With spring, comes the sprouting of tulips. Tulips have a very interesting history. Sharing information about the history of the tulip is a great way to show kids that EVERYTHING has a history.
Reading passage, Did You Know? fun facts, comprehension questions, Map-skill activity, Teacher page with extension activities and key.
Fun/informative reading activity.
Possible Interactive Notebook Activity.
The first in my series, Everything Has a History. Why not show your students that even candy has a history with this fun/informative web quest! Learn facts including marshmallows date back to 2000 BC and King Tut's Tomb contained licorice. I also have included several additional resources and extension activities. Great for a Friday, a day before a vacation activity or just when you'd like to share with kids that...everything has a history!History of Candy: A Webquest
Check out my newest in the series: Everything Has a History...even chewing Gum: History of Chewing Gum!
Check out my History of Shoes! Everything Has A History, even SHOES!
Check out my History of Peanuts! Learn about the history of the PeanutLearn about the History of the Peanut
April 26th is National Pretzel Day!
Use this reading passage to show students that everything has a history, even pretzels! The resource includes a reading passage, a Did You Know? section of fun facts about pretzels. For example: Baldies are what saltless pretzels are called! There is also a short map skill activity to show students the location of where pretzels originated. There are comprehension questions and a teacher page with extension activities and links.The History of Pretzels!