Have a GREAT Summer!
How can I prepare for 5th Grade History?
Visit TN4me.org and TNhistoryforkids.org and search the topics below to learn some background knowledge.
Read books on topics of interest and write written reflections about what you read
Click here to watch KidINARS from History Bill
FUN Summer Project: If you visit historic sites in TN, take pictures and create a slideshow or create powerpoints on topics you research and save them to share in class when school resumes.
Early TN History:
Old Stone Fort
Chucalissa Indian Village
American Indian Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Shawnee
Cumberland Gap and Wilderness Road
Battle of King's Mountain
How did TN become a state?
TN and War of 1812
Andrew Jackson's Presidency
Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, James K. Polk, Sequoyah
TN and Civil War:
Battle of Stones River
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Women's Suffrage in TN
TN contributions WWI and WWII
Civil Rights Movement:
Highlander Folk School
Tent City Movement
The Clinton Twelve
TN Music Industry:
Rock n Roll
Who is Al Gore, Jr., Alex Haley, Dolly Parton, Wilma Rudolph and Oprah Winfrey? What is their TN connection?
Memorial Day - Remember those men and women that so bravely served our country and gave all for our freedom by watching the PBS clip, then discuss and write about what Memorial Day is and what it means to you and your family.
Fourth Grade Historians,
Take a trip down "Memory Lane" with a few photos from our Stones River Battlefield field trip, then
click the button below to virtually visit a few more Civil War Battles!
May 4-May 8
This week, you will complete your last chapter in Gallopade and complete your final standards of fourth grade social studies. Congratulations!!
Chapter 20 - Reconstruction
Monday: The Civil War Ends p.153-154
Tuesday: 13, 14, and 15th Amendments and Lincoln's Assassination p. 155-156
Wednesday: Andrew Johnson becomes President and the South resists change p. 157-158
Thursday: Congress responds to the resistance from the South; formerly enslaved African Americans begin their education, get land, and jobs; and Reconstruction ends. p. 159-161
Friday: Take Checkpoint 20
I cannot believe it is already the last week of April! Thank you for all of the messages you sent last week. I am glad you enjoyed me reading to you. If you can think of other things you would like me to try to do while we are learning safe at home, just let me know. The work you have shared with me looks great! Thank you for continuing to show excellent effort. I am so proud of you. Can you believe we are almost done with our standards for this year?! Who is ready for 5th grade? By completing this week's lessons, you are one week closer. I miss you!
April 27-May 1
Big Ideas! April 13-17