5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies It can be difficult to keep students interested in the topic of history, but using upbeat and informational videos can be one way to keep students engaged.
Not the most interactive, but if you have to use the textbook, this is a great way to mix it up!-----Textbook Task Cards: 20 simple and FREE task cards that help you bring Common Core ELA standards to ANY science or social studies text book.
Create a checklist of strategies! I like the "House" idea. Using primary documents, photographs, letters, and other forms of media can be a great way to engage students in history. 30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook.