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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Are you looking for a Complete Unit on Central and South America for a Geography or History classroom? THIS IS IT!Students will learn the physical, political, and cultural features of Central & South America with this COMPLETE UNIT. They will
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
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, RH.9-10.1...
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Examining Criminal Cases can be a fun way to teach the skills of research and analysis in a Law & Justice or Government class! This is a research activity in which students are directed to a website providing information on a number of current
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.9-10.1, RH.11-12.1
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Are you looking for a complete unit for the Geography of Africa? This is it! This is a complete 10+ day unit for the study of Africa in a Geography or other Social Studies course. Includes a unit/lesson plan, student-centered activities, learning
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2...
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
UPDATED! This is a complete 15 day unit for the study of the Middle East in a Geography or other Social Studies course. Includes a unit/lesson plan, student-centered activities, learning centers, online interactives, all student materials, and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Whole Courses, Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Introduce the Geography of Asia with a concise Atlas Activity. This is the activity I use to introduce my students to the physical geography of Asia. Since Asia can be split into 3 smaller regions (South, East, and Southeast), it is the same
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.7
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
In this response group activity, students learn about the benefits and costs of the Oil in the Middle East. A number of implementation ideas are provided along with the 23 page set to allow students to investigate 5 topics: Geography of the Middle
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Looking for a fun way to reinforce the content on the Ancient Egyptians? Building a Pyramid Ancient Egypt Group Project is the tool! This project guides students through the process of completing a content-strong pyramid model to further research
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This unit project asks students to compare the 5 major world religions as a foundation to the first unit for AP World History. (Could be modified for any course with a World Religions Unit). Students must investigate the religions, further study
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, DBQs, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.9, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Need a great lesson for Women's History Month? Want to create a bulletin board on Important American Women? Looking for the perfect resource on Important American Women that you can use over and over?! This 26 page activity set includes
Subjects:
U.S. History, For All Subject Areas, Women's History Month
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
These 5 Social Media based templates allow your students to research or create reports using the formats with which they are most familiar! Use with any assigned topics, vocabulary terms, concepts, or people. Can be used in any subject area or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, For All Subjects
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$1.29
51 ratings
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Teaching a Science or Social Studies class and want to introduce the Important American Scientists and Inventors? Looking for Great American Scientists and Inventors to put up on a bulletin board? This 26 page activity set includes everything you
Subjects:
Science, Social Studies - History, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Making a Map Cartography Student Project Assignment I used this activity in all of my Social Studies classes, grades 6-11, at the beginning of the year to refresh basic mapping skills. This rubric requires students to get involved in their path
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.7
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Middle Ages Mapping Activity Use this mapping activity to introduce the Middle Ages of Europe. Reviews basic geography skills while introducing significant places and geographic themes for covering the Middle Ages time period. Includes: 3 Student
Subjects:
English Language Arts, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Enlighten your students with this Age of Enlightenment Response Group Activity! Allow your students to investigate the Age of Enlightenment, the philosophes of the 1700s, and the impact of the Enlightenment on the liberty, rights, and equality of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$4.99
23 ratings
4.0
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Use this student-centered project rubric to guide students through the research and reporting on the countries of South America. Students will investigate the political, economic, and social characteristics of the countries, as well as comparison
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7, RH.9-10.8
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Looking for a fun activity on the Stone Age or Neolithic Revolution? Want to engage your doodling students but keep the lesson content-based? This is a two-part assignment where students read to gather content on the Stone Age and Neolithic
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
DBQs, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This 4-page activity allows students to bring the events of the Holocaust into modern times for analysis and comparison to modern day hate-group activities and genocides. Includes links for reliable content information and a mapping activity as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4...
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Middle Ages Role Cards Activity These are 6 short scenarios, with 2+ roles each, covering the legal reforms in England, the Magna Carta, the Bubonic Plague, and the Hundred Years War, the Crusades, and more. Students further research, rewrite
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.6, RH.9-10.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This mapping activity guides students through mapping the physical features of Russia by researching 20 different questions and topics on Russia. Students can use an atlas with a physical map of Russia or online sources to complete the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Want to provide students choice in learning about the Great Depression? This task rotation on the Great Depression gives students choice from 4 multiple intelligences. Allowing students choice encourages them to pick their area of expertise and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over the last 15 years, I have taught all Social Studies areas and in a few ELA classrooms. My experience ranges from teaching grades 6 through 12, and I have had all levels of classes, including Special Education collaboration and gifted and talented. I have also taught on an advanced curriculum team, AP courses, and honors/advanced classes at the middle and high school level.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Multiple-Intelligences with many interactive and group-based activities. I also love using centers, even at the high school level! It works!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Facing History and Ourselves Teacher Disney Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist KY Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist Who's Who Among American High School Teachers

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors of Arts in History and Secondary Education with a major in History and a minor in Psychology, Sociology, and Women's Studies Masters of Arts in Secondary Social Studies Education, Curriculum and Instruction Numerous trainings and classes in areas of focus for my Social Studies classroom

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love teaching! And now that I am an established classroom teacher, I love sharing my knowledge and skills with new teachers. My book and blog, A Lesson Plan for Teachers, aims at helping new teachers settle into the classroom with ease and also helps them to overcome the obstacles that most new teachers face as they begin in our sometimes challenging profession!

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