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This is a biography bottle. The students used water bottles to make the body of the famous person they were studying. Most social studies classes have a biography unit and this would be such a fun way to make a visual to go along with the presentation. 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Classroom Activities, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Ideas, Social Studies Projects, Kindergarten Themes

Biography Bottles @ The Millbrae Library

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Teaching in Room Answering Textbook Questions. Foldable, read, think, share with groups, groups choose best answer to post for class discussion. Easy for teacher to asses! Motivating for students! Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Learning, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science Fair

Answering Textbook Questions...FUN!

Upper elementary blog with practical, rigorous, classroom tested ideas to implement with your students.

My students LOVE making these fun candy landform maps each year. Now let me j… My students LOVE making these fun candy landform maps each year. Now let me just tell you- I am always wiped out by the end of the day wh… Geography Lessons, Teaching Geography, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, History Education, Teaching Ideas, Geography Activities, Dinosaur Activities

3D Landform Maps!

My students LOVE making these fun 3D landform maps each year. Now let me just tell you- I am always wiped out by the end of the day when we...

Elementary Art -- Totem Poles -- The big word for this project was stylize. - Elementary Art — Totem Poles — The big word for this project was stylize. We learned that some - Totem Pole Art, Pilgrims And Indians, Classe D'art, 4th Grade Art, 4th Grade Crafts, Fourth Grade, 3rd Grade Art Lesson, Native American Crafts, Native American Totem Poles

4th Grade Totem Poles

4th graders just finished a lesson about totem poles. Students learned about the significance of totem poles and that they were...

Love, love Keep it, Junk it! To Engage Them All: Grudgeball, Text Mapping, Keep it or Junk It and More.Engaging Middle Schoolers in Social Studies and Nonfiction Text! 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Middle School History, Middle School Reading, Middle School Classroom

Grudgeball, Text Mapping, Keep it or Junk It and More....

Three day weekend.....yeah!!!!! I actually laid down today during my midget's nap and both of us slept for three hours. Needless to say, m...

Classroom debate outline: Organize a friendly class debate Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Public Speaking Activities, Professor, Speech And Debate, Persuasive Writing, Essay Writing

Classroom Debate Outline: How to organize a friendly class debate on ANY topic!

This classroom debate outline is designed to help teachers organize effective inquiry-based classroom debates. The documents within this file gives students a step-by-step outline of what they need to include in their debate, what they need to say, and when they need to say it! Debate is an importan...

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. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Projects, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, History Education, Teaching Ideas

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles | One Stop Teacher Shop

Over the past few years, I have been incorporating inquiry circles into my classroom through Social Studies and Science. Inquiry circles are a lot like most research projects. I would say the main difference is how they start. Getting Started with Inquiry Circles I always start inquiry circle projects towards the end of a Unit. […]

The Create-a-Country Geography Skills Project requires students -- upper elementary, middle, or high school -- to demonstrate fundamental geography skills. in a fun, engaging way. -- END OF YEAR PROJECT? Social Studies Projects, 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Classroom Community, Geography Lessons, Teaching Geography, Teaching History

The Create-a-Country Geography Skills Project

This is the create-a-country project which requires students -- upper elementary, middle, or high school -- to demonstrate fundamental geography skills. I mention it is a scalable assignment. Simply, there are different versions of this two-part assignment here: an upper elementary school assignm...

Here are some great ways to teach many common core standards through Social Studies inquiry circles. A great way to do research projects in the classroom! social study How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Classroom, History Education, Common Core Social Studies, Social Studies Projects 5th

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles | One Stop Teacher Shop

Over the past few years, I have been incorporating inquiry circles into my classroom through Social Studies and Science. Inquiry circles are a lot like most research projects. I would say the main difference is how they start. Getting Started with Inquiry Circles I always start inquiry circle projects towards the end of a Unit. […]

Native American corn grinding activity--calls for a tub, a rock, and some dried corn 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, American Corn, American Day, American History, Native American Lessons, Native American Projects, Preschool Science

Native American Corn Grinding Activity

Using flat rocks and dried corn, students get an idea of how it is to grind corn

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Social Studies: Communities

We watched the Brainpop Jr about Community Helpers. We made a grid of important people in the community and discussed What If We DIDN'T...

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