U.S. History - 8th Grade

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U.S. History - 8th Grade

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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

Lifelong learning: Presidents Day and Fraboom!



Social Studies Reader's Theater


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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

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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 TeachersNotebook.com (ends on 9-30-2013)

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All the great moments, branded. | What U.S. History Would Have Been Like With Hashtags Hashtagging History

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!

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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!

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