Category Archives: American History

Match-up Books

   Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is one of my favorite books. Not only is it an intriguing story, but it offers a wonderful opportunity to develop students’ background knowledge about World War II. Kids as young as fifth … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

Today we will remember, reflect, and read about the tragedy that occurred in our country fifteen years ago. I just read a wonderful post that included many suggestions for texts about 9/11 written for youngsters. I wanted to share it … Continue reading

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