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Black History Unit

Jo - Monday, February 9, 2009, 11:51 pm
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Categories: Homeschooling, Lesson Plans, Social Studies

February is Black History Month. Below are the people we are going to study: Sarah Boone (inventor of the ironing board; received a patent in 1892)¬†– About.com: Sarah Boone George Washington Carver (plant scientist who made great contributions to the field of agriculture chemistry) – Wikipedia: George Washington Carver Dr. Charles R. Drew (physician) – […]

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Write a Letter to President Obama

Jo - Friday, January 30, 2009, 12:32 am
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Categories: Social Studies, Writing

My son is going to write a letter¬†to President Obama using a formal letter format (ReadWriteThink: Letter Generator). He will begin his letter introducing himself (and his age) and continue the letter by writing about one issue that is important to him. The letter will be written in cursive handwriting (very neatly) and will be […]

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