How We Travel

Posted in Culture, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Science, Upper Elementary on September 6, 2012

This geography reader is the best in the series I think- and has the highest quality images. This book was published in 1924, so obviously it is a little outdated as far as modern transportation.  It would be useful as a historical book, perhaps for a humanities or history study. Download How We Travel from Read More »

How We Are Sheltered

Posted in Culture, Geography, History, Public Domain on September 3, 2012

This week I will be sharing several “geography readers” from James Franklin Chamberlain. Each one of these books is written for elementary students.  How We Are Sheltered combines the interests of culture and geography by telling how different people live, and what kinds of dwellings they live in. Download the 200+ page book, How We Read More »

A Day With William Shakespeare

Posted in Culture, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on August 21, 2012

If you could give your students a glimpse into the lives of some of the greatest poets and play-writes that ever lived, they might gain a deeper appreciation for the work such men and women created. Most children’s books about Shakespeare are a retelling of his plays.  This book, however, attempts to retell a day in his Read More »

When Mother Lets Us Give A Party

Posted in Culture, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on August 8, 2012

A public domain ebook all about themed parties! Some of the themes include: Indoor Garden Party Japanese Tea A Christmas Sewing Bee Candy Pull A Holly Luncheon All the major holidays are also covered. There is also a list of additional games to play at your parties. Download When Mother Lets Us Give A Party Read More »

Annie Oakley TV Comics

Posted in American History, Culture, High School, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on August 1, 2012

While digging for resources to share on my Annie Oakley unit study over on my blog, I came across these great comic books! These are not historically accurate.  They are based off of the TV series of the same name that aired between 1954-1957. They are a fun read and can be used in a Read More »