BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT JIGSAW ACTIVITIES This 15 page branches of government packet specifically covers grade Common Core Standards , , , but could easily be made part of a social studies government unit at other grade levels.
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Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking History/Social Studies Task Cards! The task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of history to create complex discussion among the class.
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Some great questions to add into every social studies lesson. These questions challenge students to think critically about historical events, and can help build a style of analytical thinking to apply when they interpret modern events as well!
Students can visit various stations to learn about specific events that led up to the Revolutionary War. This can help students to get a more in-depth look at each individual event and its significance rather than thinking about everything as one entity.