Learn how to use manipulatives in Social Studies in this Social Studies Success Blog Post. How do you effectively use games and card sorts? Check out this blog post to see different ways to use them in your secondary Social Studies classroom.
Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST
Website - This website includes numerous interactive map activities for students and teachers. Teachers can find creative and interactive map activities about the world, continents, oceans, countries, regions, and states. Descriptions, summaries, and games are included in the map activities.
Map Skills Battleship Game My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps and they could not visualize the idea of the coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly lightbulbs went on! I adapted a United States map to…