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Explore Ancestor Project, Grade American and more!

Love this- games and activities for different areas of study in Civics such as Citizenship and Participation, Separation of Powers, The Constitution and Bill of Rights, the Judicial Branch, Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Budgeting.

How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project-Based Learning

EXTRA MATERIAL for the PBL course: Good driving questions are written to help guide the teacher and the student.

Depth and Complexity | Critical Thinking Task Cards for Science

Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Science Task Cards! 88 task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of science. You will be blown away by the discussions your students will have! $

This lesson plan includes a printable world map with a map grid and shows you how to walk kids through a basic understanding of how map grids work.

Why Vote?

Voting is the core of our democracy, yet the United States ranks toward the bottom of all democracies in the number of citizens who actually vote. Get 4 terrific voting videos to add to your government unit and motivate your students. They may even be able to motivate their parents to vote!

Digital Moviemaking Projects for Geography Globetrotting. Check out three new ways my students use digital moviemaking to share their geographic knowledge.

ONLINE RESOURCE~ Mission U.S. offers interactive journeys through important eras in U.S. history. Games can be played entirely online or downloaded for play on your PC or Mac (you do need an Internet connection to save a game in progress). The first role-playing mission is set in Boston in 1770. Students play the role of 14-year-old Nat Wheeler who, after the Boston Massacre, must choose to side with the Loyalists or the Patriots. Check out this, and two other fun and educational missions!

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