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Standard Knowledge of Content : The elementary teacher is knowledgeable, in addition to literacy and mathematics in HISTORY. Standard = The teacher has demonstrated the ability to utilize content knowledge to ensure student learning. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Student Learning, Teaching Resources, Social Stories, Elementary Social Studies, Teaching Ideas

Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style

Students become stakeholders in the learning process WITHOUT having to dress up like Benjamin Franklin.

First Day of School Stations – Back to School Activity Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show [. Middle School Ela, Middle School Classroom, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, High School Teachers, School 2017, Ela Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Ideas

First Day of School Stations - Back to School Activities - Print & Digital

Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be engaged in hands-on learning and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, can be completed in a single class period or used throu...

Comparison Chart of Colonial Regions How well do you know the original 13 colonies ? What were the 13 colonies ? = British Colonies Where were the colonies located ? = Atlantic coast of North America. When were they founded in order ? 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, History Teachers, History Education, History Activities

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chart to compare and contrast the original 13 colonies | CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CHANGING ECONOMY DURING THE 1700s

Newspaper Archives {Social Studies Mentor Text} Great way to teach history using archived newspapers! 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Study History, History Education, Teaching History, Teaching Tips

Google's Newspaper Archives {Social Studies Mentor Text}

I do love Sundays! A day with my church, my family, and Collaboration Cuties Mentor Text Linky Parties ! A perfect day! Do you use Google ...

Really good site for teaching history through primary source documents. Also contains audio clips and lesson plans I LOVE primary sources, best way to learn. Ap Us History, Teaching Us History, Study History, History Education, History Teachers, American History, Help Teaching, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom

The American Revolution

Really good site for teaching history through primary source documents. Also contains audio clips and lesson plans

good ideas for middle and high school history classes, ways to draw kids into important lessons about specific wars and battles.loved her opening paragraph 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, History Activities, Teaching Us History, History Education, History Teachers, History Classroom Decorations

Classroom battlefields, recreating history, and emotional connections

It was a massacre. Bodies lying everywhere, draped over rocks and sprawled in the road. The cries and moans of the wounded loud in our ears. The smell of gun smoke wafting through the air. Other soldiers hiding in ditches and behind trees, yelling instructions at one another. And then . . . the bell…

Be inspired by 55 of Martin Luther King Jr.'s quotes, ranging from his famous MLK sayings about equality, faith and love, to other lesser-known quotes speaking to truth and wisdom. Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Study History, Us History, Black History, American History, History Class, History Teachers, Teaching History

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. Primary source documents are artifacts created by individuals during a particular period in history. This could be a letter, speech, photograph or journal entry. If you're looking to integrate social studies into your literacy block, try out one of these resources for primary source documents.

500 word this i believe essay outline This i essay believe word Essay phrases spanish newspapers essay on importance of english communication argumentative essay structure outline notes good. Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Services, Essay Writing, Teaching English, Writing Practice, Writing Goals, Writing Tips

11 Essay Phrases to Outlaw - WeAreTeachers

Classroom Poster: Phrases to Outlaw in Students’ Writing Ask any teacher who has ever spent every single minute of a beautiful weekend grading student essays and he or she will tell you this: In the garden that is student writing, […]

Schoolhouse Rock -- Why the 13 Colonies Rebelled. Use as a supplemental activity to enhance learning about the original thirteen colonies. 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, 8th Grade History, Study History, Nasa History, History Teachers, Teaching History, History Classroom

School House Rock - Government - No More Kings

I found these on the net and figured that as a Public Service I would post these, as they were originaly intended as such. Enjoy and thanx for watching. "Tho...

Posts about middle school social studies written by Stephanie's History Store 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Social Studies Projects, Class Activities, Summer Activities, History Teachers, Teaching History

True, False, Fix: A Social Studies Review Game

Well it took almost a full school year, but thanks to a professional development I went to, I found a review technique ALL of my 7th graders were on board with. I call it "True, False, Fix." The PD person led us through a variety of strategies, and one was a review where there were…

Why Study History? Students learn history in an engaging way Why Study History? Students learn history in an engaging way!The only difference between this version of the World History Lessons, History Quotes, Study History, History Education, History Teachers, Teaching History, Nasa History, History Museum, 7th Grade Social Studies

Why Study History? First Day of School Activity for World and American History!

This highly-engaging "why study history" lesson engages students on the study of history, why it is important, and why we study it. This resource is an outstanding way to start your year as it promotes critical thinking, requires analysis, and sets the framework for studying history and social stud...

This source is a list of primary sources selected from the Library of Congress. They are part of a teaching with primary sources series that help teachers make primary sources more accessible for learners. Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teacher Tips

History Assessments | Stanford History Education Group

Teaching with Primary Sources grades 9-12. Dr. Wineburg. Amazing resource for social studies high school teachers

How to Respond to, “Why do We Study History?” - - In just about a month, students around the world (or at least the northern hemisphere) will be asking their social studies teachers, “why do we have to study history?” Of course there a…. Social Studies Notebook, 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Us History, History Education, History Teachers

How to Respond to, “Why do We Study History?”

In just about a month, students around the world (or at least the northern hemisphere) will be asking their social studies teachers, "why do we have to study history?" Of course there are great answers to that question, it's just a matter of whether teachers spoon feed students the answers or have them work with the question…

Template works with any political cartoon! Helps develop inferencing skills as well as writing skills. History Class, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, Writing Resources, Teaching Ideas, Political Cartoon Analysis, Political Cartoons, My Teacher, Teacher Stuff

Political Cartoon Analysis Template - Printable and Paperless Versions!

Paperless Version now provided in addition to printable version! Paperless version is completed using Adobe Reader (free download). Works for any political cartoon! Students learn about current events, inferencing and develop writing skills. Students simply choose any political cartoon and comple...