Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

The 4th of July is nearly here.  Get out some “squirlies” and get your students in a patriotic frame of mind at the same time with this classic tune.  Need the music?  Check out this great version of Yankee Doodle you can download right now from Amazon.   Yankee Doodle went to town, riding on a pony,  (hold hands in front of you as if holding reins, and bounce up and...

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Let Freedom Ring! Great Patriotic Books and Music

Let Freedom Ring!  Great Patriotic Books and Music

Still teaching this summer and wanting to get ready to celebrate Flag Day and the 4th of July?  Here are five great songs and books to match that will help you and your students ring in our nation’s birthday in style!  Not teaching this summer?  File these away – they work perfectly for social studies in February when we honor our Presidents!  Clicking on the images will take you...

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Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President

Did you know you can write the president?  Even better – you’ll get a response!  You can choose to send a traditional letter or email the President. This is a great way to add a present day touch to your President’s Day studies and incorporate writing into your social studies lessons.  If you’re looking for a math lesson, these patriotic patterns will add some...

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