Very few middle school kids want to sit down and only read about history from a dry textbook. They want to get their hands dirty, build stuff, and really get a sense of what it was like to live during the time periods they’re studying.
During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in
10 Primary Source Lessons Every American History Teacher Should Teach
10 Primary Source Lessons for American History Teachers and U. Links to awesome primary source docs to read with your students. Primary sources are an excellent way to learn about history. These lessons focus on so
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Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies - all you need is a file folder and folded pieces of construction paper! Students summarize each chapter on a "matchbook" foldable and, when they finish reading the books, they put together the folder.
United States History Activities That Your Students Will Love!