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Hawaii & Queen Kaahumany Unit Study

 

 

Hawaii & Queen Kaahumany Unit Study

 

 

This is a breakdown of what we are doing with this unit.

My children are 7 years old and 10 years old.

 

I was a Dorling Kindersley Distributor and use many

DK books and DK CD-ROMs with our homeschooling!

 

Pick as many activities as you want.

Do them all or only a few of them!

If need be, adjust each activities to the level of your child.

 

This unit was created by Lara and may be

used for non-commercial purpose!

 

Have fun!

 

Note: If you do not have any of the books mentioned...

Use what you have on hand or go to the library.

 

 

 

 

Hawaii & Queen Kaahumany Unit Study

 

 

 

Devotion:

 

Do daily chores. We read the Bible.

The children do their memory verses for the quizzing team.

Together we read our devotional.

Children use concordance and look up words

that are used in this unit: queen, king...

 

Find some verses with those words and narrate/explain the verses.

At times, compare the verses or stories of these kings and queens.

Have open-ended discussions.

 

Reading:

 

"Great Women in American History" by Rebecca Price Janney.

Read a bit of the biography of Queen Kaahumanu.

 

 

Phonics:

 

DK Phonic book: Read several of these books and

increase speed of reading.

Read other books that pertain to this unit study.

Online articles and biographies.

 

 

English:

 

Write 8 sentences from "It Happened in America"

and diagram the sentences.

Find verbs, nouns, pronouns, adverbs, and adjectives.

 

 

Copy Work:

 

Write sentences from "It Happened in America."

 

 

Math:

 

Cuisenaire Rods - Miquon - Alpha Omega

 

 

History:

 

"DK History of the World"

"The Timetables of History" by Simon & Schuster.

Read information about Queen Kaahumanu.

What can you tell us about her?

What is known about the effects she had on Hawaii?

 

 

Geography:

 

"DK Geography of the World"

"DK My First Atlas"

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

"It Happened in America" Book. Locate Hawaii.

Use any or all the books above to locate

Hawaii and read about its geography.

Do Geography worksheets.

 

 

Science:

 

"DK Nature" Encyclopedia. Look up "pineapple"

and read information about it.

Where is it grown in Hawaii?

What are the characteristics of pineapples?

"DK Why are pineapples prickly?"

Describe the pineapple plant.

Find more info on the Net about it if necessary.

 

 

Social Studies:

 

"It Happened in America: True Stories from the Fifty States"

by Lila Perl pages 62-68.

Read these pages and discuss Hawaii.

 

 

 

 

 Hawaii & Queen Kaahumany Unit Study

 

 

`Iolani Palace

What is a Mango?

Leis of Hawaii

Tropical fruits

Gardenia flower

Comptons'Queen Kaahumanu

Britannica's Queen Kaahumanu

A Stolen Star

King KamehamehaIII

Kaahumanu Center

More about Kaahumanu

Your Hawaiian name

Royal Family

King Kamehameha I

King Kamehameha IV

Hawaiian word of the week

Words and phrases

Recipes of Hawaii

Hawaii Explorer

Hawaiian Native Plants

For Hawaiian backgrounds

 

 

 

Unit written by Lara using the Internet

 and other personal resources.

 

April 2000

 

 

 

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