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ripped apart a civil war mystery

Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

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School Spotlight: Maple syrup a draw for fourth graders studying Wisconsin history : Wsj

Newseum a no-brainer for the social studies classroom.

Newseum is a no-brainer for all social studies classrooms

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I've been on a current events kick lately. A recent newsletter from social studies guru Mike Hasley reminded me of another awesome news resource called Newseum. And apparently I've never really pos...

Newseum is a no-brainer for all social studies classrooms

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Social Studies Ideas for Elementary Teachers: Grading Interactive Notebooks...Grading notebooks can be a real challenge, the ideas here not only help teachers grade a notebook, but help students think through what they are learning.

50 Ways to Teach with Current Events

50 Ways to Teach with Current Events

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Program unpacks local history for students

Program unpacks local history for students

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Before you start your map unit, be sure and check this site out! It has a number of books about maps that you can take to your librarian to purchase!

Picture Books About Maps

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A helpful list of engaging and illustrated social studies texts aligned to the CCSS. Younger grades.

10 Authors for Elementary School Social Studies Teachers to Know

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“What Are Human Rights?” Lessons For Kids!

"What are Human Rights?" Lessons for Kids

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E is for Explore!: Play Dough Economics

E is for Explore!: Play Dough Economics

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Martin Luther King Jr. Resources for the classroom

Martin Luther King Jr. – I have a Dream!

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Check out this Wonder of the Day... Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?

Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? | Wonderopolis

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Corkboard Connections: Off the Wall Westward Expansion Lesson

Corkboard Connections: Off the Wall Westward Expansion Lesson

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Ten books to use to talk about world peace

In this lesson we encourage students to become historians — to read original Times reporting on the Selma marches and uncover important distinctions between primary and secondary sources.

too much lecture and bad powerpoints How to make your presentations awesome.

Holiday Goodie Rerun VIII: How to make your presentations awesome

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The American Revolution! Using cards as a timeline or a flip book to learn the story of the Revolutionary War. Great for classroom or homeschool use!

A School Called Home: The Revolution on Our Wall

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Primary Document resources

2014 Year in Review

2014 Year in Review

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Instead of simply taking notes with definitions, or to practice outlining skills, "sketchnoting" is the practice of listening/reading, summarizing, and synthesizing information along with eye-catching images. Check out the blog for amazing samples by students and adults!

Classroom Deliberations C-Span Classroom

Classroom Deliberations

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Materials and resources for addressing Ferguson in your classroom. History Tech

Materials and resources for addressing Ferguson in your classroom

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Reading and writing social studies

Free Library of Congress eBooks for students. Digital resources.

Free Library of Congress eBooks for students

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