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 up and moving with this mini-lesson and primary-source based gallery walk on Gilded Age social and intellectual viewpoints regarding wealth and poverty. In this mini-lesson, students learn the three conflicting Gilded Age intellectual
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
$2.49
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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
$1.99
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Looking for engaging activities to bring more life to a psychology or human anatomy unit/course 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
Subjects:
Anatomy, Social Studies - History, Psychology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.49
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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
$2.50
1
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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 effective 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
$3.00
1
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By Engaged in Social Studies
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
$2.49
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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. After learning about Yellow Journalism, students examine the documents to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Minilessons
$2.49
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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
$4.99
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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
$1.50
3
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By Engaged in Social Studies
The following lesson APUSH lesson was built for the new redesign curriculum to cover several elements of Period 7's (Concept 7.1) Progressive Era objectives regarding federal and economic reforms of the progressive era under the presidencies of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.25
1
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By Engaged in Social Studies
This lesson will challenge students to use historical detective skills to uncover the dark history behind one of the American governments darker policies: Native American assimilation. Students will learn the policy of assimilation with embedded
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
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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
$1.99
1
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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
$3.99
1
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The following Google Doc activity is designed for the A.P. United States History Period 2 (1607-1754) redesign curriculum. This 2.5 page Google Doc has successfully prepared my students for a rigorous AP Style Period 2 Exam while integrating the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
$2.99
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By Engaged in Social Studies
After spending a few years boring students with lecture notes on the 7 modern perspectives, I designed this activity that was specifically designed to introduce students to the 7 modern perspectives of Psychology in an engaging and efficient manner.
Subjects:
Psychology, School Psychology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Internet Activities
$1.49
1
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By Engaged in Social Studies
This A.P. United States History lesson is specifically designed for one of the most heavily tested AP concepts of Period 2: the transition from indentured servitude to African slavery following Bacon's Rebellion. This lesson has been a gem of mine
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Cooperative Learning
$4.49
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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
$2.75
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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
$6.99
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By Engaged in Social Studies
Engage students in a study of Jamestown with this Google Doc activity using embedded clips and scenes from the Disney film: Pocahontas. Students will then compare with several credible sources (History channel clips, TIME resource, and a short
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
$2.75
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The three-part lesson package will engage students as they will gain a deep understanding of the Native American perspective of forced assimilation after the Civil War. Students will come out of this lesson fully grasping the dark legacy U.S.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, DBQs
$4.99
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