"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."

"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales

History and Geography

Ancient History in General
Ancient China and Japan
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Medieval History
The Kingdom of the Celts
Byzantine
From Rise of Islam to the Vikings
Anglo-Saxon England
Illuminated Manuscripts
Learning About Castles Through Sandcastles
Charlemagne's Empire and the Holy Roman Empire
The Norman Conquest and the Bayeux Tapestry
The 100 Years War, Joan of Arc and Robin Hood
Feudal System and Chess
Knights
The Church and Stained Glass
The Plague
Joan of Arc and The Hundred Years War
Marco Polo including Medieval Venice, Persia, Mongols, China, Tibet. India, Southeast Asia, Japan
Medieval Eastern Europe
Medieval Africa
Medieval Asia
Medieval Europe
Medieval Americas: The Mayans and Toltecs



Explorers- why?

 Renaissance Artists




Modern History
Changes in England: 1700-1850 The Farming and Industrial Revolutions
President Jackson (1829–1837) and the Trail of Tears (1831-1838)
Presidential Pockets
The Alamo (1836), Mexican-American War (1846–48), and Presidents (1837-1841)
Up and Down the Mississippi (1840-1860) and Presidents (1841-45)
Strawberry Soiree (1850's)
California Gold Rush (1848–1855), The Pony Express (1860-1861) and the Presidents, 1849-1861

Revolutions and New Nations {1825-1900}
The Underground Railroad {1830-1860} and Harriet Tubman {1820-1913}
Oak Hill School, 1892
Immigrants Flock to America (1880-1914) and Presidents Hayes to McKinley
Business Tycoons of the Gilded Age
The Progressive Era, 1890-1913
The Spanish-American War, Clara Barton and the American Red Cross
Building the Panama Canal (1904-1914) and President Teddy Roosevelt
World War I
World World I, part 1: The Beginning, 1914World War I, part 2: 1915-1916 Weapons and Warfare
World War I, part 3: American Becomes Involved ,1917-1920After WWI: The Twenties and Presidents Harding and Coolidge
Between the Wars with Robert McCloskey1930's, The Great Depression and President Hoover
World War II
Putting in a Victory Garden

World War II, part 1: 1939-1941:President Roosevelt and Blitzkrreig to Pearl Harbor
Field Trip: World War II Firepower Tour at Fort Miles; Lewes, DelawareWorld War II, part 2: 1941-1944: War in Africa to The Battle of the Bulge
World War II: New Recruits Go Through Basic Training
World War II, part 3: 1945: President Truman and Into Germany to the Atomic Bomb
Which is larger...a platoon or a battalion?
Which weapon is more powerful?

Hands-On History Activities

Geography
Salt Dough Map of America

Postcards
How to Start a 50 States Postcard-Geography Album ProjectAlabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
50 States Snack Party


Australia
Canada
China
Estonia
Finland
Germany
Greece
Israel
Italy
Japan
Maylasia
Philippines
Russia
Thailand
Social Studies, Culture
World Geography, Introduction
Africa

Asia
Japan
China
Indonesia
Korea
India
Vietnam

Middle East
Israel
Arabia

Europe
Russia
Arctic

Squished Penny Virtual Trip and Geography Album

World Geography and Cultures
Morocco