In 1947, 23yr old Evelyn McHare jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building onto a limousine. Photography student Robert Wiles heard the explosive crash and shot this photo soon afterward.. Yeasrs later, pop artist Andy Warhol appropriated the shot for an art print.20 Rare Historical Photos (history, rare, photos, war, past) - ODDEE
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.
52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever ... Photograph of a samurai warrior. [c. late 1800s]
Read step-by-step how to turn your classroom into a Wax Museum. Reinforce Social Studies standards and historical figures. Great research project!!
Great collection of resources for virtual field trips around the world.
Interactive Notebooks - Student Assignments Limited by Imagination Only
Interactive Notebooks – Student Assignments Limited by Imagination Only | Teaching Social Studies
Assembly Line Simulation – A History Lab | Teaching Social Studies that is great for spatial/visual learners and gives students an opportunity to work hands as well as collaboratively. This covers the NYSS 4.S.L.3 and 4.RL.9
Fill the bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. It would be a great writing center activity, and you can so easily differentiate based on what items you chose. Love this idea!
35 Free Apps for Teachers! This great list of apps will save you time, money, and effort in integrating the best apps in instruction!
Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools & other fun teaching stuff :) ...... GORGEOUS Bloom's Taxonomy Anchor!!
How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!
How do you plan what you teach? Learn to plan for the whole year, then for specific topics, and then down to the daily lessons. Great advice on planning out your school year.
Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks