This handout includes three excerpts from George Washington's Farewell Address with key vocabulary definitions accompanying each excerpt, along with space for students to summarize what they have read with a written and visual description. This
This project asks students to create a brochure for a New Deal program in an attempt to "sell" the program to the American people. Optional: have students present their brochure to other students in small groups. Download includes directions sheet
This project is designed to help students make connections between the Progressive Era and modern day. In this project, students are asked to work in groups to research a Progressive Era topic, and compare/contrast it to a related topic of today.
This is a fun, engaging project designed to help students understand the timeline of the start of WWI. Students will be asked to work with a partner to create a Twitter match for the "igniting of the powder keg" of WWI. In my classroom, students
This project is designed to help students learn the process of voting in the United States. They are asked to create a "Voter Handbook" for someone who has recently become a citizen of the U.S. This project helps students learn the information by
This current event assignment is a perfect way to keep students informed about what is happening in the world around them, and is a great addition to any social studies class. When students are aware of current political events, they gain context
This graphic organizer helps students create a reference sheet for why different countries entered WWI. It includes the graphic organizer, discussion questions, and attached key. May be used with a lecture and/or reading