Students engage in Social Studies through games, real life activities, reader's theatre and more! Find out more about using centers in the first grade classroom to make Social Studies more meaningful. DANCING INTO FIRST
Making map and buildings - use houses and signs from other posts. This would be a good project for peer tutoring activity - would have to span several sessions and could use it for teaching between growth spurts.
Social Studies Interactive Notebook for 3rd Grade
This social studies interactive notebook for third grade is perfect for your classroom and activities. Bring common core and learning to your students with these fun classroom templates.
How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles
Learn how to use inquiry circles in Social Studies class. Great for reviewing topics, and teaching the Common Core.
Engage your students using social studies labs! Great if you teach in a special education classroom.
Turn historical figures into Wanted Figures. This can especially effective if you have students take the point of view of one side of a war or battle. Why would the English put George Washington on a Wanted Poster?
Social studies projects for the end of the year. Perfect for upper grade classrooms!!
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Long Ago Informative Writing & a FREEBIE
Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students will love comparing long ago to today in social studies. So many engaging activities including an interactive past vs present flap book. Perfect also to teach informative writing.