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Geography R us!

April 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

If you are teaching geography, World Geography Games is for you!  Select from wide variety of options (the fifth-grade teacher in me made me select the United States) from mountains to islands to atmospheres and oceans.  These would be great as a group project on an interactive whiteboard, stations in the classroom or practice at […]

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Investigate the Civil War on the iPad

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Ripped Apart is a new (free) app Richard Byrne shared on iPad Apps for School.  You are an intern at the Smithsonian and need to uncover clues using their primary resources. Using illustrations, letters, and other artifacts as clues, can you solve  the mystery? There is also a companion website. For the complete post (as […]

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Social Studies and ELA- Perfect Together

March 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

  Elementary students examine Wartime Poetry as they Work With Similes with this ReadWriteThink lesson » http://t.co/LfHjMHoobn — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) March 20, 2015

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What’s your conflict?

March 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

  United States conflicts from 1775 to the present are detailed in this interactive timeline from the Smithsonian.  The Price of Freedom uses video, text, and artifacts, to outline the causes, events, and leaders of the time.  There are also learning resources. How could your students use this site?  I am willing to wager most […]

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