Teaching U.S. History

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Are you looking for some creative teaching strategies for US History? Look no further! This board contains a ton of engaging lessons for the secondary classroom for American History. If you teach middle school or high school social studies follow this board. #ushistory #teachingstrategies

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John Locke's Natural Rights Philosophy | Lecture & Activity | Print & Digital

This engaging power point presentation reviews the natural rights philosophy of the famous Enlightenment philosopher, John Locke. Students are engaged because they are constantly being asked to predict how John Locke would answer a series of questions. Students take notes on the Cornell Notes templa...

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Interactive Student Notebook | BINDER | Directions & Grading Rubric

Get your secondary students organized with the Interactive, Organized Student Binder! No wasted time with cutting and pasting! Detailed student directions and grading rubric are included as well as a list of suggestions for the teacher. Not only will your students be able to organize all their assig...

Compromises of the Constitutional Convention Group Activity - print or digital Social Studies Resources, Teacher Resources, Classroom Resources, Interactive Activities, Group Activities, Teaching Science, Social Science, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools

Compromises of the Constitutional Convention | Group Activity | Print & Digital

Your students will be engaged in this fun and interactive activity. Cooperative groups will work together to predict the compromises of the Constitution. White boards can be used to display their predictions and points will be awarded to those groups who predicted correctly! After the answers are ...

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1920s Harlem Renaissance | Art Gallery Walk Activity | DISTANCE LEARNING

Your students will feel as if they stepped back in time to the Harlem Renaissance with this engaging activity. To begin, students will be introduced to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's with a short film clip and lecture. They will take notes on the creative lecture template provided. They will t...

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World Organizations Scavenger Hunt Activity |Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

For this activity students will be assigned one of the World Organizations to research (websites are listed) and will have to teach their group members about their organization. Both Print & Digital (Google drive) versions included! Perfect for Distance Learning!This Power Point includes detaile...

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World Organizations Scavenger Hunt Activity |Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

For this activity students will be assigned one of the World Organizations to research (websites are listed) and will have to teach their group members about their organization. Both Print & Digital (Google drive) versions included! Perfect for Distance Learning!This Power Point includes detaile...

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PACING GUIDE (Yearly) | U.S. History | FREE! | Secondary | 11th Grade

This FREE product is a yearly pacing guide for secondary U.S. History (11th) grade. It is based on California standards but could be used by most state schools. Enjoy!To make your life easier, you may be interested in my MONEY-SAVING BUNDLES! Just follow the link below!BUNDLES***********************...

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MEGA BUNDLE for U.S. History |1st Semester Units 1-5 |SAVE $ | DISTANCE LEARNING

This product includes everything you need to teach first semester, secondary American History class. Both Print & Digital (Google Docs) versions included! Great for Distance Learning.*This product includes both a print and digital version compatible with Google Classroom. Both teacher and studen...

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Civil Rights Movement | BUNDLE |Secondary U.S History | DISTANCE LEARNING

This product includes everything you need to teach a 20-day unit on The Civil Rights Movement for your secondary U.S. History class. Both Print & Digital (Google drive) versions included! Perfect for Distance Learning.Purchase in BUNDLE and you will automatically save 20% off of each product! A ...

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Korean War Student Centered Activity | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This is an engaging, student-centered activity about U.S. involvement in the Korean War (1950-1953). Both Print & Digital (Google drive) versions included! Perfect for distance learning.This purchase includes the following:  Anticipation Guide Colorful Korean War Map 2-page Reading and Revie...

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Civil Rights Movement Learning Centers | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This Civil Rights Movement Learning Centers activity is one of my FAVORITE student-centered activities. Students rotate between six different Learning Centers where, with their group, they read information about a specific topic related to Civil Rights and complete a corresponding "Data Sheet". The...

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Cold War | US Foreign Policy in the Late Cold War “Tweet” Activity

Your students will be engaged in this fun and interactive activity. Students will learn about US foreign policy at the end of the Cold War by creating news "Tweets" about each of the 6 events below:Nixon's Policy of Détente Pinochet's Coup in ChileCarter's Human Rights InitiativesReagan's Defense B...

Contemporary Presidents WebQuest Print and Digital High School History, Us History, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Secondary, Classroom Tools, Teaching History, Creative Teaching

Contemporary Presidents | Web Quest | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

This student-centered research activity includes a 3-page web quest for the contemporary Presidents from Gerald Ford to Donald Trump. Students will follow the link to find information about the Presidents such as political experience, domestic and foreign policy, and major events during their Presid...

This 2-page, common-core aligned source analysis worksheet will help students to understand the causes of the Korean War and containment policy. Diverse types of sources are included for your students to analyze. The SOUPSTone strategy is used. Common-core aligned! Both Print & Digital (Google ... Creative Teaching, Teaching Science, Social Science, Activity Centers, Learning Centers, Activity World, Teaching Secondary, High School History, Primary Sources

Cold War | The Korean War | SOAPSTone Primary Source Analysis |DISTANCE LEARNING

This 2-page, common-core aligned source analysis worksheet will help students to understand the causes of the Korean War and containment policy. Diverse types of sources are included for your students to analyze. The SOUPSTone strategy is used. Common-core aligned! Both Print & Digital (Google ...

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Great Depression | The Causes of the Great Depression DBQ | DISTANCE LEARNING

For this common-core aligned activity students will analyze primary and secondary sources to determine the causes of the Great Depression in the United States. First, students will read and answer critical-thinking questions to obtain historical context about the time period. They will then analyze ...

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First Amendment | Jigsaw Activity | Print & Digital | DISTANCE LEARNING

Your students will be engaged in this fun and collaborative jigsaw activity. Each student in a group will be assigned one of the rights from the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution to research and complete critical-thinking questions. They will then share answers with their team members. Both P...