Use speech bubbles on famous paintings to get students thinking/writing! (could do with book covers)

Tip of the Week - Thought Bubbles on Photos

Here's a fun detective activity to help students practice finding latitude and longitude.

Latitude and Longitude Practice

Check out this downloadable infographic about "How a Bill Becomes a Law," which explains this complicated process in an easy-to-understand diagram for kids.

Infographic: How a Bill Becomes a Law - KIDS DISCOVER

Great site with lots of resources for US History for Kids

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bill becomes law flowchart worksheet | Lesson Plan: How a Bill Becomes a law (The Legislative Process)

Lesson plan: How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Journey of a Bill


Middle School and Retirement

Education to the Core: Christmas Around the World Mini-Books. Plus FREE Christmas in America Mini-Book and writing reflection at the end!

Holidays/Christmas Around the World Unit and Mini-Books

FREE: Fun worksheet to practice locating points on a map in order to review over a dozen explorers' journeys: Columbus, John Cabot, Ponce de Leon, Balboa, Cortes, Cartier, Henry Hudson and more.

Social Studies Worksheet: explorers - The Mailbox

Education to the Core: Holidays/Christmas Around the World Unit and FREEBIE!!!

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how to understand the 3 branches of government

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Hmm... Nice way to incorporate social studies... can even assign this for homework.

What the Teacher Wants!

This product is a one page Triple Venn Diagram. Students will use the diagram to compare and contrast the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies. This document is great for review of your Social Studies unit on the Colonies.

The Thirteen Colonies - Triple Venn Diagram

September 11 Attacks - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the September 11 attacks in America. It contains 25 questions from the website. Your students will learn about the history and the significance of the September 11 attacks in the United States. It covers all of the major themes and events of the September 11 attacks.

September 11 Attacks - Webquest with Key

Good for a sub art idea: Autobiography art with great evaluation sheet and worksheet!

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A reading of the Declaration of Independence by some amazing actors #history #teaching


Worksheets: Latitude and Longitude

Latitude and Longitude

Leaving on a Jet Plane - Longitude & Latitude worksheet

Longitude Latitude Coordinates Worksheet “Leaving on a Jet Plane” "with answers"

latitude and longitude worksheets | Using Latitude and Longitude Name Use the latitude and longitude

Using Latitude and Longitude Name Use the latitude and longitude

Latitude and Longitude worksheet

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Teaching map skills using Disney maps

Learning Map Skills using Disney Maps

Check out this map skills worksheet!

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This package contains a variety of handouts, worksheets, a lesson idea, and an activity to help teach students map skills such as scale, cardinal and intermediate directions, types of maps (planimetric, thematic, topographic), and basic map elements (legend, title etc.)ContentsCardinal and Intermediate Directions + Latitude & Longitude Lesson IdeaLatitude Labeling Worksheet Option 1 (label)Latitude Labeling Worksheet Option 2 (trace)Cardinal and Intermediate Directions HandoutDirections ...

Map Skills Package

FREE TREASURE MAP PRINTABLE~ Great way to teach map skills or kick off a fun, creative writing lesson!

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Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing Map Skills - TPT

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Map Skills First Grade | Reading a Map | Worksheet |

Reading a Map | Worksheet |