This fun, engaging Spanish American War activity is designed to reach all levels of learners. The Power to the Students activity is broken into four sections of questions. For each section the students are directed how many questions they must answer. For example, one section lists four separate questions, but the students only have to select two questions to answer. It is their choice, and the students love being able to choose! Differentiation is implemented through the varying range of questions. Students can choose to identify a term in writing, or challenge themselves to create a song or rap about the term. The first time I assigned this activity I was sure most students would take the easy road and choose the less challenging tasks, but I was wrong! I am always amazed at the number of students that choose the higher-order thinking questions. The best part is when we check over our answers and students share their pictures, songs, raps, and skits with the class.
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Power to the Students – Differentiation Activity Bundle
This engaging and effective Spanish American War activity is easy to set up, simple to use, and can be used for test prep or review. Students will love the activity! You will love seeing the whole class actively thinking and participating - the key to learning! Differentiation is implemented through varying versions of the game, so all levels of learners are reached!
Spanish American War House of History Review Game
Check out this gripping story of Hoboes during the Great Depression. This primary source account with response questions will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the Depression Era.
Hoboes during the Great Depression Activity
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