Dr. Seuss & Read Across America

Dr. Seuss Syllables lesson
http://www.glc.k12.ga.us/BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/lpdisplay.asp?LPID=14269

NEA Read Across America Site
http://www.nea.org/readacross/index.html

Seussentennial - Download calendars with 100 ways to celebrate Dr. Seuss
http://www.seussville.com/seussentennial/event.pperl

Seussville
http://www.seussville.com/lb/home.html

Seussville- Hooray for Diffendoofer Day
http://www.seussville.com/titles/diffendoofer/

Seussville University - learn basic skills with your favorite Seuss characters
http://www.seussville.com/university/

Cat in the Hat activities
http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/dr__seuss.html

Dr. Seuss Quiz
http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow7/mar99/probability/seuss_book_quiz.shtml

Great Dr. Seuss Info. (biography, timeline, books, trivia)
http://www.kidsreads.com/features/010221-seuss/seuss.asp

Basic Dr. Seuss Biography
http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/seussbiography.html
  and….
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/dreamteam/theodorgeisel.html

Dr. Seuss Webquest-Grade 4-6 (go to the teacher section & check all of the sites are before using)
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/techtrac/plus/hildebran/

The Lorax Writing Webquest-Grade 2-4 (again-check links)
http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/chavez/loraxquest/t-index.htm

Cross Curricular Activities for 15 Dr. Seuss Books - Grade k-2
http://atozteacherstuff.com/pages/250.shtml

Reading Everywhere with Dr. Seuss lesson
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=109

 


St. Patrick's Day
 
 
About St. Patrick's Day
http://www.dltk-holidays.com/patrick/about.htm

Talking Electronic Book about Ireland- Created by Kids (I would do whole class---the page is overloaded with ads)
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/elibrary/ireland-the-country.html

The Kidz Page- St. Patrick's Day Online Games & Activities
http://www.thekidzpage.com/holidays/st-patricks-day/index.html

 
Printable Irish fairy tales
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/st-patricks-day/short-stories/index.html

Video - The Man Behind the Myth 
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/03/0317_060317_patricks_video.html



Woman's History
 
 
National Women's Hall of Fame
http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php

Women of Achievement
http://www2.edc.org/WomensEquity/women.htm

Scholastic Cyber Hunt- Women's History (please check links before using)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/simplybest.htm

Children's Encyclopedia of Women- created by 3rd and 4th graders in N.Y.
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/womenenc/womenenc.htm

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/


Iditarod

Jr. Iditarod
http://www.jriditarod.com/

Cabela's Iditarod 2007- race Coverage
http://www.cabelasiditarod.com/

Female Frontiers
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/frontiers/riddles.html

Official Site of the Iditarod- (Interactive map, learn about the Iditarod, etc.)
http://www.iditarod.com/

Scholastic-Iditarod: Race Across Alaska
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/iditarod/

Large Scale Map of Iditarod
http://www.ultimateiditarod.com/maplarge.htm

Iditarod ThinkQuest
http://library.thinkquest.org/3796/Index.htm

PBS- Sled Dogs
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sleddogs/

PBS- Dogsledding 101
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sleddogs/multimedia/sleddogs-game.html

Sled Dogs
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/animals/dogs.htm


Severe Weather Awareness
 
 
Weather 101- A Resource for Students & Teachers
http://ggweather.com/101.htm

Tornadoes-Fema's site for kids
http://www.fema.gov/kids/tornado.htm

Hurricanes- Fema's Site for Kids
http://www.fema.gov/kids/hurr.htm

Web Weather for Kids
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/

Web Weather for Kids- Weather Ingredients
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/basic.html

Weather Wiz Kids- Weather Instruments (& lots of sections with other weather info.)
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/wxinstruments.htm

WXII12 Weather- Hurricane Tracker
http://www.wxii12.com/hurricanetracker/index.html

The Hurricane Hunters
http://www.hurricanehunters.com/

Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page
http://www.wildwildweather.com/index.html

I know That: Weather Maker- Upper Grades (Learn about & make weather)
http://www.iknowthat.com/ScienceIllustrations/weather/science_desk.html

Scholastic- Weather Maker
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/

EdHeads: Activate Your Mind- Report & Predict the Weather
http://www.edheads.org/activities/weather/index.htm

Wild Weather Cyberhunt (please check links before using)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/wildweather.htm


Nutrition / Food Pyramid
 
Brain Pop Jr.- Food Pyramid Movie & activities to do after watching (word wall, write about it, etc.)
*good intro. or wrap up

http://www.brainpopjr.com/health/food/foodpyramid/

Nutrition Exploration- Explore the World of Nutrition with Nutrition Exploration site
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/main.asp

Nutrition Exploration- teacher page with lessons and info.
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/educators/main.asp

*Little D & Arianna are off the nutrition exploration site:

Little D's Expeditions (Food Group Games for little kids)
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/activities/littled.asp

Arianna's Expedition (Nutrition Games for older kids)
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/activities/arianna.asp
 

USDA- Explore the new food pyramid
http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/index.html

My food pyramid for kids- play a game, look at teaching ideas, etc.
http://www.mypyramid.gov/kids/index.html

Team nutrition- This is a request from for a cd full of lessons, posters, a game, etc.
http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/mypyramidclassroom.html

Team nutrition- Info. to download & teach the food pyramid with
http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/kids-pyramid.html

Dairy Council of CA- Learn about nutrition by playing interactive games
http://www.dairycouncilofca.org/Tools_Default.aspx

Science clips- Health & Growing (age 6-7)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/health_growth.shtml

McCaffrey's Kids- What are food groups?
http://www.mccaffreys.com/mccaffkid/foodgroups.html

Download a pdf of the new food pyramid
http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm

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