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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Effects of the Industrial Revolution Walking Tour or Gallery Walk ActivityWant 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 of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
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...
$5.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Take your students on a walking tour or gallery walk to discover the ways of life of the earliest humans from the Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age to the Neolithic (New Stone) Age and the Neolithic Revolution. It's easy to set up and your students will
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Lectures
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.5...
$6.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Visit the 1920s or Roaring 20s with this interactive Walking Tour or Gallery Walk Activity to teach your students about the decade with ease (and fun!).Take your students on a walking tour to discover the major events, developments and changes of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Simulations, Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7...
$12.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
9-11 Centers or Response Group Activity sets up your classroom into 6 Centers or 6 Response Groups to allow students to collaboratively investigate the events of 9/11. This 44 page activity set provides resource cards on the major categories of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.6, RH.9-10.7...
$9.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Absolute Monarchs Age of Absolutism Centers & Response Activity can be the tool that will save you time and energy in teaching about the era in your history classes. This is a 39 card set for a Centers, Walking Tour, Gallery Walk, Stations or
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
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
$7.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Introduce your students to the major World Religions with this Investigation and Comparison Centers Activity that hits the Social Studies skills as it addresses World and Geography concepts and standards. This is a complete centers activity for the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.7...
$8.99
254
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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:
Geography, Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
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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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Need a complete unit for teaching the Geography of Asia?This is a complete 10+ day unit for the study of Asia in a Geography or other Social Studies course.Resource IncludesA unit/lesson planStudent-centered activitiesLearning centersOnline
Subjects:
Geography, Asian Studies, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
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...
$39.60
$29.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Teaching the Scientific Revolution? This activity will save you time and stress as you cover the content and address the standards in your classes!Students can investigate the beginning and major contributions of the Scientific Revolution with this
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
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, RST.6-8.1, RST.6-8.2, RST.9-10.1...
$6.99
105
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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:
Geography, Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
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
$24.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
African Kingdoms in the Middle Ages ActivityThis is a complete lesson on the African Kingdoms. It includes center or investigation cards on the origination and location, wealth, leadership, and decline of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, the Eastern Kingdoms,
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.7
$6.99
65
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Want a fun activity for teaching about the Silk Road and the Chinese Han Dynasty? This easy-to-use resource will introduce your content, address standards, and practice important Social Studies skills. Visit the Han Dynasty and allow students to
Subjects:
Ancient History, Asian Studies, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.7, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.7
$5.49
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Investigate the Five Themes of Geography with this interactive centers activity. Each center invites students to further investigate one of the themes (Location, Place, Movement, Regions, Human-Environment Interaction) through mapping, reading, and
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Cooperative Learning, Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.7
$5.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Students will take a walking tour (Gallery Walk) of the Industrial Revolution to learn about the changes and developments that took place from 1750 to 1900. From changes in the family structure to industrial developments to inventions and the rise
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Lectures
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.6...
$8.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Allow students to investigate the battles and strategies of WWI with an engaging lesson that sparks inquiry and practices analysis skills as they collect data on key events in the Great World War One.This inquiry and data and image analysis activity
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Activities
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.9-10.7
$4.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Gilded Age Immigration Activity is a perfect, ready-to-use resource that will teach the content, address the standards, and keep your students engaged!Are you teaching about American Immigration during the Gilded Age?Want a fun and engaging lesson
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.6, RH.9-10.7, RH.9-10.9...
$6.99
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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:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
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
$3.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Take your students on a 2-3 day walking tour around the world to see how Christmas and other Winter Holidays are celebrated. Introductions, key topics, and vivid images help students to make comparisons between their own celebrations and those of
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.7, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2...
$5.99
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By Michele Luck's Social Studies
Introduce your students to the most significant people of the Renaissance with this Meet and Greet Activity. Allow students to use the provided biography cards or to research online as they create Biographical Poems for their assigned person
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Activities
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
$4.99
52
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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.Content Topics
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Assessment
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
$5.99
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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, aim to help new teachers settle into the classroom with ease and also help them to overcome the obstacles that most new teachers face as they begin in our sometimes challenging profession!

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