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By Mr Js General Store
This is a short research project my 7th grade classes do about the natural resources found in Utah. This takes about 2 hours start to finish and it is really fun to see what the kids learn and the posters they create.It is a group project, and i
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Posters
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This is an economic system for use in a classroom to supplement your teaching. I used it as a term long "game", but you could use it to help teach a unit on how an economy works.Included is everything you will need to run your classroom economy
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Life Skills, Economics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Simulations
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This is my summative assessment of the 5 themes of geography. I have used this for 9th, 8th, and 7th grade students to get them introduced to how we look at the world in geography and history. All documents are editable so that you can make it work
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Assessment
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Africa is a bit tricky to teach because of the high number of countries, the litany of problems included in each, and the ever present issue with time in the classroom. I use this to get around those a bit.Student draw a country out of a hat which
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, African History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Projects, Handouts, Printables
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Students will do research to help them create a simple storybook explaining what natural resources Utah has and how we use them.I like to explain to them that they need to write the story so that a 5th grade could understand it. I also allow them to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Homework
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The Spanish explorers were influential in the exploration of Utah, but how do you start the unit. Here is a fun activity that will get your students out of their seats and experiencing what it was like to be on those early expeditions.Students will
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Mr Js General Store
Students will do research on a state of their choice, or one you assign them (I have them draw a state out of a hat), which they will then create a poster showing what they have learned.Students will need to have access to a computer or tablet at
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Posters
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This is an end of year project for my 7th grade Utah studies class.After spending the year learning the ins-and-outs of Utah students are now "experts" on the state and I have hired them as travel promoters. The students will either work with a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Projects, Fun Stuff, Handouts
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This is a simple U.S. "citizenship" test. I use this with my United States history students at the beginning of the year to see if they would be able to become a citizen. It lets the students see that they may not even know enough to be a citizen in
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
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By Mr Js General Store
This is a simple form that I use for late work, it asks students to take a some accountability for why the assignment is late. This form has worked great for me, and helped get some students to stop turning things in late.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Classroom Forms
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By Mr Js General Store
This is the 5 themes of Geography power point that I use to get my students ready to create a "5 Themes of Geography" pamphlet (also available in my store).
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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This is an activity I have my students do to practice learning how to use a grid (latitude/longitude) to locate places on a map. Students start by drawing their island, then from there they describe how to get around the island and to their buried
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Printables
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This is a basic worksheet I built to have the students in my class do a little research into the different branches of the state and their local city government. This would work great as an intro or as a review of government. After students have
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Handouts
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This is just a simple guided reading where the students will answer some questions about the Great Depression in Utah. I usually do this after we talk about the depression so that they understand what it was, then with the reading they see how it
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
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By Mr Js General Store
This is a simple pre test covering a broad range of topics to start your Utah history class. It comes with mainly T/F questions but there are a couple multiple choice at the end. It is a word document so that you can change or remove anything you
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Not very long, my first year was 2015

MY TEACHING STYLE

Pretty much the most amazing teacher ever...at least that's what my mom told me.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Social Studies Champ - Salem Elementary 1994

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Spent way too long and much but I eventually graduated, Snow College 2009, Utah Valley University 2016

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