Social Studies Teacher Resources
Find everything your class will need to study complex societies and human interaction throughout world history.
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The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this lesson engages students in modeling the spread of infectious diseases, collecting...
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Down on the Farm: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 8)
Down on the Farm is the theme of this series of ESL lessons designed to support reading, speaking, and listening skills. Over three weeks, your learners will have the opportunity to sing songs, play guessing games, create masks, role...
K CCSS: Adaptable
Was the War of 1812 Our Second War of Independence?
Though it occurred almost 40 years later, could the United States have been fighting for their independence again in the War of 1812? Using appropriate primary source material from each of the two wars, compare and contrast the situation...
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
4th Grade California Relief Map Project
Bring life to your next California geography lesson with this great project! Learners design a three-dimensional wall relief map of California, painting and decorating regions using a variety of materials and labeling major geographical...
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Making Evidence-Based Claims: California Commonwealth Club Address - Cesar Chavez
The most effective way to support an argument is with clear and relevant evidence. As seventh graders read and listen to Cesar Chavez's California Commonwealth Club Address, they work through five sections of a textual analysis unit,...
7th CCSS: Designed
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and...
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing...
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
European Explorers: Research Project
What will your students choose to include in their explorer's treasure chest? Youngsters research an early European explorer and gather items to reflect their research, such as a detailed map of the explorer's voyages, portrait, flag,...
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Elementary Social Studies: Lesson Presentations
Students demonstrate the cumulative knowledge while practicing the skills of instructional activity delivery for Elementary Social Studies. They set up for the instructional activity and then teach it to professional peers. They are...