This is a mega bundle of material to help you teach social studies to upper elementary students, mainly 4th grade and 5th Grade. You may find it suitable for higher grades. It has Social Studies Interactive Notebook Passages and MORE! A total of 125 passages and activities. Please read below to see the topics in each notebook to make sure they fit your standards. Please ask questions BEFORE you buy, because I want you to be 100% happy with your purchase.
If you love interactive notebooks and have lots of U.S. History to cover, this will be perfect for you. Click the preview above to see an enlarged image.WOW...This pack now has 125 passages (I recently added one to make it 125)..... plus activities, games, and more!
NOTE: Links to the products are below, but I have also added a link to a file that will give you a better idea of what is included. CLICK HERE
You have hit the jackpot because you aren't going to have to go searching all over the place for fun social studies/US History activities. That's what I used to do until I decided to spend two years making this pack. It has been a blessing to lots of teachers, and I hope you will find that it is to you too.
Please take the time to read the ratings on the items included in this pack. Simply click the links below. If you purchased all of the items in this pack individually, you would pay $296. By buying it in this mega bundle, you are SAVING a bunch!! :-)
This purchase is intended for one teacher only. An additional license must be purchased for each teacher that is planning to use it. The good thing is that additional licenses are reduced even more. Thank you for respecting the terms. I do appreciate it. I really appreciate your purchase! I know you will love using everything.
I have often been told by teachers that planning for social studies does not come easily for them, that they don't enjoy it, and quite frankly, they don't fully understand the historical events. It is my hope that this pack will help expert teachers and novice teachers enjoy social studies. That it will help you pass on a love of history to your students. Because there are 125 passages included in this pack, it will make it easy for you to integrate social studies and reading. Plus, there are so many other activities in this pack to go along with the passages. Have fun, and I hope you love it all as much as I do.
*****There is a LOT of information in my description, so please read everything carefully before you make this purchase. If you have any questions about the items included, please ask BEFORE you buy it. That way we are both happy with the purchase. :-) Thank you.*****
Why do I think you will love my passages? I work very hard to research the information. I try to include a lot of info. and not leave gaps in history like some textbooks do. I try to write passages on one topic, so that it is easier for upper elementary to digest. I have been told I have a writing style that makes the topics easy to learn. I have taught the information for twenty years, PLUS... a bonus is that I confer with my husband who has taught US History for nearly twenty five years and has a Master's degree in US History. I can assure you that we make a great team when it comes to US History!
Below I am going to give links to all of the products included in this social studies bundle. To get all of the details on each product, click the links, and you will see the individual descriptions. It is too much info. to put here. Once you click the links below, click on each preview when you are taken to the pages.
Interactive Notebooks #1-4: 59 passages and activities. All passages in the notebooks print 2 on a page.
✱Are you a 4th grade teacher in Georgia? Notebooks 1-2 below go along with the Georgia 4th grade social studies curriculum, along with the other passages in this pack. Notebooks 3-4 continue on with the 5th grade topics. It's like striking gold...in all seriousness though, these passages will be perfect for you.
NOTE: Even though I use GA curriculum to guide me, this is all US History and not GA specific. It should work for anyone covering the same topics.
******Watch my Youtube Video by clicking CLICK HERE. You will gain insight into what's included in the notebooks.********
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**********NOTE before you buy. These products are NOT editable. You can not cut and paste the passages or images. This is to protect my work as well as my need to follow licensing rules from the clip artists I buy from.*****************
ANSWER KEYS are included for the notebooks and all passages, but they are not included for the research posters.
Click the links to read the specifics about each product. There are 59 passages in these notebooks AND a flippable note booking activity for each one!
Social Studies Interactive Notebook #1
Social Studies Interactive Notebook #2
Add-On Activity Pack for Notebooks 1-2 NOTE: If I create an add-on pack for notebooks 3-4, there is no guarantee that it will be added to this pack. I will try, but I am limited to file space, as there is a limit for file size here on TpT. If I can't then it can be purchased separately.
Social Studies Interactive Notebook #3
Social Studies Interactive Notebook #4
●Additional Flippable Notebooks
Government Flippables for Interactive Notebooks
Maps, Globes, Landforms for Interactive Notebooks
●Other Passage Packs Formatted for Interactive Notebooks
Civil War Biographies -11 Biographies with Activities
American Revolution – 10 Biographies with Activities
European Explorers– 6 Biographies with Activities
Native Americans– 6 Passages with Activities
Inventors and Inventions– 8- Passages with Activities
What is Close Reading?
United States Land Features
Maps and Globes
United States Land Features
The US Government: branches of government, levels of government, rep. democracy
Suffrage and Abolition Movement – 3 Biographies (full page passages)
●Research Poster Packs:
American Revolution Research Poster Pack
Inventors and Inventions Research Poster Pack
50 States Research Poster Pack
Regions of the United States Research Poster Pack
Black History Banner Pack with 42 research banner pieces
●Other Items Included:
Exit Slips – 30 different themes
Reading Skills Integration Cards – use with interactive notebooks
Interactive Notebook Flippables to Get Kids Thinking
60 Historical Figure Selfies for Interactive Notebooks
Interactive Notebook Time Saving Flippables
20 US History Posters on twenty different topics
BINGO- 8 Games on different topics
13 Colonies File Folder Game
Branches of Government File Folder Game
US Land Features File Folder Game
●21 Holiday Passages – Many dealing with the History of Holidays. These help break up the regular social studies routine on holidays throughout the year:
Martin Luther King Jr.
Presidents’ Day Reading
New Year’s Resolutions
Test Taking Tips
St. Patrick’s Day
Groundhog Day Passage
Dental Health Month
Earth Day Passage
Cinco De Mayo Passage
September 11 – 9/11
Pilgrims and the First Thankgiving
Christmas Traditions at the White House
Chinese New Year
New Year’s Superstitions
Reading Month Passage for March - no link
Please... if you ever notice anything in my passages that needs to be corrected, such as factual information, please send me a message before you rate the product. I do my best to research thoroughly and provide historical facts. I can look back over and have a new copy uploaded fairly quickly.
Also, if you notice typos or anything else, that is appreciated too. Even with several sets of eyes looking over my work, at times a word can be missed. Thanks so much ahead of time.
I appreciate each and every person that supports my love of creating fun activities.
Please know that I have even more social studies activities in my store, but I could not include all of them because I am right at the maximum file size for TpT. Click 'elementary lesson plans' by my picture above to see more activities.