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Students read a letter from the king explaining why he has passed the Proclamation of 1763. Students use that letter to respond back to the king. Students practice vocabulary such as prolcamation and grievance. Here is an exerpt: "We have some
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Homework
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By Figs Teaching
Check students knowledge of slavery and begin discussions with this slavery warm-up. Can also be used as an assessment after teaching lesson. Used with success with ELL, IEP, 504, GT, PreAP, and comprehensive students.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
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16 ratings
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Cooperative groups or individual lesson on slavery. Students read primary source slave passages printed on aged paper and match the slave passages to a primary source picture. Once all 5 passages are matched with the correct pictures, students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
$3.00
15 ratings
4.0
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Students can complete matrix using various sources: books, textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, historical documents, audio and video recordings, WebQuests, etc. Students complete matrix for first 5 presidents: Dates Served Terms Elected Political
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
$1.00
15 ratings
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By Figs Teaching
Includes 16 categories for each colonial region: New England, Middle, and Southern. Provides information that teachers and students can use to build on for the colonial era. Categories are: Colonies, Geography/Climate, Economy, Religion,
Subjects:
U.S. History, History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Projects, Test Prep, Handouts
FREE
16 ratings
3.9
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By Figs Teaching
Easy step by step instructions for cooperative groups or individual project over Explorers, Spanish missions, and gold, gold, glory. Students use interactive notebook, completed worksheets, or research on their own to complete the project template.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Internet Activities
$5.00
$1.00
12 ratings
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By Figs Teaching
European Exploration Instagram - Students use their knowledge of the 5 reasons for European Exploration (Gold, God, Glory, Resources, and Adventure to illustrate pictures in an Instagram format. - Students select one illustration to "Like" and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
$2.00
10 ratings
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Students read a synopsis of the Boston Massacre and then decipher a poem honoring Crispus Attucks by John Boyle O'Reilly. Poem is gradually released line by line to allow students to analyze primary source and translate in their own words.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
DBQs, Scaffolded Notes, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
$2.00
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Graphically Organized Notes 1. Causes of the American Revolution: Students summarize the Main Idea of French & Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, Stamp Act, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts. 1b. Students match the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, British History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
$1.00
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3.8
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Cooperative groups or individual lesson on American trickster slave tales. Students read primary source slave tales printed in colonial style books and match the slave tales to a primary source picture. Once all 5 trickster slave tales are matched
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Afro-American Studies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By Figs Teaching
Students analyze 4 pictures and answer questions to determine who is a loylaist, redcoat, patriot, etc. Tested with success with ELL, LEP, IEP, 504, SBS Thank you in advance for your feedback. Choosing Sides: American Revolution by Lucy Figueroa
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
$2.00
$0.95
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Dutch Establish New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island 1. Students use their knowledge of the Dutch or they analyze the picture to answer the 5 questions that accompany visual 2. Project is modified for SPED, 504, and LEP students. Teacher can easily
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
FREE
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4.0
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"Join the Sons of Liberty" Project 1. Students use their knowledge of the Sons of Liberty, colonies, and reasons for their grievances with the king to write a creative letter to a friend or family member asking them to join the sons of liberty.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
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By Figs Teaching
Fun review sheet for review of important documents in United States History. Students match the explanation with the picture of the document using previously learned knowledge of events beginning with The French and Indian War and ending with the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Interactive Notebooks
$2.00
1 rating
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By Figs Teaching
Students use information source or their own knowledge to fill in the Graphic Organizer asking Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How for the Enlightenment Era. Teacher can use their own information or have students gather information from the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Scaffolded Notes
FREE
2 ratings
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Students will have concrete, hands on opportunity to think critically about the foundations of the United States Constitution. Students will grow beans in a bag to represent the 5 European
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
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Great way for students to comprehend the vocabulary word grievance. Students list 5 grievances they have had in their life that has caused friction and tension on the left of the 'T' chart. Students then list 5 grievances colonists have had with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
FREE
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By Figs Teaching
Quick warm-up or homework assignment over Manifest Destiny. Students read small explanation of Manifest Destiny, analyze picture and answer questions. Tested with success on ELL, IEP, 504, GT, Comprehensive John Wayne Manifest Destiny by Lucy
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
FREE
4 ratings
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By Figs Teaching
Template for weekly warm-ups. Add your question on the left and have students explain their selection on the right. Allows teacher to create one warmup for the entire week. Students keep in interactive notebook, binder, or folder. No guessing what
Subjects:
U.S. History, History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Handouts
FREE
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By Figs Teaching
Activity for ending your lesson on Steps leading up to the American Revolution or can be a preview activity. Package includes; 1. how to: materials with video 2. Teacher Key with tips 3. Warm Up/Review worksheet 4. Timeline (paste outside of soda
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

6th grade - World History, 7th grade - Texas History, 8th grade - US History, 8th grade team leader

MY TEACHING STYLE

Diverse.....Formal Authority, Personal Model, Facilitator, Delegator

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2008 Student Teacher of the Year - St. Edwards University, 2011 Teacher of Promise, 2016 Middle School Teacher of the Year, 2016 District Middle School Teacher of the Year Finalist

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors, Social Studies, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas Certification: 4-8 Social Studies, ELL

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