Discovering Social Studies

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As a cumulative project when finishing up a country, region, or at the end of the year I let the kids pick any country we studied and create a visual project on it. There are several different project options for students to choose from. They really
Subjects:
World History, Geography, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
$2.50
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Economy Matching Activity. Students have to cut out descriptions of the four economies and distinguish the correct type of economy described
Subjects:
Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.00
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4.0
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Students need an Atlas to answer questions about Africa's geography. This activity goes beyond learning the physical/political features and has students look at different types of maps to come up with their answer. Topics Covered: the Sahara,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.25
4 ratings
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Use with the video Color of Friendship to teach South African Apartheid
Subjects:
World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Video Files
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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Middle East Economy 2 Activities: 1 review 2 Saudi Arabia Case Study Content Covered: Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Students will complete a project over the ethnic groups in Africa. Provides specific topics and questions for students to answer about each ethnic group. Arab, Ashanti, Bantu, and Swahili
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$3.00
7 ratings
3.9
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Study Guide is organized into boxes so that students are able to easily see information, My students love the layout. The test is composed of 32 types of government questions Content Covered: Unitary, Confederation, Federal, Autocracy, Oligarchy,
Subjects:
Government
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Study Guides, Assessment
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
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Students must create their own country using the knowledge they have learned over map skills, natural resources, population distribution, types of government and citizen participation.
Subjects:
Government, Geography, Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
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2 ratings
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1st Activity: Cut and paste activity over the 4 types of economies   2nd Activity: Review worksheet over Types of Economies, Trade Barriers, Government, and Citizen Participation
Subjects:
Government, Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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Worksheet with both land and water biome questions. Students read a who am I description of a biome and must identify what biome it is.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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Students will need four crayons to complete the color assignment. Students will use their knowledge of Russia's, the United Kingdoms, Germany's, and the European Union's government descriptions.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
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Study Guide is organized into boxes so that students are able to easily see information, My students love the layout. The test is composed of 31 economy questions Content Covered: Mixed, Market, Command, Traditional, Tariff, Quota, Embargo.
Subjects:
Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Study Guides, Assessment
$2.00
2 ratings
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9 weeks of 7th grade social studies warm-ups reviews the 1st 9 weeks of content including: government, economy, geography, history, pollution, where people live
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$4.00
5 ratings
3.8
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20 Middle East History Task Cards Content Covered: Ottoman Empire, creation of Israel, land and religion reasons for conflicts in the Middle East, Persian Gulf conflict and invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Task Cards
$2.50
2 ratings
3.5
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Students will color squares on their paper to match the country with the event in history that occurred there. Content Covered: European partitioning, independence in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, creation and end of apartheid in South Africa
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.75
1 rating
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Students are given guidelines on what needs to be included in their biome diorama as well as guidelines on their biome diary entry. Attached is also a rubric for each project a grade sheet for scoring. I chose to include "checkpoint" grades so that
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, Other (Science)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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Teachers Notes and Guided Notes for Students over the four types of economies
Subjects:
Government
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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Middle East Government Review and Color Activity
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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Israel Creation Squares Task Cards Activity Content Covered: establishment of Israel in 1948, Jewish religious connection to the land, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and Zionism.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Task Cards
$1.50
3 ratings
3.9
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Students must apply their knowledge of African Government to answer true or false, fill in the blank (with a word bank), or north/south Sudan questions. Topics Covered: democracy of the State of Israel, the monarchy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
Subjects:
Government, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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