Steve's Historical Menagerie

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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This guide sheet includes specific information from key points in the film National Treasure. A word bank is included to aid the student in remembering information from the film. The guide includes 30 questions.
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Movie Guides
$1.00
32 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This quick year-end review is good for quick recall of important facts in U.S. History. It is based on the Texas 8th Grade STAAR TEKS, but can be used anywhere. Areas of review include important individuals of the Revolution, battles of the
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
$1.00
28 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This review is good for a quick recall of important information based on Texas STAAR Test Teks, but can be used anywhere. Areas of review include inventors and inventions, land areas acquired by the U.S., reform movements, compromises, and assorted
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
$1.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
These colorful cards are good for bulletin boards and word walls. Each historical document or item has its name, description, and a picture on its own 8.5 X 11 card. Included documents are the Mayflower Compact, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This 11 question activity makes the student reflect on what the First Amendment means, and how respect plays a part in the interpretation of the amendment. The students use their own opinions and beliefs to fill the sheet out, then a class
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Reflective Journals for Teachers
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This basic project is a good introduction to researching a country using the internet or an atlas. Information to be researched includes capital city, major cities, population and diversity, economy, natural resources, and terrain features. The
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Internet Activities
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
Colorful word wall of geographic vocabulary terms. Included terms are geography, natural resources, cartography, cartographer, weather, climate, primary source, secondary source, bias, culture, economics, and free enterprise. Each term, its
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This scavenger hunt is a good review of Civil War information. Each clue is on a separate page, and the pages can be taped to walls or desks to create a kinesthetic lesson. There is an answer sheet included to help the students keep their
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
$3.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
A 15 word vocabulary word wall with the term, definition, and a picture or symbol illustrating the term. The words include preamble, liberty, popular sovereignty, limited government, checks and balances, separation of powers, federalism,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 11th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4
$2.00
2 ratings
3.7
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This project has the students research specific events and causes leading to the American Revolution and place the descriptions into the correct order. They then must create a symbol or picture to illustrate the cause or event. You will need a large
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Posters
$1.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This basic project is a good introduction to researching a state using the internet or an atlas. Information to be researched includes capital city, major cities, population and diversity, economy, natural resources, and terrain features. The
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Internet Activities
$1.00
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
13 English Colonies vocabulary word wall has the following terms included: Raw Materials, Libel, Mercantilism, Town Meeting, Religious Tolerance, Cash Crops, Royal Colony, Indigo, Import, Export, Bill of Rights, and Government. Each card has the
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Word Walls
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This Civil War timeline activity uses 14 causes and events leading to the war. The students will need a textbook or other resource to look up the events and dates, craft paper, markers/pencils/map colors, rulers, and the instruction paper. The
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.7
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3 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This guided reading activity is good as a bell ringer activity, as part of a stations activity, homework, or as a filler for extra work as needed. The positions of France, Britain, the colonies, and Native Americans are all discussed, as well as
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Homework, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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By Steve's Historical Menagerie
This set of five 8.5 X 11 mini-posters depict a timeline of Westward Expansion events. Events included are Texas Annexation, Mexican-American War, Oregon, Mexican Cession, and the Gadsden Purchase. Each has the event name, the year it occurred, and
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Word Walls, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
2 ratings
2.5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught American History, World Geography, and World History. I have been a teacher for 8 years, and have taught tested subjects for all 8 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Project-based learning Cooperative learning Co-teach model of learning

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was used as a model teacher for new teachers in our school, especially for teachers of SPED students.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in History from the University of Texas at Arlington Working on Master's Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Raised and taught four sons, all of whom are in the military or attending college at this time. I have two baby granddaughters as well.

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