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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Effects of the Industrial Revolution Walking Tour or Gallery Walk Activity Want an easy to prep resource for teaching the Effects of the Industrial Revolution? Want students to practice primary source analysis as they investigate the many effects
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, 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, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3...
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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...
$45.79
$36.99
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3.9
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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...
$29.80
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Looking for a fun and engaging Explorers from the Age of Exploration lesson? Let your students become the center of attention as they create and perform newscasts on the famous explorers of the Age of Exploration! This activity allows students to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This activity requires students to evaluate components of the Radical Republican and President Johnson's Reconstruction plans. Students are given a grading rubric and are asked to justify their grading on each issue. This activity can be printed
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.9, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.9
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37 ratings
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
After reading information from the placards provided on Sumerian society, students will compare the perspectives of different citizens of Sumer from the scribes to the kings and the farmers to the soldiers. This activity can be done as a homework
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.9
$3.49
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4.0
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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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3.9
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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
$3.29
15 ratings
3.9
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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
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52 ratings
4.0
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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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23 ratings
3.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Teaching folktales in your ELA classes? Want a fun assessment or review after teaching African Folktales? After reading a variety of folktales (primarily African folktales) we complete our unit on the lessons learned with this mini-project. To
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.8.9, RL.9-10.9, RL.11-12.9
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3.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Great Depression Timeline Activity Teach, assess student knowledge, or review the Great Depression with a creative Timeline Activity! This timeline assignment asks students to use content while being creative in presenting the information on the
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.6-8.3, RH.9-10.3, RH.11-12.3
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3.8
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This is a reading guide to accompany The Last Book in the Universe. My students really enjoyed reading this book and discussing the many topics that arise in the book that relate to our modern society. The guide asks students short answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3
$3.49
12 ratings
3.6
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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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4.0
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Need a concise unit to address the Period Between WWI and WWII? Want to cover the Roaring 20s, the Great Depression and the Rise of Totalitarian Leaders with one resource? This is a mini-unit (single activity) on the period between World War One
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3
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3.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Looking for an easy, no prep assessment on your Geography of Europe study? Want a creative project to wrap up your lessons on the European Continent? This is a culminating project to assess student understanding of the physical and human geography
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Internet Activities
$3.29
16 ratings
4.0
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Have fun with Character Analysis by creating Paper Dolls! This project assignment allows students to be creative in their character analysis as we read any book or text with characters! They are directed to create paper dolls for the various
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.5.3, RL.6.3, RL.7.3, RL.8.3, RL.9-10.3, RL.11-12.3
$3.49
15 ratings
3.8
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Need a easy to use resource for teaching about the Asian Empires of the Muslims, China, Japan and Korea? Want a resource filled with skills practice such as reading for content, analysis, and more? This activity allows students to choose the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.9, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.9
$4.49
17 ratings
3.9
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
In this project assignment students work in teams to create center displays on their assigned South American countries. A research guide and grading rubric is included as well as specific instructions for students to follow. Worksheets to guide
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.9
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4.0
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
This project is a great research teaching tool that is also fun! Students work to plan a trip, traveling to places that cover the history of the World studied in class throughout the year. The project requires the reporting of history, geography,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.9-10.2, 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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