5th Grade Social Studies

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Lots of ideas here to help you organize a Wax Museum. Awesome way to integrate social studies and reading and writing and the kids (and parents) really enjoy it too! Students can also create a Wax Museum of their favorite literary character! 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Science Activities, Study History, History Class, Teaching History, Teaching Resources

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Creative Ideas and Quality Common Core Aligned Teaching Materials From My Classroom To Yours

3 branches of government song (three blind mice) 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Student Teaching, Fun Activities, History Activities, History Classroom, History Education

Fraction Game, Task Cards and Manic Monday FREEBIE

The common core expectations for fractions have several differences from the way we were teaching fractions before. For example one word w...

Anchor Charts to Help Teach Financial Literacy to Your Students Financial Literacy Anchor Charts to Teach Money Skills to Your StudentsFinancial Literacy Anchor Charts to Teach Money Skills to Your Students Classroom Money System, Classroom Rewards, 5th Grade Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Organization, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas, 5th Grade Behavior, Monopoly Classroom

Our Class Economy System Kids really enjoy earning and spending money in the classroom. I especially love "desk tax" every Friday. The kids quickly learn the value of a dollar. Plus, it's a great behavior management system!

links to great government games and activities on this post! Everything you need to suppliment your government unit is here!Get links to great government games and activities on this post! Everything you need to suppliment your government unit is here! 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Student Teaching, Government Lessons, Teaching Government, 3 Branches Of Government

How Does Government Work?

Every citizen needs to know about how our government works! That information needs to start early, and needs to be easy to under...

Declaration of Independence Intro - Morgan Freeman 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, School Resources, History Teachers, Teaching History, History Classroom, Classroom Projects

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Colonial Hanger People, Grade Social Studies For grade I would use people from CA Gold Rush, mission life, & or Native Americans. 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas

Open House 2013

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

Materials and Directions for Teaching Latitude and Longitude With Battleship Game This is game looks awesome! A way to use games in the class to keep it fun while teaching content as well! 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Study History, History Education, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching Resources

Materials and Directions for Teaching Latitude and Longitude With Battleship Game

Teaching latitude and longitude can be fun - treat your students with a game of battleship to reinforce the correct order to state latitude and longitude out loud and to solidify the student's ability to quickly find a verbally given absolute location. Included is the image used as a game piece, the rules of the game, and a script sheet.

Learn how improve comprehension by using Illustrated Notes in your classroom in Science and Social Studies! This is also a good approach for reaching your visual learners. 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, Teaching Secondary, Science Notes

How to Use Illustrated Notes in the Classroom | One Stop Teacher Shop

Hi there! I’m Lauren from Teaching is the Sweetest Thing, and I am beyond excited to have a chance to guest post for Kristin. Two years ago, I blogged frequently and L-O-V-E-D every second of it. However, the demands of my own classroom and my family necessitated my blog hibernating for a short time. It will definitely make it’s reappearance one day, but...Read More »

The Scarlet Stockings Spy! Teaching upper intermediate and middle school students using picture books for the American Revolution. Highly motivating story with incredible pictures! Using Words that Are Specific and Accurate 4th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Study History, History Books, History Class, Women's History, Virginia Studies, Mentor Texts

Crossroads of the Revolution

Provides educators with resources and recommendations for using picture books with upper elementary and middle school students.

Life is Better Messy Anyway: Thinking Like a Delegate: Constitution Day 2012 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Constitution Day, Study History, Founding Fathers

The Half Full Chronicles

A few weeks ago, a teacher-friend (Miss Kazanowski - find her blog here) and I started chatting through Twitter about having our students collaborate on a writing project through Google Docs. This teacher-friend and I live in different cities and teach in different school districts - so we had the perfect opportunity in the palm of our hands! First, we structured our first "meeting" as a Missouri Mystery Skype. By this point, both of our classes have participated in Mystery Skypes prior…

The Hardcover of the The Last Brother: A Civil War Tale (Tales of Young Americans Series) by Trinka Hakes Noble, Robert Papp 4th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Activities, History Classroom, Educational Activities, Virginia Studies, 5th Grade Teachers, Young Americans

A Nation Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Picture Books

Provides educators with resources and recommendations for using picture books with upper elementary and middle school students.