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This is a worksheet designed to accompany the Schoolhouse Rock video, “I’m Just a Bill.” Students will watch the video and take notes from the song as they listen. Then they will answer a series of comprehension questions to show what they have
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$1.00
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This is a project that asks students to make comparisons between the social structure structure of feudal Japan and Europe in medieval times. This starts with a discussion about the structure of a typical middle school campus - a setting they
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Activities
$2.75
2 ratings
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This packet is designed to teach students the basic process of how a bill becomes a law. The first pages include a card sorting game with hints that will help students correctly organize ten steps explaining how a bill becomes a law. The following
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
$2.75
1 rating
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This lesson bundle includes materials needed to set up a game meant to teach students about the Articles of Confederation. Students will be placed into State Groups of varying size and given an uneven number of resources, which they will use to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Games
$2.50
2 ratings
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This is a worksheet designed to accompany the Schoolhouse Rock video, “No More Kings.” Students will watch the video and take notes from the song as they listen. Then they will answer a series of comprehension questions to show what they have
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$1.00
4 ratings
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This is a worksheet designed to accompany the Schoolhouse Rock video, “Elbow Room.” Students will watch the video and take notes from the song as they listen. Then they will answer a series of comprehension questions to show what they have
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
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In this lesson you will find three activities for students to complete in order to answer the question, “What is federalism?” This lesson is designed to include whole class instruction, partner or group work, and then scaffolded independent
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Games, Graphic Organizers
$4.50
2 ratings
4.0
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This is a worksheet designed to accompany the Schoolhouse Rock video “Fireworks” from the America Rock series. This video teaches about the drafting, purpose, and main ideas of the Declaration of Independence. Students will watch the video and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
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This activity is designed to review with students the antebellum period in America. This download includes a card sort game and accompanying worksheets that feature an essential question, activity introduction, note taking space, and concluding
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
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The following worksheets are designed to analyze the Declaration of Independence. Students will rewrite passages from the primary source using cloze notes. They will then rewrite these passages in language that is easier to understand and then
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
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Included in this download are materials needed to play a gold rush game with your students to teach about the spread of “Gold Fever.” You will receive a PowerPoint with step-by-step instructions for how to group students, assign jobs, and play the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.00
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This lesson includes materials needed to review the progression of American government, from early colonial times under British rule through the ratification of the Constitution. Students will start with a story sort of “Goldilocks and the Three
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Games
$2.50
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Included here is a survey that students can fill out within the first days of school in order for teachers to gather valuable information that may help inform future instructional decisions or interventions. Questions are designed to tell more than
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
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This is a project that asks students to choose a literary character and make a cell phone that represents their deeper understanding of him or her. The pages of this booklet include directions for the following: • Create a Facebook post written by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Printables
$4.25
2 ratings
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This download includes a placards activity in which students will explore the inventions of the Industrial Age that changed American life in the home and at work. You will also receive a PowerPoint with an introduction to the activity, complete
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.50
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Included in this download is a PowerPoint quiz game challenging students to identify characteristics of the 13 English colonies as belonging to the Northern, Middle, or Southern colonies. Students participate by answering each question with hand
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
$1.50
1 rating
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Teaching slavery in America can prove challenging, as you may struggle to ensure that this historical period is taught with appropriate recognition for the human and social impacts of the slave trade. In this download, you will receive a PowerPoint
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
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This lesson walks students through the process of examining evidence and writing an argumentative response. Students will view 11 pieces of evidence including primary source quotes, images, diagrams, graphs, and charts that tell of the impact that
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.00
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This is an activity designed for use during the first week of school to allow students to represent themselves in both words and pictures. The intent of this activity is to allow students to represent some of their likes and dislikes through
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
1 rating
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This is a project that asks students to choose a historical figure and make a laptop that represents a deep understanding of this historical figure as well aas the time period during which he or she was alive. The pages of this booklet include
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History), Black History Month
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Printables
$4.25
1 rating
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have experience teaching core subjects throughout the middle grades. I have taught history, English, and intervention courses in grades 6, 7, and 8 for the past 12 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love activities that encourage students to make personal connections to what they are learning. I believe physical movement and tactile experiences help to engage all of my students, and I try to incorporate opportunities for movement as well as collaboration in my classroom whenever possible.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have been voted "Teacher of the Year" at my school site!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a BA in US History with an emphasis on Africa. I have a single-subject teaching credential in social science as well as English. I also have an administrative credential and a masters degree in educational leadership.

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