American History – Grade 3
Interactive puzzle map: The Mississippi River.
Great re-inforcement tool for learning what States the river borders and runs through. Can you name all 10 States? Who was the first Canadian to navigate its length?
Interactive Puzzle: 1776
Map of the original 13 Colonies.
‘Go Eat Your Homework’ Series
Involve the whole family in learning about the community you live in. These vignettes of various locations as they are today and how they developed, together with recipes that symbolize the unique flavors of the city, combine for a notable cultural and culinary diversion. Explore your roots – both edible and past, and show your child you are interested in what they’re learning. And eating!
Boston – Boston Brown Bread in your Crock Pot; Boston Baked Beans
El Paso – Rosa’s El Paso Chicken and Rice, Tex Mex Corn Bread and Frito Salad
Kansas City – Kansas City Barbecue Sauce; Kansas City Corn
Memphis – Memphis Blues Stew; Hopping John
Mobile – Southern Pecan Pie; Mr. Carver’s Peanut Brittle
New Orleans – Seafood Gumbo; Muffaletta Sandwich
New York City – New York Clam Chowder; New York Pizza Dough
Pittsburgh – Primanti Brothers Sandwich; Devonshire Sandwich
Salt Lake City – Oatmeal Cookies; Whole Wheat Muffins
San Francisco – San Francisco’s Monte Cristo Sandwich; San Francisco Golden Gate Burger
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