Engage your students right when they walk in the door with bell ringer questions that prompt them to analyze maps, excerpts, historic images and mini biographies from topics related to early American history!
This resource includes a 40 page PowerPoint (non-editable) containing questions related to maps, document excerpts, historic images and mini biographies. There are two versions of a response sheet that students can use when answering the prompts and an answer key for the teacher.
A version for Google Slides is included as well, for the slides.
This resource is designed to be used once a week in your classroom. There are 40 slides – enough for each week of the school year!
Historical thinking questions cover the following areas of early U.S. History:
1. Age of Exploration
2. Colonial America
3. Revolutionary War Era
5. Federalist Era
6. Jefferson Era
7. Westward Expansion
8. Jackson Era
9. Industrial Revolution
10. The Civil War Era
All historic documents and images used are Public Domain.
Take a peek at the preview for a better look at what is included in this resource.
Happy Teaching! :)
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