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Travel near and far to see a glimpse of Holidays Around the World. This is a great way to integrate the Christmas/Holiday theme into your curriculum! There are 13 countries to learn about and a craftivity and/or game for each country. This unit ties in literacy, social stu
This Thanksgiving interactive lapbook is a high interest activity for any elementary grade level. Lapbooks can be used in every subject area, and they are perfect for differentiation in the classroom as students compare the Pilgrims and Native Americans. This product incorporates common core skills c
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
Biographies can be a fascinating and engaging way to teach note taking, researching, writing, and more! Students always seem to be more engaged when they get to learn about the life of someone else. This pack can be used with any person that your students choose to research!
Posters to Use a
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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Thanksgiving morning work -
This resource teaches reading, editing, and writing skills. Students are engaged in learning right away while you take attendance and lunch count.
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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).
A huge pack filled with activities, word cards, and printable charts. Focusing around government (why we have it and what it does for us) on a community level as well as citizens and their responsibilities.
Unit 3 Pack Includes:
Word Cards w/ definitions
- natural characteristics
You will receive 46 pages of Martin Luther King Jr. themed math, reading, and writing activities that will keep your students engaged and learning during the holiday season. Inside this pack you will find MLK Jr.-themed reading passages, grammar practice, writing activities, math lessons, and more!
This Underground Railroad lap book contains many interactive foldable items sure to keep your students' interest.
WHAT DOES THIS RESOURCE INCLUDE?
1. Underground Railroad LapBook
As a great activity to be incorporated into your Black History Month studies, US History 1800s unit, o
**UPDATED November 2016**
Travel near and far to see a glimpse of Holidays Around the World. This is a great way to integrate the Christmas theme into your curriculum! There are 6 countries to learn about and a craftivity and/or game for each country. This unit ties in literacy, social studies, art
Do you want to increase your students' global awareness? Are your kiddos interested in learning about what life is like in other cultures? This pack integrates reading, writing and social studies into one global learning pack! You are sure to peak the interest of your students and shape them into lit
Holiday Traditions Around The World is a unit based on learning different holiday traditions from different areas around the world. The holidays covered are: Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Diwali, St. Lucia, Chinese New Year, Las Posadas, and Christmas in Australia. This product includes:
1 page of i
Complementing "Me on the Map," the hands-on geography project "My Place in the World," has kids create a visual representation of how we fit into the world.
Using a series of concentric circles to show the relative sizes of different geographic places, this simple
This set of my unique Christmas Around the World agamographs includes Christmas images from 12 countries from around the world: America, Italy, France, Sweden, Brazil, Australia, Mexico, England, Netherlands, Canada, Germany and Russia.
Agamographs are super fun and contemporary activities to easil
Cinco de Mayo: Cinco de Mayo fun! This Cinco de Mayo craft is a pinata that your students can make for some Mexico Fiesta Fun! Students color or paint the black and white printable pages. It includes Mexico symbols including a map outline of Mexico, a Mexican flag, a guitar, a monarch butterfly, a ca
This is a fun project for upper grades researching country reports!
Countries of the world list
instructions on how I use this in my classroom
people and places
culture and fast facts
6 graphic organizers
Page for hand-draw
** Update: Please see my store for NEW Social Stories materials! Picture books, Flip Books, and Social Stories full-page Bundles #2 and #3! **
Are you a Special Educator or a General Education teacher with some unique needs in your classroom? This bundle is just the thing to get you started using s
Native Americans Bundle of Printables Worksheets and Projects. This is a comprehensive unit about the four main Native American Groups of the United States (Eastern Woodlands, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and the Plains) that contains worksheets, printables, and projects.
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Christmas Around the World Facts and Writing Prompts FREEBIE is a fun, quick way to include global awareness into the days leading up to Christmas. This download includes 16 facts and writing prompts about how people in other countries celebrate Christmas. Countries included are: Africa, Australia, C
Christmas Around the World Internet Scavenger Hunt
This is a Word document that has 15 questions. The students will read the questions and click on the link to learn more the countries around the world. They will be able to answer the questions by going to the website provided. Then they can writ
Cultural Paper Doll and Poster Project
Table of Contents
Every child loves to talk about his/her family and share interesting facts and details about each family member. This project is an interesting and engaging way to encourage each child to find out more about his/her family and cu
Native American Unit
Every year I look forward to teaching my Native American unit. For each Native American region I have included a lexiled non-fiction text, a flip book for research, and multiple art projects (or artifacts). The flip book challenges the students to identify the region, clothing,
Writing Template for Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead After students learn about Día de los Muertos, they can respond to writing prompts to show their understanding on these fun calavera templates.
This item is included in my
This packet contains all you need to start the year off the right way with your class. It is focused on the book, "Have you Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Happiness for Kids" by Carol McCloud or "How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids" by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer.
These materials are great resourc
Christmas Around the World
Your students will love the interactive activities in this Christmas Around the World pack. This pack is full of information about Christmas Around the World traditions and has great interactive activities that will help your students engage in learning about Christmas Aro
Did you ever wonder where some of our Christmas traditions come from? In this Christmas Around the World series, we explore the traditions of other countries that contributed to the traditions we celebrate around the world?
This product features a 10 page presentation on Christmas in Mexico as well
Ready for MLK Day? It's such an important day to celerate with your students. This packet has all the printables you need and want to help your students understand what MLK did for our country. It has an adorable craft that the students will definitely enjoy making! They can even alt
Did you ever wonder where some of our Christmas traditions come from? In this Christmas Around the World series, we explore the traditions of other countries that contributed to the traditions that many share around the world.
