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Social Studies Questions - Teacher Trap These 4 questions will make your Social Studies lesson more meaningful to students! 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Education, History Classroom, History Activities, Social Studies Projects

The 4 Questions You Should Ask During EVERY Social Studies Lesson

Every Social Studies lesson should include time for these 4 questions!

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WRITING: Don't Write About Your Writing Mini-Lesson and Activity

Do your students fill their writing with fluff phrases that add no value to their content? Phrases such as:In my opinionI believeI'm going to tell you aboutThis is why I wrote aboutThis Don't Write About Your Writing mini-lesson helps students drop these empty phrases and improve the actual content ...

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Fun Socratic Seminars! How to get students talking, moving, and sharing with emoji accountable talk, Socratic seminar bingo, digital discussions, and more!

list of 101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers is a great resource for US History World History Civics government geography and more. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Geography Classroom, Social Studies Lesson Plans, History Activities, Study Websites, Teacher Websites

101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers - U.S. History, World History

This list of 101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers is a great resource for US History, World History, Civics, government, geography, and more.

Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking History/Social Studies Task Cards! 88 task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of history. You will be blown away by the discussions your students will have! Social Studies Projects, 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, History Education, Art Education, World History Classroom

Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for History/Social Studies

Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Task Cards for History! These tasks cards allow students to deeply analyze any historical reading material through 11 topics of critical thinking: Big Ideas, Rules, Trends, Patterns, Language of the Discipline, Ethics, Relatio...

Teach students to identify and avoid plagiarizing in their writing. This resource from The Reading and Writing Haven has teacher lecture materials and guided practice activities to help middle and high school students distinguish between plagiarizing, sum Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Summary Writing, Report Writing

Avoiding Plagiarism Unit: Engaging Plagiarism Lessons for Distance Learning

Plagiarism...what a "downer" topic! For years, I dreaded teaching it because students thought I was the Wicked Witch who was out to get them for every missing quotation mark in their essays (or at least that's how I felt as I taught them about the rules of citing sources). In an effort to make writi...

Great Mystery (How can I make my classroom more interactive Back to School history lesson ideas to make your students come alive.Back to School history lesson ideas to make your students come alive. History Lesson Plans, World History Lessons, Study History, Nasa History, Ancient History, History Facts, 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies

History's Great Mystery (How can I make my classroom more interactive?!) - Be your best teacher!

One of the great mysteries of teaching a class like history, is how to get your students involved and interested in the material. Although the trend is towards “group work” which, in all honesty, tends to lead to “group-think”, there are other ways to get your students out of their chairs, and yourself away from… Continue reading →

Centers aren’t just for elementary school. 8 tips for setting up centers in soci… Centers aren’t just for elementary school. 8 tips for setting up centers in social studies for secondary teachers. Ready, set, go! 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Projects, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Middle School Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Education

Social Sundays: Stations are for High School Social Studies

The idea of centers (or stations) started largely in elementary schools. As students get into middle school and high school, centers ...

Here are some great ways to teach many common core standards through Social Studies inquiry circles. A great way to do research projects in the classroom! social study How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Classroom, History Education, Common Core Social Studies, Social Studies Projects 5th

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles | One Stop Teacher Shop

Over the past few years, I have been incorporating inquiry circles into my classroom through Social Studies and Science. Inquiry circles are a lot like most research projects. I would say the main difference is how they start. Getting Started with Inquiry Circles I always start inquiry circle projects towards the end of a Unit. […]

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Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room (Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress maintains one of the most extensive newspaper collections in the world. It is exceptionally strong in US newspapers, with 9,000 titles covering the past three centuries. With over 25,000 non-US titles, it is the largest collection of overseas newspapers in the world. Beyond its newspaper holdings, the Division also has extensive collections of current periodicals (70,000 titles) comic books (6,000 titles) and government publications (1 million items). Newspaper and…

Incorporating social studies reading passages into your instruction can help you address learning goals in both subject areas. Here are my favorites! social study 11 Websites and Apps for Social Studies Reading Passages 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Curriculum, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, History Classroom, Flipped Classroom, Classroom Ideas

11 Websites and Apps for Social Studies Reading Passages - Class Tech Tips

Incorporating social studies reading passages into your instruction can help you address learning goals in both subject areas. Here are my favorites!

Not particularly "how to analyze a political cartoon," however, it could be nice to include "How to's" within the newspaper/magazine - such as, "How to make popcorn. 8th Grade History, Ap Us History, Teaching Us History, American History Lessons, History Teachers, 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies

Analyzing Primary Sources Teaching Kit

Analyzing primary sources just became easier! This teaching kit includes everything you need for analyzing primary sources:Eight posters that illustrate basic methods and concepts in interpreting primary source documentsAn activity book that reinforces the eight principles by guiding students through analysis of online primary source documentsA CD-ROM with a PowerPoint® presentation amplifying the points made by the posters, plus a digital file (PDFs) of the workbook with clickable links to…

list of 101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers is a great resource for US History World History Civics government geography and more. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Geography Classroom, Social Studies Lesson Plans, History Activities, Study Websites, Teacher Websites

101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers - U.S. History, World History

This list of 101 Social Studies Websites for Teachers is a great resource for US History, World History, Civics, government, geography, and more.

girlactionfigure: Today is Yom HaShoah. Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Today we honor the Six Million lost. what I think about this is BEYOND IMAGINATION! History Facts, World History, History Quotes, Jewish History, Holocaust Books, Berlin, Thoughts, Remembrance Day, Memories

If you held a minute of silence for every person killed in the Holocaust, you would stay silent for 11 years.