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COLD WAR The Berlin Blockade SOAPSTONE Primary Source Analysis Worksheet
This 2-page, common-core aligned activity will help students to understand the Berlin Blockade. Diverse types of sources are included for your students to analyze. The SoapsTONE strategy is used. Note: SOAPSTONE is a primary source analysis strategy (find the Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose,
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Emmett Till and The 16th Street Bombing - FREEBIE
This is an activity that can either be used as a homework activity, in class independent activity, or used with a small group of students. The passages are taken from npr.org and biography.com and are both easily accessible. Links to the article are included in the packet. The entire file is in Wo
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Citing Text Evidence Chart (SS)
One of the shifts of the common core is "Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational." Is it always warranted that a student cite using MLA format? No. Teaching students how to informally cite text to support what is explicitly stated and to suppo
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Freedom Rides Civil Rights Movement Map and Article with Questions
Article and Map of Freedom Rides. 6 questions with background article. 9 questions with map of the routes. Open-ended questions. Great for Language Arts or Social Studies!
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Peer Feedback Sentence Starters - FREEBIE
The “BAG” method allows students during the peer editing process of writing to provide quick, specific, helpful, and understandable feedback. There are two copies of the BAG sentence starters on the page. I have my students glue this reference sheet into their ELA interactive notebook.
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Puritans: Primary Source Reading
In this Puritan primary source activity, students learn first hand about the influence of John Winthrop, the "city upon a hill", the rules Puritans were expected to follow, plus much more!
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Crack the DBQ
Enjoy a collection of posters for your classroom that give step by step directions on how to craft a througho response to any DBQ question. If you are looking for more detailed student handouts. See my DBQ Toolkit which contains a student booklet that steps students through the entire process.
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Slavery and the Reconstruction - Analyzing Political Cartoons
This is a worksheet that I use during my Unit on the Reconstruction. It is a popular political cartoon from this time period. It is an awesome cartoon that the students are required to identify the items in the picture, explain their significance, the purpose of the cartoon, and then their opinion
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Today in our classes our students participated in a Gallery Walk Activity on the topic of slavery. This can be a difficult topic to teach. Check out the method that we used! If you are interested in using this activity in your class, check it out in our store. We offer it as a stand a stand
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Holocaust Propaganda DBQ
Document Based Questioning What will the students learn? The students will be learning about how the propaganda of the time influenced the people throughout Germany as Hitler came of power. They will understand that at this time Germany was facing a hardship and Hitler gave the people of Germany a g
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Louisiana History - Louisiana's Settlements DBQ
The purpose of this DBQ is to analyze why the French and Spanish settled in the locations they did throughout Louisiana. Students will investigate and come to the conclusion that both natural resources and physical features play a major role in determining the locations for settlement. This activity
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DBQ Template - Based on New York State Regents Exam
Use this template to create your own DBQ in Microsoft Word. The format is based on the New York State Regents Exams in Social Studies for U.S. History and Global History and Geography. You could also post this template for students to create their own DBQs based on research that they conduct. Hav
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Ancient Rome: DBQ Roman Emperor Trajan
Primary source documents are an important part of historical studies but are often negelected in favor of dull secondary source textbooks. This is a short collection of interesting quotes from the noted historian Cassius Dio (public domain), who was a contemporary of the Roman emperors. There are
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Response to Jim Crow Era
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 gran
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27 Websites for Locating Primary Sources
Primary sources are defined as "works of human endeavor that were created at the time or very close to the time that is studied." Teaching with primary sources allows students to interpret information for themselves and demands of them higher level critical thinking skills. They also provide stude
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George Washington Review Activities
Students read 2 primary sources (one on Washington's inauguration and one on his death) and answer 10 questions of varying difficulty. They then complete 5 creative tasks to fill in the gaps between Washington's inauguration and death, including a timeline, social media posts, and discussing the pr
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Ben Franklin Poem Analysis
A short poem by Benjamin Franklin that was published in colonial newspapers. The poem demonstrates Franklin's thoughts about England in the years following the French and Indian War. A short assignment with 5 questions and short paragraph. The poem does a great job bringing about classroom discussi
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Grandparents Day: Haikus - FREE!
