biography graphic organizer there are also additional project pages on the link, as well as examples of water bottle people
biography planning frame
Hallway Display - Social Studies timeline display: I thought it would be a good idea to put up a giant timeline in the wall and as events are studied students would add to the timeline (taking the students from the beginning of a time period to the end).
non fiction text features
Cool Country Report
country report sheet
3-2-1 model for watching videos and holding kids accountable
statebook basic printable overview for 50 states
Great object lesson to teach where we are in the world!
It's an election year! Have a Coke vs. Pepsi election in your classroom to teach all about the electoral college! This blog post outlines how to present it, and includes a book recommendation and a video clip to use.
If I were President
graphic organizer for history research
Need to remember this for November!
social studies - idea for history detective
landform flip books
Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster. Introduce a different culture and help strengthen your child's writing skills, all at the same time! This is another example of the AMAZING free resources at the Scholastic site.
Learn geography from the world to your street
Paper bag houses - Neighborhood unit!
great for fact families, word families, or number collections.
This looks like a great way to help students understand the differences between all these places.
how to draw Lincoln and Washington
Abraham Lincoln craft for President's Day!