Betsy Lacenski

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By Betsy Lacenski
A fun project that helps students explore different components of a culture in a three dimensional way.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$2.00
22 ratings
3.8
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By Betsy Lacenski
Create a comic using the essential elements of the Emancipation Proclamation. Includes an edited version of the Proclamation that is ready to print and designed for easy student paraphrasing practice. I have everything from Pre-Emergent to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$1.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
This helpful powerpoint walks students through the primary causes of the Civil War using the S.E.A.R.S. acronym. Used to accompany McGraw Hill Discovering Our Past, it can be used as an introduction to the text of can stand on its own. Students
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.50
3 ratings
3.9
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By Betsy Lacenski
A front page template for Lincoln's assassination and the hunt for John Wilkes Booth. My students had a great time coming up with the stories based on the facts they knew.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
Mapping and reading activity to assist students in understanding African Imperialism
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
A quick review focusing on the main concepts of Reconstruction. Vocabulary is basic enough for ELL students, but covers enough depth to be very useful. We use the American Journey textbook if students need extra support.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
A great introduction for students (especially ELL) into technical writing with a Social Studies theme.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Cultural Activities
$2.00
4 ratings
3.8
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By Betsy Lacenski
Crossword puzzle looking for key terms to assist in students understanding of causes of WWI
Subjects:
World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
This project incorporates research, analysis, graphing and charting, map skills, and an essay. A great source for supplemental readings is the Library of Congress's Immigration stories. I've done this 3 years and all have been wonderful. Allow
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$3.50
3 ratings
3.8
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By Betsy Lacenski
Simple matching to help refresh students on standard concepts, people, and battles of the American Civil War.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
Create an essay arguing the economic, social, and political arguments for allowing women's suffrage using primary sources. It includes an optional outline for students still developing essay writing skills.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Computation, Homework
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
A fun in class activity to help familiarize students with geography elements and terminology
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Workbooks, Activities
$1.50
3 ratings
3.7
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By Betsy Lacenski
A study guide and matching activity which ties in basic components of Immigration. Great for reviews.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
Goals and outcome of the Treaty of Versailles.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
CLOZE activity section, tables, quotes...all the Greatest Hits for the Civil War. I used this as an open notes quiz to make sure kids had all the right information they would need. It will also double as a study guide.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Workbooks, Assessment
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
Using the acronym SPRITE, students can successfully identify and categorize types of changes and impacts in society over any time period of time.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Betsy Lacenski
Great way to have an introduction and overview of the people and concepts of the Gilded Age.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
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By Betsy Lacenski
A quick and easy Powerpoint to help review material from the Gilded Age up to the Great Depression
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.60
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By Betsy Lacenski
Match what happened at the Treaty of Versailles versus what Wilson requested. Higher language level.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
$1.50
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By Betsy Lacenski
This review packet compliments the review Powerpoint of the same title.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
$1.50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

One year of substituting and Education Coordinator for Boys & Girls Club in Minnesota. Three years of teaching 2 miles from the Mexican border crossing with a majority ELL population.

MY TEACHING STYLE

High energy, project-based, making the most out of little resources, and higher expectations for my students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2012-2013 Teacher of the Year at SWJH

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Secondary Social Studies Education from Winona State University in Minnesota. Arizona ELL certified.

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