I have been teaching 7th and 8th grade social studies and US history since 1999.
Dramatic story telling with emphasis on student interaction during discussions, and follow up activities to solidify learning. I also use Layered Curriculum to engage all learners and interest levels.
National Board Professional Teaching Standards - Social Studies
Wayne State University
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English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Graphing, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Canadian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Religion, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Business, Psychology, Economics , Criminal Justice - Law, Forensics, Writing, Asian Studies, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, End of Year, Engineering, Women's History Month, African History