This internet scavenger hunt webquest is an awesome way for students to learn more about the Articles of Confederation while using kid friendly websites! Students will have a blast using their technology in a fun and educational way!
- Internet Scavenger Hunt
- Answer Key
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Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt - This U.S. Constitution activity is perfect for Constitution Day or to add variety to a social studies lesson. The short pieces of text in the Constitution Scavenger Hunt break down complexities in the U.S. Constitution for students in middle grades.
Thirteen short p
Nine fun and creative U.S. history enrichment projects! From helping Francis Scott Key to taking a national monuments tour or even updating the Bill of Rights, your students will love these projects. This resource provides a fantastic way for students to learn about American history
This research project incorporates student comprehension of various informational texts, explanatory writing, planning and publishing opinion writing, creativity, and presentation! Students will benefit from this all inclusive Branches of Government unit that aligns with 16 of the 3rd grade ELA CCSS,
This activity is a wonderful and engaging interactive internet scavenger hunt for students to learn about or review information relating to the new nation. The scavenger hunt takes students through the “Congress for Kids” website to answer questions relating to Articles of Confederation, Constitutio
Would you like to be president for one day? This is a great mini-unit in celebrating Presidents' Day. And, it's FREE!
As president, you have important duties, make important decisions, and events to attend. In this unit, you need to be familiar with the role as president, have knowledge of important
This product is great for basic independent research using Pebble Go or other resources. It outlines questions for students to discover through their online search of the American Hero.
PebbleGo Thurgood M
This activity provides students with an engaging and technology based way to learn about the Declaration of Independence. They will use the mrnussbaum.com to answer various questions about who wrote the Declaration of Independence, the purpose of the Declaration, the complaints against the king, and
This is a great resource to add to your Unit study on the life of Franklin Roosevelt. If you like this resource you may enjoy the President's Combo Pack that includes 20 American Presidents!
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This Ontario Grade 6 Social Studies: NGOs and More QR Code Posters resource is intended to support students as they learn about the ways in which Canada participates in the global community. Classrooms that are using an inquiry based model to explore Canada’s role in this community
This Veterans Day activity is perfect to learn about the history of Veterans Day, the United States Military, and honor our veterans. The short pieces of text in the Veterans Day Scavenger Hunt provide information using a fun format for students in middle grades.
Thirteen short pieces of text (1 - 2
We have a new President, Donald Trump and a new Vice President, Mike Pence. With this resource, your students will learn about the new leaders of our country. More importantly, this resource helps your students have a voice. Our students each have a voice and each voice matters.
The students will try and solve the mystery of who fired the first shots at Lexington by looking at Primary sources, finding the main idea of the documents, making judgements and then writing up a detective report to explain what they discovered.
This is a great resources for researching Presidents. Students will enjoy researching and learning about their favorite Presidents.
3 pages per President. Please see preview.
Blank research pages included.
This is used to study Presidents and includes all 44 different Presidents:
This Kentucky Supplemental Packet includes the following items:
State Facts w/US map
State Capital w/state map
State Bird/State Flower/State Tree
My Old Kentucky Home Song Lyrics
Kentucky Facts Quiz
Journal Page– with lin
This worksheet serves as a guide for the research of a country in the Western Hemisphere. Independently or in small groups, students will use this sheet to find answers and then present their findings. There is also a list of the presentation ideas to include in their presentation (dance, skit, mus
This product can be used as a computer center activity for third grade Social Studies lesson on Democracy. Students worked in pairs to answer questions found on the research site.
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Branches of Government Unit Study- Research Project Brochure- This printable lesson and graphic organizer activity for grade 3 - grade 6 includes multiple response sections to teach students government vocabulary and concepts. This is a branches of government printable, graphic organizer, brochure a
This is a great resource to add to your study of American Government. I used this as a review tool for my third grade class! They love using PebbleGo and doing research with these organizers. I shrink down these to 85% when I make copies and add them to their Social Studies Interactive notebooks.
This is a fun research assignment for students to do. I allow them to use the internet on their phones or computer if available. I use it while studying the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln but it could be used while studying JFK as well or just as an extra fun assignment. It will spark interest and cur
Preamble - U.S. Constitution. This Preamble assignment will have students take the "old language" found in the Preamble and use a dictionary, thesaurus, or online source to figure out what message was trying to be explained when it was written. Students will then create a more contemporary Preambl
This is a great resource to add to your unit study of Lyndon Johnson. If you like this product, check out the 20 President Combo Pack!
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This American flag research activity integrates well with any social studies unit about American symbols, the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Flag Day, etc.
