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This podcast is part of the series: Living Museum Podcasting Project: Famous Americans come to life!
Vestavia Hills City Schools
Vestavia Hills Elementary East
This podcast exhibits the student's work of a detailed research project. The student's report is photographed and his speech recalling the important facts of George Washington's life is recorded via video.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
|SS2010 (1) Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State || |
6. Compare ways individuals and groups in the local community and state lived in the past to how they live today. (Alabama) Identifying past and present forms of communication
Examples: past—letter, radio, rotary-dial telephone
present—e-mail, television, cellular telephone Identifying past and present types of apparel Identifying past and present types of technology
Examples: past—record player, typewriter, wood-burning stove
present—compact diskette (CD) and digital video diskette (DVD) players, video cassette recorder (VCR), computer, microwave oven Identifying past and present types of recreation
Examples: past—marbles, hopscotch, jump rope
present—video games, computer games Identifying past and present primary sources
Examples: past—letters, newspapers
present—e-mail, Internet articles
|SS2010 (2) Living and Working Together in State and Nation || |
2. Identify national historical figures and celebrations that exemplify fundamental democratic values, including equality, justice, and responsibility for the common good. Recognizing our country's founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, John Adams, John Hancock, and James Madison Recognizing historical female figures, including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe Describing the significance of national holidays, including the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Presidents' Day; Memorial Day; the Fourth of July; Veterans Day; and Thanksgiving Day Describing the history of American symbols and monuments
Examples: Liberty Bell, Statue of Liberty, bald eagle, United States flag, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial