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Iroquois Native Americans
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Iroquois Native Americans

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Iroquois Native Americans Native Americans - Iroquois People of the Eastern Woodlands Aim: How did the Iroquois people live? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered questions based on document • The Iroquois reading passage with graphic organizer • The Hiawatha Wampum Belt reading passage with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Graphic Organizer Students will research how the Iroquois lived: location, tribes, homes, adaptation based on environment, role of women, League of Five Nations, Hiawatha Wampum Belt Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; lifting evidence from text Differentiation: graphic organizer; questions are scaffolded; cooperative (students may work in groups/teams/partner to complete reading questions and graphic organizer based on teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Iroquois Native Americans ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Christi Fultz and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Lewis and Clark Expedition: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the exploration of the Louisiana Territory FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Digital, 1:1, Interactive, Social Studies learning! Aim: What did Lewis and Clark discover on their expedition? Why was their exploration of the Louisiana territory important? Included in this product: • Cover Page • Student-centered situational Do Now question • Goals and Lewis and Clark’s Expedition Outline • The Louisiana Purchase and the Route of Lewis and Clark map with scaffolding questions • Lewis and Clark Explore the Louisiana Territory reading passage with scaffolding graphic organizer outlining the goals, challenges, and effects of the Lewis and Clark expedition • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the close-reading passages to understand the goals and effects of the expedition of Lewis and Clark. Students will also predict and decide what will happen as a result of the expedition. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher’s discretion for questions and graphic organizers}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies Louisiana Purchase map by KERRI’S ART CORNER Lewis and Clark Clip Art by Educlips Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Battles of the American Revolution
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Battles of the American Revolution

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Battles of the American Revolution Lesson FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Aim: Why did colonists choose sides and why were the battles of the American Revolution important? Included in this resource: • Title page • Americans Divided reading passage with Patriots vs. Loyalists definitions • Sides of the American Revolution graphic organizer • Battles of the American Revolution reading passages with graphic organizer • Answer key/ideas for graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research the importance and significance of the battles of the Revolutionary War: Lexington and Concord, Fort Ticonderoga, Bunker Hill, Battle of Long Island, Trenton & Princeton, Saratoga, Camp at Valley Forge, Yorktown Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: graphic organizer, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for graphic organizer) ★★ Note: This is usually a two-day lesson, with day one cooperative work and day two whole-group discussion ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! American Revolution Battles ASSL •• Digital Papers by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
American Revolution British Acts & Taxes
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American Revolution British Acts & Taxes

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American Revolution - The British Enforce Acts and Taxes Lesson FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Aim: Why did the British enforce certain acts and taxes on the colonists? Why were the colonists frustrated with these policies? Included in this packet: • Title page • British Acts & Taxes background passage • British Acts & Taxes reading passages with corresponding graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question (can be used as homework assignment) Students will research the causes and underlying reasons why the British passed certain taxes and acts on the colonists during the 1700s; Navigation Acts, Writs of Assistance, Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Declaratory Act, Townshend Act, Committee of Correspondence, Tea Act, Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress ★★ NOTE: The readings and graphic organizer can be used in a variety of ways. It can be utilized as independent work, completed in cooperative learning groups, or used as a jigsaw activity. This is usually a two-day activity. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: graphic organizer, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions or graphic organizers) ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! British Acts and Taxes ASSL Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
American Revolution Results
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American Revolution Results

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American Revolution Unit Lesson - American Revolution Results FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM The War is Over! Aim: What were the results of the American Revolution? Included in this resource: • Title page • Primary Source --> Revolutionary Music: Yankee Doodle excerpt with questions • Documents with scaffolding questions: Treaty of Paris 1783, • Costs of the War, Deaths, & Republicanism • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking activity Students will research and evaluate the provisions of the Treaty of Paris 1783, the costs of the war for the United States, the death tolls for America and Great Britain, and the idea of republicanism for America's new form of government Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, making arguments based on evidence Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for reading documents and scaffolding questions) ★★ Note: This can be a two-day lesson, with day one cooperative work and day two for newspaper application ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! American Revolution Results ASSL Digital Papers by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Industrial Revolution Begins in England - Land, Labor, Capital
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Industrial Revolution Begins in England - Land, Labor, Capital

