This 121 page resource involves tons of activities (with LESS MESS) to add some creativity and color to your social studies interactive notebooks. The activities apply easily to most areas covered in social studies, and each activity comes with detailed suggestions and ideas about how to use it in your classroom.($)
This is my heart map. Draw a heart and write everything you love inside it. Students can write words and/or draw pictures. This is going to be my getting to know you activity this year.It also gives students a list of topics to help with writing.
Students review any history unit or topic by creating a Hollywood style bus tour. There are 13 requirements to this project balancing historical accuracy and creativity, including: the person's occupation, why a site should be preserved, eating lunch with a group of historical figures, creating a route and map, and much more! A sample layout is included in the file, though students should be encouraged to express their own creativity in completing this project.
Back to School – Why Study History? Do your students truly understand why they are taking a history class!? Why not teach them in a fun activity? Turn your students into historians as they dig through artifacts, analyze primary sources and read information about history. This lesson guides your students through an activity where they debate the importance of history in their lives, examine artifacts, analyze primary sources, read a handout and create an illustrated spectrum.
Why Study History? Students learn why we study history in an engaging way
Why Study History? Examine 12 quotes about history from 12 influential people! In this highly engaging lesson, students understand the importance of studying history from examining the words of 12 influential people (John F Kennedy, Pearl Buck, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mahatma Gandhi, Michael Crichton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Adolf Hitler, Martin Luther King Jr, Winston Churchill, and more!).
This editable flip book is an easy way to get important information to parents for Meet the Teacher or Parent Night at the beginning of the school year. Put a magnet on the back for a quick reference parents can hang on the fridge! by mable
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