Independence Day Teaching Tips

Written by Freda J. Glatt, M.S.

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4. Older children can researchrepparttar dates ofrepparttar 146947 following events and make a timeline:

a. The Declaration of Independence is signed. b. Georgia becomesrepparttar 146948 last ofrepparttar 146949 13 colonies. c. William Penn settles Pennsylvania. d. The British are defeated atrepparttar 146950 Battle of Yorktown. e. The Pilgrims settle at Plymouth. f. The battles of Lexington and Concord are fought. g. The French and Indian War is fought. h. The Boston Tea Party takes place. i. The first English settlement is founded at Jamestown. j. The Treaty of Paris endsrepparttar 146951 American Revolution.

5. Have children writerepparttar 146952 names of several heroes and places ofrepparttar 146953 American Revolution, then create their own crossword puzzle or word search!

6. Do your children like guessing games? Write clues for people and places ofrepparttar 146954 American Revolution and have them guessrepparttar 146955 person or place described.

7. Think aboutrepparttar 146956 freedoms Americans have and discuss them. What does being an American mean to you? Try expressing your thoughts in an original poem or play.

However you celebrate, be safe. Happy Birthday, America!!

I hope these ideas have been useful and have inspired your own creativity.

And remember...Reading is FUNdamental!

Freda J. Glatt, MS, retired from teaching after a 34-year career in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Her focus, now, is to reach out and help others reinforce reading comprehension and develop a love for reading. Visit her site at Reading is FUNdamental!

7 Reasons to Pursue an Online Degree

Written by Rick Hendershot

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Third, online degree students have access to a very wide range of resources. Not only can you userepparttar entire internet as your library and research center, but most online degree programs make professors and teaching aids readily available. Correspondence takes place by email, and often students can participate in online forums with other students having similar interests or studyingrepparttar 146822 same courses.

Fourth, there is tremendous variety. You are not restricted to courses offered byrepparttar 146823 local college. You can study for your online degree through a school downrepparttar 146824 street or a college onrepparttar 146825 other side ofrepparttar 146826 world.

Fifth, you can usually work at your own pace. You are not locked into attending physical classes, so your pace of study will be much more flexible.

Sixth, your online degree course of study will usually be much less expensive than traditional classroom-based courses of study. Online degree programs do not involve classrooms, labs or physical buildings, sorepparttar 146827 costs are much lower.

Finally, there are many resources onrepparttar 146828 internet that can help you chooserepparttar 146829 best online degree course of study. Online degree directories list thousands of programs in every conceivable area of study, making your access to online degree information unlike anything we have known inrepparttar 146830 past.

For more information pay a visit to this Online Degree Directory

Rick Hendershot is a writer and marketing consultant who also publishes The Linknet Advertising Network, offering advertising and link opportunities to online marketers.

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