Provide challenging activities that enable students to explore history, geography, and social studies topics. Activities include word searches, fact or opinion, creative writing, and more. Answer keys, time lines, and suggested reading lists are included.
Are you expected to change how you teach because of new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and new CCSS for Literacy and Writing in History/Social Studies and Science? Are you expected to continue to meet existing science and social studies standards, AND integrate new, more rigorous expectations for reading, writing, analysis, inference, and more into your daily instruction? The The American Revolution Common Core Lessons and Activities book allows you to immediately meet new CCSS for English Language Arts, as well at Literacy and Writing in History/Social Studies. This ready-to-use reproducible book includes 24 pages of supplemental resources are just what you need to met the new added requirements of Common Core! Perfect for grades 3-8!
Discover how a few brave patriots battled a great empire, learn about the famous midnight ride of Paul Revere, and find out how the United States became an independent nation. The Project Pack, The American Revolution, includes a 17-page Research Guide that introduces you and your students to the history of the American Revolution; what is was, why it occurred, and how it ended. In the Research Guide part of the unit, you will also find short biographies of important people during that time, a timeline, and a Vocabulary List. In addition to the guide, you will find 24 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics needed to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about the American Revolution.
Publisher: In The Hands of A Child
Product ID: HOCPP1061
Grades: Grades 7 - 12
Level(s): Middle School, High School
File Size: 5.37 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781603080613
The United States bought the Louisiana Territory from the French Emperor Napoleon in 1803. It was the largest land purchase in history. This 54-page The Louisiana Purchase Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child gives your child the tools to complete a lapbook on this historical purchase. The 11-page Research Guide and 15 hands-on activities introduce your student to the brief history of the United States before the purchase, reasons for the purchase, the details of the purchase, the buyers and seller, the impact of the Louisiana purchase, the territory, and exploration.
Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about the history of the Evergreen state with A Look at Washington State History Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 45-page unit contains a 10-page Research Guide and 12 hands-on activities about the history of the people, statehood, railroad, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and other major events in the history of the state.
Throughout history, the population and economy of the United States has changed dramatically. The nation has developed from a small English colony into a diverse culture that has the largest economy in the world. Your student can study early American history with A Summary & Review of Early American History: The Lost Colony through the Pony Express (1585-1861) Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 107-page pack includes a 38-page Research Guide and 30 hands-on activities to help your student learn about early American history by creating a lapbook.
Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about the history of the Evergreen state in the History of Washington Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 65-page unit contains a 16-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities about the history of the people, statehood, railroad, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and other major events in the history of the state.
The Let's Learn About American Indians Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child is a great tool for your Early Childhood student to complete a lapbook on a historical look at American Indians. This 49-page pack includes a 10-page Research Guide and 12 hands-on activities PLUS 4 bonus activities about early American Indian shelter, clothing, food, and toys and games.
The United States is often referred to as a Nation of Nations or a melting pot of diverse people from all over the world. How did America become a nation of such diverse cultures? Through immigration! Your student can complete a labpook about our fascinating culture with the United States Immigration: Past to Present Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 83-page pack includes a 22-page Research Guide and 26 hands-on activities PLUS 1 bonus activity about the reasons people immigrate, history of immigration in America, Ellis Island, immigrant children, famous immigrants, immigration in the United States today, people who immigrate, the immigration process, and naturalization. Your student will also find a timeline, interesting facts about immigration, and recipes.
Were there people living in North America before Europeans arrived? Yes! People lived in North America before European settlers arrived. They lived in many different habitats including deserts, mountains, and forests. They farmed the land, hunted, and fished. Some were even traders. Who were these people and what were they called? Your student can complete a lapbook on these early people with A Historical Look at American Indians Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 99-page pack includes a 37-page Research Guide and 30 hands-on activities PLUS 3 bonus activities. Students will be introduced to American Indian cultures, food, shelter, clothing, language, song and dance, medicine, arts and crafts, and recipes!
Two famous American explorers were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Their expedition was the first United States overland exploration of the American West and Pacific Northwest. Introduce your student to these great men and the journey they took with the Lewis and Clark Expedition Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 98-page pack includes a 24-page Research Guide and 30 hands-on activities to help your student complete a Lewis and Clark Lapbook. Concepts include the Louisiana Purchase, Expedition goals, people responsible, preparations, roster, the journey, relations with the Native Americans, and the return journey.
