George Washington and John Adams UNIT BUNDLE

George Washington and John Adams UNIT BUNDLE

George Washington and John Adams UNIT BUNDLE 7 Lessons, Review Packet, Assessment, Task Cards, Project FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM Included in this product: 11 resources including lessons, a review packet, test, task cards, and project! A $45 VALUE FOR ONLY $33.75! 25% OFF! This bundle is priced to save you significantly over buying each product separately! See the links below for full details on each lesson/product included! 1) Problems Facing the New Nation ASSL 2) George Washington's Precedents ASSL 3) George Washington's Foreign Policy ASSL 4) Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan ASSL 5) Early Political Parties: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans ASSL 6) Washington's Challenges: The Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Pinckney Treaty ASSL 7) John Adams' Presidency: The XYZ Affairs, Alien and Sedition Acts ASSL 8) George Washington and John Adams Review Packet ASSL 9) George Washington and John Adams Unit Test ASSL 10) George Washington and John Adams Task Cards ASSL 11) George Washington's Precedents Snapshot Activity ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! ★★ Looking for the printable, pen and paper version of this resource? Find it here! New Nation UNIT BUNDLE 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.
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Articles of Confederation UNIT BUNDLE

Articles of Confederation UNIT BUNDLE

Articles of Confederation UNIT BUNDLE 9 Lessons, Review Packet, Exam, Task Cards, Project FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Included in this product: 13 resources including a review packet, assessment, task cards, and project! A $50 VALUE FOR ONLY $38!! 25% OFF!! This bundle is priced to save you significantly over buying each product separately! See the links below for full details on each resource included! 1) Types of Governments ASSL 2) The Articles of Confederation: Structure, Decisions, Ratification ASSL 3) The Northwest Territory & Land Ordinance of 1785 ASSL 4) Shays' Rebellion ASSL 5) The Peanuts Gang Explain the Constitutional Convention ASSL 6) The Constitutional Convention ASSL 7) Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, and the Great Compromise ASSL 8) The Three-Fifths Compromise ASSL 9) Ratification of the Constitution ASSL 10) Articles of Confederation and Constitutional Convention Review Packet ASSL 11) Articles of Confederation and Constitutional Convention Unit Assessment ASSL 12) Articles of Confederation Task Cards ASSL 13) Articles of Confederation Snapshot Activity ASSL ★★ Check out the bundle with the hardcopy, pen and paper resources HERE! © 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.
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Constitution UNIT BUNDLE

Constitution UNIT BUNDLE

Constitution UNIT BUNDLE 15 Lessons, Review Packet, Test, Activity, Task Cards FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Included in this product: 15 resources including lessons, a review packet, test, project, and task cards! A $50 VALUE FOR ONLY $37.50!! 25% OFF! This bundle is priced to save you significantly over buying each product separately! See the links below for full details on each lesson/product included! 1) Six Principles of the Constitution ASSL 2) The Premable and Popular Sovereignty ASSL 3) Limited Government and the Separation of Powers ASSL 4) The Legislative Branch ASSL 5) The Executive Branch and Powers of the President ASSL 6) The Electoral College ASSL 7) The Supreme Court and the Judicial Branch ASSL 8) Checks asnd Balances ASSL 9) Federalism: Delegated, Reserved, and Concurrent Powers ASSL 10) Flexibility and the Elastic Clause of the Constitution ASSL 11) The Bill of Rights ASSL 12) The Constitution Review Packet ASSL 13) The Constitution Unit Test ASSL 14) Constitution Task Cards ASSL 15) Constitution Snapshot Activity ASSL ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hardcopy of this resource? Find it here! Constitution Unit Bundle 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.
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Sectionalism North and South Task Cards and Recording Sheet

Sectionalism North and South Task Cards and Recording Sheet

Sectionalism Task Cards Events, People, Places, Terms and Inventions in the North and South FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Full Set of 39 vocabulary words/terms/important people tasks cards in the form of a question (you don’t have to use all the cards in your activity!) • Answer Key Cards (you do not have to give these to students or you can after the activity) • Recording Sheet for student responses (can make enough copies for your students to answer as many questions as you’d like) This set of 39 task cards covers important people, terms, and events during the time period before the Civil War. These cards are great for stations, centers, as an independent study tool, SCOOT and other cooperative learning activities. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! North and South Task Cards ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! ★ You can find all my Sectionalism/Pre-Civil War lessons and activities HERE! 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.
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Civil War DBQ Essay

