The Ultimate List of Educational Websites
You can learn nearly anything and everything from the internet, the only trouble is finding reliable sources for information. Below is an infographic that has
Bell Ringer Journal for the Entire School Year: 275 Prompts (VOLUME 2) EDITABLE
275 Journal Prompts for the entire school year | grades 7-12 | middle and high school bell ringers
Social Studies Toolbox
Do you incorporate podcasts in your history lessons? I do and my students love them! I teach 6th and 7th grade students. When I use podcasts in my classroom, we often listen to episodes in 10-12 minute increments, pausing between segments or a natural break in the program. An entire episode generally takes us three or four days to cover. Most tweens would not be able to physically or mentally handle listening to an entire podcast in a single sitting, therefore I break up episodes into…
Writing Your Own DBQ
Most Secondary Social Studies teachers recognize the importance of using Document Based Questions in their classroom – however writing an entire DBQ can be daunting. My recent DBQ – What was Texas’s greatest
Progressive Era Muckrakers Chart and Worksheet
This activity on Progressive Era Muckrakers features a 1-page reading about Muckrakers plus a chart of 7 famous American muckrakers, their works, subjects, and the effects they had on America. After reading the chart, students complete a set of analysis questions to help demonstrate their understand...
Civil Rights - Photo Analysis Centers Activity (Teachers Guide and Key)
17 page/slide Civil Rights resource is a photo analysis that uses a "centers" activity format with five different photos/centers related to the Civil Rights Movement. The students rotate through each of the five centers in order to view a different image related to the Civil Rights and use an inclu...
history through the eyes of those who lived it
First hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts.
History of American Paper Money
The U.S has witnessed a rich history in paper currency since the 1600s, beginning with the Colonial period. Since the Colonial period, American paper
Stars of Political Cartooning - Art Young
Each day this month I will be profiling a notable political cartoonist. Since the choices are vast, I’ve decided to slim the numbers down a bit and eliminate living cartoonists. …