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historical thinking - Google Search "What Questions do we ask of the past?"

Lesson Plan for How to Write a Thesis Statement

How to Write a Thesis Statement: High School English Lesson Plan

clever classroom sign

Stanford History - PowerPoints, documents, and lesson plans

Stanford History Education Group

Technology Exit Slips - perfect for upper elementary and middle school! ANY SUBJECT!

One Year of World History Warm Up Activities - YouTube

One Year of World History Warm Up Activities

13 Free Printable History Board Games from Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus

13 Free Printable History Board Games

Prohibition Did What?! Great graphic on the era in the 1920s.

Read like a Historian! Great way to bridge reading and social studies...with a little pizazz. (Check out the posters)

Home | Stanford History Education Group

18 Things to Consider When Decorating Your Secondary Classroom

Fair Vs. Equal classroom poster - exactly what I was searching for!

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How to Analyze Political Cartoons: 6 Steps (with Pictures) USE FOR SYNTHESIS ESSAY

How to Analyze Political Cartoons

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding The following infographic Mia MacMeekin offers up 27 additional ways to check for understanding. Some aren’t necessarily quick–”Test what you learned in a new situation”–but there are a dozen or more other ideas that are worth adding to your teacher toolbox, many of which aren’t content-related, but rather cognitively-related (Locate 3 people who agree with your point of view.)

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

Let the children play!

Fine Arts Friday: Let the children play

Westward Expansion accordion book/notes - Create something like this for each of the events.

Student Interactive Notebook: Unit 5 Activities

Teaching the Industrial Revolution with Primary and Secondary Sources

Over 50 images from the First World War to use as an introduction to a topic or to stimulate discussion.

WW1 intro lesson - Resources - TES

A movie timeline of American History

Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline

The Most Influential Legal Cases of the Last Century... Sweet! It's like a cheat-sheet for Con Law!

The Most Influential Legal Cases of the Last Century |

Trench Warfare diagram

trench warfare and living conditions - WWI History and disaters

Here's a terrific resource from the Smithsonian on using primary sources in the classroom.

for my upper language arts teacher friends...What Dr. Seuss Books Were Really About (Yertle the Turtle is an easy one to read into). Lots of titles with replacements.

What Dr. Seuss Books Were Really About

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

infographic on Africa the first product exported by every african states

This map shows which export makes your country the most money

Fantastic project on the Cuban Missile Crisis using portions of the movie 13 Days to have students figure out what they would do!

13 Days Interactive Cuban Missile Crisis Movie Group Project