Interactive notebooks are a great way to make learning fun and provide students a reference place for the skills they have learned. This interactive notebook will help you teach all of your primary Social Studies content. It also includes some Canadian content. This notebook has been recently upd
Native American Unit ★★★ BEST SELLER ON TPT ★★★
This Native American Unit keeps students motivated with engaging actvities to learn about 5 NATIVE AMERICAN REGIONS IN NORTH AMERICA:
1. EASTERN WOODLANDS
3. GREAT PLAINS
5. NORTHWEST COAST
Patriotic Agamographs for America and Canada. My very popular patriotic agamographs are fun and unique activities to easily integrate art into your classroom. I have included designs appropriate for Memorial Day, Veterans' Day, Independence Day (4th of July), September 11th (9/11), or most any patri
Interactive Notebooks are all the rage in Language Arts and Math classrooms. (And rightfully so, they're awesome!). It's time we bring them to Social Studies! This kit will help you jazz up some of your geography/history/government/economics lessons and make them engaging and FUN! The 100+ activitie
Main ideas and supporting details are HARD concepts, especially if you are stuck reading a long, boring article. :) So, when introducing main idea to my ‘BIG’ 5th graders it had to be interactive. In this hands-on resource, students work in pairs to differentiated between the topic, main idea, and s
Patriotic Soldier Collaboration Poster. Do a project that your kids won't soon forget. This activity is so much fun because, in the end, you will have a very large (approx. 28” x 35”) poster to display in your classroom to honor our soldiers on Memorial Day or Veterans Day. Also, along the way, stud
Interactive notebooks are widely used in classroom. If you were to walk in mine today, you would see interactive notebooks for reading, math, and science. The purpose behind these notebooks is to keep students organized and assist in synthesizing lessons taught. It’s common to see vocabulary, notes,
United States Constitution Detectives. Your students will become detectives and research the United States Constitution in a fun and meaningful way. This is a comprehensive unit that includes questions about the Constitution. The questions are all referenced by the Articles and Sections within the C
**Christopher Columbus Day- Early Reader Kindergarten and First Grade**
Finding materials for Columbus Day for young students is always difficult!! With that thought in mind, I created this little book for Columbus Day in kindergarten (or first grade) classrooms!! It would be great to use for browsi
Colony Unit ★★★BEST SELLER ON TPT ★★★
This comprehensive Colony unit includes all the information needed to teach colonization in your classroom. It includes well crafted informational text for student interest!
★★★A SEPARATE STUDENT VERSION IS INCLUDED!★★
Lost Colony of Roanoke Student Investigation - A CSI Student Investigation! 1:1 Google Compatible!
This Lost Colony of Roanoke CSI investigation is included in the 13 Colonies Unit and the CSI American History Bundle:
Make connections to classroom life and make it stick!
Teaching government and the Constitution to young students can be precarious and abstract, but it doesn't have to be! This thirteen page file includes resources to supplement your existing government unit or to launch meaningfu
American symbols patriotic coloring pages Interactive Coloring Sheets. This set of my popular interactive coloring sheets (with writing prompts) includes American patriotic symbols appropriate for September 11th, Memorial Day, Presidents' Day, Veterans' Day, 4th of July, Constitution Day and any Ame
Are you looking for a novel way to study the U.S. Constitution? Do you need an activity for Constitution Day?
This lapbook activity was designed for elementary students. The purpose is to provide a basic understanding of the Constitution. An attempt has been mad
Every year, I struggle with what to say to my students on September 11th. I don't want to scare or depress them, but I know they hear about it. I want to be the one to remind them of the heroes and hope that September 11th brought.
This paper bag book includes four different stories of heroism. Stu
U.S. Symbols - Learn about US Symbols AND tourist attractions while you tour around North America as The Traveling Tourists! Your students are going to have a blast touring around North America, passport in hand as The Traveling Tourists! This unit has everything you need to complete a unit of stu
Constitution Day printable reader with two versions of the book for differentiation and three comprehension checks - one asking for complete sentence answers, one for them to circle their answers and a true/false response. There are also cute certificates - for completion of the book. Please
Explorers Unit filled with informational text, activities, and assessments!
This Explorers Unit has its own Informational Text on 8 explorers! It was divided up into two Explorer units to make the content easier for your students to study.
★★★ ADDED: STUDENT VERSION FOR TABLET
This is a collection of American symbols graphics. The images included in this set are: eagle, Statue of Liberty, Air Force One, USA sign, US flag, Liberty Bell, Monument, White House, Mt. Rushmore, Jefferson Memorial, WW1 Memorial, Lincoln Statue and Lincoln Memorial.
Images saved at 300dpi in PNG
Civil War Interactive Notebook...If you are teaching the Civil War, this is the perfect resource for you! This resource comes with eight templates, individual template directions, pictures of templates in an interactive notebook, and possible answers and information for each templat
This is a great mini unit to teach your kids about Presidents Day. Read and learn about some of the most famous presidents, with a focus on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Included in this unit:
*President Mini-Book (could be printed four to a page by customizing and printing multiple pages p
Biographies are an excellent way to meet Common Core Standards for informational texts while integrating your Social Studies Standards. This unit has many possible uses. You can mix and match these 41 biographies by time period, social studies theme, or accomplishment. Some suggestions are: U.S. Pre
Native Americans Differentiated Reading Passages
**UPDATE: Paperless Digital Version Included** In addition to all printable options previously featured, this resource now also features a digital version of all resources included (even student response sheets!) tha
Long Ago and Today or Past and Present Unit: These long ago and today worksheets are a great supplement to any unit about the past and present. Included in this long ago and today packet are worksheets that compare various aspects of life in the past with how life is currently, in the present. So
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 stud
This is a fun craftivity that you can use in your classroom when teaching about Johnny Appleseed during September unit.
