By using a simple mnemonic device, this skinny poster illustrates the factors that characterize any civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structures. Use this poster when introducing any ancient civilization to your students. It works with classifying present-day civilizations, too!    ©2017. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated to last. Middle school, high school.

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.

30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook || Le Chaim (on the right) blog

Using primary documents, photographs, letters, and other forms of media can be a great way to engage students in history. 30 Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook.

Make history fun with timelines! How to Teach History With Timelines | www.teachersofgoodthings.com

How to Teach History With Timelines

Sometimes timelines can really help lay things out for students. This lists a variety of ways to do a timeline.

Are you teaching high school history next year? Here are my best 10 tips.

Top 10 High School History Tips

Teaching high school history: 10 tips from a homeschool that might (some, at least) also work in a classroom.

How to Teach High School History the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Teach High School History the Charlotte Mason Way

◾I use an assignment that my daughter and I came up with called a ‘binder-book’, which is basically the child of a lap book and note booking. Within this assignment, they will have research, geography, writing and timeline work.

Back to School history lesson ideas to make your students come alive.

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Back to School history lesson ideas to make your students come alive. I'm thinking networking Revolutionary Era figures.

92 History Mini-Units: Learning Through History Newsletter Archives

92 History Mini-Units: Learning Through History Newsletter Archives- The Gallileo experiments would be a nice kinesthetic activity.

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom?  Try historical journals!  A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

Classroom DIY: Pioneer Journals

Colonial Journals for StoryPath/Colonial Boston! // Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

Learn how to use inquiry circles in Social Studies class. Great for reviewing topics, and teaching the Common Core.

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project

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