Howe Independent School District

"Educating the Hope of Tomorrow"

 
 
 
 

Interurban Railroad - pasting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjM9c2IgwHU



 

Sarah Kay Poem “Hands” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuAbGJBvIVY

Storytelling

Storyteller – Anansi & the Turtle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkZ_4T2mPqo 

 

Storyteller Danielle Daniel “Wise Turtle” (Brier Rabbit story) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tumHPutyQV4

 

Storyteller Danielle Daniel  “Monkey & Buzzard” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PJCfiJavGY&index=3&list=PLOoHU4nVdYWgMqHgayAFR2ZmPfraQBl6e

 

Famous Texans Research – 4th grade project

Databases:

Encyclopedia Britannica through library’s website & TexShare Databases (contact the library for username and passwords) - http://www.howeisd.net/Page/1042

 

Websites for additional information:

Famous Texans site - http://www.famoustexans.com/

Notable Texans before 1900 - http://www.lsjunction.com/people/people.htm 

Giants of Texas History - https://www.tsl.texas.gov/treasures/giants/index.html

 

Specific websites:

Women in Texas history (Ann Richards) - http://www.womenintexashistory.org/bios/

King Ranch (Richard King) - http://www.king-ranch.com/the-legacy/

The Handbook of Texas (George Childress) https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/search

 
 
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Immigration debate - Children of Illegal Immigrants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM3tk8L-dKM

Chris Rosati proves the butterfly effect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90PUAMv7-DM 

 

Hans Christian Anderson movie trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuMT3DPpq-A
 
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The Sources of Country Music - famous mural 1975

Mountain Dulcimer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRebcdtSrZY

Square dancing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4lxfXltCxQ

Gospel Music - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_TlSKebtBM

Cowboy songs – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GcSCn7kI-Y

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jxsNhG7YuE&list=PL4AE49718A3D2CB3D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qarqanTZNM

Banjo pickin - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAPqjmjqlj4  

     dueling banjos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5vfw5f1CZo

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Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright

CBS report about the house https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSbjVgpXDoA 

Tour around the house https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icTxDuxYPIk 

Model of house built with legos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCf9h7s-Sys 

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 Moose

* Moose - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAZt9CtHrMk 

National Parks – Moose - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F7wsbvfcEA

 

Songs by Brent Holmes – “I’m a very handsome Moose” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLGUMyYr6XM

*I’m a Moose and I love my lIps” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ojni5cffas 

 
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 Earthworms - composting

*    Worm Farm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Xn-kbwNdlo 

 

*    What animal helps the soil? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAbESo22mcI 

 

Tribute to Earthworms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0iOx6nSwz0

 

Amazing World of Worms - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZHTerOJYMA 

 

Worm Composting – how to make your own worm bin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UYac_8rWec 

 
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Trees

Video --- Curious George Learns about Trees http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqWnno9bmLQ 

 

Video ---- Learning about Trees http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abVvZLyZAIg 

 

Video – Tallest Trees in the World (National Geographic) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keP149hlvak

 

Life of a Tree (Arbor Day Foundation) http://www.arborday.org/kids/carly/lifeofatree/    (Be sure to take a look at Majestic Trees on this site)

 

What is Forestry? http://eschooltoday.com/forests/what-is-forestry.html 

 
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3rd Grade – Animal Research

 

1. National Geographic Kids – Animals

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/

 

2. San Diego Zoo – Animals

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals 

 

3. Kids Biology.com – Animals

http://www.kidsbiology.com/animals-for-children.php

 

4. Ranger Rick (National Wildlife Federation) – Animals

http://www.nwf.org/kids/ranger-rick/animals.aspx

 

5. Animal Fact Guide

http://www.animalfactguide.com/about-animal-fact-guide/
 
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 Interesting Careers - including QR codes in a class book

1. Kids.gov http://kids.usa.gov/teens/jobs/ 

2. QR Code generator http://goqr.me/

Create a QR code that links to a video or information from this site. Copy and paste the QR code onto a Word document then print out to include on your page.

