Social Studies Teacher Resources
Find everything your class will need to study complex societies and human interaction throughout world history.
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Math and Social Studies Real- World Investigation- Comparisons
In this real-world investigation math and social studies worksheet, 6th graders use the internet to research world records such as the world's largest pumpkin or smallest insect. They write a description of three interesting facts about the unusual records which include comparisons.
6th Math 16 Views 39 Downloads
Assessment and Discussion
"Without concerned citizen action to uphold them (human rights) close to home; we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. . ." Eleanor Roosevelt's comment is used to set the stage for the conclusion of a five-instructional activity unit that asks class members to consider their personal responsibility to uphold the right of others.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The fourth in a five-lesson plan unit examining human rights and personal responsibility asks class groups to investigate a current rights issue, and using the provided graphic organizer, summarize the issue, consider which rights are being violated, and suggest actions individuals could take.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Connecting with Natural/Open Spaces
Get your class outside, away from the television, and maybe even learning something about nature while they're at it. Individuals will chose an open, natural space to spend time in for several days. Each day they will complete a page in the provided ten-page "Natural Space Journal".
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Chris Reeve: To The Library
How should your class react when they meet a person in a wheel chair? Is it OK to ask questions? Christopher Reeve says it is. Mr. Reeve answers the questions Big Bird and Zoe have about his wheel chair and the things he needs to get around.
3 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
What Causes Conflicts Among People?
Third graders describe factors that cause conflict. In this social studies lesson students identify the causes of conflict as well as contributions to cooperation among groups. The students recognize that Montana Indigenous tribes make decisions based upon cultures, traditions, and language.
3rd Social Studies & History 17 Views 20 Downloads
What Do Maps Show?: Lesson 1 Introduction to Maps
Students brainstorm a list of the different types of maps they have seen or used. Using the activity sheet, they look through a social studies book to find all the maps and to determine what they are used for. Using a poster, they review the different things that maps can show.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 46 Views 94 Downloads
History Review: Colonial America
A great way to prepare learners for that annual state exam is with a review session. You can use all or only some of these questions to quiz kids on various aspects of colonial America, the Columbian Exchange, and the Revolutionary War. There are 51 questions total, some with answers and some without.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 56 Views 109 Downloads
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
This exercise on the Constitution requires small groups to design a visual metaphor that expresses the concept behind one of seven principles: popular sovereignty, federalism, republicanism, separation of powers, checks and balances, limited government, and individual rights.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 60 Downloads
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
Students develop their geography skills as they analyze map projections. For this ethnocentrism lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to draw maps and then analyze the projections they created for distortion and bias.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 52 Views 104 Downloads
Freedoms We Enjoy
Students compare lifestyles of the United States to another foreign country. For this social studies lesson, students use the information they previously researched on the Internet and publish a PowerPoint presentation to illustrate their findings.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 29 Views 41 Downloads
Table Top Communities
Students explore communities. In this community social studies lesson plan, students compare and contrast urban, suburban, and rural communities. Students listen to fiction and non-fiction books, complete Venn Diagrams, and complete worksheets.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 55 Views 39 Downloads
Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission, gamma rays, critical mass, and exponential decay.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Becoming a Professional Social Studies Leader
Pupils engage in a lesson that is concerned with the development of skills needed for the teaching of Social Studies. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used to solidify the importance of professionalism needed in the realm of teaching.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 2 Downloads
Advocacy for Green Urbanism
Encourage advocacy and involvement in public policy. The lesson described here lays out a detailed plan for creating strong democratic citizens. Class members discuss the different types of citizens, complete two graphic organizers about big ideas, study a map to try to determine how they could include more green spaces, and either write a letter to an authority about their proposed solution or put together a presentation about their proposed policy change.
6th - 8th Science 13 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Social Studies Alive! My Family and School
Students examine family life. For this family life lesson, students discover that all families are special. Students discuss how families are different from families in the past. Students create a glyph and discuss the meanings of the different colors of beads.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 35 Views 206 Downloads
Social Studies: Campaign Finance Reform
Students develop arguments for and against campaign finance reform, examine federal and state laws that attempt to limit contributions to political candidates, evaluate various plans for campaign finance reform and formulate their own programs.
All All 8 Views 12 Downloads