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Industrial Revolution Begins in England: Land, Labor, Capital FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Industrialization Begins in England Lesson Plan • Why did industrialization begin in England? Activity Sheet, readings, and graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question Students will research the causes of the industrial revolution in England, factors of production: land, labor, capital; population growth in England, and analysis of British factors Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating/applying arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for graphic organizer}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Industrialization Begins in England ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Civil Rights Movement Flash Cards
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Civil Rights Movement Flash Cards

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Civil Rights Movement Flash Cards Included in this product: • Title page • Full Set of 50 vocabulary words/terms flash cards with definitions Terms include: • Discrimination • Racism • Segregation • CORE • NAACP • Plessy v. Ferguson • Thurgood Marshall • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas • Earl Warren • Integration • Little Rock 9 • Rosa Parks • Boycott • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. • Civil Disobedience • John F. Kennedy • “New Frontier” • Lyndon B. Johnson • Poverty Line • Job Corps • Medicare • Medicaid • Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Sit-in • Ella Baker • Robert F. Kennedy • Interstate • James Meredith • George Wallace • Medgar Evers • Register • “Freedom Summer” • Voting Rights Act of 1965 • Malcolm X • “Black Power” • Feminists • NOW • Equal Rights Amendment • Sandra Day O’Connor • Latino • Cesar Chavez • American Indian Movement ★ This flash card set is a great activity to use for review. I print out a few sets, laminate back to back and have the students use them for review before a test/exam. Or, you can have the students utilize them if they “finish early!” © 2017 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
George Washington Foreign Policy
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George Washington Foreign Policy

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George Washington's Foreign Policy FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Aim: How do we avoid getting involved in the wrong situation? Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now student-centered situation question: If parents argue, should children get involved? Should they take sides? Why or why not? Which two countries would you consider the early "parents" of the United States? Why? • The Question of Foreign Involvement reading passage • What Foreign Policy Should the United States Adolpt? Graphic Organizer based on reading passage {students decide which foreign policy the United States should take and argue their opinion using evidence from the reading} • Washington's Neutrality Proclamation primary source document with defined vocabulary {students will read the primary source document and answer scaffolding questions - can be completed individually or cooperatively} • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze documents to interpret and explain Washington's foreign policy choice for the nation Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for activities}; questions are scaffolded; students argue their opinions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! Washington's Foreign Policy ASSL Clipart by Educlips Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Boston Tea Party
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Boston Tea Party

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Boston Tea Party Lesson FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Aim: Was the Boston Tea Party justified? Included in this packet: • Title page • Relevant do now question for students - can be transitioned to the Sons of Liberty rebelling against the British • "Will There Really Be A Party," "The Empire Strikes Back," & "How do the colonists respond?" documents/passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question ★★ You can find my Boston Tea Party lesson AND bonus song HERE!. Lyrics and questions to "Fight For Your Right (to Tea Party). Can be sung along using the Beastie Boys "Fight for Your Right to Party." ★ The Boston Tea Party Lyrics and Questions ONLY can be found HERE. Students will research the causes and effects of the Boston Tea Party; Sons of Liberty; repeal of Townshend Acts; the story of the Boston Tea Party; Intolerable Acts; First Continental Congress; Shot Heard 'Round the World: Lexington & Concord ★★★ NOTE: The readings and graphic organizer can be used in a variety of ways. It can be utilized as independent work, completed in cooperative learning groups, or used as a jigsaw activity. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: graphic organizer, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions or graphic organizers) ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! Boston Tea Party ASSL Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Boston Massacre
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Boston Massacre

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Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre - American Revolution Unit FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Aim: How did British and Colonial actions lead to Revolution? Included in this packet: • Title page • Propaganda do now question and discussion definition • "The Bloody Massacre" engraving with analysis questions • "What really happened that day?" reading passage with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research and analyze the causes and effects of the Boston Massacre - understanding the meaning of propaganda and how it is spread; Bloody Massacre; Paul Revere Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: document analysis, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions) ★★ NOTE: A great supplemental activity along with this lesson is showing the students America: The Story of Us clip of the Boston Massacre. It is a great resource to show the students when you are discussing what really happened that day in Boston. ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! Boston Massacre ASSL Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Motivations for Exploration
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Motivations for Exploration

