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Great Depression ESCAPE ROOM: Dust Bowl, Roaring Twenties, Stock Market

Great Depression ESCAPE ROOM: Dust Bowl, Roaring Twenties, Stock Market

The Great Depression Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Great Depression. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review the Great Depression, Dust Bowl, the Roaring Twenties or FDR. The Great Depression Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Great Depression. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Great Depression. The best age range for this resource is 9+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/u-s-history-escape-rooms-bundle-11809981 ">BUNDLE: 4 US HISTORY ESCAPE ROOMS!</a>
lisaf5005
USA Presidents and States and Elections Quiz US

USA Presidents and States and Elections Quiz US

US Presidential Election States Quiz - 6 rounds and over 40 Questions. End of term Quiz Citizenship Politics. This resource contains 1xPowerPoint 1x Student Answer Sheet (PDF and PPT Version) and all the answers!! Contains 6 Rounds: Guess the politician , Name the candidates?, Can you identify the state?, Matching up Presidents and terms in office , Whats that number? Electoral college votes and more… This Powerpoint contains 20+ slides with Quiz Questions about the US Presidential Election between Trump and Clinton. This PPT will teach students the common features of the US Presidential elections and States in a fun and engaging way and a good way of promoting US political history. The Powerpoint is colourful and bright and can be used with students across the age range and includes a fun and engaging way to go through the answers.
jonrobert22
Women's Suffrage ESCAPE ROOM: U.S. History - Voting Rights- Print & Go!

Women's Suffrage ESCAPE ROOM: U.S. History - Voting Rights- Print & Go!

The Women’s Suffrage Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Women’s suffrage in the United States. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review the 19th Amendment or Susan B. Anthony. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. The best age range for this resource is 9+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes »»»<strong> Women in History ESCAPE ROOMS:</strong> <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/women-in-history-escape-room-set-1-no-prep-11806097 “>Women in History ESCAPE ROOM! Set #1</a> <a href=” https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/women-in-history-escape-room-set-2-no-prep-11806096 ">Women in History ESCAPE ROOM! Set #2</a>
lisaf5005
National Speech and Debate Day US

National Speech and Debate Day US

National Speech and Debate Day Assembly A visual, engaging and interactive assembly celebrating public speaking and debating. Explaining the history of this day, Friday 2nd March 2018, the importance of this day and how to celebrate it effectively. This 20 slide, fully editable and animated presentation takes the pupils through how to debate, the purposes of public speaking, famous speeches, famous speakers, famous debaters and famous debates. Highlights of this resource: Each section contains an equal balance of role models, including gender, race and era. Top quality open questions are provided throughout to encourage higher level thinking and discussion. It includes a model showing the essential cycle needed for debating. A copy of a speaking and listening success criteria for speaking and debating. A hyperlink to a famous debate. Ideas for celebrating this day. Many images and colours to keep the pupils entertained. All reviews welcome. You can find many more reliable and useful KS2 resources at my shop: <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/teachallenjoy”> Teachallenjoy </a> You might also be interested in: Whole School Speaking and Listening Success Criteria Discussion Text Week of English Planning and Resources Imitate Discussion Text Week of English Planning and Resources Invent
teachallenjoy
The Death Penalty USA / Capital Punishment USA

The Death Penalty USA / Capital Punishment USA

Power point about the death penalty/capital punishment in the U.S. This is meant to encourage students to think/pair up and discuss during a certain amount of time and then share their thoughts when time is up. You may want to download a new sound at the end of the countdown as mine has probably vanished (I think I used ) . You ought to choose the same sound all throughout your power point so it doesn’t become too much of a distraction. I am also including four informational sheets focusing on the five methods of capital punishment in the U.S. Make sure that your audience can cope with the details about the methods of execution, which are quite horrible. There are many ways of using these sheets, whether you decide to just share the information orally (and maybe simplify), or whether you want to assign groups and have them work on some Jigsaw Puzzle task (cooperative learning). The power point includes questions about statistics, methods, vocabulary and personal opinions. I have only tested this material once in Norway with 15-year-old pupils who have ESL, but it worked quite well as they were engaged and fascinated. Feel free to download and modify as it suits you.
Myrras