposes beyond their beauty, and their meanings are as varied as the cultures that make them. Amazon. Totem Poles: Pat Kramer: 9781894974448: Books. Totem Poles *** Totem Poles - A Sign of Affluence Totem poles a sign of affluence, a display of wealth.

Totem Poles ***

They were expensive and time consuming to construct requiring significant manpower in their construction and erection, which is why they are generally found near the houses of Native American chiefs. A totem pole in front of a Native Indian's home would show the ancestry and the social rank of the family. They validated the powerful rights and privileges that the family held. Locations of Totem Poles The locations of totem poles vary.

Northwest Coast totem pole myths. The term "totem pole" refers to the tall cedar poles with multiple figures carved by Native people of the northern Northwest Coast.

Northwest Coast totem pole myths

Several different types of monumental poles include: house frontal poles placed against the house front, often serving as doorways of houses; carved interior house posts that support roof beams, and free standing memorial poles placed in front of houses to honor deceased chiefs. Mortuary poles made in the nineteenth century housed the coffins of important people in a niche at the top. Carved of red cedar logs, the figures on totem poles are inherited crests, which identify the pole owners and tell their family histories. Although totem poles have become a symbol of all Northwest Coast Native people and their use has spread to neighboring tribes through the years, tall multiple-figure poles were first made only by the northern Northwest Coast Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian peoples in Southeast Alaska and British Columbia.

Star House Pole TOTEM POLE PITTS RIVER MUSEUM. Totem Pole by PittRiversound. Making the Totem Pole by PittRiversound. Totem pole facts. Looking at Totem Poles by STEWART (Hilary): U Washington 9780295972596 PAPERBACK, paper edition Later printing. - LOUIS COLLINS BOOKS. Bookseller: LOUIS COLLINS BOOKS Address: Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Looking at Totem Poles by STEWART (Hilary): U Washington 9780295972596 PAPERBACK, paper edition Later printing. - LOUIS COLLINS BOOKS

Ratings History. Totem pole animal meanings. Gonzagateach - Native American Legends - Text Set. How to Make A Totem Pole. Amazing Totem poles. Telling Stories Through Totem Poles. Teach Kids About Totem Poles - Amy's Mythic Mornings. Totem Poles - Talking Trees. Native American Totem Poles. Liberty's Kids - The Complete Series: Walter Cronkite, Billy Crystal, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Whoopi Goldberg, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Annette Benning, Various: Movies & TV. The American Revolutionary War: Keeping Independence Part 1: The American Independent Spirit. The American Revolutionary War: Keeping Independence Part 1: The American Independent Spirit The American Revolutionary War did not begin with the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" (the battles of Lexington and Concord).

The American Revolutionary War: Keeping Independence Part 1: The American Independent Spirit

It had its roots in the very first settlements in North America. From the beginning, the American colonists were used to doing things their own way. Yes, they came from Great Britain, but Great Britain was a great many miles away. This practice wasn't always popular with the British government. It is worth noting that American soldiers (including a young George Washington) did fight with British soldiers in the French and Indian War. LIBERTY! . Chronicle of the Revolution. Preparing For The Oath: U.S. History And Civics For Citizenship. Liberty or Death: The American Revolution: 1763-1783 (American Story (Hardcover)): Betsy Maestro, Giulio Maestro joi: 9780688088026: Books. Magic Tree House #22: Revolutionary: Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca: 9780679890683: Books. American Revolution: A Nonfiction Companion to Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Magic Tree House Research Guide Series) (9780375823794): Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Sal Murdocca: Books.

Pictures of the Revolutionary War. National Archives and Records Administration Washington, DC 20408 Cover Photograph: Bunker Hill. Cropped from item 15. 148-GW-448. How to Order. Liberty!: How the Revolutionary War Began (Landmark Books): Lucille Recht Penner, David Wenzel: 9780375822001: Books. My Brother Sam Is Dead: James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier: 8601401219446: Books. George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides: Rosalyn Schanzer: 9781426300424: Books. The American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities (For Kids series): Janis Herbert: 9781556524561: Books. Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?: Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes: 9780698114029: Books.

