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.

Social Studies Interactive Notebook

FREE The printables in this sample are perfect for the "Reflection" side of your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks. They are very easy to use with any lesson, most grade levels or topic. From Brain Wrinkles FREE

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!

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

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.

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

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities.

Important Historical Documents - View information and full text from important historical documents such as the Articles of Confederation, Bill of Rights, Emancipation Proclamation, Declaration of Independence and many more.

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project

Q & A Collections: Teaching Social Studies is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. It contains all my posts on Social Studies from the past four years – in one place!