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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.

 

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:

 

"DK CD-ROM I Love Spelling"

Onomatopoeia: What is it? Find some examples

in the material your are using for this study.

 

Crosswords and word search activities. I created them with Puzzlemaker. This can also count towards history and geography. Depending on the type of questions asked for the crossword

 

 

Copy Work:

 

Copy sentences from "DK Geography of the World."

 

 

Math:

 

Cuisenaire Rods - Miquon - Alpha Omega

 

 

History:

 

"DK History of the World"

"Scholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at War"

Pearl Harbor: Find out about its history.

 

 

Geography:

 

"DK Geography of the World"

"DK My First Atlas"

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

Play the Rummy State game.

Hawaii: Locate capital, state bird, state flower, ocean, islands...

Pearl Harbor: Locate on a map.

What else can you tell about it?

 

 

Science:

 

"DK Nature" Encyclopedia.

"DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia"

Gecko: What is it? What can you tell us about it?

What are its characteristics?

 

 

Social Studies:

 

 "DK My First French Word Book"

Familiarize yourself with more French words.

Find your Hawaiian name. Learn a few phrases/words.

 

 

Suggestions...

 

Following are questions I used for a crossword.

You are not limited to those.

Use whatever material you are using for this

unit and make a crossword out of it.

Also, create wordsearches as they are fun too! 

 

Questions I used for one crossword:

 

Across 1. NAME HER FATHER. 3. WHAT WAS KEEAUMOKU TO KAMEHAMEHA? 4. WHAT SHE WAS WHEN SHE FIRST MARRIED. 8. NAME A KING OF KAUAI. 10. THE HUSBAND OF KAAHUMANU? 11. THE EATING TABU IS BROKEN! 12. HOW MANY WIVES DID KAMEHAMEHA HAVE? 13. WHO ELSE DID SHE MARRY? Down  2. NAME A LAW OF THE COUNTRY. 5. KAAHUMANU'S CHRISTIAN NAME? 6. THE OPPOSITE OF ILLITERATE? 7. WHAT DID SHE RULE? 9. FOUNDATION FOR A BETTER SOCIETY.

 

 

 

 

 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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