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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read 3 accounts of the events at Pearl Harbor from the point of view of an American soldier, a Japanese bomber, and the White House, answer 23 questions, and compare and contrast the accounts. Two questions have students connect the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$4.00
154
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read a primary source on the Boston Tea Party from the American Revolution (Revolutionary War), answer 8 questions, analyze 5 images by responding to 7 prompts, and complete a creative task for one image. Lastly, there are 3 creative tasks
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.50
19
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students review map skills (cardinal directions, latitude, longitude), what they learned about political and physical geography, and research skills by helping Santa and his reindeer get from one location to another to deliver presents. There are
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$2.00
32
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read 3 brief paragraphs on 9/11 and the memories of a high school senior on 9/11. They then answer 5 discussion questions and determine from 15 statements/scenarios which refer to life before 9/11 and which represent life after 9/11 (the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$3.00
53
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By Stephanie's History Store
In groups, students make or design a country from scratch while incorporating academic information learned during the year and balance it with creativity. There are 15 items for students to address detailed in the handout, including but not limited
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Research
$4.00
64
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students learn about, or review, the events of the September 11, 2001 (9/11) terrorist attacks with these 6 activities. The first activity has students read 3 brief paragraphs on 9/11 and the memories of a high school senior on September 11, answer
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Webquests, Activities, DBQs
$17.75
$14.00
28
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students study the events of 9/11 through 8 songs in this webquest. They read the song lyrics (websites are provided so students can access the lyrics--for copyright reasons the lyrics are not included in this assignment) and answer 11 questions
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Webquests, Activities
$2.00
35
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students will compare and contrast the Reconstruction Plans of Lincoln, Johnson, and Radical Republicans by completing a sorting chart and by defining or identifying 8 terms. Then they will answer 9 comprehension/analytical questions and analyze 9
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Projects, Independent Work Packet, Activities
$3.50
63
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read an account on the Crusades, answer 13 questions and complete 5 creative tasks, including creating their own emblem for their banner on the crusades, discussing how a town crier could motivate them to join up, creating a museum exhibit,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.75
28
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students review map skills and research skills by going on a geography treasure hunt. There are 28 questions and each answer is a different location in the world (country, city, body of water, landform, etc). Two questions have students identify
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$3.00
25
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read a primary source on the Middle Ages Plague (Black Death), answer 9 questions, and complete 5 creative tasks which partly include creating a museum exhibit, making "Warning: Plague Here" signs, discussing how people would rebuild their
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.75
26
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read a brief background on the Salem Witch Trials and an account of Martha Corey's trial for witchcraft. They answer 10 questions of varying degrees of difficulty and complete one comprehension task. The answers are included where
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.00
23
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read a patriot's account and a British account from the Revolutionary War (American Revolution) of the Battle of Lexington, answer 18 questions, and compare and contrast the accounts. This would be great for a sub! The answers are
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.50
18
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students learn about, or review, the Black Death (Plague) by reading a primary source with 9 questions and 5 creative tasks (creating a museum exhibit, making "Warning: Plague Here" signs, discussing how people would rebuild their town and lives
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Middle Ages
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$10.25
$7.50
9
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read background information about suffrage and women's fight to get the right to vote, culminating in the 19th Amendment. There are 9 opinion based questions scattered through the paragraphs that students can answer individually or in
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Women's History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.25
21
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By Stephanie's History Store
This editable back to school bundle is a great starter for a middle or high school social studies teacher. It includes 5 versions of a syllabus, tips for managing absences, 24 ENGAGING ways to introduce and review material, test corrections and
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Social Studies - History, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Syllabi, Activities, Classroom Forms
$27.00
$14.00
31
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By Stephanie's History Store
Students read and analyze excerpts from 13 inauguration speeches by completing one of 2 styles of graphic organizers, answering 6 questions, and making a word cloud. In each speech students look for items related to foreign affairs/military, social
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities, DBQs
$3.50
19
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By Stephanie's History Store
World Geography students are introduced to, or review, Russia's physical geography, history, and modern day life by completing a physical geography activity, playing "I have who has," and completing a 6 passage jigsaw (or stations) activity with a
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Minilessons
$8.25
$6.00
18
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By Stephanie's History Store
These 4 Christmas history activities introduce students to traditions around the world, a timeline of events that happened on Christmas Day (and Eve!) over the centuries, different December holidays, and it helps them review map skills (cardinal
Subjects:
Geography, U.S. History, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$8.00
$5.75
23
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By Stephanie's History Store
These 6 resources will teach students about the events at Pearl Harbor and America's entry into WW2. Students will get an overview of its causes, effects, and 3 different points of view of that day. The effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor are
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Webquests, Independent Work Packet, DBQs
$20.75
$14.00
14
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I most frequently teach 10th grade World History and 11th US History, but have also taught 8th grade US History, APUSH, Medieval History to a mixed class of 9th-12th, 6th and 9th grade World Geography, and 7th grade Texas History.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Dynamic!!! Out of the textbook!!! I am constantly moving, constantly interacting with students, and when my students work in groups or individually delve deeper into the material, I burst with excitement when I see them "get it" or enjoy the given project. I love having students work collaboratively and try not to repeat assignment/project types/styles per semester. It is a challenge that keeps me on my toes and helps keep the students engaged and not bored. I also LOVE giving students the history that textbooks don't necessarily focus on or go deeply into, and I always try to give them a glimpse of everyday life for what we are studying and make it relevant so my students stay interested.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Some of my most rewarding moments in the classroom include students saying, "I didn't like history until you taught it to me," when the student who had been silent for months answered a question with college level eloquence and knowledge, and when parents would tell me that the most they heard about their child's school day was what was going on and being discussed in my class.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have both a Masters and Bachelors from Tulane University. My MA is in US History. My thesis was about America's Role During the Holocaust. I graduated with a BA Cum Laude in European History, Political Science, and Classics. I received my teaching certification from McKendree University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My passion for teaching and history is at times overwhelming, but in the best way. I am constantly thinking of new activities to bring into my classroom and new ways to challenge my students and myself. I love teaching, I love history, and I want to share activities my students have loved with other teachers. You can reach me at stephanieshistorystore@gmail.com or by leaving a comment on my blog: Stephanie's History Store Blog

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