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. This was the day that a new government was formed in the United States, the same government we have today. Your student can complete a lapbook on this important document with the United States Constitution Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 57-page unit includes a 9-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities. Your student will learn about Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, the Articles of Confederation, structure and content of the Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, U.S. citizens and their rights.
After World War II, the United States and the United Soviet Socialist Republic(U.S.S.R.), or Soviet Union, became the chief world powers, often called superpowers. The differences between the two superpowers led to a Cold War that lasted for forty years as each side tried to protect their interests and gain allies all over the world. The 72-page Cold War Era Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child includes a 15-page Research Guide and 25 hands-on activities about the causes of the Cold War, history leading up to the Cold War, Berlin Blockade, Berlin Wall, foreign policies, major crises during the war, arms race, changes in leadership, and more. This unit also contains a full timeline of the era, which lasted from 1947 to 1991.
The Civil Air Patrol is a volunteer organization made up of aviation-minded people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations who work together to perform search, rescue and education missions. Your student can create a lapbook on this organization with the United States Civil Air Patrol Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 58-page unit includes a 9-page Research Guide and 22 hands-on activities about the organization, history, missions, members, and uniforms.
The 1st Infantry Division of the United States, also called The Big Red One, is the oldest division of the United States Army. In continuous service to the United States since 1917, The Big Red One was named after its shoulder patch. Your student can complete a lapbook about The Big Red One with the U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 58-page pack includes a 16-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities about the mission, history, conflicts and wars, the patch, 1st Infantry Division band, song, monuments, and a brief biography of Colonel Robert R. McCormick.
Small groups of European people sailed to North America to settle into a new life for adventure, land, and religious freedom. They built their homes and towns and lived in what were called the colonies. Students can learn about the first colonists and the life of the people with the 80-page Life In Colonial America Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This pack contains a 24-page Research Guide and 22 hands-on activities about the land, the thirteen colonies, homes, ways of life, trade, currency, religion, Native American relationships, government, and everyday life including recipes and crafts!
The United States Air Force is a branch of the U.S. armed forces. Formed in 1947 from the Army Air Corps, the Air Force is responsible for conducting military operations in air and space. Your student can complete a lapbook about the organization, history, mission, people, aircraft and weapons, training, uniforms, awards and more of the United States Air Force. The 69-page United States Air Force Project Pack contains a 15-page Research Guide and 23 hands-on activities to help your student learn more about flying off into the wild blue yonder.
America's largest home, which happens to be a French chateau, is located in North Carolina. The Biltmore House is the largest privately owned residence in the United States. Learn about this fascinating home in The Biltmore House Project Pack. This 52-page unit includes a 10-page Research Guide and 16 hands-on activities that explain the history, planning and design, and function of the famous Biltmore House.
The American Civil War, also called the War Between the States, was a war between the United States of America (the Union) and the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). The American Civil War lasted for four years and was fought by three million Americans. Now your student can learn about A House Divided in The American Civil War. This 82-page Project Pack contains a 28-page Research Guide and 25-hands on activities to help your student complete a lapbook about the history of the American Civil War.
The history of Pennsylvania began long before it ever came to be called Pennsylvania! Your student can learn about the history of the Keystone state in the Pennsylvania History Project Pack. This 66-page Project Pack contains an 18-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook on the history of Pennsylvania from the days of the early Native Americans to the present!
Jamestown colony was located in what is now the state of Virginia on the East Coast of North America. Jamestown played an important role in the history of the United States. In fact, Jamestown was the beginning of American history. Your student can find out more about this colony in The Story ofJamestown Project Pack. This 75-page Project Pack includes a 9-page Research Guide and 19 hands-on activities to help your student learn The Story of Jamestown.
People who traveled the westward trails had to walk through deserts, over dusty plains, over mile-high mountains, and had to cross deep rivers and streams. Your student can learn about their journeys on these trails in Westward Expansion: The Oregon Trail. This 63-page Project Pack includes an 18-page Research Guide and 22 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook about a typical day on the trail, clothing worn, dangers that were faced, and much more.
Your student can learn the story of Oklahoma from ancient times to the present in The History of Oklahoma Project Pack. This 79-page unit includes a 20-page Research Guide and 25-hands on activities to help your students complete a lapbook on the history of Oklahoma. Whether you are a resident of Oklahoma or not, this is a great Project Pack to learn about a state rich in history!
