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American RevolutionDocument-Based Questions (DBQs) are a great way to expose students to primary sources as well as to make them think about an event in history and respond to it. This unit can be used in a few ways. You can project the full-page images on my board so that we can discuss them, and t
Understanding the causes of the Civil War can be a complex task for elementary-age students. This series of worksheets hooks students with primary sources and critical thinking prompts to provide an engaging introduction to the Civil War.This is not an in-depth primary source analysis activity, but
This is a unit has been completely updated for formatting and content. It is a complete novel study using the book Bud, Not Buddy. The entire unit focuses on the Common Core Standards shift to getting students to use evidence from the text to defend their responses. It includes:• Calendar Overview•
This packet includes everything you need to teach a great theme lesson using the book The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles. This is a powerful story with many meaningful themes throughout. If you have a different book about Ruby Bridges, the activities would work well with that book as well.
Analyzing Primary and Secondary SourcesAnalyzing Primary and Secondary SourcesAn Introduction to Primary & Secondary Sources: Political Cartoons, Scaffolding Questions, Constructed-Response Questions, and more!This series of activities and examples introduces primary and secondary sources to you
DBQ Writing Workshop!PRINT AND DIGITAL VERSIONS INCLUDED!This is a step by step explanation of how to write a DBQ! It is designed to walk the students through every step and allow multiple opportunities for guided practice. The teacher copy includes answers, tips, and highlighting to show the skil
Are you looking for a great way to introduce the Socratic method to your class? Do you want to get your students thinking at a higher level in a fun, engaging, and meaningful way? Are you looking to bring close reading into your classroom? Do you need a way to get your kids to go back and cite the t
13 Colonies - Pilgrims vs. Puritans - Reading and Comparison Chart - This 5 page resource relates to the 13 Colonies of American history and centers on the similarities and differences between the Pilgrims and the Puritans in early 13 Colonies history. The resource includes a detailed 2 page readin
Checks and Balances Writing Assignment/ DBQDigital and Print versions includedChecks and Balances is an important part of every American government unit. This resource can be used two ways: have students just answer the questions or apply their knowledge to a writing piece. These activities could
This original activity by Primary Source is intended to help students understand how the nation was rebuilt during Reconstruction (Freedmen's Bureau, sharecropping). Students are asked to study images of the nation's recovery in action, then write captions for a newspaper to demonstrate their unders
This original activity by Primary Source asks students to consider if Reconstruction worked when presented with the advent of Jim Crow laws and voting restrictions intended to disenfranchise black men. Students compare the quality of a white school and a colored school in the same county to determin
This Power point has it all! It connects the age of exploration with the colonializing of North America. It also includes a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the explorers and the settlers. It includes all 13 original colonies, as well as, many economic, religious, and geographical issues that f
This Civil War Primary Source Letter Worksheet features an amazing, moving letter from Union officer Sullivan Ballou was written a week before he died at the Battle of Bull Run. It was famously featured in Ken Burns' documentary on the Civil War as an eloquent and touching ode to American values and
This is a shortened Document Based Essay that can be used in an Age of Exploration or Colonization unit. It includes 4 documents with scaffold questions to help the students. The essay questions asks students to: - Discuss one positive effect of European colonization of the Americas. - Discuss two
I created these because I know my state is moving towards a new test that includes extended response in math. I want a fun way to get my kids writing during math. Click Here for a DBQ Sample Freebie This document includes 19 pages of mixed standards aligned to the Common Core. Numbers & O
This original activity by Primary Source is intended to help students understand the idea that the nation needed to be rebuilt physically, economically, and socially after the Civil War. Students are asked to analyze photographs from after the Civil War, then determine what kind of assistance the p
I love using primary sources to get kids thinking critically about history! In this hands-on activity, students sort primary sources based on whether they think they represent problems Virginians faced during Reconstruction or solutions or changes that helped them rebuild the state. This sorting act
This MAFS review packet has been designed to prepare 4th grade students for the FSA or any CCSS math assessment. It covers each NBT (number and operations in base ten) standard that will be assessed. Inside this resource you will find 7 practice pages (with answer keys) that can be used to fit your
Looking for a way to teach students to consider different perspectives in order to understand history? This critical thinking activity is a great way for students to analyze primary source quotes in order to understand the changing relationship between the English settlers and the native peoples in
DBQs! Slideshows! Interactive Notebooks! Assessments! Activities! Planning a social studies unit has never been so easy!Each of the resources in this unit are printable and ready to be posted on the online platform of your choice! I have included student versions that do not have tips or suggestions
This is a complete reading system that helps students to read closely and independently. It helps the teacher to tract the students progress and comprehension. Included is a bookmark for the student to keep track of assignments, worksheets, journal questions, and a grading rubric.
Wonder: The Julian Chapter This product contains a close reading study guide for The Julian Chapter from the book Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. It includes "right there" questions, short answer questions, inferential questions, sequence of events questions, comparison questions, predictions questions, dr
This is an inferencing activity that requires students to read five quotes from children/workers who actually experienced the working conditions of the Industrial Revolution, and record what each quotes tell us about the lives of children/workers during this time period. My kids loved it!

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