This is the list of discussion strategies I wish someone had given to me when I started teaching. Whether you are a first year teacher or an experienced English teacher, there is a teaching strategy here for everyone!
BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT JIGSAW ACTIVITIES This 15 page branches of government packet specifically covers grade Common Core Standards , , , but could easily be made part of a social studies government unit at other grade levels.
Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking History/Social Studies Task Cards! 88 task cards that can be used with any textbook and with any topic of history. You will be blown away by the discussions your students will have!
Perfect for Social Studies integration with ELA. Government texts for & grade good for use in Social Studies context or integrated into ELA during guided reading groups, could also be given as homework. Common core questions and answer keys included.
This Common Core reading and social studies activity is interesting and thought-provoking for students. Students will work in a cooperative group to examine scenarios with realistic people. They will decide if the person's rights were respected, according
I love new Ideas for using graphic organizers in the secondary classroom. These are perfect for my middle school students and can help them in their high school classes, too. I love SPRITE, but I like Face-Off for some of my American and World History les