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Motivations for Exploration Aim: Why did people explore? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • A Sea Route to Asia reading passage with scaffolding questions • Why Europe? graphic organizer • Exploration Cause/Effect activity • Application/Closing/Higher-order thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research the goals of European exploration: gold, god, glory, why Europeans explored, when they explored, and where they explored Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: scaffolded questions based on reading passage, cooperative (may work in collaborative groups or with partners according to teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Motivations for Exploration ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Lovin' Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Constitution - Checks and Balances
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Constitution - Checks and Balances

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Constitution - Checks and Balances Checks and Balances Aim: Why is no branch stronger than another? Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now: Student-centered critical thinking question - What is the principle that created the three branches of government? What is its purpose, and why is it important? {separation of powers} • The Separation of Powers & Checks and Balances reading passage with scaffolding questions • The Branches of Government "Check" Each Other Out Activity {can be individual or cooperative activity} • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research and understand the role of the concept of checks and balances, and abilities of each branch to check and balance another - they will understand the connection between the branches of government and make their own decision about which branch is the strongest! Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for activities}; questions are scaffolded; students participate in application scenarios Buy the BUNDLE and SAVE!! •• This product is also included in the Constitution UNIT BUNDLE! •• Patriotic Papers provided by Ashley Hughes Rainbow Tags by Ashley Hughes USA clipart by Educlips KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
United States Constitution Interactive Notebook Pages
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United States Constitution Interactive Notebook Pages

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The Constitution Interactive Notebook Pages Six Principles of the Constitution Interactive Notebook Pages 4 Six Principles of the Constitution Interactive Notebook Templates Fun, interactive notebook pages on the Six Principles of the Constitution. They can easily fit into your teaching of the Constitution. They can be used in conjunction with a textbook, or can go side-by-side with my United States Constitution Unit Bundle located HERE! Six Principles of the Constitution: Popular Sovereignty Limited Government Federalism Flexibility Checks and Balances Separation of Powers Your students will cut out, paste into their notebook, label and/or write definitions using their notes, color, and study! KG Fonts © 2017 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Articles of Confederation The Constitutional Convention
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Articles of Confederation The Constitutional Convention

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Articles of Confederation - The Constitutional Convention Aim: How did the Founding Fathers fix their mistakes? Buy the BUNDLE and SAVE!! •• This product is also included in the Articles of Confederation UNIT BUNDLE! •• Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation/Critical Thinking opening question • Problems with the Articles of Confederation Graphic Organizer • The Constitutional Convention reading passage with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher-Order thinking activity: Become a Delegate ! Students will research and analyze the concepts and ideas discussed at the Constitutional Convention; Annapolis Convention; problems with the Articles of Confederation; three big issues: power of the central government, representation in the legislative branch, and slavery Differentiation: graphic organizer, research, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions) Digital Paper by Christi Fultz Rainbow tag by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807
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Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807

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Thomas Jefferson Foreign Policy: Thomas Jefferson, Barbary Pirates, and the Embargo Act of 1807 FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Aim: What was President Jefferson's foreign policy? How did President Jefferson solve problems with Great Britain and France? Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Included in this product: • Cover Page • Student-centered Do Now question using a reading passage and quotation from Stephen Decatur • Barbary Pirates mock-newspaper article with scaffolding questions • "Problems with Great Britain and France" reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the close-reading passages to understand the causes and effects of the Embargo Act and the desire for Thomas Jefferson to keep the country isolated. Students will also decide what toll the failure of the Embargo Act took on the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, if any. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for questions and graphic organizers}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies Thomas Jefferson Clipart by Educlips Digital Paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
American Revolution UNIT BUNDLE
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American Revolution UNIT BUNDLE

