Here is an interactive graphic novel chronicling the beginning of Washington’s military career. It includes several activities (selecting clothing, resources). This would be good projected or in stations. For the complete post, please visit the TeachersFirst site here.
Entries Tagged as 'Social Studies'
December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
Wonder what it would have been like to ride the Underground Railroad? With this Scholastic site, your students can go back and time visit this era. This site includes Teacher Support as well as student activities. (from Free Technology for Teachers- read the complete post here.)
October 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
The subtitle explains this entire site- A Teachers Guide to Interpreting Objects and Writing History. Designed for an AP History class, I think you could adapt their methods for other high school classes. This site includes a teaching guide as well as writing assignments. To read the complete post click here (from TeachersFirst).
September 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies
Have you played The Bean Game? Complete with handouts and directions, all you need to add are beans. This teaches younger children about making choices- and that we seldom can chose everything we want. Using the beans, students make a variety of selections (housing, communications, insurances, and savings). They then suffer an income (bean) loss [...]