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Teaching 4th Grade Social Studies

No More Kings, great video about Boston tea Party

Use speech bubbles on famous paintings to get students thinking/writing! l LOVE this idea! - perfect to use with Strip Designer or Comic Touch!

The Civil War in Four Minutes! Amazing. Probably the best thing I've seen in a long time. :)

Civil War Interactive app - this might be good for 5th grade history

If you study the pioneer days, you need this post! It's filled with crafts to make to make your unit come alive!

The basics for a maps unit.

This fantastic, time-saving bundle includes all the resources you need to engage students in a fantastic unit on the early American colonies! 10 amazing resources to teach about the 13 Colonies including 3 PowerPoints, a project, reading and CCSS resources and more!

me compared to a famous person: writer's notebook ideas

ABC's of the American Revolution - very nice Folded Table

FACEBOOK Page for Historical Figures

The Early American Colonies---The video was written and narrated entirely by high school students. The concept of the "flipped classroom" is that if students watch videos like this at home before coming to class, it leaves more class time for questions, debate, and higher level discussion.

American Revolution Timeline- great notebook ideas

National Archives: DocsTeach A powerful suite of educational tools designed to connect students with the resources of the National Archives. The experience is extended with an iPad app which provides quick access to educational activities. Designed for a mobile platform the application literally allows teachers to put history in students' laps. AMAZING! iPad App is available on this site.

Tip of the Week – Thought Bubbles on Photos

Tour the 50 States video. Amazing videoscribing. (Actually, amazing is an understatement!!) I WILL be using this!

Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year! This Bundle pack will get you started on the right foot! 110 pages of goodies and printables! This is my 2013...

Examples of Interactive Notes- I love this idea for their journal (reduce an article or summation of the day's lesson and let students write their thoughts on the side as well as underlining important information)

50 states song in geographical order. One pinner said...My kids and I had so much fun learning this song, and now we can easily find any state.

Biography Poster Report free printable from Scholastic

How to organize for interactive Common Core journals.