Social Studies - Grade 4
ESL - Kindergarten to Grade 5
The Lenape Celebration is Coming!
Lenape Artifacts Due - January, 7th, 2019
**Social Studies Topics in 4th Grade**
Geography Skills and Geography of New Jersey
New Jersey's Early People
The Civil War
A Time of Change in New Jersey
Challenges and Opportunities
New Jersey Today
U.S. States and Capitals
RESOURCES and LINKS
Databases: To use at home, ask the librarian for a password bookmark.
World Book Online elementary, middle & adult versions, current events, dictionary, thesaurus and Spanish encyclopedia.
EBSCO Online Magazines & NewspapersFor elementary, middle, HS and adult. Also in Spanish.
Also includes Novelist for book recommendations and reviews and Points of View for persuasive essays.
JerseyClicks offers free searches of 15 full-text subscription databases to holders of valid library cards,
including ¡Informe! (en español), magazines, newspapers, business and health resources.
Q&ANJ is New Jersey's free online reference service. Don't search... Find.
Connect online with a real librarian -- -- for help with any topic or information need.
http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm Example (photos) of the landforms, including those found in NJ
Hispanic Heritage Month
BrainPop.com - Latin Music
http://www.talk-lenape.org/stories.php Contains audio files of stories by speakers of the Lenape language with translations
http://www.bigorrin.org/lenape_kids.htm Frequently asked questions and answers contains interesting information
http://www.njhistorykids.org/ Nice site for Lenape video/quiz, also contains other good NJ info (immigration, etc.)
Study Skills / Test Prep
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/make-test-review-fun Information for parents and teachers
http://www.jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/ Interactive Power Point games, including 'password', "Jeopardy", etc.
Videos - Social Studies
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/ Variety of videos and interactive quizzes on many topics
http://vimeo.com/6494507 - Reading Rainbow segment about slavery with reading of The Drinking Gourd
www.NJHistoryKids.org - NJ state gov site - has excellent Lenape culture video and other videos/activities
Social Studies Games
Passwordtrial.ppt chapter 3 review game
http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/ - Lots of templetes for Power Point / Interactive games, such as Jeopardy, Concentration,etc.
www.discoveryeducation.com Old Barrecks at Trenton
Trenton and New Jersey
https://community.musixmatch.com/lyrics/John-Pizzarelli/I-Like-Jersey-Best# - Lyrics and Music http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/kids/index.asp State House Information and games for students
http://www.state.nj.us/hangout_nj/games.html -cartoon about seal
http://nj.gov/hangout_nj/games.html - Various games about NJ
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/legislativepub/statehousetour.asp More State House info with pictures
http://www.barracks.org/ Website for the Old Barracks Museum
http://www.nj.gov/state/museum/dos_museum_collection.html - Site for the NJ State Museum
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/us_state_games/newjersey/ - Includes games and short videos about NJ
New Jersey's 21 Counties
Online game of 21 counties - http://www.purposegames.com/game/new-jersey-counties-quiz
http://www.gti.net/mocolib1/kid/county.html - Research Informantion on the 21 couties
Morris County - http://www.co.morris.nj.us/
Morris County -- http://www.morristourism.org/index.php
New Jersey History Kids - http://www.nj.gov/state/historykids/NJHistoryKids.htm
States and Capitals
http://www.educationalrap.com/song/50-states-50-capitals/ - States & capitals rap
http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=217436 - States & caps video
http://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htm - Interactive Map of US with states and capitals
http://www.a66mitchell.com/class/communication/social_studies/states.htm -matching puzzles / flash cards
www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm - map games teach states, capitals and landscape