Monday, March 17, 2008

HOAC Lapbook Freebies: Amelia Earhart & The History of Sports

In the Hands of a Child has put out another wonderful freebie lapbook for all of us to enjoy: Amelia Earhart.

This lapbook is geared for grades 3-7, but can easily be adapted for older or younger children. It included a 7 page research guide and 15 hands on activities. If you want to see what it looks like, just download the free sample located at the site above.

Hurry, this Lapbook Project Pack is only available as a freebie until June 16, 2008.

And if you're a Super Member at HOAC, the monthly freebie is: Simple Machines. This one looks WONDERFUL too! *Ü*


I just saw that Curr. Click has a HOAC Freebie for this week too: The History of Sports! WAHOO! Lots of lapbook freebies! This one is a Multi-Level Project Pack and includes an 11 page research guide on Basketball, Football, Soccer, & Baseball and 21 hands on activities. Hurry, this freebie will expire 3-24-08.

Some information that came across another yahoo group:

A&E Classroom Programming Biography:
Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air:
Thursday, March 27th at 4am/3c

She was an uncommon heroine, a legendary aviator and the center of one of the greatest mysteries of modern time. A daredevil and an innovator, Amelia Earhart always knew she would make her mark in history. Even as she was smashing aviation records, her unconventional short hair, pants and leather jackets had already made her an icon. Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air provides an unforgettable look at the woman who lived her life with "no regrets"—the unstoppable Amelia Earhart.

Between solo trips across the Atlantic and ticker tape parades down the streets of New York City, Earhart was one of the most well-known public figures of the early 20th century, during a time when few women ever made the press. But her remarkable story ends in tragic mystery.On the last leg of her legendary around-the-world jaunt, her plane disappeared into the blinding fog and she was never seen or heard from again. As the nation mourned the loss of a true American hero, Amelia Earhart went down in history as not only an aviation pioneer, but as a woman who refused to let her gender keep her grounded. This Biography would be an excellent companion for course units on women's history and for lectures on the affects of aviation on 20th century transportation and culture.

Curriculum Links:

Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air would be useful for classes on American History, Science and Technology, and for course units on Women's History. It is appropriate for middle school and high school students.

Teacher's Guide Available: HERE

Related Video Clips Available: HERE

Honor the prominent women of the world, past and present, in this exclusive Women in World History Set: HERE


School for Us said...

Thanks for the links to the free lapbooks! We are currently doing a lapbook about Easter and just finished another one. It's a fun way to learn!

Lori Carr said...

We are using the first level of Atelier. My friend had it and wasn't using it. So, since I had 2 little ones we started with that level. I am hoping to talk my husband into letting me buy the next level. It is expensive but I think it is worth it. Dd loves art and will do any project I put in front of her.

Hope you have a good evening,

School for Us said...

You mentioned your Russia lapbook in your comment on my blog. Studying Russia about 2.5 years ago was one of our favorite studies EVER! My daughter was not quite 5 at the time. I can't wait to see your lapbook!

Tina said...

I know have a new name for me after doing our study: Mother Hero! It is a term given to mom's with 4 or more kids during the Soviet Union days.

And the kicker is that my great grandfather left Russia during the Revolution. So we are all part Russian. I love hearing about this country where my heritage comes from.

Lori, Thanks for letting me know. I am going to have to pull out that flower one and do it with the kids in my class. I think they will really like that activity. Atelier is WONDERFUL! I am adding Harmony Fine Arts for more artist appreciation though.