History U.S. + Thinking Maps

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U.S. HISTORY

• First Americans
• Fight for a Continent
• Colonial Life
• Exploration
• American Revolution & Causes
• New Nation Moving West
• States & Capitals

DOWNLOAD: 36 pages (maps are index card size 5x3 and 4up on each page) to be copied/drawn out for students to use to preview or review material. Over 140 thinking maps!

PLUS: 8 thinking map template pages (8.5x11 size) and academic vocabulary
BONUS: 3 crossword puzzles with & w/o word list

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DETAILS:
Thinking Maps are visuals that students use to graphically organize ideas and enhance their learning. These visual model includes eight different organizers with a different purpose:

• Circle Map - used for defining in context
age of exploration,

• Bubble Map - describing with adjectives
 Amer.Indian culture, sea travel, Amerigo Vespucci, Europe & Amer.Indians compete, Olaudah Equiano, G.Washington battles, United Nations, Magna Carta, pride & anthem, Cesar Chavez, Northwest ordinance, goals of constitution, executive branch, Monroe Doctrine, slavery, Andrew Jackson, Oregon Trail, abolitionist

• Brace Map - identifying part/whole relationships
American Indians, trading system, Amer.Indians forced out, 13 colonies, religion, colonist work together, rights of citizens, key amendments, bill of rights, major exploration, federal sys, principles of constitution


• Tree Map - classifying and grouping
Amer. Indian locations, colonists & indian cooperation, conflict, Europe settlers, colonies, system of colonies, British acts before revolt, role of women in war, revolt affect state, problems facing U.S., civil war, branch of govt., citizens, Mexican migrate, Amer. Revolt battles, slave, underground railroad

• Double Bubble Map - compare and contrast
great plains/desert so west, unity & justice, New England/So & Mid colony, colonial & U.S., benefit & cost of war, patriots & loyalists, B.Franklin & T.Jefferson, slave vs freedom, citizen & govt., Lewis & Clark, territory & state, America & Calif, G.Washington & T.Jefferson, A.Jackson & A.Lincoln, U.S. & world, article of confederation & constitution, ratify vs against, nation vs state govt., U.S. & Calif., federalist & democrat/republic, North & South

• Multi-Flow Map - analyzing causes and effects
European trade, Europe discover America, routes to Asia, exploration, Europe claim land, trade, conflict in No. America, great awakening, British taxes, change in colony, colonies independence, support from Europe, colony life during war, slavery, civil war, American Revolt, nation moving westward, immigrants moving west, invade Afghanistan, WW1, WW2, American wins Revolt, weakness of articles of confederation, checks & balance, war of 1812, slavery resistance, Native American movement, gold rush

• Flow Map - sequencing and ordering
exploration, conquer empires, explore No. America, competition for land, conflict, slavery, events before revolt, revolution begins, moving west, create constitution, branch of govt., routes to the west, transportation, Presidents, war timeline, California to 1850, war in South, constitution, how constitution amended, bill becomes law, women’s movement, cotton in South, war with Mexico

DOWNLOAD this pdf file (index card size; 4up on each page) to be xerox or drawn out for students to use to preview or review material.
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Students improve complex thinking skills and demonstrate increased student comprehension. The benefits of visual tools have been demonstrated through research and class observation.
IMPROVES NOTE TAKING & HELP STUDY SKILLS.


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History U.S. + Thinking Maps
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History U.S. + Thinking Maps
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