Stellar Students: Maps and Globes... Continents and Oceans... Oh my!
5th grade. Instead of "pick up sticks" it's "pick up states" Each stick has a state on one side and a capital on the other. Students must say either the state or the capital before they can keep the stick.
A timeline like this could be used during 4th grade Celebrate Freedom Week to identify the order of events of: Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution, the American Revolution, Emancipation Proclamation, and the Women's Suffrage Movement.
Awesome ideas for Social Studies in a 21st century middle school classroom