History Night

November 2nd, 2013

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Beatrix Potter meets Sacagawea.

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Thursday evening we culminated a project that we have been working on since school started.  Several homeschool families got together for a History Night, where our kids displayed and reported on an historical figure that they selected and studied.

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A much better alternative than other Halloween activities (in my opinion), and they still got to dress up, which is half the fun anyway.

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I interviewed the girls for their portion of the presentations.  All the kids did such a great job, it was a lot of fun, and everyone learned something new.

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Miah chose to be Sacagawea.  We read several books, and it fit in well with our study of Native Americans in school.

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You can see some of the items the girls have made as part of their curriculum.  The cradleboard holding “Pomp” was an added touch by Mom.

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Ami agreed to be Beatrix Potter.  It was interesting to find out more about the author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

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Ami was just happy to be able to carry around her bunny.

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