Teach your U.S. History classes this year with all the resources ready at your fingertips. Actually, ready on your Google Drive!
Introduce American History topics, assign graphic organizers for content categorization, provide primary source and image analysis lessons, reinforce ideas with comparison, use timeline or comparison activities to extend lessons, and assess with provided writing prompts, including some in the DBQ format.
Cover American History from the arrival of the Europeans to the continent all the way to the Age of Terrorism with the 25 Readings included. Each reading covers the key content of the era with important vocabulary, people, and places bold for students.
25 Readings on Eras in American History
10+ Activity Pages for Each Era
Comparison, Perspectives, Timelining, Mapping for Each Era
Primary Sources for Analysis for Each Era
Writing Prompts for Each Era
Bonus Pages for Lesson Extension
American Territorial Growth
Civil Rights Movement
Pop Culture Era
Age of Terrorism
Finding Main Ideas
Primary Source Analysis
Cause & Effect
Address state standards (including TEKS, Common Core and more) as you teach the content included and practice necessary Social Studies skills as your students complete each daily lesson or assigned activity page.
Students can complete the assignments from the reading pages or extend the learning by adding in text reading or online links that enhance the content YOU want to hit in your classes.
These resources can also be assigned in digital format with Google Classroom or any other online forum so students could work collaboratively on readings and assignments for interactive and cooperative learning.
This resource would be a great foundation for your American/US History course and could be utilized by students with or without direct instruction. It would be a great addition to reinforce your lectures or other classroom activities for distance learning or homeschooling.
History Headline News Bundle - To address current events with a twist, try this back in history reading bundle for each day of the school year! Find a reading that correlates to each day in history to get students reading and engaged with topics from sports to fashion to music and more!
Current Events Timelining Activity for Social Studies - Keep your students applying their historical knowledge to current events with this timeline activity that is perfect for home school or distance learning.
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