This Social Studies Interactive Notebook is a 7 weeks unit with pre-made lesson plans and activities that are ready to be added to your students interactive notebooks! This was written for a second grade class but can easily be adapted to work for 1st and 3rd.
Topics covered are:
Week 1. Timelines
Week 2. Historic Figures: Contributions to Society
Week 3. Historic Figures: Contributions to Society
Week 4. Historic Figures: Individualism
Week 5. Inventors
Week 6. Inventors: Student Project
Week 7. From Past to Present
Historic Figures covered in this unit:
Martin Luther King Jr.
Susan B. Anthony
Mary McLeod Bethune
Alexander Graham Bell
The Wright Brothers
Navajo Code Talkers
Each Historic Figure comes with individual activities, QR Codes (All are student safe), Nonfiction Reading Passages, foldables, and Writing prompts.
The TEKS covered in this unit are:
2.2The student understands the concepts of time and chronology
2.2A Describe the order of events by using designations of time periods such as historical and present times
2.2B Apply vocabulary related to chronology, including past, present, and future
2.2C Create and interpret timelines for events in the past and present
2.3 The student understands how various sources provide information about the past and present
2.3A Identify several sources of information about a given period or event such as reference materials, biographies, newspapers, and electronic sources
2.3B Describe various evidence of the same time period using primary sources such as photographs, journals, and interviews
2.4 The student understands how historical figures, patriots, and good citizens helped shape the community, state, and nation
2.4C Explain how people and events have influenced local community history
2.13 B Identify historical figures such as Paul Revere, Abigail Adams, World War II Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) and Navajo Code Talkers, and Sojourner Truth who have exemplified citizenship.
2.17 The student understands how science and technology have affected life, past and present.
2.17 A Describe how science and technology change communication, transportation, and recreation
2.17 B Explain how science and technology change the ways in which people meet basic needs
The unit goals covered in this unit are:
*Describe the order of events using past, present, and future terms
*Create and interpret timelines
*Use sources of information about a given period or event
*Identify contributions of historical figures
*Explain how people and events have influenced local history
*Identify historical figures who have exemplified citizenship
*Describe how science and technology change communication, transportation, and recreation
*Explain how science and technology change the ways people meet basic needs
With each unit you will be getting:
1. An overview calendar to help you plan your lessons
2. Weekly goals and objectives with suggestions on ELA integration activities
3. Suggested books to read each week that focus on each topic
4. Lesson plans for each day of the week
5. Nonfiction Reading Passages, Foldables, vocabulary sheets, and activities for each week
6. Weekly writing prompts
7. Weekly quizzes to check students progress
8. A rubric to help you grade your students journals
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