Below are individual activities that have been aligned to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks to enrich and support teaching and learning throughout the district.  

The activities and resources found below are grouped by grade level and include a specific learning standard, a brief description and the web link to the activity. 



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Grade 2


Grade 3

3.3 Identify who the Pilgrims were and explain why they left Europe to seek religious freedom; describe their journey and their early years in the Plymouth Colony.
The official website of Plimouth Plantation.
http://www.plimoth.org/

Grade 4

4.10 - Identify the states, state capitals, and major cities in each region
Students drag the name of each state to its location on the map of the United States in this timed web-based activity.
http://www.pibmug.com/files/map_test.swf
 
4.10 - Identify the states, state capitals, and major cities in each region
Students click on a state to learn facts about each state in the United States
http://www.factmonster.com/states.html

Grade 5


Grade 6


Grade 7

7.14 - Describe the role of the pharaoh as god/king, the concept of dynasties, the importance of at least one Egyptian ruler, the relationship of pharaohs to peasants, and the role of slaves in ancient Egypt.
Students navigate through a tomb to find artifacts/clues to who is buried in the sarcophagus.
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/InteractiveAdventures/Tomb-unknown-mummy 

7.15 - Describe the polytheistic religion of ancient Egypt with respect to beliefs about death, the afterlife, mummification, and the roles of different deities.
Students navigate through a tomb to find artifacts/clues to who is buried in the sarcophagus.
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/InteractiveAdventures/Tomb-unknown-mummy 

Grade 8


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Grade 12