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
American Revolution NINE Lessons of Nonfiction Informational Text with a balanced mix of engaging hands-on activities + SEVENTEEN INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK ASSIGNMENTS to focus on causes of the Revolutionary War, Famous Revolutionists, American Revolution Battles in the North and South, the Declaration of
With this bundle you will receive the following 5 units in total:
*Southwest Region Unit- Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
*Southeast Region Unit- Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and West Virginia
The Jesse Tree is a chronological advent countdown of the scriptural events that occurred before Jesus's birth. There are many ways to participate in this countdown, and I've taken some creative liberty to design a simple version for younger kids.
Traditionally this project is done as a Christmas a
Texas Our Texas: Learn About Texas History, Symbols, and Culture! 154 pages!!
This pack includes:
Texas pledge and song
What the flag stands for
Lone Star State
Texas State Seal
The Six Flags Over Texas
Texas Symbols - Posters that can be made int
Teach your kids the Bible stories with this HUGE set of Printable Old Testament Scripture Story Characters!
New to printable scripture stories? You can try them out for FREE here: FREE Scripture Story Printables
This set of p
Three leveled readers theaters for the three branches of government
Great for Constitution Day!
There is one for the Executive Branch, What Can I do?, the Legislative Branch, Mr. Sylvan’s Forest, and the Judicial Branch, How the Supreme Court Can Help You.
After searching for a FUN, INTERACTIVE, and KID FRIENDLY unit on the US government and not finding exactly what I was looking for, I decided to create my own.
This unit has sample lesson plans, reading passages for each topic , a variety of flap books that go along with each reading (my students ab
Interactive Social Studies Notebooks are wonderful, and fun, ways to introduce your students to geography!
I've been using notebooks in Social Studies for several years now, and I love it! My units involve a lot of reading, and even includes mini-books and reading passages!<
Problem: There is a lot of information available on the California Missions, but most of it is too detailed, too difficult, or too broad for 4th graders. I needed an overview of the mission system that was engaging for kids and worked as a companion for individual Mission projects I would assign late
By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fleischmann Book Unit
*Ready to Use!!!
*Great for Whole Class, Guided Reading Groups, Literature Circles, and More!
This is a novel study for By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fl
American Revolution Journal
This American Revolution Journal is a wonderful tool to use in your classroom to help the students think about different events that happened during the American Revolution. The students can make a booklet of 14 journal prompts.
One example of a prompt
This Me on the Map flip book is the perfect easy-prep project to accompany the book Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney or any beginner map study. Students will identify the planet, continent, country, state, and city or town they live in and begin to understand the relative sizes of each
This fun adapted book is perfect for teaching the extended Math standards for grades 3-5:
MD.35.4c Solve addition 1-step, real-world word problems
involving mass, volume or money (e.g., following a recipe,
paying for groceries).
The activity pack includes 3 books:
What Can I Buy? - Grocery Store
This new "Map Skills 2" activity can be used in addition to my original "Map Skills" product, or it can be used by itself. It offers continued practice of basic map skills. It also can be used as an assessment after my original product is completed/discussed.
This "Map Skills 2" practice page is a
This lapbook includes resources to teach the story of Thanksgiving. Use these resources to facilitate a unit of study on the story of Thanksgiving...this lapbook is perfect for your learners and social studies curriculum!
Honor Veterans by helping your children understand why and who we celebrate this day, and why we call our Veterans American Heroes. Make a Wall of Honor in your school, read and write about Veterans Day, write notes of thanks to our service people, and so much more!
In this download, you will get t
Interactive social studies notebooks are wonderful, and fun, ways to introduce your students to geography!
I've been using notebooks in Social Studies for several years now, and I love it! My units involve a lot of reading, and even includes mini-books and reading passages! These mi
This 27 slide powerpoint tells about the history of the California Gold Rush of 1849. It discusses the 49ers, their journey, the first discovery of gold, entrepreneurs during that time like Levi Strauss, their struggle to find gold and eventually the end of the rush.
Also included is a hyperlink to
Christmas Around the World - A Printable Packet
Discover how children around the world celebrate Christmas. Learn about Father Christmas, Befana, Boxing Day, presebras, posadas, Little Christmas and more.
Also included in this packet are recipes to the foods eaten by children in differen
The Civil War
Leveled Reader’s Theaters
Three leveled reader’s theaters set in the Civil War. There is one for the beginning of the war, Should We Stay or Should We Go?, the middle of the war, The Train Ride Home From Gettysburg, and the end of the war, The Aftermath.
Each part wi
Learn about Native American Indian homes with an informational book on how Native Americans used local resources to create homes right for their diverse environments.
