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French & Indian War | George Washington

French & Indian War

Use speech bubbles on famous paintings to get students thinking/writing! l LOVE this idea! - perfect to use with Strip Designer or Comic Touch!

Tip of the Week - Thought Bubbles on Photos

The Civil War in Four Minutes! Amazing. Probably the best thing I've seen in a long time. :)

Resolutions and the Revolutionary War

Ginger Snaps: Resolutions and the Revolutionary War

Civil War Interactive app - this might be good for 5th grade history

Civil War Interactive

If you study the pioneer days, you need this post! It's filled with crafts to make to make your unit come alive!

This fantastic, time-saving bundle includes all the resources you need to engage students in a fantastic unit on the early American colonies! 10 amazing resources to teach about the 13 Colonies including 3 PowerPoints, a project, reading and CCSS resources and more!

Complete 13 Colonies Unit Bundle

me compared to a famous person: writer's notebook ideas

HistoryFix: Beyond the Basic Bibliography Report

ABC's of the American Revolution - very nice Folded Table

Teaching with a Touch of Twang: Social Studies

The Early American Colonies---The video was written and narrated entirely by high school students. The concept of the "flipped classroom" is that if students watch videos like this at home before coming to class, it leaves more class time for questions, debate, and higher level discussion.

National Archives: DocsTeach A powerful suite of educational tools designed to connect students with the resources of the National Archives. The experience is extended with an iPad app which provides quick access to educational activities. Designed for a mobile platform the application literally allows teachers to put history in students' laps. AMAZING! iPad App is available on this site.

National Archives: DocsTeach | Second Story

Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year! This Bundle pack will get you started on the right foot! 110 pages of goodies and printables! This is my 2013...

Examples of Interactive Notes- I love this idea for their journal (reduce an article or summation of the day's lesson and let students write their thoughts on the side as well as underlining important information)

50 states song in geographical order. One pinner said...My kids and I had so much fun learning this song, and now we can easily find any state.

Biography Poster Report free printable from Scholastic