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Lots of fun lesson ideas and activities for teaching elementary and middle school social studies. Educators will find resources on geography, map skills, history, culture, political science, economics, and so much more!

Samson's Shoppe | Grade 4, 5, 6 and 7 Science Ideas
Help your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students explore the truth about Christopher Columbus and how European exploration impacted indigenous peoples with three engaging social studies activities. Featuring the picture book Encounter by Jane Yolen, these lessons teach students about the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe and are the perfect way to enhance a unit on Christopher Columbus, Indigenous People's Day, or European explorers.

Christopher Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This social studies teaching lesson includes three activities to use to enhance your Christopher Columbus, National Indigenous Peoples Day or a unit on European explorers. Activities use the picture books, Encounter by Jane Yolen to teach students of the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe ...

Help your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students explore the truth about Christopher Columbus and how European exploration impacted indigenous peoples with three engaging social studies activities. Featuring the picture book Encounter by Jane Yolen, these lessons teach students about the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe and are the perfect way to enhance a unit on Christopher Columbus, Indigenous People's Day, or European explorers.

Christopher Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This social studies teaching lesson includes three activities to use to enhance your Christopher Columbus, National Indigenous Peoples Day or a unit on European explorers. Activities use the picture books, Encounter by Jane Yolen to teach students of the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe ...

Celebrate Halloween in your upper elementary classroom with this Halloween reading activity about the origins of the holiday! Your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will love reading about the spooky history of Halloween and completing a fun Halloween writing activity on pumpkin paper about their favorite Halloween tradition. This is a perfect way to connect with your upper elementary students this fall, whether in the classroom or distance learning!

Halloween Reading and Writing Activity for Upper Elementary

Celebrate Halloween by reading and learning about the origin of this holiday. Students will read the student friendly informative text to learn about the fascinating details of the spooky history of Halloween. Comprehension will be assessed through questioning. Students will also complete an activit...

Integrate reading and social studies with this nonfiction text features resource pack. Students will learn about the nonfiction text features and integrate them into social studies topics.

Nonfiction Text Features: Reading & Social Studies Integrated Series

Integrate social studies into reading... it can be done! The time administrators allow to teach social studies seems to be shrinking, unfortunately. Of course, success in reading is critical for our students but teaching the history of our nation, the basics of government, and citizenship skills sho...

Celebrate Halloween in your upper elementary classroom with this Halloween reading activity about the origins of the holiday! Your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will love reading about the spooky history of Halloween and completing a fun Halloween writing activity on pumpkin paper about their favorite Halloween tradition. This is a perfect way to connect with your upper elementary students this fall, whether in the classroom or distance learning!

Halloween Reading and Writing Activity for Upper Elementary

Celebrate Halloween by reading and learning about the origin of this holiday. Students will read the student friendly informative text to learn about the fascinating details of the spooky history of Halloween. Comprehension will be assessed through questioning. Students will also complete an activit...

Everything you need to teach your upper elementary social studies students about the U.S. presidential election! This presidential election unit teaches students about the presidential election process, electoral college, political parties, and election campaigns using nonfiction readings and sketch notes graphic organizers. Your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade social studies students will show what they've learned by writing and recording a campaign speech to become president.

U.S. Presidential Election Unit

Teach students about the 2020 presidential election using the included print and digital distance learning lessons and activities. Students will learn about the Electoral College, Political Parties, and the Election Process through the included print and remote learning materials. To review the conc...

Help your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students explore the truth about Christopher Columbus and how European exploration impacted indigenous peoples with three engaging social studies activities. Featuring the picture book Encounter by Jane Yolen, these lessons teach students about the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe and are the perfect way to enhance a unit on Christopher Columbus, Indigenous People's Day, or European explorers.

Christopher Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This social studies teaching lesson includes three activities to use to enhance your Christopher Columbus, National Indigenous Peoples Day or a unit on European explorers. Activities use the picture books, Encounter by Jane Yolen to teach students of the treatment of the Native American Taino tribe ...

If you're looking for a five themes of geography activity for upper elementary social studies, this digital distance learning unit is for you! Teach your students about human-environment interaction, location, movement, place, and region with a Google Slides lesson and a five themes of geography writing activity. This distance learning activity is perfect for online teaching and learning in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade social studies! #upperelementary #socialstudies #distancelearning Five Themes Of Geography, Geography Activities, Writing Activities, 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Resources, Introduction Activities, Human Environment, Map Skills, Upper Elementary

Five Themes of Geography Digital Unit for Distance Learning

Teach the five themes of geography using this digital remote learning unit. Students will learn about human - environment interaction, location, movement, place, and region through the powerpoint presentation and reading of Google Slides. Assess their knowledge using the essay and Google Form assess...

Teach your upper elementary social studies students about the European exploration and colonization of North America using this digital exploration and colonization activity! Students will learn about European explorers and the colonies they created. Engage your 4th, 5th, and 6th graders with this Google slides reading activity, jigsaw activity, and Flipbook whether distance learning or in your socialstudies classroom. #upperelementary #socialstudies #distancelearning 7th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Science, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Reading Activities, Science Activities, Learning Process, Fun Learning

European Colonization of America Distance Learning Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This digital distance learning activity will teach students about European exploration and colonization of America. Students will learn about European countries that sent out explorers to help them gain more land, power, and spread religious beliefs and where their colonies formed in America. They w...