As we celebrate Grandparents Day, students will enjoy this FREE resource. This packet includes the story about the origination of National Grandparents Day. In addition, students will write a Grandparents Day haiku. A famous form of Japanese poetry; haikus are a popular form of poetry used in sch
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Civil Rights Movement Document Based Questions DBQ Free #KINDNESSNATION
Civil Rights Movement Document Based Questions DBQ #KINDNESSNATION #WEHOLDTHESETRUTHS Click here for the digital cla
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Science Genetics and Heredity in Sports Article - FREE DOWNLOAD!!
The following FREE resource is a nonfiction article about genetics and heredity in athletics including Common Core questions with standard alignment. Science Genetics and Heredity in Sports Article - FREE
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Document Based Assessment:  The Boston Massacre
The Road to the American Revolution: The Boston Massacre This assessment/activity includes a primary source document, scaffolding activities, and a page for the final writing process. This can be used as an activity in your lesson/unit plans to teach the Boston Massacre or serve as an assessment f
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Analyzing Historical Documents Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer will assist students in analyzing various historical documents by walking them through a series of simple fundamental questions. Due to its generic nature, it can be used throughout the school year as a guide for students.
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DBQ Document Based Questions - 4th Grade Math
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. If you would like to see more of these, please follow me to be notified once I upload more!
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Labor Union Activitiy
This a GREAT activity to teach students about labor unions. This includes: -political cartoons with analytical questions -2 modern day articles with guided reading questions attached
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Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
"There they were - dead and scalped - horses gone, and wagons on fire. The Indians had taken all the freight they could use, piled wood under the wagons, and set it on fire.” This engaging NO PREP reading passage will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the hardships faced by
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5th Grade Social Studies NYS Exam Test Prep Review Quiz Packet
A packet of 4 Review Sheets that can also be used as "mini-quizzes" to review material for the 5th Grade NYS Social Studies Exam.
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Common Core: Christopher Columbus' Journals DBQs
In this 11 page packet students will explore the beginnings of European exploration in the new world through Columbus' Journals. Students will read Columbus' personal journals, and analyze their contents. The students are provided with relevant vocabulary and asked varying levels of questions along
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Heredity and Genetics Document Based Questions (DBQs)
This resource includes 1 Common Core body systems Document Based Question (DBQs) file that contains over 10 questions that reference primary and secondary sources such as graphs, tables, political cartoons, and excerpts of informational texts. These resources are aligned to science textbooks and th
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Student Friendly DBQ Rubric
This easy to read, student-friendly rubric is perfect for any secondary social studies classroom.
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How to write a DBQ essay for AP World History
This short PowerPoint teaches students of AP World History how to begin writing a DBQ (one of the three essay requirements of the AP exam). Following a step-by-step process, I review an example prompt and an example introduction paragraph in response to that prompt. If your students can grasp how to
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Opinion Writing Graphic Organizer DBQ - FREEBIE
This product has two slightly different graphic organizers that your students can use to map out their opinion essay. The first has the option for boxes that allow students to track the documents or different texts they're using. The second doesn't have that "Documents Used" box. I LOVE using this
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DBQ: Joan of Ark Modern and Medieval Legacy
This DBQ was written for my 6th graders to introduce them to the DBQ process while working on our unit on Medieval Times. It is also a great mini-lesson on Joan of Ark.
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World War I Propaganda
Critical Thinking is required in this activity where students examine 7 war posters (from all sides) and have to analyze their meaning and purpose. If you like this activity check out my website: www.gosocialstudiesgo.com
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Medieval or Renaissance Student Handout
This 21st century style investigation is a great way to introduce the Renaissance and the concept of humanism. Students will be challenged to use their logic as they view slides of art, architecture, and music in order to make the determination "Is it Medieval or Renaissance?" This student handout
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Paragraph Writing Graphic Organizer (I Can, I Have, I See)
Use these graphic organizers to help beginning writers develop paragraph structure. My students complete these during the brainstrom stage of the writing process. They also use them for homework activities.
