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Cinco de Mayo
 
Scholastic - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/index.htm

Cinco de Mayo webquest (Grad 2-3)
http://www.zianet.com/cjcox/edutech4learning/cinco.html

MEXonline- Overview of information
http://www.mexonline.com/cinco-de-mayo.htm

Kiddyhouse- History of Cinco de Mayo
http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Holidays/Cinco/

Cinco de Mayo history
http://www.vivacincodemayo.org/history.htm

Mexico for Kids
http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_kids.html

Lesson Planet- Cinco de Mayo online lessons

http://www.lessonplanet.com/search/Social_Studies/Holidays/Cinco_de_Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Resources for Teachers and Kids
http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Holidays/Cinco/Cincoteach.html


Mother's Day

America's Story - The First Mother's Day
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/jazz/jb_jazz_mother_1.html

Education World- Celebrate Mother's Day in a New Way
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson263.shtml

A to Z Teacher Stuff - Mother's Day Activities (including printable leveled readers
http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Mother_s_Day/index.shtml


Space Day - May 8

NASA for Students
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/index.html

Astro Ranger
http://www.artyastro.com/

Amazing Space
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/

Kids Astronomy - Deep Space
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/deep_space.htm

Houghton Mifflin - Space Resources
http://www.eduplace.com/cgi-bin/schtemplate.cgi?template=/rdg/hme/netsbest/space.thtml
&grades=k_5&alt=K-5

Thinkquest- Space Travel 101 (website designed by kids)
http://library.thinkquest.org/03oct/01581/SpaceTravelEnglish/main.html



Lewis & Clark - started their expedition May 18

Scholastic - Lewis and Clark Cyberhunt
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/lewisandclark.htm

Kidskonnect- Lewis and Clark
http://www.kidskonnect.com/LewisClark/LewisClarkHome.html

Lewis and Clark Interactive Travel Map
http://staff.washington.edu/muzi/LC/LCmap.html

The Lewis and Clark Journey of Discovery
http://www.nps.gov/archive/jeff/LewisClark2/HomePage/HomePage.htm


Memorial Day

Memorial Day Activities
http://www.usmemorialday.org/activities/

Class Brain- Memorial Day info. and some additional links
http://www.classbrain.com/artholiday/publish/article_126.shtml

Education World- Memorial Day lessons
http://www.education-world.com/holidays/archives/memorial_day.shtml



Anne Frank's Birthday - June 6

Anne Frank Center - Scrapbook (illustrated version of Anne Frank's story)
http://www.annefrank.com/af_life/story_intro.htm

Anne Frank Center - Anne Frank life & Times (older kid info. about her life)
http://www.annefrank.com/1_life.htm

Anne Frank the Writer
http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/af/htmlsite/

Scholastic - We Remember Anne Frank
http://teacher.scholastic.com/frank/index.htm

Scholastic - Anne Frank Cyberhunt
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/May04_cyberhuntkids.htm

My Hero Project - Anne Frank
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=anne_frank


Flag Day - June 14

Facts about the United States flag
http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/nmah/flag.htm

Betsy Ross Homepage
http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/

America's Story - Flag Day
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_birth_1.html