I just love the way this lesson for teaching history is all together for you. It includes primary sources, a reading and spectrum activity that allows students to explore the question "Why study history?" What a great way to start out the school year!
Election year can be very exciting! This activity pack allows you and your students to experience and interact with the Democratic and Republican candidates as well as track them through the primaries.
"Less Mess" Social Studies Interactive Notebook Activities
This 121 page resource involves tons of activities (with LESS MESS) to add some creativity and color to your social studies interactive notebooks. The activities apply easily to most areas covered in social studies, and each activity comes with detailed suggestions and ideas about how to use it in your classroom.($)
How Do I Fold This?! Interactive Notebook Student Reference Posters
If you are using interactive notebooks this year in ANY subject, these reference posters will save you some headaches from kids asking, "HOW DO I FOLD THIS?!" This set of posters for common foldable activities will help kids cut, fold, and glue their flippable INB elements! $
Are you looking for an engaging unit to use while teaching your students about the American Revolution? You've found it! This unit contains lesson sheets, lesson activities, primary source analysis sheets, secondary source analysis sheets, a Revolutionary individuals and groups section, a scoot game, and a unit test.
This App "Noise Control" magically ask your students & kids to keep quiet on your behalf..... It's so magical that teachers found that students are more willing to corporate in classroom activities.... http://theteachingpalette.com/2010/01/29/shhh-noise-control-2/
ECONOMICS ACTIVITIES COMBO PACKET: 8 NO PREP Printables~ Fun, easy, and ready-to-use! Compiles three other products. Includes activities for teaching introduction to economics, needs/wants, goods/services, and production/consumption. Print and go! $
Friendship Exploration (activities, resources, projects, and handouts)
This activity pack includes a variety of resources to prepare a friendship-type unit, or to supplement an existing friendship unit. It includes a variety of activating activities, and three different project ideas.
Need some help with Social Studies? Need an activity to go with that Weekly Reader? Want to integrate reading and social studies? You are sure to love using social studies current events in your classroom!