Saturday, September 7, 2013

Study America Saturday ~ Massachusetts and New Hampshire



Our Road Trip took us to Massachusetts and New Hampshire this week:

Massachusetts

  • Looked up Boston on our wall map and atlas
  • Completed the state symbols coloring page from Road Trip USA
  • Read Massachusetts Facts and Symbols by Emily McAuliffe
  • Read A Big Cheese for the White House by Candace Fleming
  • Read The History of Electricity by Elizabeth Lachner, focusing on Benjamin Franklin
  • Interviewed Benjamin Franklin at THIS SITE.
  • Watched Shelley Duvall's "Tall Tales and Legends: Johnny Appleseed"
  • Talked about Paul Revere and listened to a dramatic reading of "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"
  • Made chocolate chip cookies



New Hampshire
  • Looked up Concord on the wall map and atlas
  • Completed the state symbols coloring page from Road Trip USA
  • Read New Hampshire Facts and Symbols by Muriel L. Dubois
  • Watched Youtube videos about Old Man of the Mountain and it's collapse
  • Read poems from Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost
  • Listened to a dramatic reading of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost


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