CIVIC EDUCATION Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.
The 4 Questions You Should Ask During EVERY Social Studies Lesson
Polka Dot Lesson Plans: Social Studies Menu - will need to adapt and clarify for students.but I really do like the idea of letting them choose how they want to present their project. Especially in social studies content.
There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.
Teaching History with QR Codes for Biography Research Reports. Each historical figure has a page with QR codes for both web sites and videos. A great way to extend learning beyond the textbook and incorporate technology in the classroom.
Great Depression, Market Crash, & New Deal! Explore 8 Great Depression Impacts
Great Depression & Stock Market Crash of 1929! Explore EIGHT ways the Great Depression impacted life!
During the American Revolution the patriots were mad at all the unfair taxes Britain was putting on them and they protested with the famous words "Taxation without representation" and that played a major roe in the declaration of independence.
TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST
How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles
One Stop Teacher Shop - Teaching Resources for Upper Elementary: How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles
Important Historical Documents - constitutioncenter.org View information and full text from important historical documents such as the Articles of Confederation, Bill of Rights, Emancipation Proclamation, Declaration of Independence and many more.