Do you need a quick check for understanding? This half a sheet questionnaire can serve as a short formative assessment tool. If you have been using icons of Depth and Complexity in your classroom, then your students should be familiar with the icons/drawings; if not, not a problem: images are self-explanatory as they are accompanied with questions to provoke students' thinking.
Graphic organizer & Quiz : Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
This document contains a blank graphic organizer for students to complete and study, an answer key to the graphic organizer, a warm up to start the lesson on monotheistic religions, and a 30 questions quiz. Answer key to the quiz is provided as well. I used this lesson in my 7th grade World History Class, and 9th grade World Geography Class.
This packet contains information on how to hold a successful classroom debate in Social Studies classroom on a topic of Syrian Refugees. However, all handouts might be used to explore any topic of your or your students' choice. The packet contains whole class instruction : introduction to a debate, debate format, and the debate vocabulary and types of speeches; individual handouts for the audience/jury (scoring sheet and reflection); judges' manual and common phrases to use for constructive…
This game could be played after teaching Magna Carta lesson. Students work in cooperative groups to determine if the statements are true or false. This game promotes teamwork and makes students put their brains together. Can be used before the test. Works well if the teacher provides an incentive for the winning team.
Common Core History/Social Science Standards (mini-posters for the board)
Do you write down Common Core Standards on the board every time you teach a new lesson? Save your time and print out these beautifully created standards. Each standard is typed on a separate piece of paper, so you can pick and choose which one do you need to display for a specific lesson.
Classroom Procedures- One page handout for students to keep in their binders
Do you have to remind your students to follow classroom procedures over and over during the year? This one-page product contains a visually attractive explanation of 14 classroom procedures written in student-friendly language. Very convenient for students to keep in their binder/folder and refer to it throughout the year.
Make copies depending on number of groups in your classroom. Each group should have a copy. Have students cut out the boxes. Students should work in groups to find a matching picture with its vocabulary word. A group that completes the work fast and correctly is the winning team.