At the end of the western film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, the journalist said, This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. Contrary to those words, many facts that were printed about the Wild West were just Hollywood legends. Being a cowboy on the frontier was a dangerous job, but the real danger was faced on the trail and not in shootouts we see in Western movies. This 46-page Project Pack includes a 12-page Research Guide and 15 hands-on activities to help you complete a lapbook on the history of cowboys including clothing, horses, rodeos, cowgirls, and more!
Have you and your family ever moved to a new house or maybe even a new city or state? Have you ever imagined what it would be like to move to a new country? This year as you celebrate Thanksgiving, think about those people long ago who moved to a new country in search of freedom - think about the Pilgrims. This 54-page Project Pack is complete with a 10-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities to help your student learn what it was like to be a Pilgrim!
Anchors Aweigh! Find out about one of the exciting branches of the U.S. Military in The United States Navy Project Pack. This 96-page Project Pack has all the tools you need to learn about U.S. naval history, Special Forces, ranks and much more! This Project Pack includes a 19-page Research Guide and 24-hands on activities.
Learn about the three flights that were hijacked, the history of the World Trade Center, the disaster sites, and how the heroes and victims of that tragic day are memorialized. This 88-page Project Pack includes a 12-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities to help your student learn about September 11, 2001.
You may have studied the state of California, or the California Gold Rush . How much do you know about the Native Americans who lived there? There were many Native American tribes who lived in Northern California before Europeans even set foot on the North American continent. Explore the people, languages, and ways of life of these people in the 17-page Research Guide. Next, complete the 23 hands-on activities that include mini fact books about the tribes, their clothing, religion, and much more.
Most people know about the law of gravity - what goes up, must come down. But who was the first person to discover this? Did some guy just happen to be sitting under an apple tree and wonder why the apples fell out? Yes! That is exactly what happened! This hands-on Project Pack is 67 pages of everything you need to begin your studies on the life of Sir Isaac Newton. In the Research Guide part of the unit, you will also find a brief explanation of his discoveries, including the law of gravity, the nature of light, and the laws of motion, as well as an extensive vocabulary list to complete your studies. In addition to the guide, you will find 20 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about this great scientist, mathematician, physicist, and inventor.
Most people know the story of Benjamin Franklin flying his kite in a thunder and lightning storm. Others may know that he was one of the Founding Fathers for the United States and that he signed the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. But who was Benjamin Franklin? This hands-on Project Pack is 74 pages of everything you need to begin your studies on the life of Benjamin Franklin. In the Research Guide part of the unit, you will also find a complete timeline, an extensive vocabulary list, and fun activities to complete your studies. In addition to the guide, you will find 20 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about this great founding father, scientist, inventor, and writer.
Born January 15, 1929, graduated from college at age 19, leader of the civil rights movement, voted Time Magazine's Man of the Year in 1963, he had a dream. Introduce your student to this great man, Martin Luther King Jr., and the dream he had. This hands-on Project Pack is 77 pages of everything you and your students need to begin your studies on the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. In the Research Guide part of the unit, you will also find photos, an excerpt from his famous I Have a Dream Speech, and a Vocabulary List. In addition to the guide, you will find 19 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about this great leader.
Rules are important to a household and to a government and it is important to have people in charge that can help make and enforce those rules. The American government has people in charge who make and enforce laws to benefit the citizens of this nation. The 72-page American Government Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child can help your child learn about the government that rules our nation. This project pack comes complete with a 16-page research guide and 25 hands-on activities about the system of American Government.
It is winter in Alaska, the temperatures are freezing, the wind is blowing hard, and you never know when the next blizzard will come, but you are warm inside because your 16-dog sled team just won $72, 066.67! How did you do that? You are the winner of the Iditarod! Learn about the Last Great Race on Earth in the Iditarod Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 48-page revised unit now includes a 12-page research guide and 15 hands-on activities to help your student see what the Iditarod is really all about!
The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. Why is it so important? Now your students can learn about this historical document in the Declaration of Independence Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This revised unit is 66-pages long and includes an 8-page research guide and 13 hands-on activities that help your student complete a lapbook on the Declaration of Independence.
Amazingly enough, slavery that occurred in the United States prior to the Civil War is considered modern slavery. Slaves have been bought and sold around the world through much of history. Learn more about slavery in the United States in the Slavery Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 68-page project pack includes a 13-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities to help your students complete a lapbook on Slavery in North America.
