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mountrushmorePresidents Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February and falls this year on the 20th.  Listed below are comprehensive online resources for Presidents Day.  Included in the sites are lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, Webquests, SmartBoard resources, crafts, clip art, research information, digital images, timelines, and much more.

History.com

Teacher Vision

Education World

Blackwell’s Best

Teacher’s Guide

Best Teacher Site

Quiz

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Saturday marks the annual celebration of Valentine’s Day.  Have you ever wondered why we celebrate February 14th each year?  Why was cupid and his bow and arrow chosen as the symbol for Valentine’s Day?  Who was St. Valentine?  Check out the links below to find the answers to these questions and activities to celebrate the holiday.  Have a happy Valentine’s Day!♥hp-history-of-valentine

Fact Monster
How Stuff Works
History.com
Education World
Teacher Vision
Lesson Plans Page

Here is a reading list for Valentine’s Day:

All-American Girl by Meg Cabot
True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff
Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Princess in Love by Meg Cabot
How do I Love Thee by Lurlene McDaniel

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GalileoI worked with Mrs. Lamb’s QUEST classes today introducing them to Galileo.  GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online is a web-based virtual library available to all Georgia educational institutions.  Students in Mrs. Lamb’s classes are beginning their independent study units on Georgia’s barrier islands.

Galileo Lesson

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LessonThe last week in January Mrs. Jackson brought her classes to the media center for lessons on Internet searching, evaluating websites, plagiarism and creating citations. Students used Destiny, Internet search engines, Galileo, and the online newspaper article generator  to research a topic, take notes, and create a newspaper feature article.

PowerPoint

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