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Early American History Bell Ringer Journal for Entire School Year: 275 Prompts

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Use this early American history bell ringer journal for the entire school to strengthen your students history, informational text, writing, and research skills! This journal includes 275 journal prompts for middle and high school students.

Luke from Students of History and I designed this bell ringer journal specifically for early American History teachers. This resource provides social studies teachers with an entire school year of journal prompts in an organized and focused way. The journal is organized by month with 25 entries per section. Students will strengthen their writing and critical thinking skills with these unique, higher level thinking bell ringers. NOTE: This bell ringer journal focuses on early American history only (1700s-1900s).

This resource covers:
✏ 275 unique bell ringer prompts
✏ Open-ended response questions
✏ Research History Prompts– Students are given a topic to research as well as an open ended question to answer
✏ History Matters– a variety of questions designed for creative and critical thinking
✏ Events in History– journal prompts about events in early American history
✏ Powerful People— questions about influential people in early American history
✏ Opinions Count– Students are asked a question in which they have to state their personal opinion
✏ Timely events based on month
✏ Print in black and white or color
✏ Teacher directions
✏ Cover pages for each of the months
✏ Tabs to keep students organized throughout the year
✏ Zero prep. Simply print and distribute.

If you liked this product, you might like my other bell ringer journals:
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 1
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 2

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Total Pages
123 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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