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Genius Hour Social Studies Unit

Wise Guys
Grade Levels
5th - 8th, Homeschool
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30 pages
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This Genius Hour Social Studies Unit is sure to be a hit with your social studies class. Genius Hour Social Studies is a time for students to do an in-depth project based on a social studies concept. This allow students CHOICE in their learning. This would be an excellent resource for whole class projects, or enrichment for your higher level students in social studies as well!

Here is what is included:

-Genius Hour Teacher Tips Handout

-A PowerPoint introduction to Genius Hour Social Studies to Your Students

-An editable Genius Hour Social Studies Letter to Send Home to Parents

-An Ideas Handout for Students (2 per page)

-Ideas Task Cards (16 cards)

-Social Studies Standards to align with the projects

-A Planning Stage handout

-A Student Introductory handout

-A Weekly Reflection handout

-Bibliography Tips handout (4 per page)

-Bibliography recording sheet

-Presentation Toolkit (4 per page)

-Grading Rubric

This is a very comprehensive bundle that will give you the tools to successfully implement Genius Hour Social Studies in your classroom.

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