Transportation 9 Must Make Anchor Charts for Social Studies. I love anchor charts for students with special learning needs. They are great visual reminders and a way to organize what you want the kids to know in a simple and engaging format.
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It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.
A list and links to books for inspiring compassion for those less fortunate. These books are perfect springboards for discussions on compassion and empathy with your students.