The Fire Inside History

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Superheros are very popular right now. Use this themed lesson around the infinity stones to teach your students the 5 themes of geography. This activity can be used as a stand alone after teaching the 5 themes of geography or used as an assessment
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.9-10.7, RH.9-10.8
$3.00
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By The Fire Inside History
In a galaxy far, far away...you have an activity that will incorporate the 5 themes of geography, physical geography, human geography, and other various geography principles. This activity will take your students about 3-5 days to complete. You
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.7
$3.00
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By The Fire Inside History
This product is a wonderful primary source analysis of Abraham Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation and war efforts. You will receive a full lesson plan with outcomes, an assessment, state standards, source citations, motivation for your students,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9
$3.00
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By The Fire Inside History
We all want to ensure that our students do not plagarise, cheat, or participate in academic dishonesty. This product was made to obtain parent support on ensuring their child does not cheat. If the student does cheat this provides a system of
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Classroom Forms
FREE
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By The Fire Inside History
Are you looking for a way to interactively teach Ancient China yet still engage your students? This activity will do this for you! This webquest uses the British Museum's artifacts and historians to help your students navigate through information on
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Webquests
CCSS:
RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.5, RH.9-10.7
$3.00
3
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By The Fire Inside History
This activity allows for students to look at an article as a preread, watch a TedTalk about de-extinction, and finally create a response at the ending. This is a very unique way to approach the idea about extinction, how the world would change if
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Internet Activities, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.8, RST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2d
$2.00
1
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By The Fire Inside History
This bundle includes many great lessons to help you with teaching Asian history and throughout the Asian world. You receive some of my most popular resources:- Vietnam War - Media Impact- Vietnam Investigation Soldier- Tank Man LessonPlus some other
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$18.00
$14.00
Bundle
By The Fire Inside History
This lesson allows students to watch a video showcasing the arrival of Jews to Auschwitz while answering relating questions. Students will take a virtual tour/trip to Auschwitz, which is free, to view Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II, and the railroad
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7
$3.00
26
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By The Fire Inside History
This is an editable product. This is available for any grade level. This brochure template allows for you to manipulate material for your classroom in the brochure template format. You receive this as a pdf and as a Microsoft Word item. Information
Subjects:
For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities
$1.25
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By The Fire Inside History
This is a great lesson to showcase advertisements and economics in action. Students will be see what it takes to make an infomercial. They will learn the strategies to sell the products and see these strategies in action. Students will need to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History), Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Multimedia, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2, CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.5
$3.00
2
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By The Fire Inside History
Tienanmen Square is a very powerful event and is one that relates well to censorship. This is a great activity to showcase censorship in China. The activity comes with a handout that includes a warm up question asking students to explain censorship.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History), Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.9-10.3, WHST.9-10.1c
$3.00
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By The Fire Inside History
This is a great resource that includes many activities to help you teach Mao Ze Dong's One Child policy in China. This incorporates propaganda music of Mao, a reading (that can be tiered for lower level learners), student questions, and some great
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.00
3
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By The Fire Inside History
***Deal alert!!! 30% discount***Here is an entire semester of resources for you to help prepare for the school year. You receive 28 products here to help begin your school year and to help align with your students. These 28 products can help
Subjects:
World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Whole Courses
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10, WHST.6-8.1...
$77.75
$60.02
Bundle
By The Fire Inside History
This webquest covers all the major events of the Cold War era. Topics discussed are the Arms Race, Space Race, Red Scare, NASA, Cuban Missile Crisis, and fall of Communism. This webquest works very well with some of the other Russia/Cold War era
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Webquests
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4
$2.75
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By The Fire Inside History
This activity is a wonderful rotation activity for your students. There are three rotations: Cold War, Red Scare, and the Arms Race. This coincides well with the Cold War webquest in my store. This lesson will showcase the social impacts the Cold
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.9
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
By The Fire Inside History
Activities to help students prepare for college and career preparation are difficult to find. Here are a few activities that will help your students to be prepared. This zipped file contains a college expenses search sheet. Students will be able to
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Webquests
CCSS:
RI.11-12.7, RH.11-12.9
$3.10
Digital Download ZIP (0.47 MB)
By The Fire Inside History
***Deal alert!!! 30% discount***Here is an entire semester of resources for you to help prepare for the school year. You receive 25 products here to help begin your school year and to help align with your students. These 25 products can help
Subjects:
World History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Whole Courses
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9, RH.6-8.10, WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1a...
$65.85
$53.02
Bundle
By The Fire Inside History
Look no further on how to explain communism and capitalism to your students. This has students analyzing communism and capitalism as well. These governments are vital for world history, government courses, and explaining United States history. For
Subjects:
Government, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
DBQs, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.5
$2.75
Digital Download ZIP (0.18 MB)
By The Fire Inside History
This activity will allow your students the opportunity to track how their lives are different living through the Corona virus. Students will be a primary source for future generations as to what life was like during this time. The purpose of this
Subjects:
For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Cultural Activities
FREE
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By The Fire Inside History
Great deal alert! 30% discount!! This is a bundle of 5 DBQs and an organizer to help you. You could have your entire year or semester set. World History, U.S. History, Government they are all here. This will help your students write and gather
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
DBQs
CCSS:
WHST.9-10.1, WHST.9-10.1a, WHST.9-10.1b, WHST.9-10.1c, WHST.9-10.1d, WHST.9-10.1e
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught in the public school level for 13 years. I have developed curriculum for my county, my state, PBS, the National Archives, and Maryland Humanities. My lessons are aligned with CCRS, C3, and incorporate the Maryland Department of Education standards. As standards will continue to change I will edit my products to ensure that they align to the appropriate standards.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Creative, project based learning, group work, diversification, ESOL, and SPED

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

History Day Teacher of the Year 2013 and 2018 Maryland Middle School History Day Teacher of the Year 2018 History Day Organizer Curricular Developer Award winner 2013 - present

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. History - Washington College '06 M.A. History - American Public University '12 Administrator Certification - Towson University '14

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a certified instructor for Primary Source education through the Library of Congress and National Archives. All of my sources come from their free library there. I am also certified to teach through the Blackboard Learning community.

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