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Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

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Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

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Social studies has always been one of my absolute favorite subjects to teach. I get so excited about United States history, and I do my best to make a potentially boring topic come alive for my stu...

Social studies has always been one of my absolute favorite subjects to teach. I get so excited about United States history, and I do my best to make a potentially boring topic come alive for my stu...

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Battleship!  Just when you thought it was safe.... Take advantage of the popular movie out in DVD and get your students to practice  using coordinates just as the heros must in the movie. A whole new approach for the kids to use -instead of calling out B2 or D5, they need to use longitude and latitude.

Battleship! Just when you thought it was safe.... Take advantage of the popular movie out in DVD and get your students to practice using coordinates just as the heros must in the movie. A whole new approach for the kids to use -instead of calling out B2 or D5, they need to use longitude and latitude.

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FREE From My Blog = Three Government Branches Song shown on smart board in my classroom for my kiddos to sing to. I was so surprised how this song really helped them retrieve this information regarding what each branch of government is reasponsible for.   www.3rdgradegrapevine.blogspot.com

FREE From My Blog = Three Government Branches Song shown on smart board in my classroom for my kiddos to sing to. I was so surprised how this song really helped them retrieve this information regarding what each branch of government is reasponsible for. www.3rdgradegrapevine.blogspot.com

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Play "Attack" with your students!  It's a review game that can be used in any subject that your middle school students will be begging to play!  FREE instructions

Play "Attack" with your students! It's a review game that can be used in any subject that your middle school students will be begging to play! FREE instructions

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Name That Landform Smartboard Game: Students look at each picture and decide what type of landform is shown. 25 questions. Information: Landforms Smartboard, Social Studies Game, Landforms Activity

Name That Landform Smartboard Game: Students look at each picture and decide what type of landform is shown. 25 questions. Information: Landforms Smartboard, Social Studies Game, Landforms Activity

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Learn how to use manipulatives in Social Studies in this Social Studies Success Blog Post. How do you effectively use games and card sorts? Check out this blog post to see different ways to use them in your secondary Social Studies classroom.

Learn how to use manipulatives in Social Studies in this Social Studies Success Blog Post. How do you effectively use games and card sorts? Check out this blog post to see different ways to use them in your secondary Social Studies classroom.

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Lots of good ideas for teaching map skills! For sure using this in my social studies unit this semester!!

Lots of good ideas for teaching map skills! For sure using this in my social studies unit this semester!!

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