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American Revolution UNIT BUNDLE 9 American Revolution Lessons, Rap Song Activity, Review Packet, Unit Assessment, Projects, Task Cards FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Included in this product: This download includes 16 American Revolution resources including lessons, a review packet, rap song activity, and two projects! A $60 VALUE FOR ONLY $45!! 25% OFF! This bundle is priced to save you significantly over buying each resource separately! See the links below for full details on each resource included! 1) The French and Indian War ASSL 2) British Acts and Taxes ASSL 3) The Boston Massacre ASSL 4) The Boston Tea Party ASSL 5) The Boston Tea Party Rap Song with Lyrics and Questions ASSL 6) The Battles of Lexington and Concord ASSL 7) Battles of the American Revolution ASSL 8) The Declaration of Independence ASSL 9) Results of the American Revolution ASSL 10) American Revolution Review Packet ASSL 11) American Revolution Unit Test ASSL 12) John Adams and the Language of Nationalism ASSL 13) American Revolution Newspaper Project ASSL 14) American Revolution Task Cards ASSL 15) Road to the American Revolution Task Cards ASSL 16) American Revolution Snapshot Project ASSL © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Thirteen Colonies - Jamestown and Plymouth
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Thirteen Colonies - Jamestown and Plymouth

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Thirteen Colonies - Jamestown and Plymouth FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: Why were the colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth successful? Included in this resource: • Title page • Scaffolding questions for Discovery Education "English Come to America: Jamestown and Plymouth" video clip • Answer Key for video questions • Jamestown vs. Plymouth reading with graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research the causes of settlement for Jamestown and Plymouth; push/pull factors for both groups of settlers; location; relationship with Native Americans; government and problems Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: video clip, scaffolding questions, cooperative (may work with a partner for questions or graphic organizer) ★★ NOTE: video clip can be found on the Discovery Education website ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! Jamestown and Plymouth ASSL Digital Paper by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Analyzing Primary and Secondary Sources
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Analyzing Primary and Secondary Sources

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Analyzing Primary and Secondary Sources An Introduction to Primary & Secondary Sources: Political Cartoons, Scaffolding Questions, Constructed-Response Questions, and more! FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM This series of activities and examples introduces primary and secondary sources to your students! Included in this resource: • Analyzing Primary & Secondary Sources Cover page • Analyzing Primary & Secondary Sources Cover page for students • What is a document? Explanation page • Problems with Primary Sources explanation and activity • How do I analyze a document? Explanation with example activity • Analyzing Political Cartoons explanation and activity • Answering Constructed-Response Questions explanation and activity • Application/Closing/Higher-Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers ★ Looking for more introductory lessons and activities in the Social Studies? Find posters, activities, and more here! If you would like more information on how to execute this lesson/activity in your class, please email me at asocialstudieslife@gmail.com. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Analyzing Primary and Secondary Sources ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Erin Bradley Clipart by Melonheadz KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Great Plains Native Americans
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Great Plains Native Americans

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Great Plains Native Americans Native Americans of the Great Plains Region Aim: How did Native Americans of the Great Plains region adapt to their environment? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered/situational questions • How did the Great Plains Native Americans live? reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Uses of the Buffalo question and image • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research & analyze the culture and adaptations of the Great Plains Native Americans: climate, food, shelter, transportation, ceremonies/rituals ★★ Note: this lesson focuses on the adaptations Great Plains Native Americans made and ties the essential question back to survival tactics Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; lifting evidence from text Differentiation: cooperative (students may work in groups/teams/partner to complete graphic organizer based on teacher's discretion); analysis & evaluate based on Bloom's Taxonomy ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Great Plains Native Americans ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Christi Fultz and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Articles of Confederation Snapshot Foldable Activity
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Articles of Confederation Snapshot Foldable Activity

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Articles of Confederation Snapshot Foldable Activity Included in this product: • Cover Page • Articles of Confederation Snapshot Foldable Task Sheet and Reminders for students • Foldable template • Articles of Confederation Snapshot Foldable Rubric • Directions for teacher (to give to your students) with images • The completed foldable images (to show you what the end result should be) Do your students LOVE the app Snapchat?? This popular foldable/project is a great way for them to create "snapshots" of the failures of the Articles of Confederation! Students will create a collection of snapshots from the study of the Articles of Confederation. The snapshot foldable booklet will include: • Title and illustration on the cover • Three “snapshots” that must include COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS exemplifying three failures of the Articles of Confederation • Students will write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) next to/under each image explaining the image and details about the failure • Illustration on the back page of your booklet that exemplifies the Articles of Confederation This foldable project can be given as in an in-class assignment/assessment or a homework assignment. It is up to teacher's discretion. ★★Looking for my complete Articles of Confederation UNIT BUNDLE for middle grades?! CLICK HERE! Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2016 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.