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Biographies for kids: Inventors, World Leaders, Women, Civil Rights

Biographies for kids: Inventors, World Leaders, Women, Civil Rights
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Thanksgiving Wordsearch, Crossword Puzzle, and More What Is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is, as the name suggests, a holiday for giving thanks. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November each year in the United States. Kate Middleton - Biography on Bio. Kate Middleton was a student at the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, where she graduated in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in the History of Art. In 2001, while in her second year at the University of St Andrews, Middleton met the future king. Since 2003, she and the prince have been in an on-again-off-again relationship that has been the subject of intense media scrutiny. She was born on 9 January 1982, in Berkshire, England, to pilot Michael and flight attendant Carole Middleton. In 1987, the Middletons founded their own party goods company, which helped to make them millionaires.

Squanto Facts for Kids Squanto (or Tisquantum, 1580? – November 1622) was a Native American who helped the Pilgrims survive in the New World. He learned to speak English and was hired as a guide and interpreter. He taught the Pilgrims to plant corn. David Beckham - Biography on Bio. David Beckham was born in Leytonstone to parents Ted, a kitchen fitter, and Sandra, a hairdresser. Beckham's parents were fanatical Manchester United supporters who frequently travelled to Old Trafford from London to attend the club's home matches, so he naturally inherited their love of the team and chose football as his main sporting passion. His love of football meant that his schooling took second place.

Biographies for Kids: Squanto History >> Native Americans >> Biographies Squanto Teaching by The German Kali Works, New York Occupation: Interpreter, Teacher Born: 1585 (actual date unknown) in what is today Plymouth Bay, Massachusetts Died: November 30, 1622 in Chatham, Massachusetts Bay Colony Best known for: Helping the Pilgrims survive their first winter in AmericaBiography:

Harriet Tubman Biography “I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.” “I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.” “I grew up like a neglected weed – ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.”

A Black History Internet Scavenger Hunt Send students on a Black History scavenger hunt. Students can learn about famous black Americans while polishing their Internet surfing skills. Included: Four different "hunts" -- for students of all ages. Choose a Black History Internet Scavenger Hunt from the list below. Invite students to read the ten clues on the assigned page. Then students should read the ten Internet biographies listed at the bottom of each page.

News, Articles, Photos & More Travel like a Historian in Massachusetts The state may be home to America's quirkiest historic mansion. Read More Why the U.S. Made Marijuana Illegal Online spelling and vocabulary program for kids Our online spelling and vocabulary program will improve your child’s language skills - one word at a time K5 Spelling’s ‘adaptive test-study’ approach, automatic word generation, optimized visual interface, 150,000 word database and continuous tracking of each student's spelling and misspellings is far beyond your typical online spelling program. Traditional spelling quizzes: lots of effort, limited impact Traditionally, students are given a list of spelling words to study, then tested and scored. Students learn how to "cram" words into short term memory. No follow-up takes place on the words the student misspelled.

Queen Elizabeth I for Kids Biography Occupation: Queen of England Born: September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, England Died: March 24, 1603 in Richmond, England Best known for: Ruling England for 44 yearsBiography: Growing Up as a Princess Princess Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533. Her father was Henry VIII, the King of England, and her mother was Queen Anne. She was heir to the throne of England. Queen Elizabeth by Unknown