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I use Google Classroom to have students work on this assignment. Students research a battle from WW2 and then have to design their own newspaper "front page". You'll need to introduce what an "editorial" and an "opinion" piece is. It is in Word,
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Teach your students about the different jobs of the President and then give them this assignment where they have to define the jobs and then connect them to what actual presidents have done. Rubric included.
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Great resource to teach students (especially for Virginia US History I SOLs) about key geographic features and significant waterways in early American history. Following the hyperdoc I have also attached a performance task for students to further
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Need help teaching source reliability? Try this helpful handout for students to give them a chuckle and help them discern between reliable and unreliable sources!
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Out sick and weren't expecting it? Use this assignment as your sub plan. Very basic, and students can work independently to create their own comic strips! Can last from 60-90 minutes. Document is in Word for easy editing.
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This is a great summative assignment for the Crusades. Typically takes a few days.
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Allow for differentiated assessment for students with this fun activity where students have different options worth different amounts of "yards" to score a "Touchdown" for learning! Many fun activities suggested in this, and students appreciate
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I use this to teach students how to send messages in Morse Code (I typically teach about the Zimmerman Telegram, but it can also be used during several different points in the school year). It is a word document so you can edit it for whatever
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Great project that utilizes Google Classroom (though you could use any LMS system that allows for interaction between students) to engage in a Twitter Chat. Assign students one of the four roles to research for a couple days and then on the last
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I designed this with the intention of giving my students a comprehensive overlook of the Civil War. I found my students created some pretty incredible products and learned new things. This will provide students to links of various hyperdocs I have
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This is a simple writing assignment related to Truman's Fair Deal. It has them work as a member of one of the political parties involved in the Fair Deal and write a speech either supporting or attacking the Fair Deal. This is a good enrichment
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You could really use this for multiple different opportunities. I use this when I teach about the assembly line, and I talk about how inventors create their designs to solve specific problems. I typically introduce this activity by asking students
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At the end of the Progressive Era, I usually assign this essay to help the students reflect on what it means to be a progressive president.
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Simple assignment for students to understand the differences between these two presidents. Students design their own report cards and provide comments on these two very different presidents.
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This is a writing assignment to have students think critically about this time period. They must use empathy as they design "tweets" for different people during the Great Depression.
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Have your middle or high school student think about what life during the Great Depression was like, and give them this unique writing assignment.
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Have your students start to design their own songs about different topics with the Great Depression. You could even have students "perform" their favorite song for the class. My students loved to make parodies of existing songs.
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Teach students about the basics of totalitarianism and dictatorships, and then let the students create their own. From Gummy Bear dynasties to "New Sparta" students really have fun with this activity. I hope they enjoy it! Loved using this to help
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Have students read this brief primary source from Warhawk, Henry Clay about getting involved in conflict with Britain. Helps students learn how to interpret primary sources.
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Let your students be the teacher here. After learning about George Washington, let your students grade him as president.
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