History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “The Reform Movement.” Church revivals and temperance groups were organized to help improve society. Women and African Americans organized themselves politically to fight for equal rights. During the Second Great Awakening (1795-1835) camp meetings were held by various religious […]

Word of the Day – Mandarin

Word of the Day – Mandarin

Do you know the definition for the new Word of the Day which is “Mandarin?” Pronounced:  [man-der-rən] Standard Chinese, often called Mandarin, is the most often spoken language in China. Over 70 percent of people in China speak Mandarin. Other fun facts about Mandarin: It is the official Chinese language in China It is the […]

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

Looking forward to spring and warmer weather? Try this “Coconut Rice” recipe. Coconut rice is a Thai style rice. Begin by bringing the milk, water, and rice all to a boil together. Replacing half of the water with coconut milk makes the rice slightly sticky and much more flavorful. You will want to eat this […]

Word of the Day – Robin

Word of the Day – Robin

Do you know the definition for the new Word of the Day which is “Robin?” Pronounced:  [ˈrä-bən ] A robin is a singing bird. In North America the robin has a slate-gray upperpart, a blackish head and tail, and black and whitish streaked throat. It is best known for its reddish breast and underparts. I […]

Word of the Day – 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts

Word of the Day – 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day which is “1798 Alien and Sedition Acts?” Pronounced:  [ˈā-lē-ən] [ən(d] [si-ˈdi-shən] [akts] First we will take a look at the individual definitions and then the cumulative definition. The definition for the word ‘alien’ is foreign. The definition for the word ‘sedition’ is incitement […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Growing Division and Reform.” The practice of slavery was morally wrong and divisive for the nation. In 1819 the union consisted of 11 free states and 11 slave states. Tensions intensified when Missouri applied for statehood. The northern states […]

Power Outages Map

Power Outages Map

Power outages are not fun, but we can learn from them. Let’s have fun exploring a useful site called poweroutages.us. We can learn how to track where the outages are in each region of the country. You can develop reading, map and math charting skills by analyzing power outages. You will need paper, pencil, and […]

Pączki Word Search

Pączki Word Search

Enjoy fairy tale stories of yummy desserts! Pączki have been made in Poland at least since the Middle Ages. They are uniquely filled doughnuts found in Polish cuisine. Traditional pączki are made from especially rich dough containing eggs, fats, sugar, yeast and sometimes milk. Pączki Day is also called ‘Fat Tuesday’ because it is the […]

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Who Am I? This president of the United States decided to retire after his second term although the citizens wanted him to serve another term. His first job was a land surveyor. He later served as a successful military general. He was commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83).  He presided […]