Category Archives: Social Studies

The Three Pyramids

Try this one out!

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and this one!

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Habit Forming Game

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Geo-Literacy

All throughout the year, we will be learning about Geo-literacy. What exactly is Geo-literacy? According to National Geographic, Geo-literacy is a combination of skills and understanding necessary to make far-reaching decisions in the 21st century. It’s not just about knowing where places are on a the globe. However, it IS important that you begin learning about where all areas of our world are located. Following is a fun way to learn about the geography of our world.

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Biome foldable assignment

Go to this page to help you with your foldable research today.

http://www.fineskids.net/?page_id=1105

Traveler IQ Challenge

Fling the Teacher

I was reminded by a couple of my former students of how much fun these are to play.  Most of these are from other sites, so if there is anything incorrect, don’t blame me:)
Here’s the Roman Gods and Goddesses one

Here’s a language arts one

One on math 

Now, one on Native Americans 

Here’s one on 2D and 3D Shapes 

Here’s one on multiplication 

 Oooh, Equivalent fractions  I know you LOVE equivalent fractions:)

Solve the equation for your beginning algebra lovers

Text features – your teacher will love you for this

AND your social teacher will love this Westward Expansion one

Estimating lengths

 Ancient Rome

The Revolutionary War 

Thanksgiving Fun Mad Lib

Choose a Biome

This is a really cool website!

Brainpop

I have been using Brainpop with my students for years.  They love it!  Now the great people at Brainpop have added great games to their site.

Glossopedia

For geography fans – this is great!

Ancient Egypt Cyberhunt

1.  What is kohl?

2.  What did the ancient Egyptians call Scarab beetles?

3.  Who was the last great pharaoh of Egypt?

4.  What was the name of Egypt’s female king?

5.  Were the ancient Egyptians monotheistic or polytheistic?

6.  What kind of writing did the ancient Egyptians use?

7.  Where is the Great Pyramid of Egypt located?

8.  How many years did it take to build the Great Pyramid of Giza?

9.  Who was the archaeologist that uncovered the tomb of King Tut?

10.  What is the name of the longest river in the world?

Ancient Egyptian Game

Ancient Egypt Teacher Invaders

Ancient Egypt Game Half a Min

You Wouldn’t Want to be An Egyptian Mummy

1.  What is the  way to achieve immortality  by preserving the body of a person once they had died, and wrap them up in linen bandages?

2.  What is  used to pull the brain out of the head through your nose? mummy_beauty_sleep_lg_blk

3.  What can be made out of onions?

4.  What is used to glue the bandages together?

5.  The nest of coffins that you will finally be placed in your tomb and inside a large stone coffin is called what?

6.  Where is the mummy buried?

7.  What are some things that the tomb raiders are after?

When you have completed this cyberhunt, click on this to go to an Ancient Egyptian Game.

Ancient Egyptian Games

Go to this link and explore these games –
http://egypt.mrdonn.org/games.html

For You Geography Fans

Thanks to Richard Byrne at Freetech4teachers for this suggestion.  If you love geography, you are going to love this game.