$3.00. In this simulated activity, the teacher takes on the role of employer/interviewer, and the student takes on the role of interviewee. Students are interviewed during class, and one lucky one receives the fictitious job! My former students have periodically approached me to inform me about how much they used from this activity in order to secure their coveted jobs.
Use this rubric when grading student writing. It will help you to be more objective and consistent. ...
$3.00. This activity involves both candy and a group activity- some of the better learning tools available to us as educators!
Sonnets – Iambic Pentameter – Shakespeare’s Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen Before
Shakespeare's sonnet structure like you've never seen before. Dazzle and inspire your students with this dynamic presentation. From a simple iambic pentameter line ("Trapeze, fall down, go boom, get up, again.") to a discussion of two of Shakespeare's most famous sonnets, there's plenty to amuse and challenge your class here. Full, 50-minute lesson materials included.
Teaching adjectives? Use this FUN, simple activity to open your lesson and get students super engaged!!
$1.50. Tired of the same ol' PowerPoint lectures?! This activity will give students the chance to get out of their desks and move around, all while actively taking class notes. This activity is for K-12 ages because it can literally be used in any general ed classroom. You can adapt this particular activity (which is geared toward the stock market) for any lesson or topic that you are teaching about.
Five Themes of Geography: Interactive Notebook Unit and Notebook Flippables Notes, flippables, activities and Power Points included!!!!
$2.00. Tired of the same ol' PowerPoint lectures?! This activity will give students the chance to get out of their desks and move around, all while actively taking class notes. This activity is for K-12 ages because it can literally be used in any general ed classroom. You can adapt this particular activity (which is geared toward the stock market) for any lesson or topic that you are teaching about.
Economics and History: Communism vs. Capitalism, the Rock, Paper, Scissors Game
$3.00. This highly interactive game gives students a hands-on, experiential understanding of the differences in between communism and capitalism. Students will learn more about the key components of communism, capitalism, and socialism. Out of all of the activities that I do in my class, students probably have the most fun playing this game.
Absolute & Relative Location Assignment: NFL Football Teams + Google Earth Tour
$3 Absolute and relative location are two basic, important geography tools that all students must master. Why not teach students these vital skills in a fun, active way? This assignment will do just that. While there are many available assignments to teach these concepts to elementary school and middle school/junior high school students, here's one with a twist! Students will locate all 32 NFL football teams using absolute and relative location.
$2.00. This activity has proven to be very powerful and insightful in my past World History classes. In short, each student is given a different card with a unique soldier's specific scenario (8 scenarios total). After the student reads his/her card, he/she will then research the information to their character's specific situation, and then compose a letter back to the person who originally wrote the letter. Students will later share their letters in class.
Taking historical perspective means understanding the social, cultural, intellectual, and emotional settings that shaped people’s lives and actions in the past and is an important skill in the study of historical events. This activity takes students through the process of examining what is historical perspective, why it is important, how to identify or recognize historical perspective, and looking at examples of the use of historical perspective. $2.50