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Entries Tagged as 'Content – Social Studies'

The complete rainforest

May 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science, Content - Social Studies

The Rainforest Concern is an interactive introduction.  Students can explore its features, facts, concerns, sounds and more!  I liked the format- easy to follow for younger students but with enough details to captivate older students as well. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Taking a bite out of

May 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Bullying!  McGruff is back to work on bullies.  Use the games and videos to help you students understand both the issues and the solutions. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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It’s never too late

May 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math, Content - Science, Content - Social Studies

Even though this blog post in the The Learning Network was posted in September, I think it is valuable for those looking for EOY lessons as well as those thinking about next year.   This resource can help you with plans, informative texts and current events.  I recently stumbled across the 6 Questions from the News.

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From where they came

May 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

And where they went.  These Google Maps are animated to show the history of transatlantic slavery – their ports of departure, where they were purchased, and where they disembarked. Visit Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Visualization. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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