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U.S. History - 8th Grade

U.S. History - 8th Grade

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Free Technology for Teachers: Breaking News from

Free Technology for Teachers: Breaking News from

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How to Throw a Murder Mystery Party

Historical Facebook: This is a google doc template that allows students to create a facebook page for a historical figure. Comes complete with directions and awesomeness.

I LOVE THIS WEBSITE. So many fun computer activities for social studies/science

Lifelong learning: Presidents Day and Fraboom!


Social Studies Reader's Theater

Instagram history

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Details: 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

15 assessments that don’t suck… | Blogush

15 assessments that don’t suck… | Blogush

Newspaper archives

Free Obituaries On-Line

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

TED Conferences have launched a site dedicated to providing highly professional and fun educational videos and resources. These 5-10 minute videos and lessons are delivered in an informative and highly entertaining fashion.

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Student Rap Videos Teach Me How to Factor, 50 States, Presidents, Manifest Destiny, Prefixes and Suffixes. Perfect mix of cheesy and wonderful. I almost died laughing watching Teach me how to factor

Student Rap Videos as Teaching Tools

My favorite, “I Smelt a Rat! Constitution Controversy” asks students to look at the men who did not sign the Declaration of Independence.

Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style

The Organized Chaos Of Instruction: Non-Fiction Reading Response Choice Board

The Organized Chaos Of Instruction: Non-Fiction Reading Response

Great US History Printables

Independence Trivia Game

Document Analysis - Help your students understand how to read primary sources using the Document Analysis Sheet.. A GIVEAWAY promotion for Primary Source Analysis Graphic Organizer from Resourceful Social Studies Teacher on (ends on 9-30-2013)

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What U.S. History Would Have Been Like With Hashtags

This review game for US History is incredibly fun and can be used all year long. It takes the basic rules of the classic board game Clue, but flips it so the suspects, murder weapons, and locations are all vocabulary terms from US History!

I once saw a high school teacher lead a simple, powerful exercise to teach his class about privilege and social mobility. He started by giving each student a scrap piece of paper and asked them to crumple it up.

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

17 Times Tumblr Proved It Was The Best History Teacher

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!