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Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, and the Great Compromise
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Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, and the Great Compromise

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Articles of Confederation Constitutional Compromises Lesson Virginia Plain, New Jersey Plan, and the Great Compromise Aim: What needs to happen for people to agree? 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 • Definition of compromise & benefits • Compromise #1: The Power of the Central Government reading passage and diagram • Virginia Plan graphic organizer • Compromise #2: Representation in the Legislature graphic organizer • The Great Compromise reading passage with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher-Order thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research and analyze the compromises made at the Constitutional Convention in 1787; Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, the Great Compromise Differentiation: graphic organizer, research, cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions) Digital Papers by Christi Fultz 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.
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.
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.
Age of Exploration Technology
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Age of Exploration Technology

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Technology during the Age of Exploration Technological Advances during the Age of Exploration Aim: How did new technologies impact exploration? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Technological Advances Graphic Organizer • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research and analyze the technological advances made during the age of exploration: printing press, navigational schools, astrolabe, magnetic compass, maps, caravels Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students can work with a partner for graphic organizer based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ NOTE: When executing this lesson, I either have the students research these technologies in the computer lab, or using our class-set of textbooks. Whatever works for you! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Exploration Technology ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Clip art by Kerri Webb © 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.
Emancipation Proclamation
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Emancipation Proclamation

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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.
Spanish Exploration Age of Exploration
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Spanish Exploration Age of Exploration

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Spanish Exploration during the Age of Exploration Aim: What were the motivations of Spanish exploration? Were these goals successful? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Spanish Exploration Lesson Plan • Spanish Exploration colorful leveled documents with scaffolding questions; includes primary source documents • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research the goals of Spanish exploration: where the Spanish conquistadors went; God, Gold, & Glory motivations; three specific Spanish explorers: Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro; treatment of Native Americans; impact of Spanish exploration Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: scaffolded questions based on documents, cooperative (may work in collaborative groups according to teacher's discretion; document pass only works in 5 groups) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Spanish Exploration ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Spanish Flag clip art by Kerri Webb © 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.
John Adams, Alien and Sedition Acts, XYZ Affair
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John Adams, Alien and Sedition Acts, XYZ Affair

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John Adams, Alien and Sedition Acts, XYZ Affair John Adams' Presidency: Election of 1796, XYZ Affair, Alien and Sedition Acts, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Aim: How did John Adams overcome challenges during his presidency? Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now: The Election of 1796 analytical thinking question • President Adams' Challenges {document-based learning activity} with scaffolding questions and activities • Document #1: The Election of 1796 • Document #2: The XYZ Affair w/scaffolding questions • XYZ Affair political cartoon analysis • Document #3: Alien & Sedition Acts w/scaffolding questions • Document #4: Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions w/scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze close-reading documents describing challenges faced by Adams during his presidency and will complete document-based scaffolding questions 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 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! John Adams' Presidency ASSL Clipart by Educlips Digital Paper by Ashley Hughes © 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.
Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Pinckney Treaty
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Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Pinckney Treaty

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Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Treaty, Pinckney Treaty Washington's Challenges: Northwest Territory, Battle of Fallen Timbers, Whiskey Rebellion, French Revolution, Jay and Pinckney's Treaties FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Aim: How did President Washington deal with the challenges faced during his administration? Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now student-centered situational question: Analyze a quote by General Patton and answer the questions that follow • President Washington's Challenges {document-based learning activity} Graphic Organizer • Document #1: Securing the Northwest Territory • Document #2: Battle of Fallen Timbers • Document #3: The Whiskey Rebellion {with scaffolding questions} • Document #4: The French Revolution • Document #5: Jay and Pinckney's Treaties • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze close-reading documents describing challenges faced by Washington during his presidency and complete the corresponding graphic organizer. 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 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! President Washington's Challenges ASSL Clipart by Educlips Digital Paper by Ashley Hughes © 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.
Declaration of Independence
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Declaration of Independence

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Declaration of Independence - American Revolution Unit FOR GOOGLE 1:1 CLASSROOM American is Born! Aim: Why was it "common sense" for the United States to declare its independence from Great Britain? Included in this resource: • Title page • The Voice of "Common Sense" reading passage with scaffolding questions • "Independence" reading passages/document vocabulary/scaffolding questions • Sum it up ! question • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking activity Students will research and evaluate the reasons for US independence from Great Britain and argue reasons necessary; counter-argue for British side shows understanding and comprehension of material 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 and scaffolding questions) ★★ 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! Declaration of Independence ASSL •• Digital Paper by Lovin Lit 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 - Electoral College
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Constitution - Electoral College

