Thursday, December 11, 2008

Another Revolutionary Week

We have continued to learn about the American Revolution this week, by reading the following books:

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This took two nights of reading as a bedtime story.

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I spent quite awhile at the public library trying to find a book that had been recommended for this unit, called The Scarlet Stocking Spy, but our library doesn't have a copy.

We also read Charlie Needs a Cloak, since we had been playing with wool last week.
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I discovered that You Tube had the entire Disney movie, Ben and Me posted in 2 parts, so we watched that yesterday. If you have never seen this movie, it's a cute little film about a mouse who helps Ben Franklin come up with some of his most famous ideas.







Another fun discovery, was that Colonial Williamsburg has a children's website with games and activities:

http://www.history.org/kids/

1 comment:

Dawn said...

This sounds like such a fun unit with all the great books you're using. Thanks for the Williamsburg link.

Crafty Crow