Engaged in Social Studies

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Engaged in Social Studies
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Students can only learn if they are truly engaged. My focus as an educator is engaging students in the Social Studies through collaborative activities, intriguing sources, and debates.
 
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Get students out of their desks and collaborating with this primary source-based gallery activity that challenges students to differentiate Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws. Included in this package is the following: -Mini-Lesson PowerPoint on Black
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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This activity gets students up and moving around the room to analyze seven different primary source documents displaying Yellow Journalism during the Spanish-American War. Two modern-day examples are included in the gallery documents. Discussion and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Minilessons
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This engaging Google Doc activity was created for A.P. United States History's redesign curriculum for AP objective: 6.1 C - Labor and management battled over wages and working conditions, with workers organizing local and national unions and/or
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Internet Activities
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This activity works as an excellent quick comparison assessment tool after learning about or being first introduced to Antebellum abolition and resistance movements of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, American Colonization Society, and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
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This role-playing Meeting of the Minds overlap debate of the Progressive Era and U.S. Imperialism has been my single most engaging and effective APUSH activity. In this debate, student choose from a list of over 25 historical figure who had both
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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Center your entire U.S. Imperialism unit around a six-perspective fishbowl debate which will get students collaborating, debating, and obtaining a deep historical understanding of the issues surrounding the Imperialist vs. Anti-Imperialist debates
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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This activity has worked as an excellent modern-day connection to the end of a Civil War or Reconstruction unit. Provided is an individual debate prep/activity sheet and a 15-slide PowerPoint with six different cases ranging from Teddy Roosevelt
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
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This role-play debate activity has been a main highlight of my APUSH class. This debate has been aligned to the new re-design curriculum. Students will gain a deep understanding of multiple perspectives of the sectional tension and paranoia that set
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Assessment
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Get students up and moving through challenging yet fun group assessments of the chronology of Reconstruction. This activity has been specially designed for the APUSH redesign which tends to love putting political cartoons of Reconstruction on the AP
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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Reconstruction typically falls around midterms, a time when students are needing to get out of their desk and engage in some collaborative activities. These four activities can be easily integrated into a Period 5 Reconstruction unit to engage
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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This 3-part "Choose Your Own Reconstruction Failure" webquest allows students the opportunity to investigate a topic of curiosity regarding the failures of Reconstruction. It can also be assigned in whole. Each topic has a slightly different
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Homework
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This package covers all content aspects of the APUSH redesign objectives for the decline of Native American in Period 6 (1865-1898). An engaging source analysis and TED Talk timeline are included to allow students to gain a deeper understanding and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
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Get students out of their desk and analyzing sources critical to success in A.P. United States History's focus on immigration and nativism from 1865-1921. For each source, students analyze the important DBQ extended analysis points of author's point
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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Teaching the historically jam-packed Progressive Era can be a challenge under the time constraints of the APUSH redesign curriculum. This analysis activity was built for the redesign and has been effect for in my class for covering a lot of content
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
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Included in this package are 5 analysis activities/materials reinforcing AP redesign Key Concept 6.2 objectives. These activities have successfully engaged APUSH students about the West, while reinforcing AP redesign skills and content. Included are
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Assessment
$3.75
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Looking for engaging activities to bring more life to a psychology or human anatomy unit on the human brain? This Myth Busters human brain activity has been designed for that very purpose. This package comes with a shareable/editable Google Doc
Subjects:
Anatomy, Social Studies - History, Psychology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cooperative Learning
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This role-play debate activity has been a main highlight in my High School U.S. History classes. Students will gain a deep understanding of multiple perspectives of the sectional tension and paranoia that set in on the eve of the Civil War. The
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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This document analysis package of Lincoln's evolving war aims was specially designed for the AP redesign curriculum (Period 5: Concept 5.3) as it combines the four essential speeches/documents of Abraham Lincoln with APUSH analysis skills. The
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Assessment
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This "Poster Children of the 1920s" full lesson package contains everything needed for an engaging coverage of the A.P. United States History's focus on 1920's social topics. This lesson focuses on microcosm individuals, that is, figures who have
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
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This shortened-DBQ assignment/activity has worked really well introducing the skills needed for success on the AP Exam's DBQ without overwhelming students new to the DBQ process with a full DBQ essay. It is the first period 3 topic so it works well
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Assessment
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