November 2016 PBS LearningMedia
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Here's a collection of resources from PBS LearninMedia for November 2016:
Video | All About the Holidays: Election Day | K-4
It's Election Day! So why do we always vote on a Tuesday in November? Students get a history lesson in this PBS LearningMedia video!
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2d2R7jH
Video | All About the Holidays: Veterans Day | K-4
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918, World War I ended. Students learn more about the origins of Veterans Day in this PBS LearningMedia video.
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2dSEtWk
Geography Awareness Week
Video | Importance of Geography | 6-12
It's Geography Awareness Week! Teach students about the importance of geospatial technology and how it tells the story of how the earth works.
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2cZrkhd
Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
Today marks the 153rd anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Use this video of Stephen Colbert reciting the speech + classroom tips for memorization to help students learn the address!
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2dSHENF
Most people think Thanksgiving was first observed by the Pilgrims in 1621. It wasn’t! So how did we come to view the Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving as being first? Lesson from WCVE.
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2dTAniP
Use these "I Heart Math" videos to teach students the how and why behind mathematical problem-solving, including concepts covering integers, ratios, unit rates, percent and division with fractions.
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2dAyjMG
National American Indian Heritage Month
The story of Pocahontas is a powerful one, but how much of it is true? Offer students a historical overview with this lesson from NOVA.
Learn More: http://to.pbs.org/2dF0WFz