Teach your middle school students about September 11th with this digital activity for distance learning.  Students learn about the events of September 11th, the events that preceded it, and its aftermath using a digital reading activity on Google slides.  This digital social studies resource is easy to use for remote teaching and learning in 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade social studies!  #socialstudies #middleschool #distancelearning 7th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Elementary Science, Upper Elementary, Student Learning, Fun Learning, Student Information, Social Studies Resources, Learning Process

September 11 Digital Lessons for Middle School

Teach your students about Patriot Day using this Google Slide digital reading activity. This learning activity details the events of September 11. Students will learn about the events of 9/11, the events that preceded it, and its aftermath. Like this resource? Check out the bundle and save 20% by cl...

Teach your upper elementary social studies students about the European exploration and colonization of North America using this digital exploration and colonization activity! Students will learn about European explorers and the colonies they created. Engage your 4th, 5th, and 6th graders with this Google slides reading activity, jigsaw activity, and Flipbook whether distance learning or in your socialstudies classroom. #upperelementary #socialstudies #distancelearning Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Reading Activities, Science Activities, Learning Process, Fun Learning, 7th Grade Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Political Science

European Colonization of America Distance Learning Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This digital distance learning activity will teach students about European exploration and colonization of America. Students will learn about European countries that sent out explorers to help them gain more land, power, and spread religious beliefs and where their colonies formed in America. They w...

Everything you need to teach your upper elementary social studies students about the U.S. presidential election while distance learning! This digital presidential election unit teaches students about the presidential election process, electoral college, political parties, and election campaigns using nonfiction readings and sketch notes graphic organizers. Your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade social studies students will also write and record a campaign speech to become president. 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Elementary Science, Upper Elementary, Presidential Election Process, Rubrics For Projects, Sketch Notes, Blended Learning, Learning Process

U.S. Presidential Election Unit for Distance Learning

Teach students about the 2020 presidential election using the included print and digital distance learning lessons and activities. Students will learn about the Electoral College, Political Parties, and the Election Process through the included print and remote learning materials. To review the conc...

Teach your upper elementary social studies students about the European exploration and colonization of North America using this digital exploration and colonization activity! Students will learn about European explorers and the colonies they created. Engage your 4th, 5th, and 6th graders with this Google slides reading activity, jigsaw activity, and Flipbook whether distance learning or in your socialstudies classroom. #upperelementary #socialstudies #distancelearning Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Learning Process, Fun Learning, 7th Grade Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Middle School Science, Reading Activities, Google Drive

European Colonization of America Distance Learning Activity for Upper Elementary Social Studies

This digital distance learning activity will teach students about European exploration and colonization of America. Students will learn about European countries that sent out explorers to help them gain more land, power, and spread religious beliefs and where their colonies formed in America. They w...

If you're looking for resources to teach about September 11 while distance learning, this digital Patriots Day Bundle is for you! I'm sharing two engaging digital activites for your middle school classroom that teach students about what happened on September 11th, the events that led to the attack, and how the U.S. transformed and grew afterward. Students will also watch a video about hero Welles Crowther and discuss character traits that make a hero. #distancelearning 7th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Science, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Map Skills, Literacy Skills, Society Quotes, Patriots Day

September 11 Patriots Day Digital Activities Bundle

Teach students about the events of September 11 using these digital activities. Students will utilize Google Slides to learn about events that led to 9/11, what happened on September 11th, and how the nation transformed and grew after the attacks. Students will also view a video on the hero, Welles ...

Everything you need to teach your upper elementary social studies students about the U.S. presidential election while distance learning! This digital presidential election unit teaches students about the presidential election process, electoral college, political parties, and election campaigns using nonfiction readings and sketch notes graphic organizers. Your 4th, 5th, and 6th grade social studies students will also write and record a campaign speech to become president. 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Elementary Science, Upper Elementary, Presidential Election Process, 7th Grade Classroom, Sketch Notes, Political Party, Graphic Organizers

U.S. Presidential Election Unit for Distance Learning

Teach students about the 2020 presidential election using the included print and digital distance learning lessons and activities. Students will learn about the Electoral College, Political Parties, and the Election Process through the included print and remote learning materials. To review the conc...

If you're looking for resources to teach about September 11 while distance learning, this digital Patriots Day Bundle is for you! I'm sharing two engaging digital activites for your middle school classroom that teach students about what happened on September 11th, the events that led to the attack, and how the U.S. transformed and grew afterward. Students will also watch a video about hero Welles Crowther and discuss character traits that make a hero. #distancelearning 7th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Science, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Map Skills, Literacy Skills, Society Quotes, Patriots Day

September 11 Patriots Day Digital Activities Bundle

Teach students about the events of September 11 using these digital activities. Students will utilize Google Slides to learn about events that led to 9/11, what happened on September 11th, and how the nation transformed and grew after the attacks. Students will also view a video on the hero, Welles ...