This product features a 13 page PDF presentation on Christmas in Germany
This 37 page pack has everything you need to teach civic responsibility and good citizenship. It also covers community, state, and national symbols.
Important Vocabulary Lists, Sorts, and Cards
• vocabulary cards for word wall or bulletin board
• vocabulary sort
• vocabulary word l
Native Americans - Overview of Tribes in North America.
This is a power point with 27 slides with a quiz reviewing Native
American Tribes of North America.
Updated on 7/4/15 to include Pictograph Clip Art!! Great way to support your Native American Studies! This craft produces a small 3-dimensional teepee complete with Native American pictographs. It includes 3 different teepee templates so as to allow
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This unit has had a major facelift and has nearly tripled in size! Included are many various activities and opportunities for your students to learn about slavery and the secrets of the underground railroad, via slavery quilts.
~Vocabulary Word Wall with 20 conten
The Legend of the Poinsettia is a sweet holiday legend, retold by Tomie dePaulo. It's is a great book to read in teaching legends. And, students can learn about the Mexican culture. The Legend of the Poinsettia book study includes a poster, Mexico facts, story map, elements of a legend, comprehension
Focusing on cultural awareness? Studying immigration? Looking for a research project that connects to students' lives? Well, then this Passport to Family Heritage Project has exactly what you need. This project will help students discover their family's journey to America, research facts about their
Did you ever wonder where some of our Christmas traditions come from? In this Christmas Around the World series, we explore the traditions of other countries that contributed to the traditions we have now in the United States.
This product features a 12 page PDF presentation on Christmas in France
This unit was designed to introduce young students to the concept of immigration. It includes the following resources:
- Suggested Read Aloud and activity on diversity
-Vocabulary words, definitions, and examples
-A student vocabulary flip-book
-A student friendly reading passage about Ellis Island
Holidays of Light Comprehension Activities and Crafts
Includes Hanukkah, Christmas, Three Kings Day, Los Pasadas, Diwali, and Kwanzaa
Want to cover more than Christmas this holiday season? Here's your ready to go packet to do just that! This booklet covers RI standards 1, 2, 3 and 9 in grades 1-4
SUITCASE for Holidays Around the World
This file includes directions and embellishments for creating a darling Holidays Around the World Suitcase using a 3-pronged folder.
12 country flags and 2 different passport stamp pages are also included. Use the countries listed on the completed passport pa
This product includes:
• 9 passages about the Christmas/holiday celebrations in different countries (each 4-6 paragraphs long)
• a matching scrapbook page for each passage to record important information
• a passport and 9 individual stamps for each country
• boarding passes- to get your students exc
Create a Country is a fun and creative way to review geography and map skills at the end of the year. Plus students will love creating their own country with this hands-on activity pack!
A BEST SELLER! Perfect for Intermediate Grades 3-6! Newly updated and improved with informational articles, vocab
Did you ever wonder where some of our Christmas traditions come from? In this Christmas Around the World series, we explore the traditions of other countries that contributed to the traditions we celebrate around the globe!
This product features a 13 page PDF presentation on Christmas in Italy as we
Froehliche Weihnachten! Travel with your students to Germany for Christmas with this Christmas Around the World PowerPoint featuring Christmas traditions in Germany! This PowerPoint is a great addition to your Christmas Around the World celebration!
This comprehensive activities resource includes a variety of Christmas activities including nonfiction reading, poetry, writing, speaking and listening, and math activities.
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This is aligned with 3rd grade common core, but may stretch to other grades depending
Thanksgiving free activity -
Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and thankfulness. Enjoy creating thankful pies with your students.
Discuss Thanksgiving and thankfulness with your students.
Explain what you are thankful for.
Ask them to share who or what they are thankful for.
Integrate STEM Engineering Challenges and Ancient History? YES! We have three STEM lessons packaged together for your class. Explore architectural concepts from Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, and Ancient Greece as STEM is integrated into the history lessons. Each focuses on one concept that was emphasi
This Mardi Gras Mini Pack would be a great way to introduce the holiday in your classroom. It's designed with grades 2-5 in mind.
This download includes:
*Mini Informational Booklet that covers the history of Mardi Gras and how it is celebrated
*Design your own Mardi Gras mask templates
*Color by N
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My third and fourth grade Ohio Social Studies packs have been very popular, so I decided to do a fifth grade pack! I have managed to make the Western Hemisphere interesting in this 100-page pack. Included:
- Multiple Tier timelines
- Early Civilizations- four informationa
CHINESE NEW YEAR 2017 Slideshow, Game Board, and Activities; (UPDATED EACH YEAR) **2017 YEAR OF THE RED ROOSTER; Students can learn about other cultures as they learn about Chinese New Year. This is the most important holiday celebrated by the Chinese. Students will create a mini-boo
Chinese New Year 2017~ Year of the Rooster January 28th
Update for Lunar New Year 2017 with 5 additional pages, a new game, and craft!
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Your Students ~ Complete Activity Pack: Learn about the Lunar New Year Traditi
Included in the FREE download are directions for 4 games that perhaps the Pilgrim children played. These games can be played with your students in the days leading up to Thanksgiving so that they can get an idea of what life was like before TV and video games! There are also 2 free journal pages (one