Distance Learning Resources

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Early Elementary Lessons

A Journey Through Time

  • Research and write about benchmarks in world history

  • Skills: history, language arts and research, some math

  • Estimated completion time: 2 hours or more

Preschool Lessons

Colored Counting Blocks

  • Write and draw about events in world history

  • Skills: counting and coloring

  • Estimated completion time: Less than 1 hour

Elementary Genealogy

  • Write letters to grandparents and other relatives

  • Skills: history, language arts and family research

  • Estimated completion time: 30 minutes

     

Optional field trip: visit gravesites or places that were important to the people you researched.

Preschool Genealogy

  • Write notes to grandparents and other relatives

  • Skills: history, writing, drawing

  • Estimated completion time: 30 minutes

Artistic Points of View     

  • Consider points of view & characters in classic art 

  • Skills: language arts, art history

  • Estimated completion time: 1 hour or more

The People in Paintings

  • Consider characters in classic art 

  • Skills: writing and drawing

  • Estimated completion time: Up to 1 hour

Optional field trip: visit museums to look for characters. If museums are closed, take a virtual tour.

Poetry Mad Libs

  • Fill in blanks of a poem to write your own 

  • Skills: language arts, imagination

  • Estimated completion time: 1 hour or more

Counting to 100

  • Trace numbers and fill in blanks: all the way to 100! 

  • Skills: counting and writing

  • Estimated completion time: Up to 1 hour

Cinderella Stories

  • Brainstorm character and plot details to write your own fairy tale

  • Skills: language arts, imagination, organization

  • Estimated completion time: 1 hour or more

Cinderella Stories

  • Brainstorm character details to draw your own fairy tale character

  • Skills: language arts, imagination, art

  • Estimated completion time: Up to 1 hour

Harry Potter Spells

  • Use Latin roots to create unique Harry Potter spells

  • Skills: etymology, imagination, synthesis

  • Estimated completion time: unlimited

Word Part Combinations

  • Use letters and letter combinations to create as many new words as you can!

  • Skills: sight words, letter sounds

  • Estimated completion time: 1 hour or more

Optional extension: Use as many Latin roots as you can to create even more new words and creative spells.

Then do the same with Greek roots, too! Find a great list of Latin and Greek roots here.