Learn how to use inquiry circles in Social Studies class. Great for reviewing topics, and teaching the Common Core.

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project

5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies

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.

50 DIY Projects for teaching Social Studies | Classroom Tested Resources

Elementary teachers share tried and true resources tested in our own classrooms - Classroom Tested Resources

Interactive Social Studies Notebook Kit -- 70+ Printables

Social Studies Interactive Notebook

FREE The printables in this sample are perfect for the "Reflection" side of your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks. They are very easy to use with any lesson, most grade levels or topic. From Brain Wrinkles FREE

Heart 2 Heart Teaching: Social Studies

Students will love creating this geography flip up book in centers or social studies stations.All the activities in this pack will reinforce and expand their understanding of geography and culture.

50 DIY Projects for teaching Social Studies | Classroom Tested Resources

Elementary teachers share tried and true resources tested in our own classrooms - Classroom Tested Resources

SocialStudies-12 Fresh Ideas for Social studies When it comes to lesson planning, it can be a challenge to make information feel fresh and exciting (for both teachers and students)... You probably won’t be able to incorporate all of these resources into your classroom, but hopefully they’ll spark your creativity and inspire you to think about your curriculum in a different way.

USE FOR LESSON PLANNING! Fresh Ideas for Social studies When it comes to lesson planning, it can be a challenge to make information feel fresh and exciting

Using Word Walls Successfully in Social Studies

The Importance of Word WallsUsing word walls in Social Studies is not a new strategy, but it has become increasingly important as students struggle with the high demand for vocabulary instruction required by the STAAR…

Social studies projects for the end of the year. Perfect for upper grade classrooms!!

Social studies projects for the end of the year. Perfect for upper grade classrooms!

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 • Family Tree • Grandparent (or older relative) interview • Timeline | Teaching Social Studies | Elementary Social Studies Education | History Unit

Long Ago & Now | Comparing Past and Present | Long Ago and Today Social Studies

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 Family Tree Grandparent (or older relative) interview Timeline

The Age of Exploration Nonfiction Leveled Texts with Comprehension Questions  from The Sweetest Thing on TeachersNotebook.com -  (89 pages)  - Trying to integrate Social Studies with ELA? These Age of Exploration passages were written with 4th & 5th grade Social Studies & ELA standards in mind, but certainly could be used with other grade studying the content or during nonfiction text in

The Age of Exploration Nonfiction Leveled Texts with Comprehension Questions…

Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST

5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies

5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies

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. Teaching social studies has never been more fun! #longago

Long Ago & Now Social Studies Unit

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.

This is a great video that I could show my students if I taught a US Government class. The process of a bill becoming a law is very long, complicated and confusing, however, this video clearly outlines the process, which would help students better understand how it works. I would definitely show this video to my students, because it makes the entire process easier to explain.

This is a great video that I could show my students if I taught a US Government class. The process of a bill becoming a law is very long, complicated and confusing, however, this video clearly outlines the process, which would help students better understand how it works. I would definitely show this video to my students, because it makes the entire process easier to explain.

5 Hands on Ideas for Teaching the US Constitution

Civic Education: 5 Hands on Ideas for Teaching the US Constitution

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