Freedom

Freedom! In the United States, we say we are “the land of the free.” Let freedom ring! We asked some people what freedom means to them. Respondents said freedom means – hope success opportunity private property rights pursuit of happiness assurance justice the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without […]

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Who Am I? This woman (6 January 1412 – 30 May 1431) was nicknamed “The Maid of Orleans”. This young woman is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Hundred Years’ War. She was canonized as a Catholic saint. This individual claimed to have received visions from the archangel Michael, Saint Margaret, and Saint Catherine […]

New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

A New Year’s resolution is a promise people make to themselves to do something positive to improve their life in the coming year. Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions for 2021? Want to be happier? There are many different ways we can improve ourselves. Here are a few ideas for New Year’s resolutions: Try volunteering […]

Fill-in-the-Blank

Fill-in-the-Blank

Let’s take a trip back in history to 1818, Salzburg, Austria. “Silent Night” is a popular Christmas carol by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Gruberg was a primary school teacher, church organist and composer in the village of Arnsdorf, who is […]

Word Search – Ratify the Constitution

Word Search – Ratify the Constitution

If you haven’t already, check out our History in 3 Minutes Podcast! Then enjoy this fun word search called “Ratify the Constitution”. Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time you replay it, the words are reordered […]

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

The lyrics of this song are based on a poem by Jane Taylor called “The Star” which appeared in 1806. “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is a lullaby song and one of the most beloved nursery rhymes.   Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a […]

Fill in the Blank

Fill in the Blank

Let’s take a trip back in history to 1911, New York City. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Let’s play Fill-in-the-Blank! I see the Statue of __________ This looks like the  __________ Bridge Some people are riding a __________ Many men and women are wearing __________ Some […]

Christmas Star

Christmas Star

The Christmas Star will occur on December 21st when Saturn and Jupiter align. These two planets will produce a significant amount of light. The two largest planets in our solar system will look like a “double planet” for the first time since the Middle Ages. Nothing of this astronomical magnitude will happen again until March […]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]