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Constitution - Electoral College Aim: How is the president of the United States elected? Included in this product: • Title page • Do Now: Student-centered critical thinking question - How is the president of the United States elected? • What is the Electoral College reading passage with scaffolding questions • Simulation/Activity: Testing out the Electoral College with a mock-Class President election • Electoral Voting Map/Map question • Schoolhouse Rock "I'm Gonna Send Your Vote to College" scaffolding questions corresponding to lyrics {NOTE: I do not attach the lyrics in this product. They are not mine to sell! However, you can find them easily online} • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question • Two "official" class president election ballots ;) ★ NOTE: This is usually a two-day lesson with my students. Students will research and understand the structure of the electoral college, the background and weaknesses of the electoral college, the importance of the "magic" 271 number a candidate needs to get elected, and the understanding that winning the popular vote does not determine the presidency 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 a real-life simulation Buy the BUNDLE and SAVE!! •• This product is also included in the Constitution UNIT BUNDLE! •• Digital Paper provided by Ashley Hughes Glitter clip art by Glitter Meets Glue 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.
Industrial Revolution Technology and Inventions in England
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Industrial Revolution Technology and Inventions in England

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Industrial Revolution Lesson - Technology and Inventions of the Industrial Revolution in England FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Technology/Inventions of the Industrial Revolution Lesson Plan • Significant Inventions/Inventors Activity Sheet, readings, and graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question Students will research the significant inventions/inventors of the Industrial Revolution; steam engine, cotton gin, spinning jenny; 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 Venn diagram, 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! Industrial Revolution Technology and Inventions 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.
Iroquois and Algonquian Native Americans
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Iroquois and Algonquian Native Americans

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Native Americans - Iroquois and Algonquian Native Americans Comparing and Contrasting the Iroquois and Algonquian Native Americans FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: How were the Iroquois & Algonquian similar? Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered questions • Map of Native American tribes in New York, USA • The Algonquians: A Case Study of Culture reading passage with scaffolding questions • The Iroquois: A Case Study of Culture reading passage with scaffolding questions • Algonquian & Iroquois Venn diagram • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research & analyze the similarities and differences between the Iroquois & Algonquian Native Americans living in the Northeast region of present-day United States 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 scaffolding questions & venn diagram 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! Iroquois and Algonquian Native Americans ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Christi Fultz and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Clip art by KERRI'S ART CORNER © 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.
Columbian Exchange
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Columbian Exchange

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The Columbian Exchange Aim: How did Christopher Columbus' voyage affect the world? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • The Columbian Exchange reading passage with scaffolding questions • Positive/Negative Effects graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research the transfer of goods, plants, animals, ideas, and disease and they affect had on the New and Old Worlds Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: questions are scaffolded; graphic organizer; cooperative (questions can be collaborative based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Columbian Exchange ASSL •• Original Illustrations/Clip Art by Kerri Webb Fonts by Kimberly Geswein and Kevin&Amanda © 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.
Mercantilism Age of Exploration
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Mercantilism Age of Exploration

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Mercantilism during the Age of Exploration Aim: Why was mercantilism so important to European countries and their colonies in the New World? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Mercantilism reading passage with scaffolding questions • All-About Mercantilism Graphic Organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking questions • Answer Key for Teachers Students will study and analyze the economic system of mercantilism and why it was important to European nations and their colonies Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students can work with a partner for reading and questions based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Mercantilism ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! 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.
Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!
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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!

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Christopher Columbus: A Hero or a Villain? Aim: How can Christopher Columbus be viewed as a hero? How can he be viewed as a villain? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Christopher Columbus Hero/Villain reading passage with positive/negatives graphic organizer • Debate Worksheet: Students will be placed into debate groups upon teacher's discretion; will gather information based on their side's argument - Evidence worksheet included • Application/Closing Questions Students will analyze and evaluate the effect Christopher Columbus had on the world and if he should be considered a hero or a villain Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students will be placed into debate groups based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ NOTE: When I execute this lesson, I usually split it up into two days: Day One giving the students time to create their arguments in groups, and Day Two allowing them to argue each side with closing arguments and submitting their application questions answers ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Christopher Columbus ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Christopher Columbus Original Illustrations/Clip Art by Kerri Webb {GET IT HERE!} Application tag by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts and Kevin/Amanda 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.
Native Americans - Southeast, Great Basin, Plateau, Northwest Coast
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Native Americans - Southeast, Great Basin, Plateau, Northwest Coast

