American History – Grade 4
‘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
THEME OF THE WEEK :George Washington
Social studies, history,and language arts activities and references for students age 7 – 14 inclusive.
THEME OF THE WEEK : Martin Luther King
Lots of social studies, history, and language arts activities and references for students age 7 – 14 inclusive. Celebrate January 15 with knowledge.
Civil War for Kids – a book review