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By Becky's Social Studies Center
We are deep into the election season, but how well do your students really know the candidates, the issues and the roles of the president? This bundle gives your students the opportunity to explore all of that in a student-centered, engaging and
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, Government
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$30.00
$10.00
51 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Timelines are a very important tool to use to visualize major events in a given period in history. There are two versions of the timeline project. The first version is for 5th and 6th graders and contains 12 events while the second version is for
Subjects:
Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Posters
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7
$3.75
35 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Two of the most important aspects of the beginning of the school year are forming positive relationships with your students and establishing important procedures in your classroom. This bundle helps you do both! The bundle includes the
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$32.00
$9.75
30 ratings
3.9
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This bundle of 28 engaging and fun activities and projects will make social studies enjoyable and thought-provoking for your students. The activities and projects work with any social studies curriculum whether it’s ancient history, world history
Subjects:
Ancient History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1b, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$14.00
$9.75
25 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This webquest is a wonderful introduction to Japan for students. It's a great activity to complete on the first day of your Japan unit. No prep - just print, photocopy and book the computer lab (or students can use iPads or their own devices)!
Subjects:
World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$3.25
32 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
After researching the climate, geography, economy, religion and government of the colonies, your students will assume the role of a real estate agent. They can work on their own or collaboratively to convince homebuyers to move to their chosen
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Multimedia
CCSS:
SL.7.4, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1a, WHST.6-8.1b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$3.25
31 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Students will have the opportunity to create poems, skits, currencies, newspapers, timeline, training guides, advertisements, movie trailers, scrapbooks, speeches, visuals, brochures, timelines, commercials, role-plays, task cards, board games, talk
Subjects:
Ancient History, Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
CCSS:
W.8.1, W.8.1a, W.8.1b, W.8.1c, W.8.1d, W.8.1e, W.8.2, W.8.2a, W.8.2b, W.8.2c, W.8.2d...
$87.70
$44.00
33 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Becky's Social Studies Center
Task cards are much more exciting than worksheets and they are an effective teaching tool!Students will have the opportunity to practice their map skills with 80 geography-themed task cards.The following categories are included:1. Compass rose (20
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Task Cards
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7
$5.00
42 ratings
3.9
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Creating visuals for topics in history and government truly help the content come alive! Your students will work in small groups of three to create a visual that portrays the structure, powers and interaction of the three branches of government.
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Posters
CCSS:
SL.7.1, SL.7.1a, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$3.25
24 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Students will have the opportunity to create posters, dialogues, debates, newspapers, talk shows, advertisements, training manual booklets, visuals, currencies, timelines, board games, book jacket covers, travel brochures, and poems. Students will
Subjects:
European History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
SL.7.1, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1b, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$67.25
$35.00
27 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Becky's Social Studies Center
The year is 1603 and the new shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu, has required that your students, experienced samurai, create a training booklet for young samurai to study before they become expert and well-trained samurai. Students will take on the
Subjects:
World History, Writing, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2a, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2c, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.2e, WHST.6-8.2f, WHST.6-8.4
$3.75
28 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Students will have the opportunity to create the following activities and projects:✓43 Interactive Notebook Activities✓Webquest: Introduction to Japan✓Geography of Japan: Create a Real Estate Advertisement or Commercial✓Create a Timeline: Medieval
Subjects:
World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts
CCSS:
SL.7.1, SL.7.1a, SL.7.4, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1a, WHST.6-8.1b...
$72.25
$36.25
23 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Becky's Social Studies Center
Your students live in ancient China and they have been chosen by the emperor to design a Help Wanted Ad - Philosopher Needed - for Legalism, Daoism or Confucianism. The product includes a brief introduction explaining the activity, a list and
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Posters
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2a, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2c, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.2e, WHST.6-8.4
$2.15
11 ratings
3.9
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This Back to School Bundle is perfect for your middle school classroom. It'll give you the opportunity to set your expectations and explain your procedures to your students. Additionally, there are several activities and project that will help you
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$6.75
$5.00
20 ratings
3.9
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Students will learn about the location and significance of the North Pole, South Pole, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle and Antarctic Circle. Additionally, students will learn the location and characteristics of the three major
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7
$3.25
16 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
The eight pages of graphic organizers give students the opportunity to learn about the structure, roles and responsibilities of our government, with a focus on the legislative, executive and judicial branches. Additionally, they'll takes notes on
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
SL.7.1, SL.7.1a, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2d
$3.50
15 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This is a great activity for the first day or week of school. It's an active activity that gets your students out of their seats and walking around the room answering your questions while familiarizing themselves with your classroom. Students can
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$1.50
27 ratings
3.8
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This project is a really fun and creative way for students to show off what they learned about the civilizations of the Maya, Aztecs and Incas. Students will create the rules and directions for the game, create the required pieces, and create a
Subjects:
Native Americans, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4
$4.25
23 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
This resource includes a PDF (not editable) and a PPT (editable by adding text boxes). These graphic organizers help your students brainstorm, plan and organize their writing in any subject area. Related Resources:Eight Brochure Templates for Any
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.10
$2.50
57 ratings
4.0
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By Becky's Social Studies Center
Reading primary source documents really helps history come alive for students. Included in this resource are two brief primary sources that gives students a window into the life of Charlemagne. The first primary source reveals Charlemagne's belief
Subjects:
European History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4
$2.25
12 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching 7th and 8th grade for twelve years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I try to make my lessons as interactive, engaging and student-centered as possible!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Phi Beta Kappa

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor's degree in 2005 and I graduated from Tufts University with a MAT in 2006.

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