Independence Day - July 4

Fourth of July Learning

Monday, July 4, 2022

Today is the Fourth of July, Lou Gehrig Day, Alice in Wonderland Day, National BBQ Ribs Day, National Country Music Day, and Sidewalk Egg Frying Day.

July is National Parks & Recreation Month and National Ice Cream Month.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Independence Day




  • Ray Charles - America the Beautiful  - LISTEN
  • John Mellencamp - R.O.C.K. in the USA - LISTEN
  • James Brown - Living in America - LISTEN
  • "The Egg" from the musical 1776 - LISTEN
  • Woody Guthrie - This Land is Your Land - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-1- Sesame Street -Thomas Jefferson Needs a Quill (4:19) -  VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1- Sesame Street - Fourth of July Song (Bye Bye Bye Parody) (2:13)- VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - NHPBS LearningMedia - All About the Holidays - Independence Day (Available in Spanish) (1:05) - VIEW
  • Grades K-6 - Liberty's Kids - The First Fourth of July  (23:17) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Civics 101 - Independence Day (1:29) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - National Archives - Declaration of Independence (1776) and Resource Materials - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-8 - EDSITEment - The Argument of the Declaration of Independence - READ and DO

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National Remote Learning Resources

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.


Annenberg Learner

Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.



Features over 1,000 animated shorts and quizzes for students in grades K-12 covering science, social studies, English, math, the arts, health, and technology.  The service is free to schools closed due to COVID-19.


Scholastic Learn At Home

Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.

Storyline Online

StoryLine Online

A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.

Local Learning Resources

The best of NH learning resources from around the state.

  • Cheshire County Historical Society

  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

  • New Hampshire Public Radio:

    • Civics 101 -  Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
    • Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
  • Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park

    • Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning. 
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

  • Strawbery Banke Museum

    • Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
  • Tiger Takes On



PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents

  • PBS for Parents
    A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
  • PBS Education
    The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
  • PBS Teachers' Lounge
    This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
  • PBS KIDS Games app
    Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere. 

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