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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 make these- but they really are a blast and so meaningful to make. I first put the kids into groups of 3 or 4. Then, they used a landform map in their Social Studies book to sketch where the mountains and deserts are located. This just helps them get a start when they begin painting the plains on the map. After they have an idea of where the mountains…

I do not have much experience with flip books but I have found quite a few examples when looking for ideas. They seem like a great interactive way for students to learn and engage with topics, in this case landforms. 4th Grade Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Social Science, School Classroom, Teaching Ideas

Landform Flipbook

Landform Flipbook FREEBIE - What a great, hands-on way to learn about social studies landforms!

World Thinking Day is celebrated by Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world on February each year. Explore our World Thinking Day activities and resources. Geography Activities, Geography For Kids, Teaching Geography, World Geography, Gcse Geography, Geography Classroom, Geography Worksheets, 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom

My Country Study

This four page printable is designed to encourage children to do some really good research about a country of their choice, and put together a book that they will be proud of! We've asked them to compile all sorts of interesting facts but left room for creativity too.

use social data? A helpful list of engaging and illustrated social studies texts aligned to the CCSS.A helpful list of engaging and illustrated social studies texts aligned to the CCSS. Common Core Social Studies, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Elementary Social Studies, Educational Activities, Study History

10 Authors for Elementary School Social Studies Teachers to Know

The Common Core State Standards are being rolled out this fall, and teachers around the United States are looking for ways to incorporate more nonfiction books into their lessons. I have been devot…

United States History Activities That Your Students Will Lov.-United States History Activities That Your Students Will Love! – Student Savvy Creative US History Lessons and Ideas for Students - Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, American History Lessons, History Education, History Teachers, British History, College Teaching, European History, Ancient History

United States History Activities That Your Students Will Love! – Student Savvy

Creative U.S. History Ideas for the Classroom

Second Graders: economics, communities goods and services for fir. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Economics For Kids, Teaching Economics, Student Teaching, Teaching Ideas, First Grade Science

Communities, Goods and Services, Consumers and Producers

economics, communities & goods and services for first and second graders $

creative writing project~Building the landforms on imaginary islands.Landforms creative writing project~Building the landforms on imaginary islands. Geography Activities, Ocean Activities, Geography Lessons, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Science Lessons, Geography For Kids, 2nd Grade Geography, Earth Science Activities

Learning About Landforms - Around the Kampfire

Week 3: Learning About Landforms: Lots of ideas for teaching and writing about landforms.

Countries - FREE printable color and learn about 18 countries from all around the world - use as coloring sheets or make a book for preschool, kindergarten, grade, grade, grade Around The World Theme, Holidays Around The World, Around The Worlds, Around The World Crafts For Kids, Schools Around The World, Flags Of The World, Geography For Kids, World Geography, Geography Activities

FREE 18 Countries of the World Book

Countries - FREE printable color and learn about 18 countries from all around the world - use as coloring sheets or make a book for preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade

foldables in an interactive notebook for maps and landforms unit in social studies.Using foldables in an interactive notebook for maps and landforms unit in social studies. 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Themes, Geography Classroom, Teaching Geography, Teaching History

More on My Social Studies Interactive Notebook

This post includes more pictures of my social studies interactive notebooks we have used this school year. You will see most of the information in this post are foldables from Dinah Zike and mine is lacking color like the students. Global grid system notes Maps versus globes Venn diagram Parts of a map foldable Vocabulary to accompany our textbook Landforms found above and below sea level foldable Types of landforms foldable Cornell notes on South America from our textbook This is a bad copy…

Kindergarten CVC Word Center – CVC Word Literacy Center This FREE kindergarten literacy centers is a fantastic activity to practice CVC Words. Use this freebie during literacy centers, guided reading, or morning tubs! Literacy Stations, Literacy Activities, Literacy Centers, Letter Activities, Reading Activities, Guided Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Learning, Reading Resources

Kindergarten CVC Word Center - CVC Word Literacy Center

This FREE kindergarten literacy centers is a fantastic activity to practice CVC Words. Use this freebie during literacy centers, guided reading, or morning tubs!

Bill of Rights - First Ten Amendments to the US Constitution. The bill of rights is important to society. How're these important still today and what laws relate to them. 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Teachers, Teaching American History, American History Lessons, Teaching History, History Activities

Constitution Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History

Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. These are my Constitution Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for our students ("high-risk" with poor reading skills). After teaching American history to 8th graders for a few years, I've developed this webpage in the hopes that it can help first year teachers get…

is a music and video based reading comprehension and reading fluency program developed by teachers to improve reading skills. Free to signup. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Teaching 5th Grade, 3rd Grade Reading, Student Reading, Improve Reading Skills, Reading Lessons, Readers Workshop, Music Classroom

Free Reading Comprehension and Reading Fluency Trials For Teachers, Parents & Tutors

Try this MLK holiday lesson in your classroom for free. Lyrics2Learn is a year-round reading comprehension program that is proven to improve student reading scores. Sign up today and try these engaging hiphop and rock video lessons with your students!

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Community Helpers Activities - Reading Comprehension Passages K-2

These Community Helpers reading comprehension passages for ESL Newcomer K-3 can be used in your class to help your students with reading comprehension skills as well as with test taking skills. Please take a preview peek! Included: 5 engaging passages with 2 multiple choice questions and 1 written response. Police Officers Firefighters Teachers Mail Carriers Nurses