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Ch 10: Humanities Basics for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Elementary school students can benefit from entertaining lessons in this chapter that cover humanities basics. Use the lessons, short quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure your students are prepared to answer questions on an upcoming test or assignment.

Humanities Basics for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

In this chapter are humanities lessons your students can review in the classroom, at home or anywhere with an Internet connection. Use the lessons to help your students understand a wide variety of topics, including rationalism, religion, history and Halloween. Short quizzes and a practice exam can test your students' comprehension and boost their confidence as they study for a test or prepare for a humanities assignment. Any questions about this chapter's topics can be submitted using the Ask Our Experts feature in the Dashboard.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with humanities basics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about humanities basics.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding history, religion, the history of fur trading, revolution and other humanities basics
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about humanities basics
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning humanities (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about humanities basics
  • Students who struggle to understand their humanities teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra humanities resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover humanities topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about humanities basics.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands humanities basics by completing the Humanities Basics for Elementary School chapter exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 10: Humanities Basics for Elementary School
Rationalism Lesson for Kids: Philosophy & Definition

1. Rationalism Lesson for Kids: Philosophy & Definition

Since the beginning of time, humans have wondered how to answer questions about the world they live in - many people have even gone as far as to make answering these questions their life's work. Sometimes, the most simple questions can be difficult to answer, and sometimes the simplest answer makes the most sense. How often do you think about life's biggest questions? Let's give it a try!

Revolution Definition: Lesson for Kids

2. Revolution Definition: Lesson for Kids

You say you want a revolution? What does that actually mean? In this lesson you will learn the definition of the term revolution, as well as some instances when a revolution changed the world.

Religion Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

3. Religion Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Religion is one of the most powerful pieces of the human experience. Come and learn about what religion is, some of the most common types, as well as how religion has played a part in our world's history.

What is History? - Lesson for Kids

4. What is History? - Lesson for Kids

All of us have studied history at one point in our lives, but have you ever sat down and thought about what history actually is? Come and explore the definition of history, as well as how and why we study it.

Halloween Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

5. Halloween Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Trick-or-treating and jack-o'-lanterns are popular Halloween traditions, but do you know the history behind this fun holiday? You may be surprised to find out how Halloween came to be! Discover the history of Halloween and some fun facts in this lesson.

Fur Trade Facts Lesson for Kids

6. Fur Trade Facts Lesson for Kids

For nearly 200 years, the North American fur trade would be a major business venture for Europeans, Americans and natives of both Canada and America. This lesson will explore the North American fur trade by looking at important facts and details.

History of Weaving: Lesson for Kids

7. History of Weaving: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever thought about how the cloth for your pants or shirt was made, or how a basket or rug was created? In this lesson, you'll learn about how weaving, one of the oldest art forms on Earth, changed from prehistoric times to the present.

Primary & Secondary Colors Definition: Lesson for Kids

8. Primary & Secondary Colors Definition: Lesson for Kids

Do you know who Roy G. Biv is? Find out in this lesson, which explains the differences between primary and secondary colors of light, and how light, color, and rainbows are related.

Lego History & Facts: Lesson for Kids

9. Lego History & Facts: Lesson for Kids

Perhaps the most popular toy in all of history, LEGO bricks can build anything from a house to a spaceship. Learn about the origins of this toy and how the company has changed over the years to create new sets in this lesson.

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