Abbie's Apples

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I use this worksheet to assess the geography skills of my sixth graders as they come into sixth grade. It could definitely be used with other grade levels. It has a world map and asks students to label the continents and oceans. The second section
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This is everything you need for your students to either take complete class notes on world religions or complete their own research. It includes a group project that could be completed either with a posterboard or a technological project and the
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This is a quick classroom activity to give students the opportunity to practice their grid system skills. The first column gives the students a clue about the physical location, the second gives them an absolute location and the third is the actual
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This project includes an introductory activity to introduce various landforms and capital cities to the student. The student will then choose from these possible locations to conduct research, write descriptions and create and publish a
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This activity will help your students research and outline a four paragraph essay on life in a refugee camp. This can easily be used in a social studies classroom while discussing Africa or Asia, or could be used in an English classroom as a writing
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Teacher Instructions I use this quick little game to review the relative locations of countries and major landforms during a physical geography unit. This particular version concentrates on Southwest Asia and North Africa. 1. Make two copies of
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Save time! Let me create your lecture notes for you!! This unit has everything you need to teach Jr/Sr. High African History from early civilizations through modern day. It includes outline notes for class lecture from Pearson's World Studies,
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This organizer will help students define and give examples of Congress's enumerated powers, general powers, and the powers denied to the legislative body. I have also provided a completed organizer for use on the overhead. I use this within the
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This graphic organizer is helpful to organize information surrounding the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. I use it as part of their ISN (Interactive Student Notebook).
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Hello! I use this activity in to complement my students’ understanding of Roman architecture and engineering. We start with instruction about the Romans and their engineering. We use one of two videos to further illustrate the concepts. I have
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Students will gather information from multiple sources, identify environmental issues facing Nepal and the Sherpa people regarding Mt. Everest, determine causes of these problems, and hypothesize solutions. After watching a video entitled
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Are you looking for a new way to review landforms? I find that my sixth graders arrive in my social studies class with only a basic understanding of landforms. They understand mountains, oceans, etc. but something like a strait, an isthmus, or the
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This is everything you need to teach George Washington's presidency and the beginning of Adams' as well! Unit Notes This Unit Plan and accompanying materials goes with Prentice Hall’s America: History of Our Nation chapter 8. The materials work
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"I can" statements for the ELA Kindergarten Common Core Standards in check list form. There is one page for each section of the standards. This has an Owl theme and a colorful blue background. If you like this format, but need a different theme,
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I use this in class to "train" my students in taking properly formatted outline notes. They learn in middle school to take their own outline notes over our chapters in class. I use this as part of Marzano's effective strategies - summarizing and
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This is a check list of the common core standards for Kindergarten ELA and Math. The standards are formatted in "I can" statements. Each statement includes the corresponding standard number.
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As we work with more primary source documents, I find my students struggling to correctly annotate, or what I always thought of as "marking up", the text. They want to highlight it and highlight all of it, call it important and close the book
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These activities will increase your student's geographic literacy while studying Europe. The activities and games include use of latitude and longitude, direction, and landforms while locating the cities and countries of Europe. Included is a
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I love this project! It's a great end of the year, high interest, creative technology project! My 7th graders study Asia. At the end of the year, they choose from a selection of religiously diverse locations (India, Japan, Dubai, Israel, etc.)
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Comparative Economic Systems I used this as a four day unit on Comparative Economic Systems with my sixth graders to teach my state standards on economic systems and spillovers. • Day 1: As part of group lecture, I provided my students with the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am working to build a collection of * Middle School Social Studies Resources * Geography Resource Books that include maps and activities * Common Core Resources for the Primary and Intermediate Grades I have been teaching in 6-8th middle school environment since 1997. I teach World Studies and US History with a heavy emphasis on constitutional government and civil rights, mixed with technology, and seasoned with geography, economics, and social justice. For more information on my teaching, please visit http://middleschoolmoodler.wordpress.com/

MY TEACHING STYLE

I prefer activities that have the students really working hard whether it be to acquire new knowledge or assimilate that knowledge in creating new technological content.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2002 James Madison Fellow 2001 Indiana Law Related Teacher of the Year 2000 Mother Theodore Guerin Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Secondary Education from Indiana University MA in US History from University of Indianapolis

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit Me at: http://abbiesapples.wordpress.com/ I live and teach in central Indiana with my son and African Husband. Someday, I hope to do more than teach about the world... I hope to travel it too!

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