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Me on the Map: how to teach kids where in the world they live! Circles show where kids live on the planet, continent, country, state, city, street, and home. It's a FUN, educational game for kids and family. #kidsactivities #geography #kids #learning #activities #teaching #activitiesforkids #education
Introduce your students to the Constitution with this FREE interactive read-aloud! The book, A More Perfect Union, explains how the Constitution was created. This interactive read-aloud with help students understand the vocabulary and concepts in the book. Perfect for a Constitution Day lesson plan!
Voting is the core of our democracy, yet the United States ranks toward the bottom of all democracies in the number of citizens who actually vote. Get 4 terrific voting videos to add to your government unit and motivate your students. They may even be able to motivate their parents to vote!
Students learn to write strong written response with these passages for constructed response. Teachers easily integrate social studies using constructed response passages about patriotic holidays. 3 levels of differentiation are built in so you can reach ALL students! Following the RACE strategy, this pack builds the framework students need! They must locate text evidence and use it in their written response to reading. Ideal for 2nd graders, 3rd graders, 4th graders, second grade, third grade.
Sometimes, as teachers, we just need a little more to support some children with social skills and if you are like me, it is so much nicer to use my smart board or white board to read stories to the entire class. The pictures are bigger and the larger visuals engage students to focus and pay attention. These Social Stories may be just what you are looking for. They are sold individually or in one BIG GROWING Bundle...your choice...Take a look and see what you think!! #socialstories #indoorrecess
This is everything teachers will need to teach their primary students about economics! It includes TPT's featured community helpers, goods and services, wants and needs, and now our Money unit which is now featured in TPT's newsletter. #teacherspayteachers#teachersfollowteachers#teachers#communityhelpers#primaryeconomics#activities#math#kindergarten#firstgrade#socialstudies#education
These friendship activities for kids are a great way to teach kids how to be a good friend. These small group activities include crafts and games that are perfect for teaching your kindergarten, first grade or second grade students social skills. Includes lesson plans, printables and worksheets to accompany the book Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry. #friendshipactivities #socialskills, #stickandstone #firstgrade #kindergarten #secondgrade #friendshipbracelets #friendshipcrafts
Celebrate Women's History month with these engaging close reading biographies complete with critical thinking activities. Also included are writing and biography graphic organizers to help students understand different women more deeply. Activities included are perfect to weave together reading, writing, and social studies to engage your students. Click to see everything included!
Prepositions and positional language is essential to start early map making activities with students. Kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers will love this blog post with lesson ideas on teaching geography, map making and prepositions to young primary school students. #teacherblog #teacher #lessonideas #geography
Do you teach a class with students who have significant challenges? Do you teach Social Studies? This post has some great tips on how to successfully make social studies part of your daily lesson plans, regardless of the learning level of your students. There are also links to some units created specifically for students with disabilities, especially autism. #specialneedsforspecialkids #SPED #specialed #SpecialEducation #lessonplans #socialstudies