Friday, October 21, 2011

Classical Conversation Week 9 Supplements

The Fugitive Slave Act Reading and questions
The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act  Reading
Harriet Tubman- Reading Comprehension Worksheet and questions
Harriet Tubman Video-animated
National Geographic-The Underground Railroad- this is really cool, it shows the tricks they used to hid slaves.
Dred Scott case: the Supreme Court decision 
List of Reading Comprehension and Questions on Slavery
The Dred Scott Decision High School Lesson and writing actitivity
Black History Word Find Easy
Black History Word Find Hard
Harriet Tubman coloring page

PBS Resource Bank - The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act- reading
An Unpopular Decision- The Dred Scott Decision-video
The Dred Scott Decision-video
Coloring Sheets on Early American Life

How to make a Corn Husk Doll-Wherever corn was grown as a crop, children, in both Native American and Colonial American families, used husks to fashion dolls. Follow these simple instructions and refer to the accompanying diagrams to create your own unique doll.

Great Salt Lake Facts-reading
U.S. Geography Games Online- An easy and fun way to review U.S. Geography

Once upon a time the Lymph System 

Math a fun way to practice math drills

Fine Arts Music
Giant staff paper that is easy to label.
Practice drawing notes- rhythms worksheet
Fill in the blank label the notes worksheet
Music Theory Games
Pianimals- Teach your child beginner's Piano DIY-  I used this program to teach my son beginners piano, I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to make sure their child likes playing piano before investing a fortune in hiring a teacher.  I am amazed at how far Pianimals has taken us.  This is not a paid advertisement, it's just a product I LOVE!  I have a link below if you want to check it out any further!  

Reading List
The Trail of Tears, Bruchac. 
Soft Rain, Cornelissen. 
Mexican War (Perspectives On History
Mexican-American War CDs 
Picture That! The Trails West, Galforf.  
Wagon Train, Kramer. 
Children of the Covered Wagon, Carr. 
Daily Life in a Covered Wagon, Erickson. 
Bud & Me, Abernathy. 
If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon, Levine.
They’re Off! The Story of the Pony Express,
Pecos Bill, Bowman. 
Sitting Bull, Recht Penner. 
Cowboys of the Wild West, Freedman. 


  1. Thank-you for taking the time to post your findings and sharing them. It's nice to click over here and get new ideas.

  2. Thanks once again for your great ideas, and thank you for sharing your new History Highlights Q&As. Great stuff!!

    I'm sending some folks your way. I know they will enjoy following your blog!

    Brandy at Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood

  3. Thanks Brandy I'm really loving your blog too! You are very inspiring!