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      A matching game where these terms are looked at:Delta, Prime Meridian, Estuary, Island, River Basin, Strait, Ring of Fire, Landlocked, Altitude, ...

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    First Grade Wow: Anchor Chart

    This economics unit includes 33 goods vs. service cards for sorting and high engagement games 9 vocabulary cards technology resources 6 student response sheets covering the concepts of goods/services, opportunity cost, and consumers/producers. 11 page early reader "What is... Economics?" for students introducing economic vocabulary and concepts covered in the unit. $

    Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman - Webquest with Key (American History) - This is a 4 page webquest related to the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman. It is an excellent resource to help have your students understand the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman in the United States and the its role during the history of American slavery. It contains 10 questions from the website, and comes with a detailed teacher key.

    National Geographic Underground Railroad interactive learning

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    Social Studies websites (picture only)

    Teach with Picture Books: A Nation Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Picture Books

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    ▶ The Three Branches of Government - YouTube

    This YouTube channel has a 2+ min video for each state with capital, state flower, state tree, state bird, state motto, and major attractions

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    $Objectives and standards can be challenging for students to understand. “I Can” statements are a student friendly alternative. This pack contains “I Can” statements for each of the 6th - 8th grade Reading & Writing History/Social Studies Common Core Standards. Each statement is approximately 4 1/4 X 11” and will fit nicely into a small pocket chart. Print this set on 8.5 X11” letter size paper and cut into strips.

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