WELCOME TO

Social Studies - Grade 4

ESL - Kindergarten to Grade 5


ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Lenape Celebration is Coming!

Lenape Artifacts Due - January, 7th, 2019



**Social Studies Topics in 4th Grade**

Geography Skills and Geography of New Jersey

Civics Skills

Economics Skills

New Jersey's Early People

Independent Country

The Civil War

A Time of Change in New Jersey

Challenges and Opportunities

New Jersey Today

Northeast Region

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.

Landforms

http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm Example (photos) of the landforms, including those found in NJ

Hispanic Heritage Month

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/index.htm

BrainPop.com - Latin Music


Native Americans

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.

American Revolution

www.earlyamerica.com/paul_revere.htm

www.discoveryeducation.com Old Barrecks at Trenton


Morse Code

www.boyslife.org/games/online-games/575/morse-code-machine


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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_New_Jersey

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