Around the World in 180 Days

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By Around the World in 180 Days
This project has everything your students need to know about the freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights!The resource includes a PowerPoint that presents each amendment in the Bill of Rights in student-friendly terms. After explaining both the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Assessment
$6.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This resource includes both an excellent paraphrased version and a series of questions based on the Declaration of Independence. The paraphrased version makes the document more accessible to students and the questions are intended to familiarize
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homework, Other
$3.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
As part of an overall discussion of the influences upon American government, this resource consists of a graphic organizer that divides excerpts from both the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights into sections that students can then
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, DBQs, Other
$2.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
As part of a unit on comparative cultures and religions, this project is an excellent way to familiarize students with the Five Pillars of Islam.The resource includes a PowerPoint that introduces students to the Five Pillars. Each pillar includes a
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$2.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
No thematic unit on the Constitution is complete without a discussion of the Bill of Rights.For this project, students will create a describing each amendment in the Bill of Rights. Each section (10) of the poster will include 4 different elements.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Assessment
$3.00
57
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This documentary on the Crusades is an excellent resource for both understanding the history behind these holy wars and for examining the current atmosphere of mistrust between Christians and Muslims. Starting in the late 11th Century, when Pope
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Activities, Other
$2.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
Ken Burns' documentary on the Corps of Discovery is a wonderful supplement to any discussion of this famed expedition.The video guide consists of 56 questions to help students remain engaged and build their understanding of the expedition. The
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Activities, Other
$2.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This map obliges students to label regions, cities, and bodies of water, and to color the various phases involved in the spread of Islam between the 7th and 8th centuries.The directions for the map are very specific, and are intended to encourage
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
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Homework, Printables, Other
$2.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
For any class on United States history, this mini-unit is an excellent means of discussing life in the North during the mid-1800s and early 1900s.The resource includes the following:● A PowerPoint that addresses pay and working conditions in early
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Projects, DBQs, PowerPoint Presentations
$9.50
$7.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This project bundle has everything you need to assess your students understanding of both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.The bundle includes PowerPoints that present the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in student-friendly terms. After
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Assessment
$12.00
$10.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
It began like the common cold. Within a day, however, the body was wracked with fever. Black swellings the size of baseballs appeared on the neck and, finally, a highly contagious bloody cough quickly sealed the victim's fate.When it was finally
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Activities, Other
$2.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This map of ancient Rome obliges students to label regions, cities, and bodies of water and to color accordingly.The directions for the map are very detailed and are intended to encourage students to produce quality work.Although the file has been
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homework, Printables, Other
$2.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This world map obliges students to label the seven (7) continents and five (5) oceans and to color accordingly.The directions for the map are detailed and are intended to encourage students to produce quality work.Although the file has been uploaded
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homework, Printables, Other
$1.50
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By Around the World in 180 Days
Perhaps the most important area of focus in any class involving United States History or Government, this unit contains everything your students need to know about the Constitution!The wealth of resources includes the following:A paraphrased version
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, PowerPoint Presentations
$38.50
$30.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This biography of Constantine the Great focuses on his early life and education, his service in the Roman army, and his eventual rise to Roman emperor. Additionally, the biography traces Constantine's gradual conversion to Christianity. The
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, Ancient History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Other
$2.25
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This PowerPoint leads students through an introduction to The Federalist Papers, emphasizing what are widely-considered to be the three most prominent articles: Federalist 10, 51, and 78. The presentation also includes an overview of the
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$2.00
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This mini-unit leads students through the formation of the first political parties in the United States.Beginning with a discussion of Washington's second term as president, the PowerPoint traces the development of political parties to the
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, DBQs, PowerPoint Presentations
$12.50
$9.75
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This biography profiles Mansa Musa, the leader of the Mali empire during the early 14th century. Tracing his rise to the throne, the biography focuses on Musa's pilgrimage to Mecca, during which he brought a reported 60 thousand attendants and 12
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Other
$2.25
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By Around the World in 180 Days
This biography of Thomas Aquinas focuses on the concepts set forth in his seminal work, Summa Theologica, his attempts to reconcile faith with reason, his belief in natural law, and his influence on other philosophers such as John Locke and Thomas
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Other
$2.25
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By Around the World in 180 Days
The Monroe Doctrine addresses European designs on the Western Hemisphere during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The cartoon was created by William Allen Rogers and first published in the New York Herald.The download includes the following:1. A
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
DBQs, PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$2.50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

After teaching Government and Economics at the high school level, it was certainly eye-opening to be placed in front of middle school students. 17 years later, however, I am having a blast teaching 8th grade US History and 7th grade World History.

MY TEACHING STYLE

For me, the formula for delivering an effective lesson is simple: tell a good story. History is rife with abstract concepts – so incorporate visuals, actively involve them in each lesson, challenge them to think critically, and – above all – make it relevant. Allow students to demonstrate their understanding through a variety of methods: writing an essay, illustrating the Bill of Rights or designing their own political cartoon on Andrew Jackson, creating a journal of the Oregon Trail, singing the Preamble to the Constitution (Schoolhouse Rock is awesome!).

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Department Chair State Finalist, History Day California (2012-2018)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

M.Ed., California State University, Los Angeles Single Subject Credential (CLAD), California Lutheran University B.A., University of California, San Diego

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When not making adjustments to my curriculum, I love spending time with my wife and the “Apple Dumpling Gang,” our Siberian Huskies Sasha and Abbigail and our German Shepherd Shadow. If we ever move to Alaska, we have our very own sled team.

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