As the human population grows, people need more options for disposing of their waste. This 70 page pack includes a 10 page Research Guide and 15 hands-on activities about where garbage goes when we throw it away, how to reduce, reuse, and recycle, and the various materials that can be reduced, reused, and recycled. In addition, students will find bonus and extension activities such as Bible connections, researching recycling options in the community, and making recycled paper.
The Industrial Revolution Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child describes a period in history of great change. It explains what changed the way things were produced and how people lived. It explains great inventions of the revolution, great inventors, factories, labor unions, urban life and rural life, a timeline, and a brief biography of Samuel Slater, the Father of the American Industrial Revolution. Your students will learn both the positive and negative effects of the great inventions and machines that made life easier for some and more difficult for others and the huge impact this time period had on the world today! This 66-page pack includes a 17-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook on the Industrial Revolution.
If you have already opened the door to Narnia in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, you know that it is a magical place filled with mythical creatures, animals that can speak, and thick woods to explore. The story of Prince Caspian takes C.S. Lewis readers back to Narnia, where a prince fights to regain his right to the throne and restore Narnia to its old splendor. Your student can complete a lapbook on this extraordinary story with the Narnia Chronicles: A Study of Prince Caspian Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child.
The Norse people were a group of Germanic tribes who lived in northern Europe and Scandinavia from about 200 to 500 A.D. The Norse were not just one ethnic group, but many diverse groups and tribes of people who spoke different languages and practiced different traditions. They did, however, share common social, tribal, and especially religious beliefs. Your student can learn about their common religious beliefs with the Norse Mythology Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 64-page Project Pack contains a 13-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook about the Norse, Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, Norse Creation mythology, Norse gods and giants, and popular Norse myths.
Bartholomew Roberts once said men who became pirates were lured by plenty... pleasure...liberty and power. Find out more about these men called pirates in the Pirates! Project Pack. This 54-page unit takes you on a pirate adventure with an 11-page Research Guide and 19 hands-on activities about the history, life, and adventures of Pirates!
Pull out your multiplication tables...it's time to PARTY!!! That's right, In the Hands of a Child invites you to a Multiplication Pizza Party! This 60-page unit has all you need to complete a lapbook on multiplication. Based on a pizza party, this unit includes 13 hands-on activities that incorporate multiplication into the planning and the partying! There are games, factor families, money activities, and lots of pizza! Start your multiplication lapbook today with the Multiplication Pizza Party Project Pack.
When you think of chemistry you might picture lots of test tubes and spooky looking mixtures that are fizzing and smoking. What is chemistry? Teach your students the basics of Chemistry with the Foundations for Chemistry Project Pack. Chemistry is the science of change and the study of matter. This 53-page Project Pack has a 10-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities to help you and your student learn the science of chemistry!
Most people think a tennis court is just for playing tennis. But, in June 1789, representatives of the National Assembly of France gathered together on a tennis court and pledged not to disband until a constitution was written in their favor. It was known as the Oath of the Tennis Court! The Project Pack, The French Revolution, includes a 12-page Research Guide that introduces you and your students to the history of the French Revolution; what is was, why it occurred, and how it ended. In the Research Guide part of the unit, you will also find short biographies of important people during that time, a timeline, and a Vocabulary List. In addition to the guide, you will find 23 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics needed to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about the French Revolution.
Feudalism, nobility, tournaments, knights in shining armor, the Black Death - all of these things might sound like something out of a fairy tale to you, but in fact, they are things that occurred during the Medieval Times in Europe. Our newest Research Pack, Medieval Times, includes a Guide that introduces you and your students to the three time periods of the Middle Ages, the people, the religion, the castles, what it took to become a knight, and about the devastating plague that killed millions. In addition to the guide, you will find 23 hands-on activities complete with instructions and reproducible graphics needed to complete your studies and offer a fun approach to learning about the Medieval Times.
Around 2000 B.C. groups of herdsmen left central Europe and settled further south on what is known as mainland Greece today. The ancient Greeks created one of the most influential cultures of the world. Ancient Greeks invented philosophy, science, theater, and politics. Your student can learn about this ancient culture with the Ancient Greece Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 79-page revised unit now contains a 25-page Research Guide about the five time periods of Ancient Greece, people, religion, art, government, and much more. In addition, you will find 21 hands-on activities that enable your child to complete a lapbook on Ancient Greece.
