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The Three Branches of Government- 3rd Grade                                                                                                                                                                                 More 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Social Studies Projects 5th, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching History, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips, Government Lessons

I would read, "What Are the Branches of Government?" by, Jennifer Boothroyd TOPIC: Roles and Systems of Government CONTENT STATEMENT: Governments have authority to make and enforce laws.

Classroom discussion strategies for engaging all students Middle School Ela, Middle School Advisory, Middle School English, Middle School Teachers, Avid Strategies, Revision Strategies, Cooperative Learning Strategies, Classroom Management Strategies, Kagen Strategies

10 Student Led Discussion Strategies for Whole Class Discussion

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 4th grade Common Core Standards SL.4.1a , SL.4.1b , SL.4.1d , SL.4.4, SL.4.6 but could easily be made part of a social studies government unit at other grade levels. 5th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Student Teaching, Social Studies Activities, Social Studies Classroom, Government Lessons, Teaching Government, History Classroom, Teaching History

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! $ Middle School Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Tools, Classroom Ideas, History Activities, History Education, Social Studies Activities, Free Education, History Teachers
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Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for History/Social Studies

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! U.S. Government texts for 4th & 5th grade PERFECT 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. Common Core Social Studies, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, 5th Grade Ela, Teaching 5th Grade, Social Studies Activities, Social Studies Classroom, Student Teaching, Teaching History
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United States Government: Passages

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.

Starting Out with Sentence Stems- This post has ideas for using sentence stems in math, social studies, and science.  | The Science Penguin Stems, Social Studies, Flipping, Drift Wood, Trunks, Social Science, Sociology

Starting Out with Sentence Stems

Starting Out with Sentence Stems- This post has ideas for using sentence stems in math, social studies, and science. | The Science Penguin

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 to the Bill of Rights. Students are also asked to correlate the scenario to an Amendment in the Bill of Rights. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Student Teaching, Government Lessons, Teaching Government, Middle School History
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Bill of Rights in Everyday Life

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

40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better

40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better

40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better

One lesson to engage them all - LOTR ;-) 7th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Time, Teaching History, Middle School Classroom, Spanish Classroom, Classroom Setup

I took my students to South Africa and we never left the classroom: How to make global connections!

“We just gloss over the Declaration of Independence at our school. The words are just too hard for my 5th graders to understand.” I’m sure you can imagine the look on my face. It … Social Studies Classroom, 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Projects, Teaching Social Studies, Social Studies Resources, Teaching History, High School World History, School Lessons, School Tips

Teach the Declaration of Independence the Fun Way!

“We just gloss over the Declaration of Independence at our school. The words are just too hard for my graders to understand.” I’m sure you can imagine the look on my face.

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 lessons. And the last one is a great tool for any social studies classroom. History Classroom, Social Studies Classroom, High School Classroom, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Jobs, High School History, High School Classes

My Favorite Graphic Organizers for the Classroom

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

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