I have included two different patterns and 3 worksheets for the writing part.
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13 Colonies Activities and Colonial America Unit: 15 Lessons for the 13 Colonies! Google 1:1 Compatible!
The 13 Colonies Unit is included in the much larger American History Super Unit, Version 1/4, located here:
Finding nonfiction materials at an appropriate level for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for young students is always difficult!! With that thought in mind, I created this little book about Martin Luther King for MLK Day in kindergarten (or first grade) classrooms!!
This book has one fact per page with
This download is perfect for your Native Americans unit! These graphic organizers are great for interactive notebooks. After students have read about a tribe, they can organize their new knowledge on these graphic organizers. We paste one in our Social Studies notebook for each tribe we study!
A collection of images connected with Veterans Day. Images include males and females from five branches of the military: air force, coast guard, marines, navy and army. The set also contains a boy playing a bugle, boy with US flag, girl with hand on heart, poppy, hearts & ribbons (flag and camou
Colonies contains interactive organizers which may be glued onto a file folder to form a lap book, added to interactive notebooks, or used individually.
Topics include the following:
• Reasons the English Came to America - Pocket and Strips
• 13 Colonies Cards with Envelope for Storage
Your one stop source for November reading! Inside are 20 November themed information text passages written at FOUR different levels. Use for Close Reading and/or week-long homework!
Informative, Relevant, Engaging, and Meaningful Reading!
20 Passages written a
American History - Civil War and more: 4th - 5th Grade Social Studies Interactive Notebook with Passages and Activities.You and your kids will LOVE it!! 13 passages and activities. I designed it for 4th - 5th grade, but you can use it with higher grades if you are covering the sam
American Revolution Vol. 1 Differentiated Reading Passages
**UPDATE: Paperless Digital Version Included** In addition to all printable options previously featured, this resource now also features a digital version of all resources included (even student response sh
You are receiving an 8 page reader about Martin Luther King Jr. (backline only)
It is simply written for young students with just enough information to show that he was an important person!
Follow up with a timeline that features events in his life. Grab the timeline
***Newly Updated in July 2017*** Learning about Life in the 13 Colonies couldn't be more fun! This pack has 20 differentiated reading passages, organizers, tri-fold brochure activity, unit test, flip book, map activities, vocabulary posters, case files on ten tradesmen of colonial times, comprehensi
Yee Haw Buck-a-roos! It's time for some root-tootin' cowboy fun! This little writing craftivity is a great addition to any western-themed unit or just for fun!
*Writing Prompt reproducibles
*Oklahoma Land Run writing prompt
*Reader Response reproducible
*Cowboy Kiddos Craf
This American History Graphic Organizer pack is the perfect resource for any teacher who teaches elementary or middle school US history classes. It takes a whole year of curriculum and condenses it down to the most important pieces of history to help you
This awesome American Revolution Unit Bundle includes everything you need to teach your students about the American Revolution!
• American Revolution Causes PowerPoint & Notes
• American Revolution Causes Foldable
• American Revolution Causes Internet Scavenger Hunt
**BEST SELLER** Students will use text evidence, research skills, and graphic organizers to learn about the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Teaching your students about these historical documents in U.S. history is essential. Students will have a better understanding of this highest form of law.
A great learning unit to teach American Symbols to your students! This learning pack includes the following:
American Symbols learning posters:
The Statue of Liberty
The Bald Eagle
The United States Flag
The Washington Monument
The Liberty Bell
The White House
This project is a life events timeline activity where the students create a timeline for them self, a family member, a friend, or a famous person. This includes a description, parent letter (if the project will be done at home) and a a blank timeline that can be used in class or sent home
Close Reading: This Close Reading - Biography Edition TAB-ITS® resource includes 11 rigorous passages that will work perfectly for your second or third grade classroom! Each nonfiction close reading passage incorporates essential skills to attack the common core state standards. The students wil
This mini-book activity is designed to be used to accompany your study of Martin Luther King, Jr. After learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. in class, or doing their own research, students will create a mini-book that contains important information about this important American figure. This activi
DaisyDoggy presents: "Three Branches of Government Tree Craft Activity + Flipbook."
This craft activity is a great way to introduce, teach, or assess student's understanding of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government.
Once all pieces of the tree are colored and cut out, the
This little booklet includes 5 crafts for Presidents' Day. Templates are included for: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Liberty Bell, Bald Eagle, and American Flag. I added an extra page for the White House if needed, but I didn't make a template for that one. Enjoy!
Clipart is from Scrappin' Do
These interactive pages cover Native Americans. There are interactive pages for each region, along with individual tribes you may be studying. The templates are set up to be used with any tribe of Native Americans.
Food, shelter, clothing, natural resources, physical features, and the geography