Introduced are the following American Indian homes: wigwam, longhouse, wattle-and-daub, chickee, birch bark homes, tipis, adobe homes
American Symbols and Landmarks. Save an hour or more of your time with this 43 slide presentation. The colorful power point presents Q & A (with pictures) about American symbols like the flag, the seal, the Statue of Liberty and various national monuments such as Mt. Rushmore and the White Hous
What IS this resource?
This resource is meant to be extremely flexible. You may use it to supplement other units or resources or as a framework to plan your own units. It is the foundation for the month or so of mapping instruction I do in my own classroom.
It is NOT a textbook and is not scripte
Spanish Explorer Christopher Columbus Nonfiction Informational Text, FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments, and a balanced mix of engaging lower and higher level Christopher Columbus activities:
• COMPLETE Lesson-we provide all CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
This printable booklet includes the Texas State symbols, map, flag, mammal, bird, etc. This booklet includes ruled lines for your kids to TRACE the names of each of the symbols as you teach them.
***If you want your kids to write the words on each line download the other version titled
California State Study Notebooking Pages includes 143 notebooking pages in all. You will find both primary and basic-line options. Some pages include maps and/or illustration boxes. These notebooking pages are designed so your student can create a personalized notebook of California through resear
The Lewis and Clark Expedition complete with Nonfiction Informational Text, THREE Interactive Notebook assignments, and a balanced mix of engaging hands-on higher and lower level Common Core-aligned activities:
• Lewis and Clark Expedition nonfiction informational text-all CONTENT included!
Indiana State Study Notebooking Pages includes 142 notebooking pages in all. You will find both primary and basic-line options. Some pages include maps and/or illustration boxes. These notebooking pages are designed so your student can create a personalized notebook of Indiana through research and
Learn about California explorers in these student friendly articles that give the early years, goals, success and failures and legacies of these explorers of California. Buy the bundle and save! All include ink friendly versions.
This series includes:
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Sir Francis Drake
America Lapbook: Holidays, Presidents and Money
This lapbook includes resources to teach American government, citizenship, currency and history. Help your learners discover the different American holidays, including Independence Day, Presidents; Day, Memorial Day, and Constitution
Florida State Study Notebooking Pages includes 143 notebooking pages in all. You will find both primary and basic-line options. Some pages include maps and/or illustration boxes. These notebooking pages are designed so your student can create a personalized notebook of Florida through research and
This is a pattern block book activity mainly created for use with a Thanksgiving theme but could easily be used as part of a unit on early American history as well. The pattern block puzzle pictures include Pilgrims, Squanto, the Mayflower, crops, and friends (Pilgrims and Native Americans together)
This packet is a very introductory lesson to major causes and dynamics of the American Civil War. It contains lessons about state vs. federal rights as well as slavery and Emancipation. It has writing components, reading, ordering events on a timeline, reading graphs to find data. Students will evalu
Illinois State Study Notebooking Pages includes 142 notebooking pages in all. You will find both primary and basic-line options. Some pages include maps and/or illustration boxes. These notebooking pages are designed so your student can create a personalized notebook of Illinois through research a
New Jersey State Study Notebooking Pages includes 142 notebooking pages in all. You will find both primary and basic-line options. Some pages include maps and/or illustration boxes. These notebooking pages are designed so your student can create a personalized notebook of New Jersey through resear
A 24 slide powerpoint filled with facts, maps, and real life pictures of the Dust Bowl that happened to America in the 1930s.
Facts about life during that time, President Roosevelt, the storms, why it happened, how it eventually ended, "Okies", and much more.
I tried to tie in a little bit of ever
Texas History uses TEKS-aligned Nonfiction Informational Text, the entire lesson recorded on Audio, FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments, and a variety of engaging hands-on activities to teach about the first people in Texas, famous explorers, early government, important battles and wars in Texas, a
AMERICAN FLAG AMERICAN SYMBOLS LESSON:
American Flag is a Content-Based FREE AMERICAN FLAG LESSON fostering Literacy in Social Studies for 1st-3rd grade students that teaches students about the history of the American Flag with a Common Core-aligned lesson and hands-on American Flag
October 9th is Leif Eriksson Day!
Paint or color, cut, and assemble this fun Viking Man craftivity during your history unit or study of Leif Eriksson.
You can visit
All About Maps Unit is a complete 90 page unit with EVERYTHING you need to teach your students about geography and maps.
This unit includes all of the following:
*11 page Interactive Mini-Book with answer keys
*40 Colored Vocab. Cards
*Match the Meaning Game (Great for differentiation! For each voc
This printable booklet includes the Kansas State symbols, map, flag, etc. This booklet includes ruled lines for your kids to WRITE the names of each of the symbols as you teach them.
***If you would like your kids to trace the words on each line download the other version titled
Get a head start on your Thanksgiving activities! Included in this set is a Turkey's in Disguise Take Home Project with examples, letter home to parents and more! This Thanksgiving classroom activity set will take you and your students on a trip to Canada & the U.S.A! Complete with everything