Civil War DBQ Essay

Civil War Document-Based Essay Question Documents, Graphic Organizer, Outline, Essay Question, Rubric FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: Causes of the Civil War Included in this resource: • Title page • Historical Context and Task Question page • 6 documents ranging on the causes of the Civil War: Slavery, Sectionalism, States’ Rights, Secession • Causes of the Civil War graphic organizer • Causes of the Civil War DBQ Essay Outline for student use • DBQ Essay Rubric • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer scaffolding questions based on the documents and their knowledge of the Civil War. They will complete the graphic organizer and outline using their notes and knowledge. They will then write their essay answering the task question using all of the information gathered. ★ NOTE: I use this DBQ with my students in grades 7 and 8. I usually split the work into three (3) lesson periods - Day 1 working on the documents, Day 2 working on the outline and graphic organizer, and Day 3 writing the essay. Your use is based on YOUR discretion. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions and graphic organizer) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War DBQ Essay ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Snapshot Foldable Project

Civil War Snapshot Foldable Project

Civil War Snapshot Foldable Project FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Civil War Snapshot Foldable Task Sheet and Reminders for students • Foldable template • Civil War 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 causes/effects of the Civil War! Students will create a collection of snapshots from the study of the Civil War. The snapshot foldable booklet will include: • Title and illustration on the cover • One “snapshot” that must include a COLORED ILLUSTRATION exemplifying a CAUSE of the Civil War • Two “snapshots” that must include COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS exemplifying two EFFECTS of the Civil War • Students will write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) next to/under each image explaining the image and why it was a cause or effect of the Civil War • Illustration on the back page of your booklet that summarizes the Civil War 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 the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Snapshot Project 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.
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Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #2 (37 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Graphic Organizer • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #2 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #2 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #3 (47 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Graphic Organizer • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #3 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #3 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #1 (44 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #1 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #1 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation Proclamation Lesson Aim: Why is the Emancipation Proclamation significant? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now vocabulary questions • Emancipation Proclamation document with scaffolding questions • Rebelling States Map with questions • Document Vocabulary for student understanding • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking challenge activity/question/written response • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research the document of the Emancipation Proclamation to determine its meaning 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) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Emancipation Proclamation ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Background Papers created 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.
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Civil War Review

Civil War Review

Civil War Review Mini-Review Worksheets for A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: Civil War Review Included in this resource: • Title page • Students answer the questions based on their knowledge of the Civil War and Social Studies • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer questions based on their knowledge of the Civil War and Social Studies. ★ NOTE: It is up to your discretion whether the students use their notes or work in cooperative groups. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Review ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Overview Lesson

Civil War Overview Lesson

Civil War Overview Lesson North vs. South, Advantages and Disadvantages, War Strategies, Technological Improvements, Turning Points, Emancipation Proclamation, Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, Effects of the War FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: What were the key components of the Civil War? How did the Union win? Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now - Abraham Lincoln reading passage with corresponding critical thinking question for student response • North vs. South graphic organizer • Strengths and Weaknesses reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Advantages activity with corresponding questions for student responses • War Strategies reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Military Technological Improvements reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Turning Points reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Emancipation Proclamation reading passage with corresponding graphic organizer • Surrender! reading passage with critical thinking question and primary source analysis • Effects of the Civil War graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question for student understanding and application • Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer questions and complete graphic organizer based on their knowledge of the Civil War and Social Studies. ★ NOTE: You can group your students according to your discretion. I executive this activity in a variety of ways depending on the needs of my students - Station activity, document pass, or stationary group analysis!! Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: graphic organizers, cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions and activities) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Overview Lesson ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War - Union and Confederacy Compared

Civil War - Union and Confederacy Compared

Civil War - Comparing the Union and Confederacy Reading Passage, Scaffolding Questions, Vocabulary FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: Comparing the Union and Confederacy Included in this resource: • Title page • Union and Confederacy Compared reading passage with corresponding scaffolding questions • Vocabulary - students define important terms from the reading • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer questions based on their knowledge of the Civil War and Social Studies. ★ NOTE: I use this reading passage and activity with my lower-level reading students in grades 7 and 8. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions and activities) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Union and Confederacy Compared ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Battles - Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, Appomattox Courthouse

Civil War Battles - Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, Appomattox Courthouse

Civil War - Battles of the Civil War Reading Passages, Scaffolding Questions, Graphic Organizer Aim: How did certain battles shape the Civil War? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Battles of the Civil War reading passages: Bull Run, Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Sherman’s Total War, Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, Lincoln’s Assassination, Results of The Civil War • Battles of the Civil War scaffolding questions and Sum It Up graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question for student understanding and application • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer questions based on their knowledge of the Civil War and Social Studies. ★ NOTE: I use this reading passage and activity with students in grades 7 and 8. Your use is based on YOUR discretion. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions and graphic organizer) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Battles ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2015 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.
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Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity and Presentation

Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity and Presentation

Causes of the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity Sectionalism, Slavery, States’ Rights, Secession FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Events Leading Up to the Civil War Graphic Organizer Activity Events include: • U.S. Constitution • Rise of Abolitionist Movement • Underground Railroad • Missouri Compromise • Free Soil Party • Compromise of 1850 • Fugitive Slave Law • Uncle Tom’s Cabin • Kansas-Nebraska Act • Caning of Charles Sumner • “Bleeding Kansas” • Dred Scott v. Sandford • Creation of the Republican Party • Lincoln-Douglas Debates • John Brown’s Raid • Election of 1860 • Secession • Firing at Fort Sumter, South Carolina Aim: How did many events ignite the Civil War? Included in this download: • Title page • Do Now - Causes of the Civil War graphic organizer for student completion using notes and knowledge of the causes of the Civil War and Social Studies • Graphic Organizer with 18 events leading up to the Civil War for student completion using notes and knowledge of causes of the Civil War and Social Studies • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question for student understanding and application • Answer Key for Teachers ★★ POWERPOINT PRESENTATION INCLUDED! Want to use this lesson as a whole group discussion? The secured PowerPoint presentation is included! (You will not be able to edit) Students will research, analyze, and use their critical thinking skills to complete the graphic organizer. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: scaffolding questions, cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for activities) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Events Leading Up to the Civil War Activity ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Quiz or Activity

Civil War Quiz or Activity

Civil War Quiz North vs. South during the Civil War Quiz/Activity to go along with A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • North vs. South graphic organizer quiz • Answer Key for Teachers ★★ This can be used as a quiz or quick activity for your students :) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! North vs. South Civil War Quiz ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Civil War Map Activity

Civil War Map Activity

Civil War Map Activity The War Between the States Map Activity Aim: Map Application FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • War Between the States Map Activity instructions: students label and color states/territories/rivers according to scaffolded directions • Critical Thinking Application Question for student responses • Sample completed map • Answer Key for Teachers Students will identify, label, color and answer questions based on information and instructions regarding the Civil War. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: map application, scaffolding questions, cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for activities) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Map Activity ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Dred Scott Decision, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Election of 1860, Fort Sumter

Dred Scott Decision, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Election of 1860, Fort Sumter

Dred Scott Decision, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Election of 1860, Fort Sumter Causes of the Civil War Causes of the Civil War: The Last Straw Creation of the Republican Party, Election of 1856, Dred Scott Decision, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Election of 1860, Firing at Fort Sumter, Secession Aim: What finally started the Civil War? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now - Map Analysis: Election of 1860 with scaffolding questions • Republican Party Forms, Election of 1856, The Case of Dred Scott, Lincoln and Douglas Debate, Election of 1860, Fort Sumter reading passages with scaffolding questions for student responses - 6 DOCUMENTS! • The Argument to Secede primary source newspaper analysis and corresponding argument/explanation graphic organizer for student responses • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question for student understanding and application • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research, analyze, and use their critical thinking skills to read the passages and complete the scafolding questions. They will use details from the text and knowledge of Social Studies to brainstorm details and arguments to determine the South's reasons for secession and what finally causes the start of the Civil War! ★ NOTE: You can group your students according to your discretion for document analysis. I executive this activity in a variety of ways depending on the needs of my students - Station activity, document pass, or stationary group analysis!! Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: scaffolding questions, cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher's discretion for scaffolding questions and activities) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! The Last Straw ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper 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.
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Manifest Destiny Map Review Activity

Manifest Destiny Map Review Activity

Manifest Destiny Map Review Activity Aim: Reviewing details and locations of the Manifest Destiny territories FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • 8 Manifest Destiny territory stations • 6 sets of questions for 6 groups • Answer Key for Teachers DIRECTIONS FOR ACTIVITY: With their group, students travel from territory to territory answering the questions. When they answer the question they'll travel to that territory. They "post" their colored post-it with the corresponding question number on it to that territory. After the activity, students answer the two follow-up questions with their group. I use six different sets of colored post-its labeled 1 through 15 for each group. NOTE: Post-its not included in this product! Differentiation: cooperative {students work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for questions} ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Manifest Destiny Review ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Manifest Destiny Clip Art by Kerri's Art Corner GET IT HERE! © 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.
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Mexican American War: James Polk, Zachary Taylor, and the Mexican Cession

