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Social Studies

  • Social Studies

    Civil War Timeline

    Are you teaching the Civil War? This timeline in chronological order and summary of events will help you organize your lessons! Events Leading Up to War 1828- Tariffs- Taxes were placed…

  • Social Studies

    Examples of Going West Journals

    Not only are the covers of these journals creative, but my students’ writing blew me away!  They really jumped into the 1840’s and wrote with incredible feelings.  I actually found myself…

  • Social Studies

    Native American Unit

    This is one of my favorite units! It motivates students to want to learn about the Native Americans of North America (Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, Southeast). I have…

  • Projects, Social Studies

    Native American Dream Catchers

    Oki Ni-Kso-Ko-Wa (Hello my relatives)!  What better way to teach Native American culture than to make a dream catcher!  Whenever I want to motivate my fourth graders for a writing assignment,…

  • Social Studies

    Archaeology Dig- Fun!!!

    Before I tell you about this motivating project, I have to tell you about the amazing woman who planned this activity for our fourth graders.  Yes, our one and only Erin…