The students will use the websites you choose to answer the following questions:
1. What does the American flag look like?
2. What do the co
The culture research booklet can be used with ANY country! The students will research a country and use this product to record the information.
*Culture- Arts, Music, Customs, and Clothing
*Language and Lingo
*Imports and Exports
(Updated for 2017)
Presidents of the United States of America Posters are engaging research posters that students use to learn more about American Presidents, then design and color to create a fun poster! This set includes 45 different book reports. There are 4 different styles an
This 47 page download includes 44 United States president pennants, featuring each of the 43 presidents from George Washington through Barack Obama. Each pennant is numbered from 1-44 and includes a picture of the featured president. Students research and write the term in office, political party, an
This activity is a wonderful way for students to learn or review information relating to the New Nation. Students can either research information on their own, use resources provided by the teacher, or review notes and other resources they were given throughout the unit. An answer key is included.
Are your students researching the U.S. Capitol, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and/or Washington Monument? This product contains note taking sheets and flip books for displaying student research of these five famous Washington, D.C. monuments. Please download the preview to see
Table of Contents:
Pages 3-4: Two cover sheets to choose from
Pages 5-13: Pictures of each of the folders with completed folds
Page 14-16: Important dates and documents in the creation of the United States of America
Pages 17-19: The Preamble flap book for interpreting the meaning of each line,
Year after year one of the first questions I get when talking about WWII is, “Why did the Germans do what Hitler said?” Have students discover the conditions that led to the rise of Hitler with this questioning handout to accompany an excellent article by Junior Scholastic. This lesson is a simple,
This resource includes 20 President Research Hunts!
You save when 50% when you buy this President BUNDLE! You entire class can research different presidents to create president books, or president projects! My class absolutely loved this president research activity!
Looking for a relatively simple way for students to follow Super Tuesday and reflect upon it? I created this for my students for them to fill out as they follow the news that night. They will check off the winner of each race and write out the number of votes they won in each contest (if you wish). I
Are your students researching the Alamo? This product contains note taking sheets and flip books for displaying student research of this famous site.
Each note sheet and flip book is presented three ways - with primary lines (these have a dotted line in the middle and are often used in grades 1 an
This year, I'm having my kids predict the outcome of the Electoral Process of the 2016 Presidential Election! I've designed it to work for all learners in my room, so that kids who need challenge can go as deep as they want, and those who need less information will be successful and engaged as well.
A Common Core approach to the Magna Carta emphasizing close reading of primary sources, historical thinking, and concise writing. Your students will create a booklet where they examine the clauses of the Magna Carta, a vital documents in both US and World History. The students will examine the prob
United States President Activity. This is a FREE 2-page worksheet and answer key that will have your students learn about the roles of the president of the United States and will also have your students search for facts regarding past presidents.
Your students will have to use reference books/websit
Study then record what you learn about the great Founding Fathers of the United States of America. Many of these great men lost everything in the hopes of a free nation.
Cover Art for Each Signer
2 Mini-book Options
Art for Flashcards
Pocket for Flashcards
8 Flashcard Opti
As the nation was reconstructing after the Civil War, various viewpoints arose as to how newly freed slaves would be incorporated into society. Two prominent men in this debate, Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois, had differing viewpoints about how African Americans would achieve the equality grant
I teach a multi-day lesson that includes a simulation of the Constitutional Convention. In order for the student to accurately represent their delegate to the convention, I have them complete this webquest on their assigned delegate.
The webquest asks them to define some words that are used during
What is included:
1. Project directions
2. Directions for the teacher
3. 2 rubrics
4. Battlefield chart
5. Small group discussion cards
6. Brief overview of each battle
7. SOAP your primary source clean handout with sample primary source from Battle of Gettysburg
Here is what students
This unit is a great research project for four of the patriotic symbols. There is a student instruction sheet that includes the grading scale and then one page for each of the four symbols where they can write down their information. After they finish researching there is a basic graphic organizer
Students today have grown up in a world where terrorism is a topic often discussed. They know that ISIS is bad, but other than that the details seem to become fuzzy. Have students discover the truth about ISIS with this questioning handout to accompany an excellent article by Junior Scholastic. Th
Looking for something to do with your students on Inauguration Day? Here is the perfect packet! The packet includes:
2 research pages with attached links
Prediction of Inaugural Address
Notes to take during the Inaugural Address
Opinion graphic organizer of the Inaugural Address to help students pla
This 25 slide Power Point covers North America the continent, North American symbols, the three branches of government, George Washington, and has a discussion slide at the end. There are a lot of pictures and photographs to engage the students and keep them interested. Endless possibilities/activi