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Learn how to make your social studies curriculum more interactive and engaging in the upper elementary classroom!  This blog post from The Classroom Nook has 10 ways to make history come alive in your classoom!  #upperelementary #teachingsocialstudies #socialstudies #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade

10 Ways to Make History Come Alive in Your Classroom — THE CLASSROOM NOOK

Learn how to make your social studies curriculum more interactive and engaging in the upper elementary classroom! This blog post from The Classroom Nook has 10 ways to make history come alive in your classoom! #upperelementary #teachingsocialstudies #socialstudies #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade

Try one of these ways to make history come alive in your upper elementary classroom #upperelementary #teachingsocialstudies #socialstudies #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade

10 Ways to Make History Come Alive in Your Classroom — THE CLASSROOM NOOK

Try one of these ways to make history come alive in your upper elementary classroom #upperelementary #teachingsocialstudies #socialstudies #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade

Find out some simple ways to integrate geography into your history class. There are some great tips as well as tools already prepared for you to make this even easier. (aka - less extra work AND better student understanding!) Great for the middle school or high school home school or classroom.

Integrating Geography into Your History Class

Find out some simple ways to integrate geography into your history class. There are some great tips as well as tools already prepared for you to make this even easier. (aka - less extra work AND better student understanding!) Great for the middle school or high school home school or classroom.

How the 50 US States Got Their Names – Here's a fun online quiz that you can use with your students. Post it to a private audience by using email addresses. #history #geography #socialstudies Read More Source: – sarahwhitaker13 Related

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How the 50 US States Got Their Names – Here's a fun online quiz that you can use with your students. Post it to a private audience by using email addresses. #history #geography #socialstudies Read More Source: – sarahwhitaker13 Related

Evolution of a Maker Space, From “Monstie Stuffie” Projects to a Giant Catapult

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Evolution of a Maker Space, From “Monstie Stuffie” Projects to a Giant Catapult

FREE homeschool history resources for your state! Printables, games, activities…

Homeschool State History Resources: Printables, games, activities, & more!

While you don’t have to spend a ton of time on state history, many states require that at least some state history be taught. Here are several completely free resources that can help you to get that requirement covered without breaking the bank! Resources for all 50 states Apples4theTeacher This has all 50 states with […]

“Hot Seating” is a teaching strategy in which either the teacher or student takes on the role of a character from a book or real person and sits in the hot seat. Then the other classmates ask questions and the person in the “hot seat” must answer the questions the way the character or historical figure would have answered.

Introducing Hot Seating to America!

Many United States teachers may not have heard of the term "hot seating" yet, but we envision this creative teaching idea jumping across the pond from the U.K very soon! Overview “Hot Seating” is a teaching strategy in which either the teacher or student takes on the role of a character from a book or real person and sits in the hot seat. Then the other classmates ask questions and the person in the “hot seat” must answer the questions the way the character or historical figure would have…

Five for Friday January 8

Five for Friday January 8

I'm linking up with Doodlebugs Teaching for Five for Friday! Thank you for hosting, Kacey. I hope all of you had a great week. Happy Friday! These sweet polar bears are hanging over my students' lockers. I love doing this directed drawing activity from Whimsy Workshop. I love everything Susanna does- and I'm so happy she shared this. The kids loved doing it, and felt such a sense of pride when they were done. Susanna shows step by step directions for making these precious bears. It's a…

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. #Glogster #TheVietnamWar

The Vietnam War: vietnam, war | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

See the Glog! The Vietnam War: vietnam, war | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

United States Supreme Court Justice Cards - can be used as a matching game (free printable) - ResearchParent.com

Free, Printable United States Supreme Court Justice Cards

Features All 9 Judges -- Will be updated to reflect new justices

Gettysburg Virtual Tour

Gettysburg Virtual Tour - Class Tech Tips

Designed for visitors to Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Battle app can be used as a virtual tour of the Civil War battlefield. It includes video, audio, and an abundance of information on notable sites at Gettysburg.

Times Machine is a wonderful database of New York Times articles that allows students to access exact digital copies of the famous newspaper dating back to 1851. You can't get more CCSS than this!

Times Machine is a wonderful database of New York Times articles that allows students to access exact digital copies of the famous newspaper dating back to 1851. You can't get more CCSS than this!

Indian people or Indians are citizens of India, a populous country in South Asia containing 17.31% of the world's population, and people of Indian heritage. The Indian nationality consists of many regional ethno-linguistic groups, reflecting the rich and complex history of India. #GlogsterEDU #Indian #Geography

Indian: art, dance, Índia, ındıa, india, music, music , musıc, musİc, músic | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

See the Glog! Indian: art, dance, Índia, ındıa, india, music, music , musıc, musİc, músic | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

American imperialism is the economic, military, and cultural influence of the United States on other countries. Such influence often goes hand in hand with expansion into foreign territories. Expansion on a grand scale is the primary objective of an empire, a notable example being the British Empire. #GlogsterEDU #AmericanImperialism

American Imperialism: Americna Imperialism, americna imperialism, cartoons | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

See the Glog! American Imperialism: Americna Imperialism, americna imperialism, cartoons | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. #GlogsterEDU #Buddhism

Buddhism: buddha, buddhisms, religon | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters

See the Glog! Buddhism: buddha, buddhisms, religon | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters