Holiday Webquests for February
I really think you will find these webquests of interest to use with your students(4-9th grade)!
Abe Lincoln's Birthday was (2/12).President Abraham Lincoln was president through the four years of the Civil War(1861-1865). He had promised in his election campaign that if elected, he'd end slavery. What you may not know is that President Lincoln started our national Thanksgiving holiday. He issued a proclamation saying that the last Thursday of each year would be a national Thanksgiving Day holiday. And, you may not know that Abraham Lincoln didn't like the name Abe and that even his wife called him by the name Lincoln.
"And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years ". Ask your students what they think this quote means.
Try this FREE fun and informative webquest on Lincoln:
With Valentine's Day tomorrow, I think you'll find this webquest of interest. Did you know that marshmallows date back to 2000 BC?Did you know that King Tut's Tomb contained licorice or that people have been chewing "gum" for thousands of years?Did you know that 16 billion jelly beans are produced just for Easter time or that there is a National Cotton Candy Day in the USA?(it's November 7th). Learn about the history of different candies with this fun and informative webquest. I also have included several additional resources. This resource is only $1.50.
www.teacherspayteachers.com/ Product/ Valentines-Day-Candy-Webquest
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