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Native Americans of the Southeast, Great Basin, Plateau and Northwest Coast Regions Aim: How did Native Americans of various cultural regions live? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered questions • Document Pass Activity ! - Reading passages/documents on Northwest Coast Region, Great Basin, Plateau & Southeast • Graphic Organizers • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question • Answer Key Graphic Organizer for Teachers Students will research & analyze the culture and adaptations of the Northwest Coast Native Americans, Plateau, Southeast, & Great Basin: climate, food, shelter, transportation, ceremonies/rituals ★★ NOTE: This lesson has been structured to have the students conduct a document pass however, you can structure your lesson anyway you'd like ! Station activity, close-text partner readings, or whole-group discussion ★ I have my students complete the document pass and graphic organizers on day 1 and then conduct whole-group discussion on day 2 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! Native American Regions ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper 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.
Geography Task Cards and Recording Sheet
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Geography Task Cards and Recording Sheet

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Five Themes and Tools of Geography TASK CARDS and Recording Sheet for Student Responses GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Full Set of 25 geography tasks cards in the form of a question • 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 25 task cards covers the five themes of geography, theme-specific questions, and tools of geography. These cards are great for stations, centers, as an independent study tool, SCOOT and other cooperative learning activities. ★ You can find all my Geography lessons and activities HERE! Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Map clip art by Kerri's Art Corner Digital Papers by Lovin Lit 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 - Erie Canal, Roads, Railroads
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Industrial Revolution - Erie Canal, Roads, Railroads

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Industrial Revolution - Lesson: Erie Canal, Roads, and Railroads Aim: How did canals, roads, and railroads help to link the United States together? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Student-centered opinion Do Now question • Roads and Railroads Link Cities reading passage with maps • The Erie Canal reading passage with primary source quotation from Thomas Jefferson to Governor DeWitt Clinton • Canals, Roads, and Railroads scaffolding questions corresponding to reading passages • Canals, Roads, and Railroads Create A Postcard • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will complete the scaffolding questions based on the reading passages discussing the ways in which canals, roads, and railroads help to unify the United States. They will then create a postcard imagining they are a person taking, building, or observing someone using a newly built canal, road, or railroad. 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 scaffolding questions}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies; students use their creativity to create their own postcards ★★ This is usually a two-day activity with my students. However, the choice is optional to have the students create their own postcards in order to save time or complete the activity within one class period. Simply do not give them that activity sheet if you do not choose to give them that activity. Also, you can have them create their postcards on different piece of paper, however, I do give an option for creative space. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Erie Canal, Roads, Railroads 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.
Industrial Revolution in America UNIT BUNDLE
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Industrial Revolution in America UNIT BUNDLE

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Industrial Revolution in the United States UNIT BUNDLE (suitable for middle grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) 8 Lessons and Activities FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this download: 8 resources including lessons, activities, and thematic essay! A $36 VALUE FOR ONLY $28!! MORE THAN 20% OFF! This bundle is priced to save you significantly over buying each resource separately! See the links below for full details on each lesson/product included! 1) The Beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the United States Google Drive ASSL 2) Early Industry and Inventions Google Drive ASSL 3) Innovations and Inventions Google Drive ASSL 4) Erie Canal, Roads, Railroads Google Drive ASSL 5) Effects of the Industrial Revolution Google Drive ASSL 6) Industrial Revolution Thematic Essay Google Drive ASSL 7) Industrial Revolution Snapshot Project Google Drive ASSL 8) Industrial Revolution Task Cards Google Drive ASSL ★★★ This bundle contains resources that gear toward the Industrial Revolution in America. If you notice in my store, I have other Industrial Revolution lessons that are not included in this bundle. This is because they are geared toward Global History students and the Industrial Revolution in England. To view that bundle for Google Classroom, CLICK HERE! ★ To view both bundles sold together, CLICK HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Industrial Revolution in America ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Clip Art by Kerri Webb 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.
Thirteen Colonies Push and Pull Factors
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Thirteen Colonies Push and Pull Factors

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Thirteen Colonies Push and Pull Factors FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: What are push and pull factors? Why did people move to the British Colonies of America? Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now: Why do people move? List three reasons why people may have to move from their home. • Push and Pull Factors reading with scaffolding questions • Push and Pull Factors graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Critical Thinking/Summary Question • Choice homework assignments Students will research the push and pull factors of the 13 British Colonies and apply their knowledge with a critical thinking question. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Buy the BUNDLE and SAVE!! •• This product is also included in the Thirteen Colonies UNIT BUNDLE! •• 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.