The city of Rome is the capital city of Italy. Roman legend says that the city was founded in 753 B.C. Rome began as a small farming community on the banks of the Tiber River and grew into one of the greatest empires in history. Your student can complete a lapbook about this ancient civilization with the Ancient Rome Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. 73 pages includes a 20-page Research Guide and 25 hands-on activities to help your student learn about early influences to the culture, the Roman Empire, the Punic Wars, and much more.
Every year we look forward to the fourth Thursday of November and enjoy the feasting and good times with our families. But Thanksgiving is not just about eating all that food. Your student can learn the history, meaning, symbols, and much more with the Thanksgiving Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 79-page Project Pack includes a 13-page Research Guide about the history, people, symbols of the holiday plus recipes to try at home AND 17 hands-on activities that correlate to the information in the Research Guide to help your student complete a lapbook on the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter was first published in 1901. It is the story of Peter Rabbit and his three sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail. This 50 page pack includes a 10 page Research Guide and 15 hands-on activities PLUS one extension activity. You and your students will find a brief biography of Beatrix Potter, a Peter Rabbit timeline, summary and page-by page discussion questions, recipes, a brief introduction to rabbits and gardens.
The worlds of Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Johnny Townmouse, and more come alive for children of all ages thanks to children's book author, Beatrix Potter. Students can complete a lapbook about this amazing woman with the Beatrix Potter Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 64 page pack includes an 11 page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities about her childhood, her artwork, her published writing, her later years, and some of the characters in her beloved books.
Police officers, fire fighters, and paramedics are all people you might see in your community. It is important to know how to communicate with community helpers and to trust them so they can do their job to save lives. It is also important to have a safety plan for your family and know when and how to call for help. This 92 page pack includes a 15 page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities PLUS 4 extension activities to help your student create a lapbook on Emergency Services & Personal Safety. Major concepts include police, personal safety, firefighters, fire safety, paramedics, calling for help, common household hazards, and internet safety.
Every living thing has a place in nature. The Earth can be considered one giant ecosystem that includes soil, air, climate, natural resources, and many communities living and relying on each other. Earth is home to more than six billion people, which creates a strain on natural resources, wildlife habitats, water and air, climate, and the amount of people living in poverty. This 139 page pack includes a 48 page Research Guide and 37 hands-on activities and 3 extension activities about Earth's systems, human population dynamics, natural resources, environmental quality, global changes, and environment and society.
Although technology began in ancient times, it was not until the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century that the world began seeing how technology could dramatically change everyone's lives and everyday tasks. This pack includes a 10 page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities PLUS one bonus activity about what technology is, what it does for us, the impact it has on daily life, technology through the ages, and future technology. In addition, students will find information about techno groundbreakers, information technology, and how technology was demonstrated in the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World.
Bridges are usually part of a transportation route and carry highways, railroad lines, and other pathways. This pack includes a 20 page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities PLUS 2 extension activities and 1 bonus activity. Your student's lapbook will demonstrate a knowledge of bridge functions, bridge history, bridge designs, famous bridges and engineers, and natural bridges.
Mesoamerica was the region that is now Mexico and Central America. Major Mesoamerican and South American civilizations included the Maya, Aztec, and Inca. This 100 page pack contains a 22 page Research Guide and 34 hands-on activities about the Mayan, Aztec, and Inca civilizations, including language, arts and crafts, clothing, food, political and social organization, religion, agriculture, major cities, accomplishments, and how each empire ended. Students will also find a full timeline, recipes, and more!
Herpetology is a branch of zoology that is concerned with all aspects of the study of amphibians and reptiles, two types of vertebrates, through habitat observation and scientific studies. Highschool students can complete a lapbook on this fascinating science with the Herpetology Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 83-page pack includes a 22-page Research Guide and 23 hands-on activities PLUS 2 bonus activities. This Project Pack is full of information about herping, taxonomy, amphibian and reptile anatomy, behavior, life history, comparing both classes of animals, thermoregulation, conservation, and careers in herpetology.
