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Digital Discoveries

Resources in the Digital Discoveries shop are created on Google Apps like Slides and Docs. There are a variety of resources but the majority pertain to my teaching area which is Social Studies.

Resources in the Digital Discoveries shop are created on Google Apps like Slides and Docs. There are a variety of resources but the majority pertain to my teaching area which is Social Studies.
Native American Cultures Activity Pack
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Native American Cultures Activity Pack

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This Native American Cultures activity pack is action packed and would likely have your students exploring, reading, creating and critically thinking for two weeks or longer. A basic overview of six Native American groups is provided and most key words are hyperlinked to photos or definitions online. The resources and activities inside emphasize skill building, critical thinking, cross curricular connections, literacy and digital literacy. The following elements are included: Vocabulary page broken down by Native American group Overview of the Native American page Access Page: Students may click on buttons to take them to the group of their choice Six Native American group readings (People of the Northwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast, Plains, and Arctic) Activities and exercises that accompany each Native American group, like fill in the blanks, cause and effect, compare and contrasting, vocabulary sorting etc. Cross curricular activities that emphasize math skills Collage task Brochure project with rubric Final test: 20 questions with answer key
Maya, Inca and Aztec Activity Pack
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Maya, Inca and Aztec Activity Pack

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This activity pack is great for getting students to improve their literacy and engage in creative and critical thinking. This Maya, Inca and Aztec mini unit is stand alone with not prep required from the teacher. Created on Google Slides, this pack allows students to work together in breakout rooms to brainstorm theories about the sudden Maya decline. Students will be busy enhancing their geographic skills, as well their higher order thinking as they rank the reasons for the fall of the Inca. The whole pack is interactive in present mode with several links that take students to various sites to get a real visual understanding of these great civilizations. CONTENTS INCLUDED: Unit Vocabulary Pre Lesson Brainstorm Activity The Maya Reading and Questions Maya Inca Aztec Information Organizer The Mystery of the Maya Breakout Rooms The Inca Reading and Questions Defeat of the Inca Critical Thinking Activity The Aztec Reading and Questions Unit Quiz Vocabulary Matching Activity Mapping the Empires Concept Organizer Compare and Contrasting Empires Social Media Post Activity