Get your students excited about social studies with this engaging and hands-on unit on early European Explorers and the Age of Exploration.
There are over 270 pages, slides, center activities, games, students activity sheets, and more! The unit is even google classroom compatible!
You will have everything you need to teach an engaging and thorough unit on Ancient Greek Civilization. This product is specifically designed to meet the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade Social Studies, however it will fit most any curriculum that needs to teach a comparison of historica
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Romanticism with this dynamic 31-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to 1860, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great f
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of early American literature with this dynamic 33-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1620 (the Puritans’ arrival at Plymouth Rock) through 1800 (Deism and the election of Thomas Jefferson), this 30-minute lecture will prep your stu
This is no ordinary Economics Unit! This 3-4 week unit combines interactive smartboard lessons and other activities to teach Economic concepts. The final project is a grade level carnival! My past students always come back and tell me how much they LOVED the Economics Carnival.
Please download t
Find everything you need to teach your students about the American Revolutionary War.
In this unit you will find:
1) Unit Plans - These plans outline the teachers specific guidelines on how to teach the lesson. Listed in the plans you will find the student obje
Georgia Habitats and Regions Mega Bundle PowerPoint Lessons
This is a Zip File Bundle of all 5 of my Georgia Regions and Habitats PowerPoint Lessons that are highly engaging!
Each can be bought separately for $3.50 which would total $17.50 but with this bundle you can save by purchasing all toget
This lesson follows my lesson on THE GLOBE. Your students will learn about the continents and oceans through interactive pages (click and reveal), website links (learn more about the continents and cultures), video link and a printable book for students to color / write in and keep. A teacher's no
Clarify* daily videos are designed to help educators teach students in grades 5 through 8 more about a topic currently in the news.
Every week we provide one or two new lesson plans in addition to the videos.
This particular lesson plan is tied to the video "What Is a Democracy?" and will help a c
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Realism with this dynamic 26-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for givi
This interactive and engaging SMARTBoard file is perfect for helping your grade 3-5 students gain a basic understanding about how our government is structured.
Topics covered in this file are:
• What are the 3 branches of government, and how are they structured?
• What are the responsibilities of
Updated Nov. 2015 Do your kiddos still think that turkey was served at the First Thanksgiving? Do they know why the Pilgrims celebrated with a meal? Do they know the Native Americans were from the Wampanoag Tribe? This product is included in the
Use this interactive smartboard lesson to introduce your kiddos to the 3 branches of the U.S. Government: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
(Special Note: If you do not have smartnotebook, you can still use this file IF you download smartnotebook's FREE interactive viewer.
Let’s Learn About Christopher Columbus: A Lesson for Columbus Day will help you present age-appropriate content to your students in kindergarten, first grade, or second grade. The animated PowerPoint with illustrations will keep young children engaged as the text is read and discussed. It is perfe
This is a very informative power point. Great for a thematic unit on Native American Indians due to all the detail, visuals, and facts that it has.
It describes each Native American region's climate, landforms, and natural resources. It also describes in detail each Native American region in t
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of Modernism literature with this dynamic 45-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1900 to 1950, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving studen
Use this Thanksgiving PowerPoint Presentation to discuss The First Thanksgiving Story.
★ 3 Reading Levels and Vocabulary Slides
★ 70 slides - Use with or without my related Mini Book Readers. NOTE: 24 Total Slides in the 3 levels PLUS 46 Vocabulary Slides, many vocabulary slides with illustrat
This is an awesome way to review material with a class. This blank jeopardy template is simple to fill in and use. Once you have filled in your categories, questions, and answers just click "begin slideshow from beginning" and you are ready to roll. This template works great with both regular standa
Grab your students’ attention as you launch your study of post-modern American literature with this dynamic 63-slide Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1945 (the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima at the end of WWII) through today’s best-selling contemporary voices, this 45-minute lecture will prep y
This 31 slide Groundhog Day Powerpoint has everything you need to learn about and celebrate Ground hog day!! It includes information about the groundhog, the holiday and many traditions, information about Punxsutawny Phil and the small town in Pennsylvania, and has an interactive quiz at the end. I'
This social studies SmartBoard lesson will get your students excited about comparing life in the past to life today.
