Students can use atlases and wall maps to find the things on this page. They will each get a two page world map to fill out.
If you let them work together it works pretty well. The fastest groups will finish within an hour.
This requires internet access. You can use the included map. Each student has a paper and they have to find certain things about countries in the world and write those items on the map.
You can have the students tape the map together so that it is
Students find 11 world cities using longitude and latitude.
Then they find 17 countries or US states using longitude and latitude.
Some groups finish much quicker than others. Groups that work quickly will probably finish it in 25 minutes.
There is a list of 30 important world countries. Students have to find the countries, and then find the longitude and latitude of their capital cities.The countries on this assignment match the 30 countries on my 30 countries map.This assignment
Students have to locate 19 international cities on the map.
You will need a Mercator map with a grid on it like the one in the link. https://www.worksheetworks.com/geography/world/mercator/coordinate.html
It should take middle school students who
This is just the text of George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation. You can project it and read it to the class or you can shrink it down and print it off if you want to have the students read it. It's a primary document.
Checks and Balances charts that show the powers and checks of each branch of the federal government.
Executive, Judicial, Legislative Checks on Judicial, and Legislative Checks on Executive
They are in PDF format.
I use this timeline as an outline of events for my course. I have my student memorize the order of the events during the first semester. The idea is that they have to be able to write out the timeline and be able to explain what each item is and why
Here is a list of questions that typically divide Republicans and Democrats.You can have students put a check mark by the one they agree with more.Afterward you can have them write a D or an R next to each item they picked.Then they can count up the
Social Studies - History, Government, Political Science