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Social studies activities

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I randomly came up with this idea during the last week of school. One of my reading groups had finished their book and project before any of the other groups had finished. Instead of giving them a new book (there was only one week left), I quickly created this template and told them to pick an event in history and research it. I had one boy choose the Vikings, someone else chose the atomic bomb, a girl wanted the great depression, and another student picked the Korean war. I loved that…

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A Trip Across Canada ~ This Canadian Province, Territories, & Mapping unit has 135 pages of social studies activities to teach your students about the 13 Canadian province and territories and about Canadian geography and mapping! Includes full colour posters for each province and territories, questions sheets, activities, printable mini-book, tons of fun ways to learn the map of Canada, as well as lesson suggestions are included. This comprehensive unit is great for Canadian classrooms and…

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Literacy in History and Social Studies: Learning Station Activities to Meet CCSS builds student interest, allows for inquiry, and increases student achievement. Includes Common Core State Standards matrices. Can be used for center activities, whole-class instruction, or individual assignments. History and Social Studies topics include: Civil War, Westward Migration, Immigration, Women’s Suffrage, and Citizenship: Rights and Responsibilities. This workbook includes 46 pages Grades 6-8

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