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U.S. History - 8th Grade

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Travel the world from the classroom! This is a great site from Scholastic!

Insta-history! Each project will have a #MCM #TFT #WCW #TBT and #FBF. It's a great way to use contemporary social media in the classroom!

Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this easy-to-use worksheet. Click HERE for print-and-teach materials!

FREE print-and-teach materials to use with ANY TED Talk. Works for EVERY subject area!

7 Useful YouTube Channels for History Teachers!

I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!

Teacher Resources

The Using Primary Sources to Meet Common Core State Standards Bulletin Board Set features four charts that can be used as a teaching tool to introduce, review, or reinforce a student’s knowledge of primary sources. Chart One defines primary sources. Chart Two identifies types of primary sources. Chart Three defines secondary sources and gives examples. Chart Four explains how to evaluate primary sources. Aligned with the Literacy in History/Social Studies strand of the English Language Arts ...

Social Studies WHOLE YEAR 21 Foldables BUNDLE by Science Doodles

Social Studies WHOLE YEAR 21 Foldables BUNDLE by Science Doodles

3 great and FREE places to find nonfiction articles online! Perfect for 5th - 7th grade :)

Historical Fiction book report

Historical Fiction Book Report Worksheet

This is an excellent worksheet (11 pages) with four fantastic primary sources. Students are asked to explore the complexity of primary sources and ...

Primary Sources - Tracking the "Real Deal" in History

VERY VERY Timely/powerful! Empathy meets history, critical thinking, common core. #teach_kindness with lyrics. Moves young hearts- A hands down classroom favorite. Penned in Jerusalem. Great #writing_prompt! $

Bulletin board: U. S. Presidents (quotations & writing prompts) $

Bulletin board: U. S. Presidents (quotations & writing prompts)

This bundle includes a variety of handouts, activities, and supplemental resources that can be used to create, or add to an existing unit when studying American History. These resources are intended to further a students' thinking by exploring the people, places, and events that made America what it is today.

Lots of coloring pages to go along with US history lessons

Host a friendly classroom debate with your students. This activity can be incorporated into any subject area that requires students to have a comprehensive understanding of a particular topic. A fun activity for all involved, and a great way to get students talking! #Debate #HighSchoolEnglish

This would work well for primary source photos in Social Studies. Add: what connections can you make? What's the author's purpose?

Art Inspired / Discussing Art

Martin Luther Tweets His 95 Theses! The Protestant Reformation & Modern Day!

Gameification in the middle school classroom!!! It's like class and a vide game... Score!

To Engage Them All: Leveling Up! My Hand At Gameification

Looking for a way to challenge your students or to really model close reading? This task card set is exactly what you need. This set was created to be used with history articles or textbooks. After a student has done a first read of their text, they can delve in deeper with tasks and questions for each level of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Bloom's Taxonomy Task Cards: Reading in the Social Studies

100 Years of Change Infographic

100 Years of Change |

Social Studies Texts

10 Authors for Elementary School Social Studies Teachers to Know

Life as an American Slave! Students navigate through 6 stations on slave life!