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This file contains 9 Powerpoints to enrich your study of Christmas Holidays Around the World. Please know that it is not possible to include every fact about every holiday in every country. These fun supplementa
The concepts of "wants" and "needs" are important for kids to learn early on, and this activity pack is exactly what you need to teach this lesson! It's designed for the primary grades, although it can be used in the upper grades, as well. Your students will have a blast!
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First Nations and Early Settlers unit! Created for the new Ontario curriculum!
This unit is designed to supplement your teaching of the First Nations and Early Settlers/Pioneers portion of the new Ontar
Do your students struggle finding information on famous historical figures for their biography reports? Do you have technology in your classroom that could help students with biography research, but aren't sure how to get all of your students to access the websites they need? This tool allows stude
This Long Ago and Today Social Studies unit helps students understand how their lives relate to things and events long ago. Students are asked to compare and contrast today and long ago and sequence events. This unit includes a strong home and school connection.
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Maps and Globes.....and landforms too! Before you read about this notebook, let me tell you about my SS interactive notebook bundle....For a limited time, I am offering this notebook pack in a bundled pack with all of my other social studies notebook packs at a reduced price. You ca
Civil War and more: 4th - 5th Grade Social Studies Interactive Notebook with Passages and Activities.You and your kids will LOVE it!! 13 passages and activities. I designed it for 4th - 5th grade, but you can use it with higher grades if you are covering the same content. With hist
This is a Project Based Learning (PBL) activity! Great resource for teaching Landforms and map skills in your Social Studies classroom! What could be more fun than creating your own island to hide your pirate treasure? Have your students design their own Treasure Map and Island while using their know
Thanksgiving Activities Free I Have, Who Has Game - This Thanksgiving activities game is big enough to be used with a class, but can also be used for small group, centers, morning warm-up, etc. This is a fun game that can be used during Thanksgiving time.
There are a total of 31 game cards include
This American History Graphic Organizer pack is the perfect resource for any teacher who teaches elementary or middle school US history classes. It takes a whole year of curriculum and condenses it down to the most important pieces of history to help your students gain a deeper understanding of the i
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Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ This amazing unit has an informational power point and ELA activities all included in a ZIP file for you. BONUS ~ We just added TWO mini
This bundle includes 30 original passages to practice language arts skills, and they are all based on 4th grade Texas history TEKS. The topics have been carefully selected to begin at early Texas history and progress chronologically to the 21st century.
Each passage has six revising and editing que
**Revised to include Canada and Province terms!!**
Your students will have the option to create either a circle or rectangle Me on the Map Project. I've included all clipart, templates, etc. for you to do this project. Please download the preview for a look at the projects you can complete with th
This Communities Resource Pack is meant to enhance your existing unit! If you are looking for an activity or project to spruce up your community unit this might be just what you're looking for.
In this pack you will find the following:
-A List of Literature Recommendations
-My Community Illustration
This resource includes a biography of Rosa Parks written on 3 different reading levels, 1 page of text dependent questions (perfect for class discussion and/or writing prompts) and 1 page for students to complete independantly (using evidence from the article to support their answers).
This "All About Italy" booklet can be used for a very basic country study in lower elementary grades! Each page contains a basic fact and related illustration! All graphics are in an outline format so that it's ready to be colored like a mini-coloring book.
This coloring booklet gives all the genera
Interactive Notebooks are a wonderful tool for providing hands-on experiences for learners! This Social Studies unit is no exception. The packet is easy to use for both student and teacher.
It addresses and includes foldables, cut-outs, and guide sheets for:
2nd Grade Social Studies, 3rd Grade Social Studies: All Year Curriculum
A Year of Social Studies! Grades 2-3
Would you like a program that engages your students in an ongoing, authentic project that integrates every Social Studies strand in the context of building your own class town?
This 109 page
This is a great piece to have while teaching Immigration. I have created two different options for you but they both use the same flip flap books.
The first thing you can make is a lapbook which is shown in the bottom right of the picture. This is made with file folders folded into a portfolio. It c
Colonial America Interactive Notebook Unit
This is a complete interactive notebook unit with assessments for the Colonial time period in the United States. Activities including graphic organizers, maps, and other interactive pieces. The interactivities are created to support studen
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This is all you will need to teach all about Maps and Globes.
This unit will cover the following topics :
Words to Know
What are Maps and Globes
Map Key or Symbols
This is a mini unit that I created to teach my students about the past, present and future.
Each activity has been created to be placed in an interactive notebook.
Included are activities on:
The Present/Modern Day
I have also
Ancient Greece Interactive Notebook is a 395 page unit on Ancient Greece featuring foldable products, readings, lesson plans, engaging activities, and more.
********** NEWLY UPDATED with over 150 pages of new material! **********
There are 15 lessons starting with the geography of Ancient Greece an
This unit on timelines starts out with basic ones and moves to more challenging ones. High student interest with timelines on candy bars, toys, and birthdays! It's set up as a "We do" then "You do" teaching style, where the teacher does some of the timelines WITH the students to guide their learning
JUST UPDATED!! This unit features 5 activities about rights and responsibilities in our community and school. It could be used anywhere from Kindergarten up to 2nd or even 3rd grade. Included in this set:
-Posters with definitions and examples
-Rights and responsibilities bubble map- Students give
Civilizations Mesopotamia Unit for Interactive Social Studies Notebook!
