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After viewing clips from "The Breakfast Club", this assignment requires students to think about the different cliques or groups within their own school setting. Not only are students required to assess which character best fits their own personality
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I have created a newspaper template containing various headlines from the 1920's such as "Yankee Stadium Constructed", "The Palmer Raids", and "Scope Violates Ban" just to name a few. Students are to complete the newspaper by looking up information
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This assignment truly urges students' to put on their thinking camps as they are required to mix history with fiction. As students outline the historical facts surrounding the mystery at Roanoke Island they are also to make up their own ending to
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This activity template is made to look like a wanted poster. For this assignment I included seven different wanted posters each assigned with a famous serial killer from United States History. The wanted poster asks students to research information
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the geography of Europe. This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the geography & history of the continent of Europe. I broke this PowerPoint into six main parts; the
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I have found great success with this unit project as it promotes students creativity and inquiry. For this assignment, students are required to "take a trip" to the North American National Park of their choice. While on their trip students are
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Within my classroom, I use a concept of learning called "centers". Centers are activities that require student to think outside the box while also providing a hands-on opportunity to learn new content and further explore the unit's curriculum. I
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This assignment asks students to do a variety of activities surrounding the upcoming presidential election. Some of the activities include researching forerunners, researching the issues surrounding the debates, taking a quiz to see what forerunner
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the psychology unit entitled "Our Life Span". This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual developments that take place during all
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of my Eastern Asia unit in Geography II. This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the major geographic features of the area as a whole and also the social, economic, and political
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the geography of North America. This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the physical, cultural, economic, and historical dynamics surrounding the continent of North America.
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This assignments requires students to put on their thinking caps & travel back to any famous psychology experiment of their choice. For example, students could travel back to the late 1800’s to study Ivan Pavlov’s famous salivating dog
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the Vietnam War to both my United States History and Recent History classes. This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the key historical, political, and social events
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the Geography unit on Russia & the Former Soviet Union. This PowerPoint serves as a great resource to teach your students about the geography, culture, and history of Russia and the former countries of
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I use this PowerPoint in the teaching of the last unit in my Geography II class. It includes information about the smaller Oceanic islands, Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. The reason I included Antarctica in this PowerPoint is so that my
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This is a hands on project that I assign to my students during the life span unit that we cover in psychology. This project enables students to really stop and critically think about the major life changes that have made them the person who they
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These guides notes go hand-in-hand with my Geography of Europe PowerPoint found in my product listings. This packet includes six days of guided notes that go along perfectly with my PowerPoint. The PowerPoint that goes with these guided notes is
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This PowerPoint is full of animations, images, and historically accurate information from Holt McDougal's The Americans text. The PowerPoint includes a total of 76 slides start with the Native Americans and ending with the Sugar Act. You may also
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This assignment requires students to put on their critical thinking caps and really dive into the world of history. I use this assignment as introduction into World War. This template asks students to consider several situations and asks them
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I use this assignment during my Russia & the Former Soviet Union unit in Geography, however you could use in a variety of different classes dealing with Asian history and culture. For this assignment students are to research the yurt/nomadic
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