Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.

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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.

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.

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Keep your students engaged in a fast paced review game for US History - Spoons! Learn how from Social Studies Success.

Keep your students engaged in a fast paced review game for US History - Spoons! Learn how from Social Studies Success.

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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

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

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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.

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.

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some great resources we've found for using games to teach social study skills to middle school age students.

some great resources we've found for using games to teach social study skills to middle school age students.

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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…

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…

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Name That Landform Smartboard Game: Students look at each picture and decide what type of landform is shown. 25 questions. Information: Landforms Smartboard, Social Studies Game, Landforms Activity

Name That Landform Smartboard Game: Students look at each picture and decide what type of landform is shown. 25 questions. Information: Landforms Smartboard, Social Studies Game, Landforms Activity

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Social studies has always been one of my absolute favorite subjects to teach. I get so excited about United States history, and I do my best to make a potentially boring topic come alive for my stu...

Social studies has always been one of my absolute favorite subjects to teach. I get so excited about United States history, and I do my best to make a potentially boring topic come alive for my stu...

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