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5 You Tube Channels that Rock for Social Studies

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.

Alberta Grade 4 Social Studies 4.1 - Natural Resources - Map - (It would be great to know what textbook that came from.)

Alberta Grade 4 Social Studies - Natural Resources - Map - (It would be great to know what textbook that came from.

Social Studies Projects & Ideas for PBL History, Geography & Civics - This site has a whopping 350 history, geography and civics lesson ideas for teachers. The ideas go beyond the typical activities and address higher levels of learning. There are video examples and all grades levels, K-12, are included.

Social Studies Projects & Ideas for PBL History, Geography & Civics

This resource contains all the pages needed to make a Regions of the United States lapbook. These notes can be used with any textbook, article, or video. This product can also be used as interactive notebook pages for your Social Studies Interactive Notebooks.

This resource contains all the pages needed to make a Regions of the United States lapbook. These notes can be used with any textbook, article, or video.

Summarizing Nonfiction Text During a Social Studies Lesson (with a free graphic organizer!) | Crafting-Connections.blogspot.com | Bloglovin’

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Summarizing Nonfiction Text Anchor Chart- The author modeled how to write a nonfiction summary after reading a social studies lesson from a textbook.

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. From More Than a Worksheet

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.

History detective list and report printables....great for when the girls get older

Students can use this to think like a detective about the different things in history! Puts a fun twist on history getting the students to be detectives!

One way to use commercial video games in social studies classrooms is to discuss them as texts or works of art that say something about society.

Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum - Although targeted at Social Studies, Language Arts could use this idea, too.

Tennessee Fifth Grade | Social Studies

Check out this great Studies Weekly publication. Do we have publications for your state?

Ms. Winston's Blog: Explorer's Lapbook - 3rd grade. make to fit grade?

Explorer Lapbook Cover As you can see I love teaching Social Studies. up until this year in grade I taught S. to two classes whi.

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

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.