A visual demonstration for students using candy such as M & M's or Skittles. Teach students about income taxes and purchasing a car on a limited salary in a fun, visual way. This activity also incorporates math into SS.
Using 10 cases listed in a NYT article about the 10 SC cases teens should know- students will create a product around one of the 10 cases to share out using QR codes. Students will learn about all ten cases by completing a gallery walk using the QR
This is a short activity to make students reflect on the good and bad ingredients of their lives. This goes along the great cake analogy in Touching Spirit Bear. I always give the students a Little Debbie cake after they finish the reflection.
This is an activity sheet that gives the student choices in the way they respond to the reading, with 10 different options to choose from. It can be used with fiction or nonfiction. I use it in my 8th grade SS class.