The lesson includes, a lesson plan, interactive pages (pull tabs), website links (to interactive websites comparing life long ago to life today), discovery video link and 5 student
This introduction to map skills includes information and activities to learn about the map title, map key or legend and the compass rose. Then use the compass rose and may key to create a neighborhood map.
Correlated to Virginia Social Studies SOL 2.6. You may also be interested in my
This smart board lesson contains a detailed lesson plan, interactive pages (click and reveal, pull tabs, chart etc.), website links, link to video, and a printable student response worksheet on the topic of goods and services (pdf in the attachment tab).
Your students will learn the difference be
Let’s Learn About Martin Luther King PowerPoint Lesson will help you present age-appropriate content to your students in first grade, second grade, or third grade. The animated PowerPoint with illustrations will keep young learners engaged as the text is read and discussed. It is perfect for use w
Let Mr. World Traveler teach your students about latitude and longitude in this interactive SMART Board lesson. 20 Pages that includes instruction based on these vocabulary terms: grid, latitude, longitude, degrees, parallels, meridians, hemispheres.
This lesson begins with a review of the seven c
This is a short, but sweet powerpoint to use when you introduce the economics terms of Natural, Capital, and Human resources. There are two slides per type of resource, one slide providing information and examples, and another where you can use the pen tool in ppt. to have students generate examples
Do you NEED a lesson on needs and wants? I hope you will WANT to purchase this one! My smart board lesson contains a detailed lesson plan for this 2 day lesson, interactive pages ( pull tabs, click to reveal), video link, website links and a printable responding sheet for your students. Literatur
This Westward Expansion Unit is loaded with Informational Text and Activities for Events, Battles and Important People. It has so much to offer including maps, a project, Westward Expansion Test with a Study Guide, and so much more!
Each Westward Expansion Event has Informational Text and a
For the History strand in the CommonCore 1st Grade Curriculum.
3. The way basic human needs are met has changed over time.
This powerpoint compares and contrasts food, clothing, transportation, schools etc. in a visual powerpoint. Click to advance the content, this gives students time to talk abou
This set has 2 weeks (10 days) of quilt block fractions math coloring fun in worksheet, manipulative, and SMART Board interactive formats. A SMART Board is NOT needed to use the lessons but is sure is more exciting for students if you're lucky to have one!
Students use critical thinking skills to d
**Updated to the NEW Virginia SOLS (2016)**
This is a 37 page instructional SMART Board lesson that covers Virginia Studies SOLs VS.3 - the entire Jamestown Unit. This lesson is full of interactive activities, video clips, websites, pictures and more!
This SMARTboard usually takes me about 2 -3 w
The second Monday in October is Columbus Day! Help your students learn about this great explorer with my smartboard lesson.
The file includes a lesson plan, links to interactive websites, link to a poem / printable, interactive pages (true false quiz), links to videos, link to on line story, a poe
This 35 slide interactive powerpoint covers that fateful day on December 7th, 1941. It tells the story of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and incorporates exciting 3D clipart and photos from the time period. It includes a link to President Roosevelt's famous speech, where he said, "Today is a
This 11 page smart notebook lesson (.notebook file) contains a lesson plan describing each activity, interactive pages, website links and a differentiated printable response sheet (in the attachment tab).
I use this lesson with my first graders, but it would be appropriate for second grade as well.
Are you looking for a fun way to present community helpers in your classroom? This fun and informative presentation is perfect for your community helpers theme.
