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By Joe History
50 Question Test covering the US Constitution, including the Bill of Rights. Answer Key inlcuded. 25 Multiple Choice 10 Fill in the blank with the right number of the amendment for THe Bill of Rights 15 True False
Subjects:
Civics, Government, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.50
41 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
Over 200 Questions of varying levels for all 9 Episodes for Ken Burns Civil War. Topics include Lincoln, Grant, Gettysburg, Sherman, Lee, Clara Barton, Shiloh, slavery, Battle of the Wilderness, and many more. There about 20-25 questions for each
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Movie Guides
$5.00
25 ratings
3.8
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By Joe History
Students get to decide who think they fired first at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. This was the first battle in The American Revolution. Students analyze four primary sources from The Battle of Lexington and Concord...2 from The British
Subjects:
U.S. History, British History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.25
41 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
One of the best Civil War movies for students to learn about the Civil War and African American's contribution to the Union victory. Pair the movie guide with the 54th Massachusetts primary source I have in my tpt store to cover Common Core
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History), Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Movie Guides
$1.25
12 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
I use this mock Congress after The How A Bill Becomes A Law PowerPoint found in my TPT store and before The How A Bill Becomes A Law quiz found in my TPT store. This is a fun activity for students because students come up with their own idea for
Subjects:
Government, Other (Social Studies - History), Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
5th, 8th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$2.00
30 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
Political cartoon created by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 to try and unite the colonies. Also used during the American Revolution and even today by some groups. 10 questions of varying thinking levels to answer. Background info and answer key
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$1.25
37 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
51 Bellringers or entry questions for students to complete in US History from 1789 - 1860. Show 1 a day in the beginning of class or you could use them as exit tickets. These work great to focus students' attention when they walk in to class. The
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
33 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
184 discussion/open ended type questions to use with a United States History class from 1492-1865. Each slide has a visual which corresponds with the question. I use these in the beginning of class or they could be used as exit slips. I tried to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Assessment
$9.50
46 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
Could be used individually or in partners as a precursor to reading Touching Spirit Bear. Generates good discussion and interest. Here is a sample statement students have to agree or disagree with and explain their thinking. No one under sixteen
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Native Americans
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
17 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
Civil War Test covering the major ideas, themes, and concepts. 25 Multiple Choice questions 4 documents based questions
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
18 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
31 discussion type questions to use with a United States Constitution Unit. Each slide has a visual which corresponds with the question. I use these in the beginning of class or they could be used as exit slips. Some of the topics covered include
Subjects:
Civics, Government, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 8th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
Here are five court cases which deal with freedom of speech in schools. The court cases have to do with clothing, hair, harassment, flag salute, and the confederate flag. Included are 9 discussion questions and the court rulings.
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
18 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
Included is a 19 word Vocabulary Quiz and 8 essential questions. These serve as the focus for our unit on the American Revolution. Essential question topics include causes, battles, Declaration of Independence, leaders, and effects.
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History, Australian History
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Assessment
$1.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
A paragraph of background information on the Black Death and then a primary source reading about the Plague. Six scaffolded comprehension and discussion questions included.
Subjects:
European History, World History, Health
Grades:
7th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
11 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
American Revolution Test: 15 questions...short answers and short response covering the important concepts of the war....causes, turning points, Declaration of Independence. Answer key is included as well as a review with the questions for students
Subjects:
U.S. History, British History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.25
18 ratings
3.8
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By Joe History
I have been using this as a fun and engaging review game before the US Constitution test for many years. Also a good way to see if students are ready for the test. Simple game. Detailed instructions included. 37 review questions with answers
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 7th, 8th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$1.00
11 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
Whitman Massacre Mock Trial: Narcissa and Marcus Whitman were some of the very first settlers in what is now Washington State. Included in this mock trial is the assignment, procedure, background information with questions for students to answer,
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
7th, 8th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
This is a JPEG of the 2016 Electoral College Map. The map can be used with these questions: Electoral College Map Questions
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Posters
$1.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By Joe History
I use this as a homework assignment after students have learned about primary and secondary sources. Students create questions and ask those questions of someone who has been a primary and secondary source. This is a great way to get kids to
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
25 ratings
3.9
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By Joe History
This one page handout will help your students analyze primary and secondary sources. SOAP is an acronym to help students take a critical look at primary and secondary sources. Included in this one page handout are 12 questions for students to use
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.25
23 ratings
3.9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 20 years as a middle school and high school teacher. I have taught U.S. History, World History, Geography, Social Issues, Health, Technology, Debate, Government, and Washington State History.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student centered and critical thinking are key.

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National Board Certified in Social Studies/History I have been selected to attended many summer seminars and Institutes around the country.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. - Social Studies Eduction M.A. - Secondary Education with Emphasis in Instructional Technology

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