Student can with a group or on their own create a pop-up music video about any topic of the Cold War. Student will use digital programs to blend pictures, video, and music into an enjoyable assessment of their knowledge.
Quick group activity for students to compare and contrast the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages. Students can draw posters or go Old School Stone Age-ish and draw with sidewalk chalk. Then take a picture, tweet it out, and share as a class.
A Social Studies take on Literature Circles. Students will be assigned jobs and complete activities to then share with a group as they discuss various topics in history. This approach can be used to discuss large units or small topics of study.
After examining information on World War I and the social lives of the people of the era, student will craft a letter home citing specific information from the time period. Contains a black scoring chart for grading.
Students in groups on on their own will research their own topic in history. They will craft a guiding question about history and use their own topic that they are interests in as evidence to answer that question. Provided is a structure outline,
Giving students the power to pursue their passion is great, but with out guidance and direction it can be chaos. This guide and check in sheet allows student the freedom to pursue their ideas and the structure to do it in.