Community helpers included: dentist, firefighter, mailman, police officer, teacher, flight attendant, photographer, chef, meteorologist, m
UNIT 3: NATIVE AMERICANS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
The Native Americans of SC Unit is a comprehensive five-day (approximately 45 minutes per day) instructional unit focused on the Cherokee, Catawba, and Yemassee tribes of South Carolina. This package includes:
* Native Americans of SC Unit Lesson Plans
This zip file contains a SmartBOARD presentation (24 slides), two sorting activities, and home extensions. A teacher guide is also included which can be downloaded as the free preview.
The presentation focuses on:
- What are Natural Resources
- Needs and Wants
- Meeting our basic needs with natura
Review any subject with this engaging no prep game for interactive whiteboards! To play "Raise the American Flag" just grab a list of questions, project the game onto your whiteboard and you are ready to start! This exciting patriotic theme game makes practicing review questions fun. Your students w
Powerpoint presentation on Africa and it's natural wonders.
Discusses the countries, animals, and wonders found there.
Great way to introduce and inform students about the continent of Africa.
The following wonders are reviewed:
The Nile River
The Great Rift Valle
Time for a geography lesson! Your students will love learning about the earth and it's model, the globe. This lesson includes a teacher's notes page, 2 graphs, link to interactive website that allows you to unwrap the globe, links to videos (size of earth, moon, sun, how a globe is made) and final
Awesome Powerpoint Presentation on Christmas Around the World!
Focuses on Christmas traditions from countries around the world!
The countries shown in this lesson include:
This Mexico Power Point Presentation is a wonderful tool to introduce Mexican culture, history, sites, famous people, music, dances, holidays, and foods to a Spanish class or a Social Studies class.
This Mexico Power Point presentation is animated and also includes music!
Themes in this presenta
This 28 slide highly interactive powerpoint lesson includes most every aspect of the Great Alaskan Dogsled race. Students will love the custom animations and vibrant photographs. The powerpoint covers important facts about Alaska, the history of the dogsled racing, facts and information about the ra
Thanksgiving History Power Point and Interactive Quiz
This over 35 slide highly interactive power point includes the History and customs of Thanksgiving including the story of the first Thanksgiving. Follow the funny antics of a crazy Turkey and an over excited chef! Kids will love this and the cust
President's Day honors 2 American Presidents. Teach your k-2 students all about one of them, George Washington, with my 23 page smart board lesson. The file includes:
1. Teacher's lesson plan
2. Links to websites (videos, information, pictures)
3. True False interactive mini quiz
UNIT 4: EARLY EXPLORERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
The SC Explorers Unit is a comprehensive five-day (approximately 45 minutes per day) instructional unit focused on the early European explorers of South Carolina. This package includes:
* SC Explorers Unit Lesson Plans
~Written in Explicit Direct In
I've added a smartboard file of all the songs that includes a recording of me "singing" the song. I hope this helps you in teaching these to your kiddos!
10 Teacher created "piggyback" song lyrics about SC history set to familiar tunes. I taught 3rd grade for 7 years in a title 1 school, and by usi
This presentation contains a 27 slide PowerPoint lesson in editable PPT format with 3 handouts that accompany the lesson.
This lesson includes:
- A discussion about the difference between fear and phobias
- common fears and weather they are rational or not
- what is the biggest fear your students h
Teach young learners about Veteran's Day with this PowerPoint Presentation...
★ 60 slides including 23 individual vocabulary slides with graphics.
★ This presentation may be used with or without the products from which it was created.
I have included in the PowerPoint:
★ Both levels of the V
**Updated to the NEW Virginia SOLS (2016)**
This is a 35 page instructional SMART Board lesson that covers Virginia Studies SOLs VS.4 - the entire Colonial Virginia Unit. This lesson is full of interactive activities, video clips, websites, pictures and more!
This SMARTboard usually takes me abou
This is a fun 29 slide President's Day Power Point Lesson. It includes information about the history and traditions of President's day as well as information about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Both February birthdays! Check it out!