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By MsMcMillan
There are multiple political cartoons featuring Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. Students pick two political cartoons to analyze and use the chart to deconstruct the images. Teachers might let students work in pairs, or teachers may have students
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities, Homework
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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Students act as a movie producer. They brainstorm a potential movie focusing on an aspect of the French and Indian War. Then, students create a movie poster and description based on their understanding and creative interpretation of the French and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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In this simulation, students are given the geographical features of an ancient civilization. Then, they work as city-planners and make decisions about their new civilization based on their provided geography. The resource covers six civilizations
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Simulations
$3.00
2 ratings
3.4
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By MsMcMillan
Students will read primary sources (excerpts from Locke and the English Bill of Rights, for example), in addition to reading the acts of British Parliament in the 1770s. Students will examine both and predict how an American colonist would respond
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Interactive Notebooks
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
In groups, students act as travel agents to plan a trip to see an Ancient MesoAmerican civilization. Detailed instructions and rubric included.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.25
3 ratings
4.0
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Students will be given an early civilization & its geography. Then, in groups, students must act as civilization planners and decide: Based on the location, resources, and climate (and more!), how should you structure this new complex,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Simulations
$1.25
3 ratings
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
Students are tasked with creating an Infomercial as an ancient trading empire during the time of the Silk Road. This project provides directions for students while crafting their sales pitch as one of the major trading empires: China, Persia,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
A College Fair Poster Project for students exploring colleges in a College Prep unit. This project was used in an AVID class and a First Year Seminar Course. This provides an opportunity for students to research a school they are interested in and
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Activities, Posters
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students will read and analyze a secondary source on the Congress of Vienna. There are "Pause and Consider" questions embedded in the text to promote critical thinking. Then, as a culminating activity, students will create a quiz based on the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.75
4 ratings
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
This activity was used in an AVID class during a College Prep Unit. Students researched common vocabulary regarding colleges. This resource from MsMcMillan helps students learn more about some of the potentially confusing terminology as they learn
Subjects:
Specialty, Career and Technical Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Webquests
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
A great resource in a unit focusing on Westward expansion or the settlement of the American West! Students look at brief excerpts from the letters and diaries of a frontier family. Students respond to analytical questions based on these excerpts.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
Students will make a report card for various reform movements. Detailed directions prompt students to assess the successes and failures of various reformers through a report card format. Directions for the project are included, as well as a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students will read a portion of Zora Neale Hurston's "How It Feels to Be Colored Me." Then, students are prompted to write their own piece, titled "How It Feels to be ____ Me" in the style of Hurston. This writing activity is useful when teaching
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities, Homework
$1.00
1 rating
3.5
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By MsMcMillan
Use this activity to help students discover what America was like before the arrival of Europeans in the 1400s. This activity is particularly great for helping students understand the complexity and diversity of Native American groups before
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
In a College Prep Unit, my students worked in groups to present life skills, such as writing checks, registering to vote, maintaining a personal budget, etc. This resource outlines the guidelines for students' presentations, as well as a rubric
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Family Consumer Sciences
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
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By MsMcMillan
First, students will use the link to a reading of DRMC. Then, students will discuss the provided questions in small groups. One student can record the group's comments. Great way to incorporate a primary source into your classroom while
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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By MsMcMillan
This resource provides directions for small groups (or a large group if desired) to create their own Mayflower Compact based on the abridged text of the original primary document. It includes detailed directions for groups and the abridged text of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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By MsMcMillan
This Gallery Walk allows students to learn about big changes in America during the Market Revolution and use of Henry Clay's American System. This product includes the stations teachers can print (or use electronically) to create a Gallery Walk.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
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By MsMcMillan
Students will learn about life under Jim Crow segregation by creating a museum exhibit for the new Smithsonian in DC. Students will select a topic from the provided list, create an exhibit that includes varied components, and then display the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By MsMcMillan
Use this activity to make the funding and settling of Jamestown and the Virginia Colony more engaging for your students! This activity includes a primary source reading that helps students gain an understanding of the English benefits of settling a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Worksheets, Activities
$1.25
2 ratings
4.0
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Beginning Teacher in North Carolina

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B.A. in History from UNC Chapel Hill M.A.T. in Social Studies from UNC Chapel Hill

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