Mrs McCaslin Making History

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United States - Texas - Muleshoe
Mrs McCaslin Making History
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Teaching Social Studies can be painful when resources are scarce. I have a passion for history and have worked hard to develop meaningful & engaging classroom activities to get students excited to learn!
 
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
Use this fun activity to help students understand the Free Enterprise System and its benefits! Students will create companies and trade with classmates to get an idea of this economic system!
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Minilessons
$1.50
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This handout includes a play written by me about the Boston Tea Party. There are about 10 reading parts. The play reading lasts about ten minutes (more when acting it out as well). Multiple copies may be printed and laminated for future use!
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Scripts
$1.50
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
In this French and Indian War activity students will create a comic strip based off of a timeline for the French and Indian War. Activity includes a timeline, instructions, and blank comic strip.
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, British History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This project is perfect for the end of a Civil Rights unit or lesson. Students will cut out a shoe and design it anyway they would like. Then on the back they do a reflection activity on what they have learned about the African American community
Subjects:
U.S. History, Visual Arts, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This game/challenge/activity was created to help students learn the concept of the assembly line and how it helped people of the mid 19th century overcome problems in manufacturing.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This lesson includes a reading passage, a handout, and an activity. The passage reviews the Industrial Revolution and describes some of the negative outcomes. The handout is for students to fill in their attained knowledge from the reading in a sort
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This relay race (can be used in centers as well) is a great way to introduce or recap a lesson on Paul Revere's Ride. There are 6 legs to the race. Each leg represents an obstacle Paul himself had to face during his journey.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
I had my class create a "Battles Booklet" to learn about the battles in the American Revolution. Students rotated through stations viewing different objects and reading various summaries (attached in this file) and primary sources. In this download
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$2.50
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
Use this worksheet to accompany the Stock Market Challenge power point. In this worksheet, students will receive $100 to invest in various stock. Then while the teacher goes through the power point, they find out whether they have won or lost money!
Subjects:
Basic Operations, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games
$1.50
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
In this activity students will write a letter to the King of England expressing their concerns about the colonial grievances they have been learning about. Inside this download is a cover page and set of guidelines/instructions students will follow
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
In this mini-project, students will be able to research a tech innovation or science discovery and present their findings to the class through various media. This project is VERY adaptable as far as time span, grade level, and product outcomes.
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Mini-Course
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This download is a power point presentation that accompanies my stock market challenge worksheet (separate download). Students will select 5 corporations to invest in on the worksheet and then find out whether they lose money or gain money! Perfect
Subjects:
Basic Operations, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games
$2.00
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
Use this PowerPoint to introduce these two major court cases during a Civil Rights lesson or unit. It provides basic information on the two cases, and has an activity where you teach kids how to create a political cartoon. PowerPoint is paired with
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This document is 20 plus pages filled with sentence stems and word wall words that EVERY history classroom needs. Download and modify to fit your classroom needs!
Subjects:
Vocabulary, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This worksheet can be used solo to teach through the basic information of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board. It also pairs well with the PowerPoint (separate download). This worksheet will allow students to record the "what happened" of each
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
Use this worksheet after discussing the free enterprise system as either a short quiz or a closure/independent practice activity. It also works well with pairs. Students must read through the scenarios and determine whether or not it follows or
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
Students will use these handouts to read through the first ten amendments of the bill of rights. Then (works well with a partner), they will pick five and write an example of that right. Lastly, if printed double-sided, students may draw a picture
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
In this interactive game, students will learn/test their knowledge of the parts of a map by using their bodies to show motions and their quick thinking to out smart the teacher!
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
This one page worksheet on free enterprise and supply/demand can be used as assessment or independent practice as you teach through this economic system. About 15 questions total. Answer key included!
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
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By Mrs McCaslin Making History
In this download are over 300 Dolch List flashcards that you can utilize in your language arts classroom! Use for various sight word games or phonics lessons. Flashcards are separated into Pre-primer, primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade categories.
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Printables
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Engaging, Interactive, Hands-on

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduate of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Go CRU! Currently working towards my M.Ed. at Texas Tech University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Hello! My name is Sarah McCaslin and I am currently a 5th grade Social Studies teacher in Muleshoe, TX (way out west). I coach Social Studies UIL, Ready Writing UIL, and Robotics. I also write for the Association of Texas Professional Educator's online blog. I look forward to the chance of helping you get your kiddos excited about Social Studies!

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