The Cornhusker state has more varieties of grass than any other state in the nation. Your student can find out what else Nebraska has to offer with the Nebraska Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 82-page pack includes a 24-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities PLUS 1 bonus activity to help your student complete a lapbook on the state of Nebraska. Information your student will learn includes the people (past and present), land, state facts and symbols, rivers and lakes, climate, government, economy, wildlife, major cities, sports teams, and major attractions. Also included is a state timeline and recipes!
Listen. What do you hear? We live in a noisy world full of different sounds. Sound is anything you hear. Can sound be heard on the Moon? Find the answer to that question and more as your student completes a Sound lapbook with the Exploring Sound Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 60-page pack includes an 11-page Research Guide and 19 hands-on activities PLUS 2 Bonus experiments about sound waves, sound characteristics, musical sound, acoustics, ultrasounds, recording sound, how we hear sound, speech, and the importance of sound.
The Mission: Paragraph Island Rescue Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child takes your student on a special rescue mission to Paragraph Island. Here, your student will help the people of the island learn to write proper paragraphs and how to avoid common spelling mistakes AND learn basic survival skills. This 99-page pack includes a 27-page Research Guide about paragraphs and spelling: the parts and purpose of paragraphs, components of a good paragraph, stages of writing a paragraph, the five basic rules of spelling, homonyms, homophones, and homographs AND about survival: three basic needs for survival, survival in different conditions, building a fire, first aid, distress signals, and man-made tools.
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder is a story about the Ingalls family between 1874 and 1876 and their adventures in Minnesota. Your student can complete a lapbook on this book with the 119-page Plum Creek Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This pack includes a chapter-by-chapter review complete with questions for discussion and 32 correlating hands-on activities to help your student comprehend the story and research what life was like for Laura Ingalls as a child. You and your student will also find information and activities about crafts and recipes, Minnesota, and grasshoppers.
Your student can complete a lapbook on this holiday tradition with the Holiday Traditions: Nutcrackers and the Story of The Nutcracker Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 57-page pack includes an 11-page Research Guide and 16 hands-on activities plus 1 bonus craft activity. Your student will learn about the Nutcracker Ballet (including a summary and facts), the history of nutcrackers, how nutcrackers are simple machines (including information about levers), types of nutcrackers, how nutcrackers are made, materials used to make nutcrackers, their Christian symbolism, how they became symbols of Christmas, and collectible nutcrackers.
What does the color of your house have to do with ladybugs? Complete a lapbook with the Lady Bug Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child and find out! Ladybugs, also called ladybird beetles, are insects that belong to a group of insects called beetles. Ladybugs can be red, black, orange, or yellow and they usually have spots. Your student can complete a lapbook on these small insects with the Lady Bugs Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 69-page pack includes a 9-page Research Guide and 18 hands-on activities about types of ladybugs, anatomy, diet, habitat, life cycle, value, ladybug collecting and why they are considered lady luck in some cultures!
At the end of Day 1,the earth was covered in water. On Day 2 God divided the Waters above from the waters below to create the sky. What is the sky? It is the air. It is the atmosphere. Your student can complete a lapbook on this important day of creation and the atmosphere with the Creation Day 2: The Atmosphere Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 62-page pack includes a 7-page Research Guide and 17 hands-on activities plus 2 bonus experiment activities to help your student learn about Day 2 of Creation, colors of the sky, size of the atmosphere, layers of the atmosphere, the ozone, atmospheric pressure, and how the atmosphere affects Earth's weather.
Located in the Pacific Northwest, Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about this beautiful state with the Washington Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 70-page pack includes a 15-page Research Guide and 22 hands-on activities about the state facts and symbols, people, land, climate, government, economy, flora and fauna, major cities, sites, and recipes. Your student will have the hands-on tools to create a lapbook on the state of Washington.
In this increasingly busy life that we live in, it is important to take time out each day to enjoy God and the blessings He has given us. Enjoy and devote some time each day with the Devotion a Day: 30 Days of Devotions for Parents and Children Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 79-page pack includes 30 days of devotions with related scriptures and 30 hands-on activities to help you and your child pray together as you complete a lapbook about prayer, kindness, good attitude, the Golden Rule, reading the Bible, being thankful, obeying parents, and much more!
The state of Missouri, it is a state rich in natural resources and history. Your student can learn about the Show Me State with the Missouri Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 66-page pack includes a 14-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities about the people, land, climate, government, economy, wildlife, major cities, and major attractions of Missouri. Your student will soon be showing his or her Show Me State lapbook to everyone!