SOCIAL STUDIES TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION. ADDRESSING THE 7 STRANDS OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM UNIT: COMMUNITIES SECOND GRADE LEVEL BY: STEPHANIE COOK. AMERICAN HERITAGE PEOPLE IN SOCIETIES WORLD INTERACTIONS DECISION MAKING AND RESOURCES. DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES
EXAMINE AN HISTORICAL ARTIFACT AND WRITE WHAT IS KNOWN, AND WHAT IS NEW INFORMATION.
CREATE A TIMELINE OF YOUR FAMILY AND THEIR BIRTHDATES. FIND OUT WHAT OCCURRED ON THOSE DAYS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY OR THE WORLD.
INTERVIEW A GRANDPARENT-NOTE WHAT IS DIFFERENT TODAY THAN THAT TIME PERIOD.
PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL CLASS FESTIVAL BY MAKING FOODS AND DRESSING IN TRADITIONAL CLOTHES FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY.ACTIVITIES
Contains online activities for young children to learn about American Heritage
Information provided by the Ohio Historical Society. Contains History, fun and games, and programs to help kids learn about Ohio.
Takes a journey back in history to show how children lived then.
Gives an overview of the history and information on each state of the U.S. and various countries.
Colonial Williamsburg. A site for kids and adults to learn about the colonial life of Williamsburg.
LEARN A SONG AND DANCE FROM SPAIN
PARTICIPATE IN CINCO DE MAYO DAY.
DISCUSS HOW PEOPLE WHO WORK IN A HOSPITAL ARE ORGANIZED.
RESEARCH AN ETHNIC GROUP IN THE UNITED STATES. WRITE IN JOURNAL AND SHOW WHERE THEY LIVE ON A MAP.ACTIVITIES
Contains information about famous people, museums, places, history.
Covers many subjects. Special features for kids.
Contains information, resources, and activities about people, places, and environments.
Contains recipes, creative art ideas, and language activities that kids can do.
Site to use for research on ethnic studies.
CREATE A MAP SHOWING THE ROUTE FROM HOME TO YOUR SCHOOL.
USING A MAP WITH SYMBOLS, CREATE ROUTES TAKEN BY PLANE, TRAIN, AND HIGHWAY TO CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK, AND FLORIDA.
WRITE TO AN INTERNATIONAL PENPAL, AND EXPLAIN YOUR COMMUNITY TO THAT PERSON.
INTERVIEW A NATIVE FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY.ACTIVITIES
Contains news, information, and products from 220 countries around the world.
Find maps and suggested routes on this site.
Resources for using maps and learning about various areas of the world.
Information about the United Nations and how it affects people all over the world.
Provides research information on the countries of Africa.
COMPILE DATA ON WHO RIDES THE BUS TO SCHOOL, WHO WALKS, AND WHO RIDES WITH PARENTS. MAKE GRAPH TO REPRESENT INFORMATION.
CUT AND PASTE CATALOG PICTURES WITH PRICES. WITH ONLY $10.00 ON YOU, CHOOSE ITEMS YOU WOULD HAVE TO ELIMINATE.
MAKE A LIST OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN YOUR SCHOOL.
WRITE A LETTER TO THE MAYOR ABOUT A CONCERN YOU HAVE IN THE CITY.ACTIVITIES
Resources for consumers.
Contains lesson plans on economics for elementary age kids.
A teacher’s resource for lesson plans on decision making skills for elementary age kids.
National Council on Economic Education. Information for teachers and students to use.
Ideas for teachers to teach economics through the internet.
Fun facts about the white house and the United States government.
Various links for kids. Information on the democratic process.
Non profit organization to educate young citizens on the electoral process.
Information on each branch of the government and constitution.
This site gives kids an opportunity to cast a vote on an issue.
Site for kids to find out information about society and government.
Activities and several links for teaching kids about citizenship.
Contains information on the various symbols of the United States.
Gives suggestions to kids on ways to help in the community.
Learning adventures in citizenship.
TAKE A DIGITAL PICTURE OF YOURSELF AND USE A WORD PROCESSOR TEMPLATE TO WRITE ABOUT YOURSELF.
LEARN WHAT THE INTERNET IS AND HOW IT OPERATES
LEARN HOW BARCODES WORK IN GROCERY STORES WITH THE WEBSITE LISTED.
MAKE A TIMELINE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCESACTIVITIES
Science and technology activities for kids. Resources for teachers.
Technological activities integrating all subject areas for children. Ideas for teachers to use in the classroom.
Technology lesson plans by grade level.
Technology lesson plans at all grade levels.
Contains information on how barcodes and scanners work in the grocery store.