Madskills

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By Madskills
This 11 page reading guide is a great way for students to understand how the breakup of the Ottoman Empire contributed to the Palestinians and Israeli conflict of today. It is interactive and as students read, they will complete a handout,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th
Types:
EBooks, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.75
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is an 11 page interactive and visually appealing reading guide for a Georgia Studies unit on westward expansion. It is meant as an overview of the basic information needed and is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards. Throughout the
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$5.40
10 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a 14 page interactive reading guide on the American Revolution, written from a Georgia perspective. It is aligned to the Georgia Standards. Each page is full of color and includes awesome public domain photos and map. It is written in a
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History), Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is an 11 page interactive reading guide on the New South period in Georgia. It is told in a story format which makes it easy to follow and understand. Throughout the reading guide students are prompted to define a vocabulary word or answer a
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$5.40
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is an 11 page interactive booklet on the the founding of Georgia. It is told in a story format,making it easy to follow and understand. It acts as a reading guide as it includes prompts after every 2 - 3 paragraphs. These prompts require
Subjects:
U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History), Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Guided Reading Books
$4.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is an 11 page interactive reading guide on how Judaism began. Each page is full of color and written in a story format, making it easy to read and understand. This story, taken from the book of Genesis and Exodus, is interactive as it requires
Subjects:
Ancient History, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.50
11 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a 9 page interactive and visually appealing reading guide for a Georgia Studies unit on Indian Removal. It is meant as an overview of the basic required information and is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards. Throughout the story,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$5.40
7 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a great way to review governments after studying the countries of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Turkey. I use this for my 7th grade social studies class in the state of Georgia, but it could easily be used in other units that focus on
Subjects:
Government, Other (Social Studies - History), Economics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$3.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a matching, card sort activity that can be used as an introduction to the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It can also be used as a review. The activity requires students to work in groups to match the correct
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This lab activity provides hands on learning as students complete 3 lab stations and a Show What You Know activity. The focus is on Middle East oil and its importance in the region. The labs can be completed whole class, small group, or
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography, Economics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$3.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is an 14 page interactive and visually appealing reading guide for a Georgia Studies unit on the 20th Century, from the early 1900s - 1940s.. It is meant as an overview of the basic information needed and is aligned to the Georgia Performance
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$5.95
5 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a fun introductory activity for Georgia Studies. It can also be used as a review or a filler activity as well. The students are given a handout with 25 trivia squares related to some aspect of Georgia. They are instructed to walk around the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Madskills
This activity is a great introduction to the Westward Expansion unit for Georgia Studies. It contains 6 posters, with each one full of historical images and maps to analyze and study. Posters can be placed along the classroom wall for a gallery
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$4.25
1 rating
4.0
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By Madskills
I use this activity as an introduction to 7th grade social studies. It provides lots of movement and interaction among the students as they walk around seeking the correct answers. Some examples of topics on the handout are: Father Abraham,
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a fun, interactive activity that requires students to find answers to analogies and definitions on a handout by looking at word strips that have been placed on the backs of students. It is engaging and allows students to be active as they
Subjects:
Government, Other (Social Studies - History), Economics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Madskills
This is a great chart to use as an assessment at the beginning of a unit, or as a review at the end. The chart compares and contrasts the religions of Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. It is a high level thinking strategy as students are given a chart
Subjects:
World History, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
2 ratings
3.9
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By Madskills
After studying Judaism, my students will complete this effective processing assignment. It is a great way for students to show their understanding of the religion of Judaism and appeals to the visual learner as well. I have my students write 2 - 3
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
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By Madskills
This is an 8 page interactive reading guide on the founding of Islam. The student will explore the historical origin of Islam in an interactive story format while tracing the journey of Muhammad and his descendants throughout the Saudi Arabian
Subjects:
Ancient History, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.50
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By Madskills
This is a 9 page interactive reading guide on the founding of Christianity. It takes the student on a biblical journey beginning with the birth of Jesus Christ through his ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection. Throughout the reading guide,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Religion
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Guided Reading Books
$4.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Madskills
After studying Christianity, I have my students demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by completing a sensory figure handout. It requires critical thinking as students write 2 - 3 sentences describing what a Christian might see, hear, touch,
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Religion
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
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