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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, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Student Learning, Social Stories, Social Studies Projects, Study History
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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, English Classroom, Beginning Of The School Year, English Teachers, School 2017, Engage In Learning, First Day Of School Activities

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 out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These six stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, are intended for completion within a 45-minute period. These stations can be used in any subject or grade level, and all of the station directions and activities can be edited to fit the needs of your classroom.

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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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}

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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
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The American Revolution

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
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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 so…

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. Neil Armstrong, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Marie Curie, History Teachers, Teaching History, History Activities, History Class, Ronald Reagan

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.

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11 Essay Phrases to Outlaw - We Are Teachers

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, Teaching Us History, History Teachers, History Education, History Classroom, 8th Grade History, Study History

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Schoolhouse Rock -- Why the 13 Colonies Rebelled

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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.…

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
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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, Teaching Social Studies, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Learning Resources, History Education, History Teachers, Teaching History
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History Assessments | Stanford History Education Group

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
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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…

The 4 Questions You Should Ask During EVERY Social Studies Lesson : Great questions to use during every Social Studies lesson! These 4 questions will make your Social Studies lesson more meaningful to students! 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Projects, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Education
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The 4 Questions You Should Ask During EVERY Social Studies Lesson

These 4 questions will make your Social Studies lesson more meaningful to students!

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
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Political Cartoon Analysis Template - Printable and Paperless Versions!

Political Cartoon Analysis Template