This is a 17 slide powerpoint that gives an overview of the Bill of Rights as well as a detailed description of each amendment. I have used it to teach the Bill of Rights to my 8th grade U.S. History students. It can also be used for review for
This project is a foldable book that allows students to take what they have learned about the 5 Pillars of Islam and make connections to their own lives. The foldable is made by simply taking three half-sheets of standard 8 1/2 X 11 copy paper,
This is a 23 slide Test Review Powerpoint for a 6th grade Ancient Israel unit. I have also listed a (free) Ancient Israel Test Review handout. The answers are in the PPT. These questions are aligned with the 6th grade California S.S. Content
This is an original song parody about Hammurabi's Code to the tune of One Direction's "That's What Makes You Beautiful." Can be played/sung by teacher or used as a sing-along or performance by students. I have gotten GREAT feedback from my
This is a quick, 8 slide powerpoint that gives a basic overview of Oligarchy, Despotism, Direct Democracy, Representative Democracy, and Communism. Can be used to teach the basics for middle school students or as a review for high school students.
This is a 30 slide powerpoint that I have created to go along with my Early China Test Review handout. (Also posted- for no charge) This is a 6th grade unit on Early China, based on the California State Social Studies Standards. Can also be used
This is an test review powerpoint for a 6th grade unit on Ancient Greece. It goes along with California State Standards for 6th grade Social Studies. I have also posted a free handout with the questions that go with this powerpoint.
This is a test review Powerpoint for Medieval West Africa. It is based on the 7th grade History-Social Studies Content Standards for the state of California. I have also listed the corresponding test review handout, which I am offering at no
This is a handout for an easy hieroglyphics project for 6th grade social studies. Note: This project can take from 1-3 days of in-class time, depending on if you have your students do research/writing in class and/or if you provide magazines and
This is a 19 slide powerpoint presentation I have created to teach about Mercantilism and the rise of modern Capitalism to my 8th grade students. It follows the 8th grade California content standards for Social Studies. It can be used to teach or
This is a powerpoint of a song parody that I have written of Phillip Phillips' "Home" for my 6th grade world history classes. It is about the Israelites' journey to the Promised Land. The powerpoint contains lyrics and pictures, but no music. I
This is a 25 slide powerpoint that explains 4 Chinese schools of thought. (Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Legalism) It includes discussion questions after each section and also has a final slide that gives an extension assignment.
This is the lyrics for a song parody of Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never." I have rewritten the song to be about the life of the Japanese Samurai. I play the guitar and sing this song for my 7th graders, although it is possible to simple play the
This is a quick, 7 slide powerpoint that explains the differences between the four guiding forces in the Muslim/Islamic world: The Quran, the Sunna, the Hadith, and the Shariah. Can be used for simple notetaking or for test review. I have also
This is the lyrics for a song parody I have written for my 6th grade world history classes. It is about the Israelites' journey to the Promised Land. This is the lyrics only. I have also posted a powerpoint that includes pictures.