When I was contacted by Egghead Academics to review their Liberty Lapbook-The Founding of a Country, I was excited. However, when I got the Liberty Lapbook download I was totally amazed!! I figured it was going to be a simple lapbook with a few key US History facts. Boy was I wrong!
The lapbook download is jam-packed…to the tune of 132 pages! History is not my strong point (I am a math girl), but this lapbook download lays EVERYTHING out for you. Not only does it include lots of great printables and activities, but there are also links to other sites to use with the study! That means that I don’t have to spend extra time trying to find resources that I may need or sort through a bunch of random links!
I am so thrilled because this will be a GREAT supplement to my daughter’s 2nd grade history curriculum which focuses on US history! Can you just imagine how giddy I am!!! :-)
So, what exactly is included in the Liberty Lapbook download?
- A complete study guide for your child
- Links for additional information and resources
- Lapbooking activities for grades 3-8
- Activity sheets designed with fun in mind
- Creative writing activities
- Copywork activities to help develop strong penmanship skills
- Fill in the blanks, research activities, crossword puzzles, and more!
Some of the topics covered in the Lapbook include:
- Life in Early America
- The American Revolution
- The Constitution
- Women in history
- Symbols in history
- Patriots & loyalists
- Tax Acts
- The thirteen colonies
- The Fourth of July
- The Bill of Rights
~Giveaway is now closed~
Here's how to win: If you would like to win a Liberty Lapbook there are a few ways that you can enter.
~ Additional (optional) entries: (Leave a separate comment for EACH entry)
- Subscribe to or follow Mama Jenn and let me know you did/do.
- Blog about this giveaway and leave the link to your post.
- Tweet about this giveaway and let me know you did.
- Leave a comment stating a US history fact that you remember learning as a child.
- If you are planning on teaching US history this year, leave a comment with the name of the book(s) and/or curriculum you will be using.
This giveaway will be open until 9pm PST Thursday, August 5, 2010. Two winners will be chosen at random and I will announce the winners on Friday, August 6th. Please be sure to leave a way for me to contact you. Thanks!
This Liberty Lapbook was provided to me free of charge for review and giveaway purposes. I was not paid for this post. All opinions expressed in this post are my own and have been not influenced by the company or the free product provided.
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