Long Ago & Now unit helps students understand how their lives relate to things and events long ago. includes: compare and contrast artifacts long ago & today, nonfiction article, family tree, grandparent (or older relative) interview, and a timeline.
Colonial Journals for StoryPath/Colonial Boston! // Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!
How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles
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Teaching Citizenship in Kindergarten. Great lesson for the beginning of the year to teach about cooperation and doing our best. I would use thsi as a way to start the year off right and remind students what we need to do to be a good citizen.
5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies It can be difficult to keep students interested in the topic of history, but using upbeat and informational videos can be one way to keep students engaged.