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This reading introduces the concept of Manifest Destiny and the motives (Political, Economic, and Social) for heading west. Includes vocabulary (and student friendly definitions) that students will need to know to understand the entire unit.
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Teach your students geography basics with this easy to use and understand T.O.D.A.L.S guided notes activity Your students will examine parts of the map and apply what they have learned. This is a great beginning geography activity. Included are
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Interactive $1,000,000 Pyramid Review game that is used for 8th Grade US History STAAR Review. Focus: People of the Constitution.
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This requires students to use their mapping skills to differentiate between the north and the south, with a focus on their economic differences. Page two of the map comes with mapping directions and questions to ensure students understand the
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Start the year off with creativity and curriculum. Get to know your students, assess their geography knowledge, and engage their creative side! Students will create an island that focuses on their hope, goals, and personality! What You Get
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These notes teach about the regions of Texas and include guided notes. It is geared toward elementary, ESL, SPED
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This is a brief reading and activity that discusses Mexico's fight to be independent of Spain.
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This interactive Jeopardy game includes names and descriptors of 31 important people in U.S. History. Individuals included are from Colonization, American Revolution, Westward Expansion, Industrial Revoution, Civil War & Reconstruction, &
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This is an introductory reading to European exploration. It provides an overview of the political, economic, geographic, and social reasons of Spain, England, France, and the Netherlands.
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This is a reading that explains what the PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, and Social) reasons for exploration are. Key words and graphics included!
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This is an assessment product about life in Spanish Missions. Students will chose the role of a Native American or Spanish Friar and they will discuss life in the mission. Students love this activity because it gives them choice and an opportunity
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Let me do the work for you! Buy the Opening the Frontier Bundle to engage your students in the curriculum. *FULL Lesson Plan with TEKS, Content Objective, Language Objective, and step-by-step instructions for the stations
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End the school year with a bang! Dig deep into geography as your students explore their creativity by building their own country. Students will build their countries map, flag, culture, and history in this highly engaging student centered
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This product includes 105 U.S. History warm-ups. The warm-ups include: political cartoons, maps, quotes, multiple choice questions, content review, and questions to activate students’ prior knowledge. The warm-ups are rich with imagery that
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Help your students prepare for the 8th grade U.S. History STAAR with Heads up! Civil War. Students will help each other review key ideas from the unit while playing this engaging game. It’s so much fun, they won’t even know they are
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Students will profile a country and create a social media poster (Facebook) and present the information to the class. This is a great hands-on and student centered assignment. These directions should be accompanied by the Face Book Profile
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Students should not be allowed to say I don't know. However, what do they know what to say if we don't teach them? Here are posters that provide sentence stems for students to utilize instead of the phrase, I don't know. This will help students
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This graphic organizer shows the influences of representative government and colonial examples of Rep. Govt. This organizer is great because it clearly connects the early European influences to their colonial adaptation. This really helps my
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This is a four way card sort that includes an event title, year, picture, and brief summary of: Uncle Tom's Cabin, the Dred Scott Case, Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act, and Nat Turner's Rebellion. This card sort can be
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This reading is used to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the Union and Confederacy. It is a great introduction to the battles of the Civil War.
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