UPDATED 9/1/17 I have separated all units into separate PDF files and added some more fun activities to make kids love social studies.
UPDATED 8/1/17 I have added two centers-- Then and Now Center and Western Hemisphere Center!
UPDATED! Native Americans and Explorer Pack added!! This bundle keeps getting better and better!
By popular demand, I have made a generic United States Social Studies pack for grades 3, 4, and 5 that is based on my very popular Ohio Social Studies packs. My Social Studies classes are always interesting and fun. Students love Social Studies this year because we aren't using an outdated, boring textbook!
There are over 400 pages of nonfiction articles, simulations, and quick assessments. You can pick and choose what you cover according to your state's standards for your grade level.
Topics covered in this HUGE file:
-My Native American and Explorers packs were added on 9/21!!
-primary and secondary sources
-changes in your community
-American Indians (Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, Arctic, Great Plains, California)
-Ancient Civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec, Mississippian)
-European explorers- 13 explorers from the Western Hemisphere
-The American Revolution
-The Declaration of Independence
-The Northwest Ordinance
-The Louisiana Purchase
-The War of 1812
-The Civil War and the Underground Railroad
-Maps and Globes
-Latitude and Longitude and how if affect climate
-Learning about Communities
-Separating the Western Hemisphere into Regions
-Human Changes in Communities
-Transportation/Communication changes through the years
-Rights and Responsibilities
-Rules and Laws
-Types of Government- Monarch, Dictatorship, Democracy
-Branches of Government
-Classroom Government Simulation- sold in a separate pack!
-Economics- Opportunity Cost
-Factors of Production
-Scarcity and Economic Choice
There are some assessments with answer keys included. Many topics can be assessed with the included projects. Please check out the preview! You will love social studies again!
Want to teach in a different way?
Try my Social Studies Centers!