Here are my latest endeavors for my THEME notebook. Theme at my school is essentailly Science and Social Studies wrapped up in one subject so there is a mix of science and social studies items throughout.
|We started with this cute anchor chart I saw somewhere. I had them each brainstorm their own reasons in their notebook of all of the reasons why the USA is special.|
|Three Branches of Government. We watched a video from United Streaming that did a better job than I could on explaining these.|
|They were required to draw a picture of it on the inside and 3 facts they learned about each|
|What it means to be a good citizen. We did this at the beginning of the year to tie into our class rules.|
|They did a summary of the importance of the American Flag|
|Three types of government...this is such a tough one to teach!|
|We broke it down into "Who, What, and Where" for each and did a side by side comparison.|
****I have made up some of the ideas, while "borrowing" ones I have seen on my searches. I am giving props to ALL other notebookers out there whose pics/ideas I may have used...feel free to leave a comment making a claim on one of these lost and found pics. I am not going to attempt to give credit to every last idea I have seen and then made into a picture of my own. As we all know with Pinterest and Google images now these pics are everywhere and the "original" creator has not been linked many times.