What We're Doing
In unit one, we studied how Early Explorers came to “discover” the new world - North and South America. Many European countries claimed land on these continents as their own. Well, now what?? In unit two, we will study how and why the first settlers moved to what would eventually become the United States of America.
Essential Question: How can resources assist in meeting challenges?
The settlers had many challenges in moving to this new, unknown and unsettled land. We will explore how the environment they moved to dictated how they built their colonies. As a paired fiction novel, we will read The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. In this novel, we will come to find how Lina and Doon use their resources to find the secret way out of Ember - and just in time too!
- if you click on the yellow lesson title, you will see the answers to the lesson’s classwork
- if you click on the white homework, you will get a PDF of the nightly homework - great if your child leaves his/her book at school
- if you click on the white videos, you will see the homework being solved step by step