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Booker T.Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois primary source quotes; Assessment
This activity is intended to help students clarify the different paths to equality espoused by the Civil Rights leaders Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, and should be used following a lesson on the two men. Teachers will need to present the six quotes by Washington and Du Bois included with
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Primary Document Analysis Guide
This handy and compact analysis guide walks your students through the critical thinking process involved with primary document analysis. Students are asked to identify basic document information, connect that information to their prior knowledge of the person/event/time that is the subject of the d
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Free The Fault in our Stars: 7 Constructed Responses
My Freshmen students love this novel. My daughter says that John Green is the best author that she has ever read (and she has read so much). John Green has the unique ability to crawl into the mind of a young teen girl and let us hear her voice. It's touching, funny, sad, and so strange. After readi
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Transatlantic Slave Trade DBQ
4 documents with multiple choice questions on the Slave Trade. Answer key included.
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Conscience or Constituency? The Role of a Representative
This primary source study allows students to compare the views of Edmund Burke and Brutus as regards to the role of a representative in a republic. You can use this to guide reading with a few pointed questions, encouraged students to note each time the author talked about overarching questions, an
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APUSH new essay outline
This is a new essay outline created at a AP conference this summer to go along with the new essay (long & short) & DBQ for the 2015 APUSH test.
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Document Based Questions Global History CLICKABLE
IF WE ARE GIVING THIS AWAY FOR FREE IMAGINE WHAT OUR OTHER RESOURCES ARE LIKE! The Global Guys have created a CLICKABLE PDF that will allow you to jump right to any document listed in the DBQ list. The documents have been complied from every New York State Global History and Geography Regents Exa
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Black History Reading Comprehension
“Black History Time Capsules” are designed to be used as supplemental materials alongside the Social Studies curriculum. When Black history is included, students are presented with surface level information about the same people year after year. These packets include primary sources, biographies, h
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Roaring Twenties DBQ
By reading and analyzing primary sources, students will be able to answer document-based questions that will help them understand the Roaring Twenties. SOL USII *Please rate this download if you love it :) *
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G.R.A.P.E.S - Social Studies Analytical Categories!
ABOUT THE MNEMONIC The mnemonic G.R.A.P.E.S represents Geography, Religion, Achievements (including Architecture), Political Structure, Economic Structure, and Social Structure. The tool was created to help students think about analytical categories while reading and making notes. The tool teaches
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Middle Passage, Reading Practice, Primary Source
This handout provides students with space to practice annotations and note-taking. Students read a primary source account of the African slave trade and the Middle Passage. Excellent practice for Common Core State Standards. Ideal for US History and English classes. For older students - contains gra
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Flashback for a Month
This form can be printed on cardstock for durability. Everyday, you can ask 5 questions about a learning target. Students write a one-word answer. You can flip through and see misconceptions, retention, mastery, etc. The uses are limitless. Use as a Bellringer or an Exit slip. Form comes in a
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Gilded Age DBQ
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Gilded Age DBQ for students enrolled in a 9-12 AP US History class.
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Constructed Response & Critical Thinking Strategy: Social Studies & ELA
This strategy is called OPTIC and is highly engaging. I added an extra writing step -- constructed response -- so that it will align with Common Core and assist students and teachers in the transition to Common Core instruction. Social Studies and Language Arts teachers can use this strategy to gu
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Activating Character in the Classroom--Research Exploration
Offering students guidance about how to make good choices at school can be tricky. Teachers might struggle to feel overly preachy or vague when giving life lessons. This lesson takes you a different route--it fuses some of the most critical research in character (optimism, mindset, gratitude, grit
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Night of the Long Knives primary source activity
This is a primary source based exercise using two extracts of text and a cartoon. The sources are under copyright as far as I know, but I claim fair use for the purpose of creating an educational activity. It contains a handout to be given to students which has background information on Night of the
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Slavery and the Revolutionary War: Dunmore's Proclamation
This is a small, integrated unit on Slavery in the American War for Independence. The focus is on Dunmore's Proclamation - a promise of freedom to escaped slaves should they serve in the King's Army. Though built to target middle-level students, the unit is easily spiraled up to high school students
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Globalization Document-Based Question
A document-based question (BDQ) is a means of assessment for learning. Students are tasked with analyzing documents regarding the social, economic, and political impact of globalization. The documents included are written passages, charts, political cartoons and images. Each document provides studen
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