Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P

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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
Recently improved again and re-posted with more activities, Common Core-aligned tests and primary source readings for a comprehensive 5-8 notes and activity set! This is a fantastic Americas Unit plan covering the Maya, Aztec, and Inca
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9
$80.00
$28.00
272
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This geography activity is completely student driven, fun and interactive. It can be done with any textbook map or atlas that has the physical geography of South America. A map of South America is included if this resource is not available. First,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
119
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a comprehensive Age of Exploration bundle is loaded with new, common core activities that are guided by key concepts for Social Science. This packet has vigor and fun with tons of Common Core options to teach about the Era of Exploration.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10
$24.00
$16.00
94
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a great Triangle Trade and Colombian Exchange close reading and activity set that is accessible for students. It has tons of choices with fun options and activity versatility! The activity set is Google Ready with all activities ready to be
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.10
$3.60
$2.80
56
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This interactive lesson teaches students how Mayan hieroglyphics evolved over time! Students defend claims with evidence from the text and write reasoning in an engaging writing guide. Then, students write in hieroglyphics like the Maya. They learn
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.10
$2.99
43
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is one of my favorite new lessons because students anticipate what they will be learning and link prior knowledge to create predictions! This is a fantastic introductory and summative Americas Unit Investigation lesson that has student predict
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$2.80
48
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This geography activity is completely student driven, fun and interactive. It can be done with any textbook map or atlas that has the physical geography of Mexico. A map of Mexico is included if this resource is not available. First, students
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
47
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
What a fun way to review the geography, religion, achievements, government/leadership, economy and social classes of the Americas! Students complete the Aztec, Maya, and Inca doodle note templates after class notes, reading textbook chapters or
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Graphic Organizers
$6.00
$3.00
35
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This content-rich activity is student-centered and interactive! This Explorers reading stations activity set has 11 stations with close readings, map activities, and primary sources. The activity can be done in a distance learning environment as the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Task Cards, Google Apps
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10
$4.00
35
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This content-rich activity is student centered and interactive! This Aztec reading stations activity set has 8 stations with close readings and primary sources. Students analyze the government, economy, culture, geography, religion, achievements,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$5.00
35
Digital Download PDF (3.81 MB)
By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This bundle includes the ENTIRE YEAR of text investigation history warm-ups or bell-ringers! These skill-based content rich mini lessons are a perfect way to reinforce and chunk important reading and writing skills! They were created to reintroduce
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Google Apps
$16.00
43
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
Google Classroom Aztec, Maya, Inca : Activities & Complete Unit Lesson Plan 5-8This bundle is completely Google Ready! All of the assignments have been created in Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Docs and Google Draw. That means it's not
Subjects:
World History, Middle Ages, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10
$40.00
$28.00
27
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This activity is student-centered and primary source-based! Students analyze primary source pictographs and match the scenes to key Social Science concepts. Then students use their descriptions as evidence to support their beliefs. This is a great
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8
$2.99
43
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
Recently revised with MORE primary source documents, this is a great PowerPoint with tons of interesting visuals. It details the rise and decline of the Aztecs. Students are asked to evaluate different artwork of the era from both the Aztecs and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Outlines
$3.00
24
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a completely cross curricular class lesson for History (Ancient, Middle Ages and US History), Science and Math! This product is a collaboration of history, science and math teachers! Here’s what’s included: ✓A fun introduction
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$3.00
34
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This bundle includes the ENTIRE YEAR of text investigation history warm-ups or bell-ringers for Medieval World History! These skill-based content rich mini lessons are a perfect way to reinforce and chunk important reading and writing skills! They
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Google Apps
$18.00
28
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a great concise set of notes with interesting visuals. It includes a graphic organizer that includes key common core vocabulary for social sciences. The notes detail the rise and decline of the Aztec including Tenochtitlan, trade,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Outlines, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
27
Digital Download PDF (1.40 MB)
By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This Age of Exploration two page close reading details why countries were motivated to commission explorers, advancements in navigation and the routes of key explorers from Portugal, Spain, England and France. This lesson has three Common Core
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.60
27
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By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a great concise two page close reading with interesting visuals and key concepts for social science clearly stated. The close reading has wide margins for annotation. It comes with an annotation guide. Key common core vocabulary for social
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Outlines, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.40
20
Digital Download ZIP (3.34 MB)
By Instructomania with Mr and Mrs P
This is a great, concise set of notes with interesting visuals. It includes a graphic organizer that includes key common core vocabulary for social sciences. The notes detail the rise and decline of the Inca including Machpichu, trade, achievements,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
21
Digital Download PDF (1.39 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MA in Curriculum and Instruction, 26 years combined experience in San Dieguito Union High School District, 1 year teaching ESL in Valencia,Venezuela

MY TEACHING STYLE

Dynamic teaching that encourages cooperative learning coupled with accountablity.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Mr. P was awarded Superhero Teacher in a nationwide competition due to student nominations. Marvel comic books made a comic that Mr. P was featured in! In 2013, Mr. P was fortunate enough to be elected Teacher of the Year by my colleague and also received the student nominated Crystal Apple award. Mrs. P has also received Teacher of the Year in 2001 and the Crystal Apple Award in 2008.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Mr. P has a BA from CU Boulder, Teaching Credential from Chapman University, MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University Mrs. P has a BS from CSU, Chico, Teaching Credential and MA in Education from National University.

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