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Why Study History? (Reading in Social Studies): Our Past Shapes our Present

Gail Hennessey
Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
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  1. EVERYTHING HAS A HISTORY:A BUNDLE of RESOURCESUse these resource to share with kids that history is all around us. This topic would be a great beginning of the year or end of the year activity. An activity I used to to with my students had the students writing a paragraph on their favorite childhoo
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Why learn Social Studies?

"Why do We Have to Learn History?" Students always ask me this question. My

answer-much of what we have today was because of things developed by people that lived long ago.This reading activity shares many things we have today thanks to previous cultures. I've included several comprehension questions and two extension activities.

This reading is great for those asking,"Why study History?"

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