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Gail Skroback Hennessey taught for over 33 years, teaching sixth grade in all but two years. She earned a BA in early secondary education with a concentration in social studies and an MST in social studies education. In 1988, Gail was named Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Classroom Teacher of the Year by the New York State Council for the Social Studies. In the same year, she received the Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award from the National Council for the Social Studies. Gail has written professionally for Time for Kids, various Scholastic publications, Cobblestone, EducationWorld.com, Boys' Life, Ranger Rick and other publications. She also is the author of a number of books for teachers and young people, including To Tell the Truth Plays: Biographies in U.S. History and the Purple Turtle series of children's books. Her website is http://www.gailhennessey.com.
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    DID You KNOW FACTS ABOUT THE OLYMPIC GAMES! by  Gail Skroback  Hennessey   Possible Interactive Notebook Activity: Free downloadable version:   INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE FAMOUS GAMES of ANCIENT GREECE! 2022 Winter Games to...
  Theme: “Gifts of Our Ancestors: Celebrating Indigenous Knowledge and Cultures New York was the first state to set aside a day to honor the contributions of Native Americans. Called American Indian Day, it was established in 1916....
  Chocolate Fun Facts   Do you love chocolate? If you do, you may want to hide a few bars away for a future date. Seems that chocolate may be running out and, in the not so distant future. Researchers says that chocolate, which comes from cacao...
Did You Know?  1. Those horned helmets, you often see with Vikings did not really exist. There weren’t any horns on their helmets.  2. In addition to a statue to Leif Ericksson in the countries of Norway and Iceland, there are statues of Leif...
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15-October 15th. It was originally established, in 1969, as Hispanic Heritage Week, by President Lyndon Johnson. In 1988, it became a month long celebration. Some people say we...
  Teachers, you may find this of interest to introduce students to the Supreme Court, the highest court in our country. Oyez, Oyez...The Supreme Court begins its new session the first Monday of October. Used by the Supreme Court Marshall to...
    The International Day of Peace is held every year on  September 21st. Also called Peace Day, the first celebration was adopted by the United Nations in 1982. It would be in 2001, that nations of the world established September 21st as...
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Summer Games to Begin in Tokyo, Japan INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE FAMOUS GAMES of ANCIENT GREECE! 1. In ancient Greece, unmarried women participated in their own games. Held ever 4 years, the event was held to honor Zeus’ wife, Hera. The...
COOL facts about Ice Cream Did you Know that JULY is National Ice Cream Month  in the USA? It was established by President Ronald Reagan, in 1984. National Ice Cream Day is the 3rd Sunday in July. Learn some fun facts about ice cream!   • One...

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