6th Grade Ancient Civilizations Series
This product contains interactive cut and paste learning material for students to create an organized social studies interactive notebook.
This resource is aligned with
This geography unit bundle contains:
-7 interactive notebook activities (compass, globes, maps, world map, vocabulary, grid map notes, making a grid map)
-4 lesson resources (compass, compass rose, geography parts of speech, Snowmen at Night grid map)
-1 Me on the Map Project (flipbook with pages: My
We are moving west!
This is a fun and interactive unit plan that is approximately 15 days long. The length of the lessons vary because your time available each day will vary. You will find worksheets, foldables, sorts, an ABC vocabulary book and an end of the unit assessment.
Research 25 different scientists and inventors - assign one to each student, or follow a group study format where everyone studies the same person. If you keep interactive journals, the flip-flap tri-fold booklets are a good option. If you would prefer a poster format, I have included that as well. T
Primary students are introduced to the three types of communities by friendly letters from Mia, Lucy, and Sam! This unit is made interdisciplinary by the friendly letters students will write at the culmination of the unit! A formal assessment is included, as well!
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This package contains a variety of handouts, worksheets, a lesson idea, and an activity to help teach students map skills such as scale, cardinal and intermediate directions, types of maps (planimetric, thematic, topographic), and basic map elements (legend, title etc.)
Communities and How They Change Over Time
This Unit Contains:
• Communities I Belong To
• Types of Communities (Urban, Rural, Suburban)
• Communities Sort (Urban, Rural, Suburban)
• Communities Past and Present (Change)
• Communities Past and Present (Change)
• Technology of the Past and Present Sor
Put a hands on twist on a typical and sometimes "boring" social studies topic. Resource can be used in multiple ways. Students can work independently, in partnerships, or small groups.
Foldable (picture example included):
Students create a foldable insert for their social studies interactive note
Five Themes of Geography Unit! Location, Place, Interaction, Movement, Region! 5 Themes! Google 1:1 Compatible!
In this highly-engaging Five Themes of Geography lesson, students analyze the five themes of geography (location, place, human-environment interaction, mo
Map skills are reinforced through practice with these task cards.
Included in this product are:
24 multiple choice task cards to help students practice their map skills
Recording sheet for students to record their answers
Answer key so that you or the students can check their work
Some ideas for us
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This interactive notebook was created to comply with the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) for 6th grade social studies.
Johnny Appleseed Paper Bag Puppet
Celebrate Johnny Appleseed with this Great Puppet.
Johnny Appleseed Day is March 11. Johnny Appleseed's Birthday is Sept. 26. This puppet can be used to role play Johnny Appleseed's story.
This "All About Ireland" booklet can be used for a very basic country study in lower elementary grades! Each page contains a basic fact and related illustration. All graphics are in an outline format so that it's ready to be colored like a mini-coloring book.
This coloring booklet gives all the gene
Sarah, Plain and Tall is a winner of the Newbery Medal. It is a great story to accompany any literature or social studies unit about pioneers and settlers.
This packet was created in order to be used as a guided reading book or a read aloud. There are student pages with answer keys that are most
This "All About Anarctica" booklet can be used for a very basic continent study in lower elementary grades! Each page contains a basic fact and related illustration. All graphics are in an outline format so that it's ready to be colored like a mini-coloring book.
This coloring booklet gives all the
Ancient Greece Mini Books Info
This pack includes 4 different mini books about the influence of ancient Greece on America's government, architecture and the Olympic Games. There is a mini book on:
-Ancient Greece: The Root of Democracy
-Ancient Greece: Architectural Influence
Anything and everything you need to complete a unit on maps and globes. Includes anchor charts, activities, interactive notebook pieces, foldables, songs, and more!
-Compass rose activity
-Me on the map activity
-Maps and Globes song
-Creating a map activity
This mega-pack is a bundle of 14 of my country booklets for lower elementary grades! These booklets would be a great resource for younger students who are learning basic facts about countries around the world.
Each of my country booklets are also sold SEPARATELY for $3.50 each. However, if you purc
This is a complete and engaging novel study for the book Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. It is one of my students' favorite books and it's a great book to study when we're learning about World War II.
It is divided into 3 sections as follows: Chapters 1-6, 7-12, 13-End.
This unit includes the fo
This social studies mini unit covers the three branches of government for primary grades. It is designed to last one week. It includes:
Vocabulary words (can be glued into a journal of reference)
Vocabulary words work sheet
All About Our Government Booklet: includes questions about each p
This notebook kit is perfect for recording your students' learning during your Regions of Texas Unit!
Included in the kit:
Regions of Texas Fold-Up
Regions of the United States Fold-Up (To make comparisons)
Individual Regions of Texas Fold-Ups
Activities are included in multiple formats to reach al
This is the second set of biomes and landforms backgrounds. The images included in this set are: canal, canyon, cave, cliff, delta, glacier, gorge, gulf, island, isthmus, mesa, oasis, peninsula, plateau, lake, river, rocks, sand dunes, swamp, valley, waterfall
Social Studies work teaches about our daily life. Seasons and climate are a big part of that!
In our work on Social Studies we look at how all the strands affect our daily lives. Geography/climate, economics, government, cultural traditions and even history all shape decisions we make in daily life
EDITABLE SLIDES ADDED FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM™! This country travel brochure is a great informational text resource for use in a presentation of a country research project. In this editable country travel brochure, I've included a front and back trifold template. I've also included country Internet reso