The Americas Investigation Warm-Ups Skill Based, Aztec, Maya, Inca, Mini Lessons

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These Aztec, Maya and Inca History Warm-Ups or Bell-Ringers are skill-based content rich mini lessons! They were created to enforce skills that my colleagues and I felt students were just not getting. Each Warm-Up is Key Concepts for Social Science based (geography, achievements, economy, government, religion and social classes) and skill focused.

First, students review skills such as, finding strong evidence to support claims, writing good commentary, citing evidence in various ways and paraphrasing. Then, students practice the skill by analyzing primary sources text, secondary source text, maps and charts in one question with a multiple choice. Answers and explanations are a click away!

A 25 page Warm-Up Google Slide Show is included.

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World History includes both Ancient and Medieval history lesson plans and complete unit packets. In the Ancient history and Medieval history curriculum you will find lesson plans and activities that support inquiry-based learning through evidence-driven literacy and writing that aligns with Common Core. Our student-centered Social Science lessons teach students to analyze social studies content by using the key the concepts of geography, economy, achievements, religion, social classes and government. Students use academic vocabulary, in highly engaging, fun history investigations, interactive Google ready content, visually rich graphic organizer resources and thematic assignments.

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Tony Pavlovich, world history investigation, World History Lesson, Big Ideas for Social Science, Key Concepts for Social Science, History Investigation,
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