 
 
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Hiroshima http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXb9N2cVUs4

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Ice floes in the Delaware River http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8hrgcY2948

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FPU0cqA2as 

Documentary of crossing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF-Y7s_YIAU 

Frame on the famous painting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF-Y7s_YIAU 

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What is a meteorite?

 

Short video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxmuB66iAiQ 

 

What is a meteor? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLyCtPmuZ8Y 

Science experiment – finding meteorites http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej0X60b5dSI 

Meteor Crater in Arizona http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoGvlYCkD6Q 

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Storyteller Diane Ferlatte / Brer Rabbit’s Dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEoEGr955tw 

Old recording of Chandler’s writing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riRMqNtl3ow 

Southern reading http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsozQ8dKyd4 

 Storytellers – Wren’s Nest http://www.wrensnest.org/visit_storyteller.php#ramblers 
 

 San Diego Zoo

Frogs  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMFxQsaT274 

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Memories - Diaries - Biographies
 
Sally Hester - Wagon Train to the West

Appalachian Mountains  “When I Was Young in the Mountains”

1. Stories of three cultures of Appalachia  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cOtlWYzMPo

2. The Appalachians Part 1  

 

3. Description of Appalachian Mountains  

 

 Home Front in World War II “Don’t You Know There’s a War On?”

Rosie the Riveters - 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9nK3UpGkow
 

One Room Schools “My Great Aunt Arizona”

One-room schoolhouse memories  

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpQIQtAmQhc   

One room schoolhouse in Strawberry, Arizona 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3fjnfhW1yA

 

Ruby Bridges

Norman Rockwell’s painting “The Problem We All Live With” 

http://arthistory.about.com/od/famous_paintings/ss/The-Problem-We-All-Live-With-By-Norman-Rockwell.htm

Spotlight: Ruby Bridges  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R2P-6j_5h4

Rockwell painting hanging in the White House  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCsJ-24MdZc

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First Ladies

Lady Bird Johnson – tour of the “Texas White House”  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yvxJcCc8RU

List of influential First Ladies  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5UFQS1n38o

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President Kennedy

1. NASA Man on the Moon: The Kennedy Challenge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvHldoh5JF0
  In this speech, Kennedy challenges
Congress to build a space program.

 2. Clip from Famous
Speech at Rice University in Texas  “We Choose to go to the Moon” Sept. 12, 1962 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwFvJog2dMw 

 
 
Selecting a topic for Research

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALnAMDuEd2M  (good video, created by a teacher)

 
 
White House

 

Video about the White House:

http://www.history.com/topics/ghosts-in-the-white-house/videos#white-house-deconstructed

CBS news : http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4316690n

Jackie Kennedy’s tour of the White House  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft1wgQ0VYrc

The Entrance Hall of the White House:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-vUmS6mblM

 

Official White House website (info., interactive tour, etc.)  http://www.whitehouse.gov/about

 

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3rd Grade Research on Antarctica and Arctic
 

Famous Arctic and Antarctica explorers

1.        http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/antarctica.shtml

 

2.       http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0215022/explorers.htm

 

***Compare Antarctic and Arctic poles  ---- http://www.adventure-life.com/articles/pole-comparison-180/
 

General info. about Antarctica and Arctic     http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/resources/kids/

 

Polar Bear facts (National Geographic Kids )   http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/polar-bear/

http://www.kidzone.ws/sg/polarbear/polar_bear.htm

 

Arctic animals (National Geographic)  http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/arctic-fox/

 

Learning about the Inuit Culture  http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/settlement/kids/021013-2071-e.html

 

Penguin video  http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/kids/

Penguin facts:  http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/emperor-penguin/

 

Additional sites: 

Lots of info. about the Artic (including view of the top of the world)  http://www.athropolis.com/links/arctic.htm

 

Try this quiz about the North Pole & South Pole  http://science.discovery.com/quizzes/polar-science/polar-science.html

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