Social Studies Teacher Resources
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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...
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
Lessons for Social Studies Educators
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Point of view, purpose, and tone: three concepts readers of primary and secondary source materials must take into account when examining documents. Class members view a PowerPoint presentation and use the SOAPS strategy to identify an...
Heroes Who Made a Difference: Memorializing a Distinguished Service Cross Award Recipient
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Ever wonder how to memorialize World War I heroes in the classroom? Activities in a high-quality social studies resource prompt middle schoolers to research Internet sources, complete a graphic organizer, and write an editorial feature...
Using Social Studies in Five Shared Reading Lessons: Geography
2nd - 4th
After several short 15-minute mini-lessons, your learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics of a non-fiction text. Using the book Map It by Elspeth Leacock, your class will become acquainted with non-fiction terms such as...
News Literacy Model Curriculum in Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Scholars investigate news literacy in the twenty-first century. They use technology, legal decisions, writings, and digital privacy to analyze the topic. Using what they learned, a group assignment looks...
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies instructional activity. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small...