Westward Expansion Thematic Unit
information, resources, and pictures on how to teach a thematic unit on Manifest Destiny for 8th Grade Social Studies
Classroom Management. Whether you are looking to control a rowdy class, capture the heart of a disrespectful student, or encourage kids to turn in their homework on time, effective classroom management is an ever-moving target. I disregarded the stupid reward/punishment systems but I like that they compiled all these links about CR MGT
"Top Ten" list of classroom management resources and ideas
An article describing six classroom management strategies
A site with lots of helpful videos depicting different classroom management techniques.
12 flash cards to study important aspects of the Texas revolution
A list of important people of the Texas revolution with a brief explanation of why each made the list.
This was a really cool animated gif that shows the expansion west and how the United States formed to how it is today.
Google Image of nighttime population distribution. discussion prompt about the differences in East and Western US and how it influences distributions