Dig deep into the content of the mid-1800’s while your students explore the essential question “How did immigrants contribute to the growth of the United States” through primary sources and background essays.

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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents for ELA and HISTORY Teachers: Primary source documents are artifacts created by individuals during a particular period in history. This could be a letter, speech, photograph or journal entry. If you're looking to integrate social studies into your literacy block, try out one of these resources for primary source documents.

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents


Game On: middle school history classes dig into Minecraft | Local News | globegazette.com

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Procedure for Test Corrections in Math Class


“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.

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We put Andrew Jackson on trial. You decide his historical fate #TEDEd

History vs. Andrew Jackson - James Fester


480px George Washington snake game thumb 13 Free Printable History Board Games

13 Free Printable History Board Games


Think like a historian

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To Engage Them All: Social Studies Labs. (2014, November 1). Retrieved February 27, 2016, from http://toengagethemall.blogspot.com/2014/11/social-studies-labs.html History Labs: Hands on learning is not just for science! This blog shows a coupe of ways that one teacher incorporated experiential learning into her her history class to get students engaged in the concepts.

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Simulations Can Change the Course of History . . . Classes | Edutopia

Simulations Can Change the Course of History . . . Classes


Students using Videos for Math, ELA, Science, Humanities and more!

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Social Studies Success: Character Quotes

Character Quotes


Free Technology for Teachers: Breaking News from ClassTools.net

Free Technology for Teachers: Breaking News from ClassTools.net


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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.

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

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Social Studies Reader's Theater


INSTA HISTORY Bulletin Board to keep going all year! the #MCM and #TBT tags!

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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?

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15 assessments that don’t suck… | Blogush

15 assessments that don’t suck… | Blogush


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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

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