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Let's Take a Field Trip! 5 Virtual Field Trips for History and Social Studies Teachers

5 Virtual Field Trips for History and Social Studies Teachers: A reminder that history can be accessed in different ways. You don't always have to be there to experience history - the internet makes many exotic places tourable.

This end of year product is a great culminating activity for social studies classes that learned about American history between the late 1400s and 1800. Students pretend to be a famous actor who is creating a TV series about one of the following time periods: The Age of Exploration, French and Spanish Colonies, Early English Colonies, the Thirteen Colonies, or the Revolutionary War and the events that led up to it. Students must write a persuasive letter to a network TV executive about which…

End of Year American History (Late 1400s-1800) Persuasive Writing Activity

Roanoke: The Lost Colony- You Solve The Mystery! from Keep Calm and Teach on TeachersNotebook.com -  (7 pages)  - After learning about The Roanoke Colony, students use the clues to develop their own theory about what happened to the Roanoke colonists.

Roanoke: The Lost Colony- You Solve The Mystery

Roanoke, The Lost Colony Project: You Solve the Mystery. Students use what they've learned to write a story that explains their theory about what happened to the Roanoke Colonists.

This edition of Mr. Zoller's Social Studies Podcasts focuses on England's thirteen original colonies in the new world.  Specifically, this podcast discusses the Middle Colonies: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware.

Zoller's Social Studies Podcasts focuses on England's thirteen original colonies in the new world. Specifically, this podcast discusses the Middle Colonies: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware.

Link to the Social Studies Blog - 15 Minute History Podcasts Support African American History Month. Epidose 41 & 42: Senses of Slavery and the Myth of Race in America.

15 Minute History – New Episodes Support African American History Month

Mr. Zoller's Thirteen Colonies Series (playlist) - Three videos: New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies.

Zoller's Thirteen Colonies Series (playlist) - Three videos: New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies.

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