Posts filed under: Social Studies

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...
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Do your social studies standards include studying the indigenous peoples of the Arctic region? A fun way to celebrate their fascinating culture is to do an igloo craft. This post...
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If you are looking for Native American crafts, activities, and games for children, you hit the jackpot! Being that Native Americans have such an amazing culture, it is one of...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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This Native American Unit is one of my favorite units! It motivates students to want to learn about the history of Native Americans of North America (Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains,...
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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...
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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...
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