These Social Studies units on American History are so easy to use! They are filled with informational text, activities, crafts, reading comprehension skills, writing, projects, study guides, tests, and more!! NO PREP- No need for text book and tons of creative lessons and ideas! Sold as a Mega Bundle or individually.
Off the Wall Westward Expansion Lesson - Guest blog post by Joan Claspill on Corkboard Connections - Students roam through an "Art Gallery" of pictures related to the lesson, taking notes and recording inferences. Great way to integrate social studies and literacy!
This website was made by a homeschool teacher and contains over 25 lesson plans for teaching the revolutionary war to 4th or 5th grade. There are lessons that incorporate math, writing, and science into the historical content. This site is very useful because it has all the lessons and things like maps and timelines already available for a teacher to use.
This Writing to Inform (All About Books) is a unit of study written by Trina Dralus is complete with activities for each phase of writing. There are activities and think sheets for the prewriting/launch phase. The drafting phase contains lesson plans and ideas for lessons as well as a complete template for the All About Book. There are also option pages. Revision/Editing self/partner checklists are available, a rubric for assessment, and publishing ideas are also part of this package…