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Famous americans

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Teacher to the Core: American Symbols "little reader" big ideas!

American Symbols is one of my FAVORITE units to teach. It must be yours too because over 12,000 teachers have purchased this unit from Teachers Pay Teachers ! It meets the Common Core Standards for Informational Reading with rigor and brings your classroom joy while reading! Updated with more crafts and symbols see below! My students LOVED this unit! I got 4 parent notes telling me how much they enjoyed hearing their child talk informatively and passionately about Social Studies. One parent…

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American Symbols is one of my FAVORITE units to teach. It must be yours too because over 12,000 teachers have purchased this unit from Teachers Pay Teachers ! It meets the Common Core Standards for Informational Reading with rigor and brings your classroom joy while reading! Updated with more crafts and symbols see below! My students LOVED this unit! I got 4 parent notes telling me how much they enjoyed hearing their child talk informatively and passionately about Social Studies. One parent…

For the Love of Teaching: Famous American close reading passages

As I began my famous Americans unit I decided I wanted to introduce close reading to my students. Close reading tends to be a more difficult passage that is reread in order to gain more information and get a better understanding of things. We had not done close reading yet so I chose to make these fairly simple yet very informative. Our State's standards require Cesar Chavez, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thomas Jefferson, and Thurgood Marshall. That's a lot to throw…

Fun Educational Biographies: Learn About Legends, Inventors, and other People from History

With over 150 titles, the Who Was? series tells the incredible stories of trailblazers, legends, innovators, and creators. Enhance your history studies

Apples and Bananas Comparison Game: Community Helpers

Description This is a comparison game designed to get your kids talking about famous historical figures as well as the roles and responsibilities of different community helpers. The purpose of this game is to encourage students to compare and contrast, make connections, and further their understanding of historical figures. This game is great for building oral language skills with ELL students, and is accessible to students of all levels. Enjoy!

Famous Girls Scouts who have made a difference - Josephine Holloway - 1st African-American Troop Leader and lobbied for African-Americans to be allowed to be involved in Girl Scouts

In May 1952 in middle Tennessee, there lived a Girl Scout captain following the same dream as our founder Juliette Low–Girl Scouts of the USA for every American girl. Girl Scout Captain Jose…