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This lesson is perfect for the Government class studying the Illinois Constitution. This is a great way to help prepare for the Illinois Constitution test. This PowerPoint includes information on the historical background of the Constitution,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Government
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
25 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This simulation is great for any history class studying the French Revolution. This should be done after students have learned about the main points from the French Revolution. This activity will help make the material more meaningful to students
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Simulations
$1.75
15 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This worksheet provides six detailed questions about Otto von Bismarck's famous "Blood and Iron" speech. The speech itself is also included with the worksheet. This is a very good introduction activity into the European age of nationalism.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.08 MB)
By History House
This test is the perfect way to measure your students' understanding of the Illinois Constitution and also how it compare to the U.S. Constitution. The test is 5 pages long, and includes 24 multiple choice questions, 9 fill in the blank questions,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
$2.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This PowerPoint lesson gives a great amount of information on the Middle Ages, including such important topics as the Spanish Inquisition, the 30 Years' War, the four main crusades, the conflicts between popes and kings, Joan of Arc, Charlemagne,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans
$3.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This lesson is perfect for any Social Studies class wanting to learn more about John F. Kennedy. This PowerPoint gives a great amount of detail on all of the important parts of JFK's presidency, including his election, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.00
17 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This lesson is an excellent way for students to learn more about both the culture and politics of 1950s America. Students will love learning about this era of change and will easily draw connections to today's culture. This PowerPoint covers such
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
11 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This lesson is perfect for any Social Studies class studying the judicial branch of our government, and is a great way to prepare for the Constitution test. It discusses the 3 levels of the federal court system, including Supreme Court, appellate
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This simulation activity is the perfect way for kids to learn about the Cuban Missile Crisis and have a lot of fun while doing it. One student plays the part of John F. Kennedy, while the other students are his advisors, trying to convince him to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Activities, Simulations
$2.25
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.04 MB)
By History House
This test provides a very detailed examination of the U.S. Constitution, including information not only from the articles themselves, but also on the Constitutional Convention, and how the Constitution has been used throughout our country's history.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
$2.25
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.06 MB)
By History House
This PowerPoint Presentation gives great information on the Ancient Roman empire, focusing on contributions to today's society. It highlights important topics like Julius Caesar, Caesar Augustus, Gladiators, Pax Romana, Nero, Hannibal, the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
5 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This is the perfect PowerPoint for the social studies class studying Ancient Greece. This lesson highlights many important Greek topics, including the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, the philosophers, Alexander the Great, Homer, The Trojan
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$2.50
7 ratings
3.7
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By History House
This is a very detailed test over the Vietnam War, covering all major U.S. related events, both domestic and abroad, including the Tet Offensive, guerilla warfare, the Kent State Shooting, the My Lai Massacre, the credibility gap, fighting in
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$2.30
5 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This PowerPoint includes great information on the Enlightenment in Europe, and how those ideas spread across the pond to influence the American Revolution. This lesson explains the contributions of many of the important Enlightenment thinkers,
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, British History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
6 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This PowerPoint is the perfect way to start off your World History class. It begins with how societies emerged, discussing travel, trade, farming, religion, and war. Then it highlights many early civilizations, including Sumer, the Hittites,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$3.00
9 ratings
3.8
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By History House
This is the perfect lesson for any Social Studies class wanting to learn more about Richard Nixon. This PowerPoint covers many aspects of his presidency, including his successes, such as traveling to China and Moscow, and his failures, including
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By History House
This test is the perfect way to examine students' knowledge of the Middle Ages. This detailed test is 3 pages long, and includes 55 fill-in-the-blank questions with a word bank, 5 true/false questions, 3 short answer questions, and 3 extra credit.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
$2.25
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.04 MB)
By History House
This lesson is perfect for the Social Studies class covering more recent events in U.S. History. This PowerPoint gives great information on topics such as Reagan, the fall of the Soviet Union, Bill Clinton's successes and scandals, The 2000
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.25
4 ratings
4.0
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By History House
This PowerPoint lesson focuses on three main events: The Roaring Twenties in the United States, the Great Depression, and the Rise of Dictatorships during this time period. This lesson provides info on Mussolini, Stalin, and Hitler. This is the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPT (3.58 MB)
By History House
This lesson is perfect for any Social Studies class studying America's involvement in Vietnam. This gives great detail on many of the important topics from the Vietnam War, including the USS Maddox attack, Operation Rolling Thunder, the Vietcong,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPT (8.62 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Have taught 9-12 Social Studies in a small, rural high school in Illinois for the past 3 years. Classes taught include World History, American Government, 20th Century U.S. History, and Illinois History.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Very interactive and hands-on. Classes focus on discussions, critical thinking activities, and collaborative projects. I seek to keep students engaged by incorporating many different types of learning activities while keeping a positive, high-energy level.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

-Received the Global Studies Intern Award for Meritorious Service while instructing a freshmen introductory college class. -University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Dean's List 5 semesters

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

-Graduated Pittsfield High School in Pittsfield, IL, in May 2006. -Attended the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign from 2006-2010. Graduated with a BA in History and a minor in Secondary Education in May 2010.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am very pleased to be helping kids in the same high school where I attended. I also am the Drama Director at PHS, and my interest in the arts often manifests itself in social studies lessons.

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