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    great idea. Country report on posterboard

    ... just Laura: school projects

    Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows.

    Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies

    Assembly Line Simulation – A History Lab | Teaching Social Studies that is great for spatial/visual learners and gives students an opportunity to work hands as well as collaboratively. This covers the NYSS 4.S.L.3 and 4.RL.9

    Assembly Line Simulation - A History Lab

    Mr. Zoller's Thirteen Colonies Series (playlist) - Three videos: New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies.

    Mr. Zoller's Thirteen Colonies Series - YouTube

    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)

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    List of Historical Movies & Documentaries on YouTube - for all ages (mostly middle school and high school, but some for younger kids)

    historical movies on youtube | le chaim (on the right)

    Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian!

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    YouTube Playlist American History

    YouTube Playlist : American History - A Diligent Heart

    Lists of the best kids books organized by time period -- great US History resource!

    American History Books for Kids -- Book Lists of Best Books for K-8

    Read Through [U.S.] History | Excellent children's books to bring U.S. history alive for children.

    We're Reading Through History

    Movies to add to your history homeschooling listed in Chronological order | Heart of Wisdom

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    Teaching with a Touch of Twang: Social Studies Sunday: Interactive Notebook - Native Americans

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    Love this map of the Florida Native American tribes seen at the Tampa Bay History Center. Fascinating culture.

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    FREE Juan Ponce de Leon Quiz

    Juan Ponce de Leon Quiz

    Florida State study facts and unit studies

    Florida State Unit Study - Geography, State Symbols & Facts

    Juan Ponce de Leon activities

    Ponce de Leon - Explorers - Free Games & Activities for Kids

    Florida Ecology Unit: Free Unit Study for Earth Week 2014 - Eva Varga

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    4th Grade Frolics - Paper Bag book - good for showing what they know in social studies and science.

    4th Grade Frolics

    Here's a foldable on the branches of government.

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    Explorers foldable

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    Compass Rose

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    Pin flags to the countries in the continent.

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