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The Presidential Election will be here before we know it. Since this is an event that only happens every four years, it is so important to introduce the concept to even the littlest of learners. This can easily be done by having a mock election in the classroom. My students always loved when we did this on election day and it helps teach the importance of voting a young age. Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Help Teaching, Kindergarten Classroom, Preschool Activities, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Tools

Mock Election

The Presidential Election will be here before we know it. I loved having a mock election in my classroom.

A great way to get and graders thinking about writing biographies and how to write them. The worksheet incorporates writing and social studies. It could be an individual writing assignment. Writing A Biography, Biography Project, Writing A Book, Writing Help, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Writing, 2nd Grade Social Studies Projects, Social Studies For Kids, Clarks

Biography Research Report for Any Person � What I Have Learned

This Biography Report can be used for any historical person. It is great for a social studies biography unit or reading informational writing and research unit. It includes five different report options, lap book, interactive notebook, and construction paper person. Each option has a variety of pages from which to pick and choose. #biographyreport #socialstudies #secondgradesocialstudies #thirdgradesocialstudies #biographies #elementarybiography #elementarysocialstudies

For this social studies and writing project, we explored nonfiction books to learn about U.S. States. We took notes on a graphic organizer, created an information writing piece, and then created our state tourist t-shirts! The students were really engaged with this fun research idea! Check it out here to learn just how we did it! Social Studies Curriculum, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, History Education, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, Art Education

State Research T-Shirt Project - The Owl Teacher

For this social studies and writing project, we explored nonfiction books to learn about U.S. States. We took notes on a graphic organizer, created an information writing piece, and then created our state tourist t-shirts! The students were really engaged with this fun research idea! Check it out here to learn just how we did it!

Online learning is difficult to learn for educators. We have created an intermediate Distance Learning bundle that has many resources for your students. Upper Elementary Resources, School Resources, Learning Resources, Student Learning, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Learning Tools, Middle School Grades, Genius Hour

Distance Learning Bundle of Resources for Intermediate Students

Teaching online learning can be difficult. We created a distance learning bundle of activities that is Google compatible. It includes journals for reading, writing, and social studies, along with a bored bingo game, an interactive daily plan, an end of the year memory book, and our popular Genius Hour project! Perfect for students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade.

of the American Revolution Timeline -. by Chalk and Apples Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Tips, American Revolution Timeline, American History Lessons, Dating Timeline, Create A Timeline

Causes of the American Revolution Timeline - Differentiated! - Chalk & Apples

Are you a social studies teacher? Do you teach social studies online during distance learning? Students will love creating a timeline of causes of the American Revolution. This student-created timeline is perfect for use in interactive notebooks to serve as a visual reference during your revolutionary war unit! Allow your students to discover the major causes of the Revolutionary War along with a brief description of each event.

This location and map skills social studies unit teaches students about urban, rural, and suburban communities. These activities can be implemented in whole group, small group, and independently. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Elementary Social Studies, Teaching Maps

Map Skills & Location Social Studies Unit

A Location and Map Skills Social Studies Unit that teaches students about grid maps and more! Create a map of your school, classroom, and practice reading a variety of grid maps!

Ideas and resources to teach your elementary students about Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing A Biography, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Tips, 2nd Grade Reading, Library Lessons, Classroom Activities, Kindergarten Classroom, King Jr, Martin Luther King

Free Martin Luther King Jr. Ideas for the Classroom

Discover elementary classroom resources and ideas for teaching students about Martin Luther King., Jr. AND sign up to get some FREE Martin Luther King Jr. QR Codes to learn even more about this important hero.

 Ideas for the elementary classroom! I love teaching about Martin Luther King Jr.: I get to introduce my students to a great person in our nation's history, and it kicks off our biography units. I always model reading and writin Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Tips, Multicultural Classroom, Reading Activities, Teacher Resources

FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Ideas for the elementary classroom! I love teaching about Martin Luther

FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Ideas for the elementary classroom! I love teaching about Martin Luther King Jr.: I get to introduce my students to a great person in our nation's history, and it kicks off our biography units. I always model reading and writing a biography by writing one about Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKday #MLKactivities #biographyproject #martinlutherking

Turkey Digraphs Practice beginning digraphs with this free phonics center for Kindergarten, Grade, and Grade classrooms! Students will love practicing beginning digraphs in this fun seasonal activity. Autumn Activities For Kids, Word Work Activities, Phonics Activities, Craft Activities, Preschool Lessons, Teaching Kindergarten, Teaching Ideas, Special Education Classroom, Classroom Freebies

Practice beginning digraphs with this free phonics center for Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade

Practice beginning digraphs with this free phonics center for Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade classrooms! Students will love practicing beginning digraphs in this fun seasonal activity. #thanksgivingactivities #phonicscenter #phonicsgame

Describe the Connection Between Historical Events Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Second Grade, Third Grade, Writer Tips, First Thanksgiving, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies

Describe the Connection Between Historical Events

Describe the connections between historical events is a Common Core Standard that is hard to teach! Here is how I taught this standard with the events leading up to the first Thanksgiving. Through this unit, students asked and answered questions, we made a timeline, we read great books, AND we figured out the connection between historical events. #connectionbetweenhistoricalevents #thanksgiving #thanksgivinghistory #secondgrade #secondgradesocialstudies #thirdgrade #thirdgradesocialstudies

Making US History Fun in the Classroom - Wise Guys: Kids often find history "boring" because it's so "old"! Here's how to make US History fun in the classroom – with several great resources to get you started! Social Studies Notebook, 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Classroom Activities, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas

Making US History Fun in the Classroom - Wise Guys

Kids often find history "boring" because it's so "old"! Here's how to make US History fun in the classroom – with several great resources to get you started! Perfect ideas for your upper elementary, middle school, or high school classroom. {4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade approved!}

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Biographies of Famous People for Elementary Students

These biography reading passages and comprehension activities include resources for students to learn about famous Americans. The biographies of famous people are specifically written for kids to learn the life story of influential people, including presidents, leaders, inventors, women, civil rights activists, and more. #biographies #biographpassage #readingpassage #biographyreport

Domain Specific vocabulary Teaching Strategies : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Vocabulary Foldable, Guided Reading, Learning

Colonial Williamsburg

Teaching Strategies : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site

10 Free Tools for Teaching Social Studies - - Struggling to teach social studies in your primary classroom? Read more to learn about these 10 free social studies websites for teachers. Social Studies Projects, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Curriculum, Social Studies Lesson Plans, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies

10 Free Tools for Teaching Social Studies

10 free social studies websites for teachers. Great list of sites to use to supplement your social studies curriculum. TheAppliciousTeacher.com #socialstudies #freeforteachers

A book report box project for The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. The closed box looks like a wardrobe. I am making the template available for free on TeacherPayTeachers; I'll pin that when it clears! Book Report Projects, Book Projects, School Projects, Reading Projects, Writing Lesson Plans, Writing Lessons, Narnia, Book Report Templates, Library Skills

A book report box project for The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. The closed box looks like a wardrobe. I am making the template available for free on TeacherPayTeachers; I'll pin that when it clears!