Looking For a Fun and Creative Mini-Project?
TRY THIS COMBINATION OF ** SOCIAL STUDIES ** WRITING ** AND ART!!!
This project includes 4 activities about Massachusetts AND OTHER STATES that your students will love and is great for student engagement at all levels!
List of activities:
Research - MY HOME Activity Fact Sheet - Graphic Organizer containing various facts and points of research for students to find and engage in.
The Fact Sheet Includes:
Points of Interest
…AND a beautiful hand drawing of the state in the middle!
Art - MY HOME Coloring Title Page – Includes accurate and artistic depictions of state symbols along with decorative map.
Writing – Topics provided tor various possible MY HOME writing assignments, both extended essays and short written responses.
Writing activity designed to address both your Compare/Contrast Writing Standards and Argumentative Writing Standards. Multi-Differentiated Graphic Organizer Suitable for ALL LEVELS of WRITERS who you are looking to help express their thinking, Student Choice Component, Lends itself to great artistic tie-in ideas.
Activity #3: “Create your own State Flash Cards”- Students will use this template to create flashcards that show the location of the state within the United States on the front and on the back contain prompts for students to gather information about the state. They will then use them for various interactive activities as well as for quizzing one another and themselves on their knowledge of the great U., S., of A.!!!
Activity #4: The State Hint Game – Using the flashcards students created in Activity #3, they will use information on the back of the cards to give each other “Hints” about the state they are looking at creating a fun and engaging way for students to build their geographic knowledge bank.
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