Posts filed under: Social Studies

6 Successful Strategies for Teaching Colonization

Do you need ideas for teaching colonization? Here you will find book suggestions, comprehension ideas, projects, crafts, activities, and more. These lessons are also included in one of my best-selling...

10 Ideas to Teach Deeper Meaning in the Content Areas

If you’re looking for some ideas on how to teach deeper meaning in content areas, then you’re in the right place! Most of the examples that are used below are...

Civil War Timeline

Are you teaching the Civil War? This Civil War timeline is in chronological order that summarizes 33 events that will help you organize your lessons! Events Leading Up to War...

Headbandz Social Studies Review

We had so much fun today!  We all needed to get up and moving around, so why not get the students engaged? Studying and reviewing can get very boring. I...

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...

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...