Classroom Spice

Fall 2013

  • The First Lady of the World
  • The Forgotten War
  • Quipu
  • America’s First Homerun King
  • The Literature Connection
  • Pyrotechnics in 1859?

Spring 2013

  • Founding Fathers and Slavery
  • Patience Wright
  • Colonial Games
  • Daughters of Liberty
  • The Literature Connection
  • What is a Slave Tag?

Fall 2010

  • The History of Voting Rights in America
  • The "Sound" of ASL
  • Chinese Games
  • The Invention of the Windshield Wiper
  • The Literature Connection
  • Blind Man's Invention

Fall 2009

  • The History Behind Oklahoma's Black Towns
  • When Politics and The Olympics Collide
  • Olympic Trivia
  • When is a Doctor Not a Doctor?
  • The Literature Connection
  • Incan Communication

March 2009

  • Elizabeth Keckley, Confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Who was called "The Lady Edison?"
  • What Do You Know about Dominoes?
  • Native American Baseball Player Makes History
  • The Literature Connection
  • Submarine

December 2008

  • Chinese Inventions
  • First African American U.S. Senator
  • Borrowed Words in English
  • Who was the First  Important Agriculturalist in the U. S.?
  • The Literature Connection
  • Female Referee Removed

April 2008

  • What's the Significance of April 15, 1947?
  • Immigrant Students and School
  • What Famous People Had Disabilities?
  • What's So Special About David Paterson?
  • The Literature Connection
  • First Legally Blind Governor

December 2007

  • How Much Can a Paper Clip Hold?
  • From Former Slave to Oklahoma Marshal (Bass Reeves)
  • Women's History I.Q.
  • Muslim Children in Indonesia
  • The Literature Connection
  • Olympic Winner Sweeping Streets

February 2007

  • Who Was the First Female Superstar?
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Inventors
  • Justice for All?
  • The Literature Connection
  • Top Ten Indian Tribes

December 2006

  • The Genius Kid Next Door
  • Dust Bowl Balladeer
  • Yoté
  • Who Was Boudica?
  • The Literature Connection
  • Alvarado's Leap

February 2006

  • The Bronze Buckaroo
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots--WASP
  • Go-Bang--Asian Board Game
  • Who Was Dorothea Lange?
  • The Literature Connection
  • Nystatin

September 2005

  • George McJunkin
  • The Mexican Repatriation
  • Hubbub--An Arapaho Game
  • Who Was Wilma Briggs
  • The Literature Connection
  • Women in Combat

February 2005

  • Bill Pickett
  • Spanglish, Not the Movie
  • What Time is It? (Black History Time Line)
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • The Literature Connection
  • Spanish Vocabulary Size; The "Jewish" Spanish Language

December 2004

  • Science Takes a Back Seat
  • The Unofficial Members of the Corps of Discovery
  • Lewis and Clark Trivia
  • The Literature Connection
  • Mosquito, Prairie Dogs

February 2004

  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Why Do We Have to Study These Old White Guys
  • African America Contributions
  • The Literature Connection
  • Susan B. Anthony

October 2003

  • What Comes to Mind When You Hear Asian American?
  • What is Rangoli?
  • Tips for Effectively Teaching the Hearing Impaired
  • The Literature Connection
  • Pancho Villa--Hero, Villain, or German Spy

March 2003

  • Who Makes Up Our Cabinet?
  • America's Melting Pot
  • Women's History Month
  • 10 Worst Ways to Make a School Parent-Friendly
  • The Literature Connection

September 2002

  • El Grito
  • Five Civilized Tribes
  • Mexican Culture and the Mexican Flag
  • The Literature Connection--An Hispanic Focus

February 2002

  • Who is Wilma Mankiller?
  • Children, Poverty, and Schools
  • Successful American Women
  • The Literature Connection--Black History and Womens' History Focus

October 2001

  • Native American Tribes
  • Leading Our Students through Difficult Times
  • Native American Word Search
  • What is Kwanzaa?

February 2001

  • Teaching Tolerance
  • Teaching about the Holocaust
  • Arab Culture Trivia
  • The Literature Connection

September 2000

  • Hispanic Parental Involvement
  • Using the Internet for Multicultural Resources
  • Hispanic Trivia
  • The Literature Connection--Women's Issues, Integration, and Native American History Focus

February 2000

  • Winter Holidays and Their Roots
  • Multicultural Resources
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
  • The Literature Connection--an Immigration Focus
  • An Oklahoman Who Changed American History

September 1999

  • Thanksgiving & Other Harvest Holidays
  • Hispanic and Native American Resources                                                                        
  • Famous Hispanics and Native Americans
  • The Literature Connection--a focus on race perceptions, Hispanics, and Native Americans
  • Halloween History

February 1999

  • Internet Sites
  • African American Resources for the Classroom Teacher
  • Famous Black Americans Quiz
  • The Literature Connection
  • Discovery Themes

September 1998

  • The Mascot Debate
  • Native American Resources
  • Hispanic Month
  • The Great Law of Peace
  • Keepers of the Peace
  • The Literature Connection 

March 1998

  • Women of Courage
  • Women's Rights Movement
  • Celebrating Diversity
  • Scientists
  • Multicultural Math
  • The Literature Connection
  • Extraordinary People

January 1998

  • Multicultural Resource Opens
  • What is Culture?
  • Tips for ESL or Foreign Language Teaching
  • Movie Release
  • Survey--What Can We Do to Help You?
  • Teaching about Women in History
  • Parental Involvement and ESL students