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5 Ways to Teach Social Studies when you just don't have time

5 Ways to Teach Social Studies When You Don't Have Time

Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles.

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project

Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

Social Studies Games - Who Am I? Educational Game

A walk through of a great idea for an educational game to use with students - basically a teacher-facilitated game of 20 questions

Here's a nice anchor chart on branches state of government. (This is example is for South Carolina, but this model will work for most states.)

Parts of a Plant and Plant Life Cycle

Anchor charts are a classroom favorite for so many of us! Sometimes we, especially as females, get so discouraged when we see other people’s anchor charts and how perfect they look.  Friends, let me let you in on a secret–mine were NEVER perfect! As a matter of fact, some of the social studies anchor chartsMore

9 Must Make Anchor Charts for Social Studies

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post111900225&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful.

Clutter-Free Classroom: Organizing Social Studies Materials in the Classroom {Tips, Photos, Ideas}

Clutter-Free Classroom has FREE tips & ideas to help teachers improve classroom organization & management.Enjoy teaching with less mess & less stress.

At first I wasn’t looking forward to teaching maps, but after pulling together some fun crafts, projects, and printable resources maps and globes became one of my favorite social studies units. These ideas will make learning about the cardinal directions, map parts, and types of maps fun for kids. So, go ahead and check out these lesson ideas.

Teaching Maps: Lesson Plan Ideas

At first I wasn’t looking forward to teaching maps, but after pulling together some fun crafts, projects, and printable resources maps and globes became one of my favorite social studies units. These ideas will make learning about the cardinal directions,

Aren't we ALWAYS trying to squeeze in these very important subjects?   For more ideas like this, check out https://www.pinterest.com/rwredhead/classroom-management-for-elementary-teachers/.

How to Squeeze in Social Studies and Science

How to Squeeze in Science and Social Studies: Suggestions for primary grades to fit these important (and fun) subjects into the day with an overscheduled day.

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

Communities Unit for 3rd Grade Social Studies

Communities Unit

Communities Unit for Grade Social Studies! In third grade, we spend a lot of time learning about communities so my purpose was to create some .

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Free lesson with articled, discussion questions, videos and timelines related to the American Revolutionary War

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