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Easy Homemade Biscuits 2½ cups of self-rising flour 2 teaspoons of sugar ½ cup of butter or shortening ¾ to 1 cup of buttermilk or milk

Easy Homemade Biscuits-The Texas Pioneer Woman Blog-Grit Magazine

Hot fresh homemade biscuits can liven up any meal. They also taste delicious alone, topped with homemade cream cheese and fruit butter. Making homemade biscuits is not hard at all and is actually quite enjoyable.

Road to the Revolution

My Secret Obsession

Other than eating frosting out of the container and watching really terrible teen soap operas, I really love creating bulletin boards. When I first started teaching my bulletin boards were not good at all. My colleague, Olivia, even told me a few years later how much better I was getting at bulletin boards. I don't want to brag or anything, but my boards are amazing. I thought I would share some of these wonderful creations with you. Some of these are my very own brainstorms, others are…

Bill of Rights (Shake it off) - YouTube

Bill of Rights (Shake it off)

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

The Polks could have really driven home the point about the proper border of the Oregon territory. | What U.S. History Would Have Been Like With Hashtags

What U.S. History Would Have Been Like With Hashtags

The Polks could have really driven home the point about the proper border of the Oregon territory. | What U.S. History Would Have Been Like With Hashtags

Westward Expansion Maps

Doby's Mill Elementary / Homepage

Doby's Mill Elementary School is located in the Elgin area and serves students in grades K-5. Doby's Mill Elementary School is part of the Kershaw County School District.

Yes, I use this commercial when describing American battle strategies during the Revolution. The kids love it! #history #teaching

[HD] Dodge Challenger - George Washington "Freedom" American Revolutionary War Ad

Dodge Challenger - George Washington "Freedom" American Revolutionary War Ad. Music by Jay Ungar, discovered by meus95.

Graphic Organizer

My Favorite Graphic Organizer

I use graphic organizers all the time in all of my classes. There are tons of awesome ones out there on the internet and in teacher resource books that you can run off for your students to use or p…

▶ Manifest Destiny Explained in 5 Minutes: US History Review - YouTube

Manifest Destiny Explained in 5 Minutes: US History Review

Before you dive into the specifics get a handle on the major historical ideas related to Manifest Destiny in 5 Minutes. Be sure to subscribe for fun, free an...

Causes of the American Revolution Unit: 12 Highly-Engaging Activities and Lessons!

Revolutionary War Causes: 16 Lessons for American Revolution | Distance Learning

The Causes of the Revolutionary War Unit features 16 best-selling and highly-engaging American History resources to teach the buildup to the American Revolution. This unit is Google 1:1 ready and is ideal for distance learning!Starting with the Enlightenment thinkers who inspired the revolution, th...

Creating "hanger people" of the Revolutionary War. Kids write a biography of the Patriot/Loyalist and then created the hanger person (using an actual hanger) to hold the writing.

Hanger People Biography

Each year, one of our writing projects is a biography. The research the kids need to do, the expository style of the writing, the conventions that come along with it...the entire writing process is really developed well during this unit. The kids also really enjoy it, so that helps ;) But, in my class we don't just write a biography. What fun would that be? In addition to the actual biography, I have the students create a "Hanger Person" to go along with it. These are SO much fun! The kids…

Federalists, Anti-Federalists and the new Constitution!  Students examine primary source documents to understand the two viewpoints when the Constitution was about to be ratified!

Federalists vs Anti-Federalists & the new Constitution: What were their views?

Federalists vs Anti-Federalists & the new Constitution: What were their views? Google 1:1 Compatible!This Federalist and Anti-Federalist lesson is included as part of the larger United States Constitution Unit, located here:The United States Constitution 15-Lesson Unit!Buy the bundle and save o...