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Emperor Activities and Fireworks

February 10-14

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Bicorn Hat

2. Key Points - Emperor

3. Collaborative – A Tale of Two Revolutions – comparing US and French revolutions

4. Language Arts - Palindromes

5. Math/Logic – Standard and Metric Measuring

6. Character Connection – Friends or Foes – Acrostic Poems

7. Big Activity – Talk Show – interviewing dictators

8. Movement - Barking Commands – ball game

Minecraft Activities

  • Napoleon Quiz Game

  • Explore French Words

  • Storm the Bastille, Fight in the Revolution, Celebrate Bastille Day

  • Build Challenge: Jewelry

Upcoming Events


Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • Do some online Napoleon activities:

  • Make (French?) Valentine's Day cards for your family and friends

  • Read and discuss Orwell's Animal Farm.

  • Write and perform a rap battle between Napoleon Bonaparte and King George III.

  • Find out the populations of the various countries that Napoleon conquered. Make a timeline of events of the Napoleonic wars. Show the total population of the French Empire under Napoleon, as he increased in power and then lost it all.

  • Listen to some music from France.

  • Learn a traditional French dance.

  • Write a biography of Napoleon Bonaparte.

  • Write a news report about one of the battles that Napoleon fought in.

  • Write a war ballad about the Napoleonic Wars.

  • Make up a dance to Frère Jacques.

  • Say “I love you” in French:

  • Make an Eiffel Tower from Legos, toothpicks, or raw spaghetti:

  • Cook and eat a French meal. Include hors d’oeuvres, the fish course, the main course, the salad course, the cheese plate, and the sweet dessert course.

  • Make an acrostic poem about Napoleon.

  • Measure these objects in standard measurement as well as metric: book table chair clock computer jacket


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