Social Studies Questions - Teacher Trap I would add "Does this historical event relate to a current event?"

The 4 Questions You Should Ask During EVERY Social Studies Lesson

This is a good resource for students to hear about current events in a language they understand. After watching the days video, many discussions can emerge.

This is a good resource for students to hear about current events in a language they understand. After watching the days video, many discussions can emerge.

Seems similar to the book How to Build Your Own Country (CitizenKid).  I am comparing the two obvisouly one is free and the other isn't unless you check it out from the library.  But if it's really good I will want to reuse it in a few years with my littles and my babies...  hmmmm    Social Studies Unit for Middle School: Create Your Own Island, Government and Society

Seems similar to the book How to Build Your Own Country (CitizenKid). I am comparing the two obvisouly one is free and the other isn't unless you check it out from the library. But if it's really good I will want to reuse it in a few years with my littles and my babies... hmmmm Social Studies Unit for Middle School: Create Your Own Island, Government and Society

30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook || Le Chaim (on the right) blog

30+ Ways to Teach History Without a Textbook

U.S. History Readers Theater...gotta get historical events in where I can with this 7th grade Social Studies class.  I'll go crazy if I have to teach too much geography.

U.S. History Readers' Theater Grade 5 & up

U.S. History Readers Theater...gotta get historical events in where I can with this 7th grade Social Studies class. I'll go crazy if I have to teach too much geography.

Writing in the Social Studies Common Core Standards Posters! 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade {5x7 patriotic posters} (c) Lauren Webb 2014 {a social studies life}

Writing in Social Studies Common Core Standards Posters! 6th, 7th, 8th grade

Writing in the Social Studies Common Core Standards Posters! 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade {5x7 patriotic posters} (c) Lauren Webb 2014 {a social studies life}

This is a project that I used when I taught 7th Grade Social Studies. It was a lot of fun for the students. Teachers can assign countries based upon their particular unit of study. One of the items in the container has to be a recipe. We use these later to have a "Celebration of Culture" where we enjoy sampling food from around the world.

Country in a Can Project End of the Year Activity

This is a project that I used when I taught 7th Grade Social Studies. It was a lot of fun for the students. Teachers can assign countries based upon their particular unit of study. One of the items in the container has to be a recipe. We use these later to have a "Celebration of Culture" where we enjoy sampling food from around the world.

Causes of the American Revolution Anchor Chart.  American Revolution Anchor Chart 5th grade Social Studies

Causes of the American Revolution Anchor Chart. American Revolution Anchor Chart 5th grade Social Studies

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