Colonial America for Kids: The Thirteen Colonies. History >> Colonial America The United States was formed from thirteen British colonies in 1776. Many of these colonies had been around for well over 100 years including the first colony of Virginia which was founded in 1607. See below for a map of the thirteen original colonies. What is a colony? A colony is a region of land that is under the political control of another country. Usually the controlling country is physically far away from the colony, as was the case with England and the American colonies. Declaration of Independence Facts and Information for Kids.

This worksheet has a free sample available. Download the sample here » Download This Sample This sample is exclusively for KidsKonnect Basic members! If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution: Kay Moore, Daniel O'Leary: 9780590674447: Books. North America Map / Geography of North America / Map of North America. North America History Anthropologists believe that North America's initial inhabitants arrived around 40,000 years ago by traversing the Bering Strait. Some experts feel that by using primitive boats, early man also migrated down the Pacific coast to South America; that debate continues. There is scientific evidence connecting indigenous Americans to Asian peoples, specifically from the eastern Siberian populations. Indigenous peoples of the Americas have been linked to North Asian populations by linguistic dialects and blood types.

After the last glacial period ended some 12,500 years back, a wide variety of prehistoric cultures developed across the continent, north to south. Long before the Europeans arrived, small groups developed throughout the Americas. Major Languages of the Americas - National Geographic Society. 1. Have students identify major languages spoken in the Americas. Distribute the worksheet Major Languages of the Americas and have students work together to create appropriate symbols for each language; for example, E for English, D for Dutch, Da for Danish, and CH for Caribbean Hindustani. 2. Have students map major languages spoken in the Americas.Have students use construction paper or paper, crayons, and markers to make the symbols, cut them out, and place them on the appropriate countries on one of the large maps of the Americas from the Americas MapMaker Kit. 3.

Have a whole-class discussion about the relationship between the distribution of modern languages and the colonial history of the Americas. North America Land and Resources. North America - Natural Resources. Top Crop - National Geographic Society. [BBC Technology Documentary] Renewable Energy - NEW+ Science Documentary HD. National Geographic Kids - United States. The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade. USA for Kids - American Food. Food has provided many idioms to the English language. Here are just a few examples: To sow wild oats - to have a good time as a young person before settling down to adult responsibilities. "Like many young men, John wanted to sow some wild oats after graduating from college.

" From soup to nuts - everything imaginable "The bridal shop has everything from soup to nuts when it comes to weddings" To be a peach! EIA Kids - Electricity in the U.S. U.S. EIA - Field Trips. National Geographic Kids - Canada. Food in Canada - Canadian Food, Canadian Cuisine - traditional, popular, dishes, recipe, diet, history, common, meals, people, favorite. Recipes Canada is the world's second-largest country (after Russia), and is the largest country in North America. The eastern provinces, known as the Maritimes, are separated from the rest of the country by low mountain ranges. Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island are island provinces in the Atlantic Ocean. Canadian Geographic. Where and how we live affect how much energy we consume. That is why the provinces and territories on this map are scaled to reflect their respective per capita energy-use values, measured in kilowatt hours (kWh). Transportation and climate influence how much energy we consume.

Industrial activity, also incorporated in these values, is partly why people in th west appear to be energy-guzzlers. Kids Club – Office of Energy Efficiency. National Geographic Kids - Mexico.   Kids Encyclopedia. Food in Mexico - Mexican Food, Mexican Cuisine - traditional, popular, dishes, recipe, diet, history, common, meals, rice. Recipes Mexico is located directly south of the United States. Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling Clancy Holling. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan. About This Book Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico — she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Geography from A to Z: A Picture Glossary by Jack Knowlton. Intermediate Reading (3-4) Geography.