Mexican American War: James Polk, Zachary Taylor, and the Mexican Cession

Mexican-American War - United States, Mexico, James K. Polk, Mexican Cession and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Aim: Why did the United States go to war with Mexico? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now question • The U.S-Mexico War Document Analysis Activity with scaffolding questions for student answers • Documents include: - Texas Revolution Background Refresher - War Begins - Military Campaigns - The Mexican Cession/Results • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the documents that describe causes, details, and results of the Mexican-American War including the Texas Revolution, Battle of Buena Vista, boundary disputes, Zachary Taylor, Winfield Scott, James K. Polk, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the Mexican Cession. Students will complete the scaffolding questions based on the documents and their knowledge of Social Studies. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, analyzing documents, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for scaffolding questions}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies. ★ Note - You can use this lesson as a document pass, station activity, or jigsaw activity. I have my students in groups and they pass the documents group to group with the use of a classroom timer OR I post the documents around the room and have the students travel to each station with their group. ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! U.S.-Mexico War 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.
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Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase

Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase

United States Pursues Manifest Destiny: Thirteen Colonies, Louisiana Purchase, Florida Territory, Texas, Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, and the Gadsden Purchase Aim: How did the United States pursue Manifest Destiny? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now question • Manifest Destiny Territory Clues with corresponding graphic organizer • Documents include clues on: - 13 colonies - Louisiana Purchase - Florida and the Adams-Onis Treaty - Texas Annexation - Mexican Cession and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - The Oregon Territory and Treaty with Great Britain - The Gadsden Purchase • How did the U.S. pursue Manifest Destiny? Graphic Organizer • Territory Map for student highlighting and labeling • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the clues describing the territories the United States acquired throughout history leading up the Gadsden Purchase. Students will complete the graphic organizer based on the clues and their knowledge of Social Studies. Students will label the territory map with the corresponding territory acquisitions. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, analyzing clues and making conclusions, creating 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. ★ Note - You can use this lesson as a cooperative group activity. ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! United States Land Acquisition ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes United States Clip Art by KERRI'S ART CORNER Clip Art by Educlips 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.
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Manifest Destiny - Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Mountain Men, 49ers

Manifest Destiny - Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Mountain Men, 49ers

Manifest Destiny - Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Mountain Men, Forty-Niners Aim: Why did certain groups of people move west? Which trails did they travel on? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now question • Document Analysis and corresponding graphic organizer - Mountain Men - Missionaries and Families - Mormons - Forty-Niners/49ers • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the primary/secondary source documents that describe the groups and circumstances surrounding migration west. They will complete the graphic organizer based on the documents and their knowledge of Social Studies. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence, analyzing secondary and primary source documents Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for graphic organizer}; students argue their opinions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies. ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Manifest Destiny and Who Went West 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.
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California Gold Rush and 49ers

California Gold Rush and 49ers

California Gold Rush and 49ers Aim: Why did people move to California? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now question • The California Gold Rush document analysis activity • Documents include: - Before the Rush - Life in the Mining Camps - Miners from Around the World - Conflicts Among Miners - Impact of the Gold Rush • Scaffolding Questions for each document for student responses • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will read and analyze the documents pertaining to the California gold rush including details on forty-niners, life in mining camps, life for miners from other cultures, and the impact of the gold rush on different nationalities and the United States. They will complete the scaffolding questions and graphic web organizer based on the lesson and their knowledge of Social Studies. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, analyzing documents and making conclusions, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for scaffolding questions}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies. ★ Note - You can use this lesson as a cooperative group activity. You can use the documents as a station activity, document pass, or jigsaw activity. ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! California Gold Rush ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes United States Clip Art by Kerri Webb Kerri's Art Corner 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.
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Texas Revolution: Texas, Battle of the Alamo, and the Lone Star Republic

Texas Revolution: Texas, Battle of the Alamo, and the Lone Star Republic

Texas Revolution: Sam Houston, Stephen Austin, the Battle of the Alamo, and the Lone Star Republic Aim: Why did Texas fight for independence? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student centered Do Now question based on quotation analysis • The Texas Revolution Document Pass/Station Activity including secondary source documents with primary source quotes included for analysis and scaffolding questions for student answers • Documents include: - Spanish Texas - Rising Tensions in Texas - The Fight for Independence - The Republic of Texas • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the primary/secondary source documents that describe aspects of the Texas Revolution including the Battle of the Alamo, the Battle at San Jacinto, and the creation of the Lone Star Republic. Students will complete the scaffolding questions based on the documents and their knowledge of Social Studies. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, analyzing documents, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for scaffolding questions}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies. ★ Note - You can use this lesson as a document pass or station activity. I have my students in group and they pass the documents group to group with the use of a classroom timer OR I post the documents around the room and have the students travel in groups. ★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Texas Revolution 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.
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